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An Obituary for "Wisdom Literature"The Birth, Death, and Intertextual Reintegration of a Biblical Corpus

An Obituary for "Wisdom Literature": The Birth, Death, and Intertextual Reintegration of a Biblical Corpus

Will Kynes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198777373
eISBN:
9780191823091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777373.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In the rise of Wisdom Literature in less than a century from obscurity to ubiquity, a number of crucial questions have been left unanswered. Most fundamentally, when, how, and why did the category, ... More

Women in the New Testament World

Women in the New Testament World

Susan Hylen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190237578
eISBN:
9780190237615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190237578.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion and Literature

This book presents and interprets evidence for women’s lives in the social context of the New Testament. Some of the evidence from this period of Roman history suggests that women’s roles were ... More

Reading Hebrew Bible Narratives

Reading Hebrew Bible Narratives

J. Andrew Dearman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190246488
eISBN:
9780190246525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190246488.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The narrative traditions in the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible are classical and canonical accounts in Western society and can be interpreted as historical dramas, using multiple methods of literary and ... More

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Miles Hollingworth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190873998
eISBN:
9780190874025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873998.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This reflexive book on Ludwig Wittgenstein’s life and thought challenges the meaning and form of biography and subject as much as it launches radical new treatments of Wittgenstein’s sexuality and ... More

The Forgotten CreedChristianity's Original Struggle against Bigotry, Slavery, and Sexism

The Forgotten Creed: Christianity's Original Struggle against Bigotry, Slavery, and Sexism

Stephen Patterson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190865825
eISBN:
9780190879037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865825.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book examines the history and legacy of a forgotten early Christian creed embedded in Galatians 3:26–28, remarkable for its declaration of solidarity across race, class, and gender lines. It ... More

ConfessionCatholics, Repentance, and Forgiveness in America

Confession: Catholics, Repentance, and Forgiveness in America

Patrick W. Carey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190889135
eISBN:
9780190889166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889135.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

Confession is a history of penance as a virtue and a sacrament in the United States from about 1634, the origin of Catholicism in Maryland, to 2015, fifty years after the major theological and ... More

Atonement

Atonement

Eleonore Stump

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198813866
eISBN:
9780191851605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813866.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

The doctrine that Christ has saved human beings from their sins, with all that that salvation entails, is the distinctive doctrine of Christianity. Over the course of many centuries of reflection on ... More

TraditionUnderstanding Christian Tradition

Tradition: Understanding Christian Tradition

Gerald O’Collins, SJ

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198830306
eISBN:
9780191868597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830306.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book opens by establishing the substantial convergence in reflection on Christian tradition proposed by a 1963 report of the Faith and Order Commission (of the World Council of Churches) and the ... More

Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition

Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition

Michael Legaspi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190885120
eISBN:
9780190885151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885120.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

The roots of modern culture lie in ancient soil. On this fertile ground grew a two-sided tradition, a dialectical relation between the legacies of ancient Greek civilization on the one hand and ... More

What Is It Like To Be Dead?Near-Death Experiences, Christianity, and the Occult

What Is It Like To Be Dead?: Near-Death Experiences, Christianity, and the Occult

Jens Schlieter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190888848
eISBN:
9780190888879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888848.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book offers a modern genealogy of “near-death experiences,” outlining the important functions of these experiences in the religious field of Western modernity. Emerging as autobiographical ... More

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