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The Siblys of LondonA Family on the Esoteric Fringes of Georgian England

The Siblys of London: A Family on the Esoteric Fringes of Georgian England

Susan Mitchell Sommers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190687328
eISBN:
9780190687359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687328.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Recent historical accounts of aspects of life during the long eighteenth century are replete with fascinating vignettes of little-known figures. As individual sketches, they are illustrative of ... More

High CultureDrugs, Mysticism, and the Pursuit of Transcendence in the Modern World

High Culture: Drugs, Mysticism, and the Pursuit of Transcendence in the Modern World

Christopher Partridge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190459116
eISBN:
9780190459147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459116.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

For a number of complex reasons, humans are fascinated by drugs and altered states. Even if only momentarily, psychoactive substances lift people out of the ennui and pain of their everyday lives ... More

Martyrdom, Self-Sacrifice, and Self-ImmolationReligious Perspectives on Suicide

Martyrdom, Self-Sacrifice, and Self-Immolation: Religious Perspectives on Suicide

Margo Kitts (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190656485
eISBN:
9780190656522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656485.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Suicide in the forms of martyrdom, self-sacrifice, and self-immolation is mired in controversies regarding religious roots, nomenclature, motives, and valor. Although the admiration ebbs and flows, ... More

InspirationTowards a Christian Interpretation of Biblical Inspiration

Inspiration: Towards a Christian Interpretation of Biblical Inspiration

Gerald O’Collins, SJ

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198824183
eISBN:
9780191868443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824183.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book anchors its study of inspiration firmly in the Scriptures themselves, and examines both the inspired nature of the Bible and its inspiring impact. It begins by evaluating classical views of ... More

Rethinking Ibn 'Arabi

Rethinking Ibn 'Arabi

Gregory A. Lipton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190684501
eISBN:
9780190684532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190684501.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

For over a century, Euro-American scholars and esotericists alike have heralded the thirteenth-century Spanish mystic Ibn ‘Arabi (d. 1240) as the premodern Sufi theorist of inclusive religious ... More

Jonathan Edwards and ScriptureBiblical Exegesis in British North America

Jonathan Edwards and Scripture: Biblical Exegesis in British North America

David P. Barshinger and Douglas A. Sweeney (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190249496
eISBN:
9780190249526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249496.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Jonathan Edwards and Scripture provides a fresh look at the important, burgeoning field of Edwards and the Bible. For too long, Edwards scholars have published new research on Edwards without paying ... More

A History of Death in the Hebrew Bible

A History of Death in the Hebrew Bible

Matthew Suriano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190844738
eISBN:
9780190844769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844738.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

In the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, a good death meant burial inside the family tomb, where one would join one’s ancestors in death. This was the afterlife in biblical literature; it was a postmortem ... More

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

Something Old, Something NewContemporary Entanglements of Religion and Secularity

Something Old, Something New: Contemporary Entanglements of Religion and Secularity

Wayne Glausser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190864170
eISBN:
9780190864200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864170.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book explores a significant if underappreciated relationship between religious and secular interests. In entanglement, secularity competes with religion, but neither side achieves simple ... More

Postsecular CatholicismRelevance and Renewal

Postsecular Catholicism: Relevance and Renewal

Michele Dillon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190693008
eISBN:
9780190693039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693008.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Amid increased secularization, there is new appreciation for the relevance of moderate religion, such as Catholicism, in redirecting the ethical commitments of contemporary society. The postsecular ... More

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