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After the EvilChristianity and Judaism in the Shadow of the Holocaust

After the Evil: Christianity and Judaism in the Shadow of the Holocaust

Richard Harries

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199263134
eISBN:
9780191600616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263132.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The evil of the holocaust demands a radical rethink of the traditional Christian understanding of Judaism. This is because the anti‐Judaism of the Christian Church prepared the way for the holocaust. ... More

After the Wrath of GodAIDS, Sexuality, and American Religion

After the Wrath of God: AIDS, Sexuality, and American Religion

Anthony M. Petro

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199391288
eISBN:
9780199391318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391288.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book demonstrates how Christian leaders and AIDS activists in the United States have posited HIV/AIDS as a religious and moral epidemic and asks how this understanding has informed cultural and ... More

Against HarmonyProgressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan

Against Harmony: Progressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan

James Mark Shields

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190664008
eISBN:
9780190675523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190664008.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, Religion and Society

Against Harmony traces the history of progressive and radical experiments in Japanese Buddhist thought and practice from the mid-Meiji period through the early Shōwa period (1885–1935), when ... More

Against the Modern WorldTraditionalism and the Secret Intellectual History of the Twentieth Century

Against the Modern World: Traditionalism and the Secret Intellectual History of the Twentieth Century

Mark Sedgwick

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195152975
eISBN:
9780199835225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152972.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Explores the history and doctrines of Traditionalism, a movement established by Ren” Gu”non in the 1920s, and later developed further by Julius Evola (in politics), Frithjof Schuon (in religion), and ... More

Aliens and Strangers?The Struggle for Coherence in the Everyday Lives of Evangelicals

Aliens and Strangers?: The Struggle for Coherence in the Everyday Lives of Evangelicals

Anna Strhan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198724469
eISBN:
9780191792090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724469.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

In this work of qualitative sociology, Anna Strhan offers an in-depth study of the everyday lives of members of a conservative evangelical Anglican church in London. ‘St John’s’ is a vibrant church, ... More

America's ChurchThe National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic Presence in the Nation's Capital

America's Church: The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic Presence in the Nation's Capital

Thomas A. Tweed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782987
eISBN:
9780199897384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782987.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The National Shrine in Washington, D.C., has been deeply loved, blithely ignored, and passionately criticized. It has been praised as a “dazzling jewel” and dismissed as a “towering Byzantine beach ... More

The American Catholic RevolutionHow the Sixties Changed the Church Forever

The American Catholic Revolution: How the Sixties Changed the Church Forever

Mark S. Massa, SJ

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734122
eISBN:
9780199866373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734122.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the Catholic participation in the “Long Sixties” in the United States, a decade that, for Catholic Americans, began in 1964 (the year the first reforms mandated by the Second ... More

American GenerosityWho Gives and Why

American Generosity: Who Gives and Why

Patricia Snell Herzog and Heather Price

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190456498
eISBN:
9780190456528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456498.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book answers what, how much, who, where, and why questions of generous activities. This book takes an interdisciplinary approach that defines generosity as expressed through multiple forms of ... More

American PossessionsFighting Demons in the Contemporary United States

American Possessions: Fighting Demons in the Contemporary United States

Sean McCloud

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190205355
eISBN:
9780190205386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205355.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines contemporary American religious culture through the themes of a “consuming convert’s republic,” “the haunted present,” and “the therapeutic.” The work argues that US religious ... More

The American University in a Postsecular AgeReligion and the Academy

The American University in a Postsecular Age: Religion and the Academy

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323443
eISBN:
9780199869145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323443.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Academics across America are rethinking the place of religion on college and university campuses, and religion has become a hot topic of conversation. Some conversations focus on religious literacy, ... More

Angels in Early Medieval England

Angels in Early Medieval England

Richard Sowerby

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198785378
eISBN:
9780191827303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785378.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

In the modern world, angels perhaps seem to be no more than a symbol—something encountered only on the top of Christmas trees, or seemingly emblematic of Christian beliefs at their most traditional ... More

Animal Suffering and the Problem of Evil

Animal Suffering and the Problem of Evil

Nicola Hoggard Creegan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931842
eISBN:
9780199345762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931842.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the problem of evil, given animal suffering, disease, and extinction and the violence of the evolutionary process. Evolutionary theory has deconstructed the primary theodicy of ... More

Animals and World Religions

Animals and World Religions

Lisa Kemmerer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199790678
eISBN:
9780199919178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790678.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book focuses on core religious teachings that explain how human beings ought to behave in relation to other animals, with the intent that this information be considered in light of contemporary ... More

Answering the CallPopular Islamic Activism in Egypt

Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Egypt

Abdullah Al-Arian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199931279
eISBN:
9780199373789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931279.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This groundbreaking book examines the means by which the Muslim Brotherhood was reconstituted during the years of Anwar al-Sadat’s presidency. By including an analysis of structural, ideological, and ... More

Apocalyptic AIVisions of Heaven in Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Virtual Reality

Apocalyptic AI: Visions of Heaven in Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Virtual Reality

Robert Geraci

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393026
eISBN:
9780199777136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393026.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The hope that we might one day upload our minds into robots and, eventually, cyberspace has become commonplace and now affects life across a broad spectrum of western culture. Popular science books ... More

Are You Alone Wise?The Search for Certainty in the Early Modern Era

Are You Alone Wise?: The Search for Certainty in the Early Modern Era

Susan Schreiner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195313420
eISBN:
9780199897292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313420.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

In present-day America, the topic of certitude is much debated. On one side, commentators like Charles Krauthammer urge us to achieve “moral clarity”. On the other, those like George Will contend ... More

At This Time and In This PlaceVocation and Higher Education

At This Time and In This Place: Vocation and Higher Education

David S. Cunningham (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190243920
eISBN:
9780190243951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243920.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book champions vocation and calling as key elements of undergraduate education. It offers a historical and theoretical account of vocational reflection and discernment, as well as suggesting how ... More

Atheist AwakeningSecular Activism and Community in America

Atheist Awakening: Secular Activism and Community in America

Richard Cimino and Christopher Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199986323
eISBN:
9780199392940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199986323.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the growth and development of organized atheism and humanism in the United States from a sociological perspective. This book is based on interviews with atheist leaders and ... More

AugustineChristian Truth and Fractured Humanity

Augustine: Christian Truth and Fractured Humanity

Carol Harrison

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752202
eISBN:
9780191695070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752202.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Society

St. Augustine, the North African bishop of Hippo (AD 354–430), has been much studied. But there has been no systematic attempt to consider the context which shaped his life and thought. Augustine's ... More

Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond

Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond

Beatriz Caiuby Labate and Clancy Cavnar (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199341191
eISBN:
9780199379408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341191.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book discusses how Amerindian epistemology and ontology, related to certain indigenous shamanic rituals of the Amazon, spread to Western societies, and how indigenous, mestizo, and cosmopolitan ... More

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