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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

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

The Spirit of Early EvangelicalismTrue Religion in a Modern World

The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism: True Religion in a Modern World

D. Bruce Hindmarsh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190616694
eISBN:
9780190616724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616694.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism sheds new light on the nature of evangelical religion by locating its rise with reference to those consequential changes in Anglo-American society we now routinely ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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