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Uncertainty in Post-Reformation CatholicismA History of Probabilism

Uncertainty in Post-Reformation Catholicism: A History of Probabilism

Stefania Tutino

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190694098
eISBN:
9780190694128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694098.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

This book provides a historical account of the development and implications of early modern probabilism. First elaborated in the sixteenth century, probabilism represented a significant and ... More

Women Who FlyGoddesses, Witches, Mystics, and other Airborne Females

Women Who Fly: Goddesses, Witches, Mystics, and other Airborne Females

Serinity Young

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780195307887
eISBN:
9780190659714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195307887.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The desire to transcend the mundane and the terrestrial, and to reach new heights of spiritual experience, has been expressed through myths, folk tales, and the arts throughout the world and across ... More

What Will I BeAmerican Music and Cold War Identity

What Will I Be: American Music and Cold War Identity

Philip M. Gentry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190299590
eISBN:
9780190299620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190299590.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

In the wake of World War II, the cultural life of the United States underwent a massive transformation. Central to the era was the rise of the concept of identity, and with it a reformulation of the ... More

Secret Groups in Ancient Judaism

Secret Groups in Ancient Judaism

Michael E. Stone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190842383
eISBN:
9780190842413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842383.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The thesis advanced in this work is that the model of a secret or esoteric group is fruitful for studying various movements and groups in the Greco–Roman world. This is worked out in the extremely ... More

BorrowingLoanwords in the Speech Community and in the Grammar

Borrowing: Loanwords in the Speech Community and in the Grammar

Shana Poplack

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190256388
eISBN:
9780190256401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256388.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

In virtually every bilingual situation empirically studied, borrowed items make up the overwhelming majority of other-language material, but short shrift has been given to this major manifestation of ... More

Soviet and MuslimThe Institutionalization of Islam in Central Asia, 1943-1991

Soviet and Muslim: The Institutionalization of Islam in Central Asia, 1943-1991

Eren Tasar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190652104
eISBN:
9780190652135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652104.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Long associated with its aggressive promotion of atheism, the Communist Party of the Soviet Union adopted a nuanced, flexible, and often contradictory approach toward Islam in the USSR’s largest ... More

Who Should Die?The Ethics of Killing in War

Who Should Die?: The Ethics of Killing in War

Bradley Jay Strawser, Ryan Jenkins, and Michael Robillard (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190495657
eISBN:
9780190495671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495657.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This academic text brings together, in one volume, the most recent and innovative accounts of liability to harm in war. The concept of liability has become a crucial wedge issue within the military ... More

The Well-Ordered UniverseThe Philosophy of Margaret Cavendish

The Well-Ordered Universe: The Philosophy of Margaret Cavendish

Deborah Boyle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190234805
eISBN:
9780190234829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234805.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

The prolific Margaret Cavendish (1623–1673) published books on natural philosophy as well as stories, plays, poems, orations, allegories, and letters. Her mature philosophical system offered a unique ... More

Religion vs. ScienceWhat Religious People Really Think

Religion vs. Science: What Religious People Really Think

Elaine Howard Ecklund and Christopher P. Scheitle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190650629
eISBN:
9780190650650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190650629.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religion vs. Science: What Religious People Really Think busts today’s common myths about science and religion. It reveals several interesting and perhaps surprising realities. The book shows that ... More

OnenessEast Asian Conceptions of Virtue, Happiness, and How We Are All Connected

Oneness: East Asian Conceptions of Virtue, Happiness, and How We Are All Connected

Philip J. Ivanhoe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190840518
eISBN:
9780190840549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840518.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

At the core of this work lie the oneness hypothesis, which is not a single theory but a family of views found in different forms in a wide variety of disciplines, and its implications for theories of ... More

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