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Among the ScientologistsHistory, Theology, and Praxis

Among the Scientologists: History, Theology, and Praxis

Donald Westbrook

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190664978
eISBN:
9780190921453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664978.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Church of Scientology is one of the most recognizable American-born new religious movements, but perhaps the least understood. Based on six years of interviews, fieldwork, and research conducted ... More

Figuring Racism in Medieval Christianity

Figuring Racism in Medieval Christianity

Lindsay Kaplan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190678241
eISBN:
9780190920364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678241.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

Figuring Racism in Medieval Christianity distinguishes itself from other studies of early forms of racism by placing theological discourses at the center of its analysis. It traces an intellectual ... More

Hearing Vocation DifferentlyMeaning, Purpose, and Identity in the Multi-Faith Academy

Hearing Vocation Differently: Meaning, Purpose, and Identity in the Multi-Faith Academy

David S. Cunningham (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190888671
eISBN:
9780190888701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888671.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Colleges and universities have begun using the language of vocation and calling to help undergraduates think about the future direction of their lives. This language has been employed in both secular ... More

Theologies of GuadalupeFrom the Era of Conquest to Pope Francis

Theologies of Guadalupe: From the Era of Conquest to Pope Francis

Timothy Matovina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190902759
eISBN:
9780190902780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190902759.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Our Lady of Guadalupe is the only Marian apparition tradition in the Americas—and indeed in all of Roman Catholicism—that inspired a sustained series of published theological analyses. Theologians in ... More

Preaching and Popular ChristianityReading the Sermons of John Chrysostom

Preaching and Popular Christianity: Reading the Sermons of John Chrysostom

James Daniel Cook

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198835998
eISBN:
9780191873362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835998.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The vast homiletic corpus of John Chrysostom has received renewed attention in recent years as a source for the wider cultural and historical context within which his sermons were preached. Scholars ... More

The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Grant Macaskill

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book examines how the New Testament scriptures might form and foster intellectual humility within Christian communities. It is informed by recent interdisciplinary interest in intellectual ... More

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

The Territories of Human ReasonScience and Theology in an Age of Multiple Rationalities

The Territories of Human Reason: Science and Theology in an Age of Multiple Rationalities

Alister E. McGrath

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198813101
eISBN:
9780191872396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813101.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Our understanding of human rationality has changed significantly since the year 2000, with growing emphasis placed on multiple rationalities, each adapted to the specific tasks of communities of ... More

Envisioning a Tibetan LuminaryThe Life of a Modern Bönpo Saint

Envisioning a Tibetan Luminary: The Life of a Modern Bönpo Saint

William M. Gorvine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199362349
eISBN:
9780190914547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199362349.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The book examines the religious biography of Shardza Tashi Gyaltsen (1859–1934), the most significant modern figure representing the Tibetan Bön religion, a vital minority tradition underrepresented ... More

The Idea of Nicaea in the Early Church Councils, AD 431-451

The Idea of Nicaea in the Early Church Councils, AD 431-451

Mark S. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198835271
eISBN:
9780191872938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835271.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This work examines the role that appeals to Nicaea (both the council and its creed) played in the major councils of the mid-fifth century. It argues that the conflict between rival construals of ... More

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