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Spirits of Place in American Literary Culture

Spirits of Place in American Literary Culture

John Gatta

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190646547
eISBN:
9780190646578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190646547.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

What might it mean, existentially and spiritually, for humans to form an intimate relation with discrete sites or dwelling places on earth? In ancient Rome, the notion of a locale’s genius loci ... More

Gospels before the Book

Gospels before the Book

Matthew D. C. Larsen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190848583
eISBN:
9780190848613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848583.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

What does it mean to read the gospels “before the book”? For centuries, the way people have talked about the gospels has been shaped by ideas that have more to do with the printing press and modern ... More

That All May FlourishComparative Religious Environmental Ethics

That All May Flourish: Comparative Religious Environmental Ethics

Laura Hartman (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190456023
eISBN:
9780190456054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190456023.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Can humans flourish without destroying the earth? In this book, experts on many of the world’s major and minor religious traditions address the question of human and earth flourishing. Each chapter ... More

She Preached the WordWomen's Ordination in Modern America

She Preached the Word: Women's Ordination in Modern America

Benjamin R. Knoll and Cammie Jo Bolin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190882365
eISBN:
9780190882396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882365.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

She Preached the Word is a landmark study on women’s ordination in contemporary American religious congregations. In this groundbreaking work, Benjamin Knoll and Cammie Jo Bolin draw upon a novel ... More

Rites of the God-King 'Sānti and Ritual Change in Early Hinduism

Rites of the God-King: 'Sānti and Ritual Change in Early Hinduism

Marko Geslani

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190862886
eISBN:
9780190862916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862886.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Most accounts of Hinduism posit a radical difference between the aniconic fire sacrifice (yajña) and temple-based image worship (pūjā). The historical distinction between ancient Vedism and medieval ... More

Interrupting CapitalismCatholic Social Thought and the Economy

Interrupting Capitalism: Catholic Social Thought and the Economy

Matthew A. Shadle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190660130
eISBN:
9780190660161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660130.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Interrupting Capitalism: Catholic Social Thought and the Economy traces the history of Catholic thinking about economic life from the Second World War to the present, from the perspective of a ... 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

HasidismKey Questions

Hasidism: Key Questions

Marcin Wodzinski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190631260
eISBN:
9780190631291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631260.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Innovative and multidisciplinary in approaches, the book discusses the most cardinal features of any social or religious movement: definition, gender, leadership, demographic size, geography, ... More

Bonhoeffer on ResistanceThe Word Against the Wheel

Bonhoeffer on Resistance: The Word Against the Wheel

Michael P. DeJonge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198824176
eISBN:
9780191863264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824176.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

A recent flurry of references to Dietrich Bonhoeffer in the context of political resistance shows that the story of his struggle against the Third Reich continues to animate imaginations across a ... More

Jewish Theology Unbound

Jewish Theology Unbound

James A. Diamond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198805694
eISBN:
9780191843648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805694.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book challenges the widespread caricature of Judaism as a religion of law as opposed to theology. Broad swaths of rabbinic literature involve not just law but what could be best described as ... More

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