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Cowboy Christians

Cowboy Christians

Marie W. Dallam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190856564
eISBN:
9780190856595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190856564.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the long history of cowboy Christians in the American West, including the cowboy church movement of the present day and closely related ministries in racetrack and rodeo settings. ... More

In Our Own ImageAnthropomorphism, Apophaticism, and Ultimacy

In Our Own Image: Anthropomorphism, Apophaticism, and Ultimacy

Wesley J. Wildman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198815990
eISBN:
9780191853524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815990.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In Our Own Image is a work of comparative philosophical theology answering three questions. First, it is a study of the roles anthropomorphism and apophaticism play in the construction of conceptual ... More

Isaac of Nineveh's Ascetical Eschatology

Isaac of Nineveh's Ascetical Eschatology

Jason Scully

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198803584
eISBN:
9780191842009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803584.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book demonstrates that Isaac’s eschatology is an original synthesis based on ideas garnered from a distinctively Syriac cultural milieu. This cultural milieu includes ideas adapted from Syriac ... More

The Monk's CellRitual and Knowledge in American Contemplative Christianity

The Monk's Cell: Ritual and Knowledge in American Contemplative Christianity

Paula Pryce

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190680589
eISBN:
9780190680619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680589.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Based on long-term ethnographic research with Christian monastics in the United States and a dispersed network of interdenominational non-monastic Christian contemplatives, The Monk’s Cell shows how ... More

The New England Watch and Ward Society

The New England Watch and Ward Society

P. C. Kemeny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190844394
eISBN:
9780190844424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844394.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

The New England Watch and Ward Society provides a new window into the history of the Protestant establishment’s prominent role in late nineteenth-century public life and its confrontation with ... More

New Models of Religious Understanding

New Models of Religious Understanding

Fiona Ellis (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198796732
eISBN:
9780191837968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796732.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What does it mean to understand the world religiously? How is such understanding to be distinguished from scientific understanding? And what does it have to do with religious practice, transfiguring ... More

The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume VGlobal Anglicanism, c. 1910-2000

The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume V: Global Anglicanism, c. 1910-2000

William L. Sachs (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199643011
eISBN:
9780191840111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199643011.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Oxford History of Anglicanism is a major new and unprecedented international study of the identity and historical influence of one of the world’s largest versions of Christianity. This global ... More

Possessed by the VirginHinduism, Roman Catholicism, and Marian Possession in South India

Possessed by the Virgin: Hinduism, Roman Catholicism, and Marian Possession in South India

Kristin C. Bloomer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190615093
eISBN:
9780190615123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190615093.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, History of Christianity

This book is an ethnographic account of three Roman Catholic women in contemporary Tamil Nadu, south India, who claim to be possessed by Mary, the mother of Jesus. It follows their lives over more ... More

Prayer after AugustineA study in the development of the Latin tradition

Prayer after Augustine: A study in the development of the Latin tradition

Jonathan D. Teubner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198767176
eISBN:
9780191821356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767176.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Prayer after Augustine explores the place of prayer in the works of Augustine, Boethius, and Benedict, three figures critically important to the development of Latin medieval philosophical and ... More

Rabbinic Tales of DestructionGender, Sex, and Disability in the Ruins of Jerusalem

Rabbinic Tales of Destruction: Gender, Sex, and Disability in the Ruins of Jerusalem

Julia Watts Belser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190600471
eISBN:
9780190600495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190600471.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Rabbinic Tales of Destruction examines early Jewish accounts of the Roman conquest of Jerusalem from the perspective of the wounded body and the scarred land. Amidst stories saturated with sexual ... More

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