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An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

J.R. Watson (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269731
eISBN:
9780191600791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269730.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This is an anthology of 250 hymns plus one, with a foreword by Timothy Dudley‐Smith, one of the greatest living hymn writers (the two hundred and fifty‐first hymn, which is a postscript to the ... More

Antoine de ChandieuThe Silver Horn of Geneva's Reformed Triumvirate

Antoine de Chandieu: The Silver Horn of Geneva's Reformed Triumvirate

Theodore Van Raalte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190882181
eISBN:
9780190882211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882181.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Literature

The first study in any language dedicated to the influential theological publications of Antoine de Chandieu begins by introducing us to the memory of Chandieu as it was at Theodore Beza’s death. ... More

The Apocryphal Adam and Eve in Medieval EuropeVernacular Translations and Adaptations of the Vita Adae et Evae

The Apocryphal Adam and Eve in Medieval Europe: Vernacular Translations and Adaptations of the Vita Adae et Evae

Brian Murdoch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564149
eISBN:
9780191721328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564149.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This book examines the development in medieval European literature of the story of Adam and Eve after the expulsion from paradise. The gaps in what the Bible records of their lives were filled in ... More

Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite"No Longer I"

Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite: "No Longer I"

Charles M. Stang

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640423
eISBN:
9780191738234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640423.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

This book argues that the pseudonym, Dionysius the Areopagite, and the influence of Paul together constitute the best interpretive lens for understanding the Corpus Dionysiacum [CD]. This book ... More

Are You Not a Man of God?Devotion, Betrayal, and Social Criticism in Jewish Tradition

Are You Not a Man of God?: Devotion, Betrayal, and Social Criticism in Jewish Tradition

Tova Hartman and Charlie Buckholtz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199337439
eISBN:
9780199362370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337439.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Literature

This volume offers a rereading of several canonical stories in Jewish texts and Greek tragedy using devoted resistance as the interpretative lens. These include the stories of Isaac and Iphigenia who ... More

The Baptized MuseEarly Christian Poetry as Cultural Authority

The Baptized Muse: Early Christian Poetry as Cultural Authority

Karla Pollmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198726487
eISBN:
9780191793295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726487.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

With the rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire, increasing numbers of educated people converted to this new belief. As Christianity did not have its own educational institutions, the issue of how ... More

Bible and NovelNarrative Authority and the Death of God

Bible and Novel: Narrative Authority and the Death of God

Norman Vance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680573
eISBN:
9780191761317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680573.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

This study seeks to develop a new context for reading later Victorian fiction, specifically the work of George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Mary Ward and Rider Haggard. With Eliot and her successors the ... More

Blake's Jerusalem As Visionary TheatreEntering the Divine Body

Blake's Jerusalem As Visionary Theatre: Entering the Divine Body

Susanne M. Sklar

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603145
eISBN:
9780191731594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603145.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

William Blake says Jerusalem is written to move readers from a solely rational way of being (called Ulro) to one that is highly imaginative (called Eden/Eternity), and that each word in it is chosen ... More

Bodies of SongKabir Oral Traditions and Performative Worlds in Northern India

Bodies of Song: Kabir Oral Traditions and Performative Worlds in Northern India

Linda Hess

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199374168
eISBN:
9780199374199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374168.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This book studies the poetry and culture of Kabir—a great and still popular fifteenth-century religious poet of North India—through the lens of oral-performative traditions. It draws from ... More

C. S. Lewis and His CircleEssays and Memoirs from the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society

C. S. Lewis and His Circle: Essays and Memoirs from the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society

Roger White, Judith Wolfe, and Brendan Wolfe (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190214340
eISBN:
9780190239756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214340.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

For thirty years, the Oxford C. S. Lewis Society has met weekly in the medieval colleges of Oxford University. During that time, it has hosted as speakers nearly all those still living who were ... More

C. S. Lewis on the Final FrontierScience and the Supernatural in the Space Trilogy

C. S. Lewis on the Final Frontier: Science and the Supernatural in the Space Trilogy

Sanford Schwartz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374728
eISBN:
9780199871506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374728.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This study of C. S. Lewis’s popular Space Trilogy—Out of the Silent Planet (1938), Perelandra (1943), and That Hideous Strength (1945)—departs from the prevailing emphasis upon Lewis’s affection for ... More

C.S. Lewis Then and Now

C.S. Lewis Then and Now

Wesley A. Kort

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143423
eISBN:
9780199834389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143426.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The argument of this book is that a primary goal in the work of C. S. Lewis is to articulate a Christian worldview. Lewis based this project on his positive view of culture, nature, and human ... More

Chesterton and the Romance of OrthodoxyThe Making of GKC, 1874-1908

Chesterton and the Romance of Orthodoxy: The Making of GKC, 1874-1908

William Oddie

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582013
eISBN:
9780191702303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582013.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

When Orthodoxy was published in 1908, Wilfrid Ward hailed Chesterton as a prophetic figure, whose thought was to be classed with that of Burke, Butler, and Coleridge. This book provides a ... More

Christina RossettiPoetry, Ecology, Faith

Christina Rossetti: Poetry, Ecology, Faith

Emma Mason

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198723691
eISBN:
9780191791086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723691.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

Christina Rossetti: Poetry, Ecology, Faith suggests that the life and works of Christina Rossetti offer a commentary on the relationship between Christianity and ecology. It counters readings of her ... More

The Consolation of Boethius as Poetic Liturgy

The Consolation of Boethius as Poetic Liturgy

Stephen Blackwood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198718314
eISBN:
9780191787669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718314.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

This book argues that the metres of Boethius’ Consolation of Philosophy are arranged in patterns that have a therapeutic and liturgical purpose. The argument moves from an examination of the ... More

Critical EnthusiasmCapital Accumulation and the Transformation of Religious Passion

Critical Enthusiasm: Capital Accumulation and the Transformation of Religious Passion

Jordana Rosenberg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199764266
eISBN:
9780199895359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764266.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Religion and Society

This book concerns itself with two major, interrelated phenomena of the long eighteenth century: the onset of capital accumulation and the loosening of religious discourse to describe intellectual, ... More

Daughters of HecateWomen and Magic in the Ancient World

Daughters of Hecate: Women and Magic in the Ancient World

Kimberly B. Stratton and Dayna S. Kalleres (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780195342703
eISBN:
9780199387748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342703.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Religion and Literature

This volume unites research on the problem of gender and magic in three ancient Mediterranean societies: early Judaism, Christianity, and Greco-Roman culture. The book brings together diverse ... More

Discourse on Civility and Barbarity

Discourse on Civility and Barbarity

Timothy Fitzgerald

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195300093
eISBN:
9780199868636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300093.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This book analyzes the development of different meanings of the term “religion” in different contexts and in relation to other categories with shifting and unstable nuances such as the state, ... More

Enchantment and Creed in the Hymns of Ambrose of Milan

Enchantment and Creed in the Hymns of Ambrose of Milan

Brian P. Dunkle, SJ

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198788225
eISBN:
9780191830181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788225.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

This book offers the first critical overview of the hymns of Ambrose of Milan in the context of fourth-century Christian song and Ambrose’s own catechetical preaching. These settings must inform the ... More

The English HymnA Critical and Historical Study

The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

J. R. Watson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The English Hymn is a literary form that has been undervalued by literary criticism. This book, subtitled ‘a critical and historical study’, seeks to re‐establish it as a form that deserves serious ... More

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