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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

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

Pathways to Religious Life

Pathways to Religious Life

Thomas P. Gaunt, SJ (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190878153
eISBN:
9780190878184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878153.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The history of religious life in the Catholic Church of the U.S. is filled with change: periods of growth and decline, changes of ministries, and differences in the ethnic and socioeconomic ... More

Memory in a Time of ProseStudies in Epistemology, Hebrew Scribalism, and the Biblical Past

Memory in a Time of Prose: Studies in Epistemology, Hebrew Scribalism, and the Biblical Past

Daniel Pioske

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190649852
eISBN:
9780190649883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190649852.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Memory in a Time of Prose investigates a deceptively straightforward question: what did the biblical scribes know about times previous to their own? To address this question, the following study ... More

Freud's Mahābhārata

Freud's Mahābhārata

Alf Hiltebeitel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878337
eISBN:
9780190878368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878337.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religion and Literature

This book has a three-part structure, with the first and last chapters being the first and third parts, respectively. Chapter 1 examines Freud’s essay “The ‘Uncanny,’ ” and works back from it to the ... More

Freud's IndiaSigmund Freud and India's First Psychoanalyst Girindrasekhar Bose

Freud's India: Sigmund Freud and India's First Psychoanalyst Girindrasekhar Bose

Alf Hiltebeitel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878375
eISBN:
9780190878405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878375.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religion and Literature

This first three chapters or first third of this book documents the ups and downs in the conflictual correspondence between Sigmund Freud and India’s first psychoanalyst, Girindrasekhar Bose. They ... More

Escaped NunsTrue Womanhood and the Campaign Against Convents in Antebellum America

Escaped Nuns: True Womanhood and the Campaign Against Convents in Antebellum America

Cassandra L. Yacovazzi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190881009
eISBN:
9780190881030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881009.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Religion and Society

Just five weeks after its publication in January 1836, Awful Disclosures of the Hotel Dieu Nunnery sold over 20,000 copies. By “escaped nun,” Maria Monk, the book provided a shocking exposé of ... More

Divine Words, Female VoicesMuslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology

Divine Words, Female Voices: Muslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology

Jerusha Tanner Lamptey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190653378
eISBN:
9780190653408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653378.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Interreligious feminist engagement is a legitimate and vital resource for Muslim women scholars seeking to articulate egalitarian interpretations of Islamic traditions and practices. Acknowledging ... More

Before the BibleThe Liturgical Body and the Formation of Scriptures in early Judaism

Before the Bible: The Liturgical Body and the Formation of Scriptures in early Judaism

Judith H. Newman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190212216
eISBN:
9780190212230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190212216.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book reveals the landscape of scripture in an era prior to the crystallization of the Tanakh, the Jewish Bible, and before the canonization of the Christian Bible. Most accounts of the formation ... More

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