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Archaeology and the Letters of Paul

Archaeology and the Letters of Paul

Laura Salah Nasrallah

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199699674
eISBN:
9780191822339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199699674.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

Through case studies of archaeological materials from local contexts, Archaeology and the Letters of Paul illuminates the social, political, economic, and religious lives of those whom the apostle ... More

The Art of Mystical NarrativeA Poetics of the Zohar

The Art of Mystical Narrative: A Poetics of the Zohar

Eitan P. Fishbane

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199948635
eISBN:
9780190885489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199948635.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book studies the Zohar as a work of literature. While the Zohar has long been recognized as a signal achievement of mystical theology, myth, and exegesis, this monograph presents a poetics of ... More

The Beginnings of the Cult of Relics

The Beginnings of the Cult of Relics

Robert Wiśniewski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199675562
eISBN:
9780191817601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199675562.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Christians always admired and venerated martyrs who died for their faith, but for a long time thought that the bodies of martyrs should remain undisturbed in their graves. Initially, the Christian ... More

Catholic Bishops in the United StatesChurch Leadership in the Third Millenium

Catholic Bishops in the United States: Church Leadership in the Third Millenium

Stephen J. Fichter, Thomas P. Gaunt, Catherine Hoegeman, and Paul M. Perl

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190920289
eISBN:
9780190920319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190920289.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

During the past 30 years the Catholic bishops of the United States have captured the national headlines with their statements on nuclear disarmament and economic justice, their struggles to address ... More

China and the True JesusCharisma and Organization in a Chinese Christian Church

China and the True Jesus: Charisma and Organization in a Chinese Christian Church

Melissa Wei-Tsing Inouye

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190923464
eISBN:
9780190923495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923464.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, World Religions

This book examines the dynamic between charisma and organization in the history of the True Jesus Church, China’s first major native church, in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The True ... More

Christian PhilosophyConceptions, Continuations, and Challenges

Christian Philosophy: Conceptions, Continuations, and Challenges

J. Aaron Simmons (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198834106
eISBN:
9780191872297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834106.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Perhaps one of the marks of being a philosopher is participating in debates about what counts as “philosophy.” Of particular note in such debates is the question of how to distinguish philosophy from ... More

Considering ComparisonA Method for Religious Studies

Considering Comparison: A Method for Religious Studies

Oliver Freiberger

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199965007
eISBN:
9780190929107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199965007.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, World Religions

This book seeks to rehabilitate the comparative method in the study of religion by highlighting its fundamental role for the academic mission of religious studies and by proposing both a responsible ... More

Debating the SacramentsPrint and Authority in the Early Reformation

Debating the Sacraments: Print and Authority in the Early Reformation

Amy Nelson Burnett

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190921187
eISBN:
9780190921217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921187.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

The early Reformation debate over the sacraments provoked a crisis of authority within the evangelical movement. The conflict developed from contrasting presuppositions held by Martin Luther and ... More

A Documentary History of the Book of Mormon

A Documentary History of the Book of Mormon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190699093
eISBN:
9780190699123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699093.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religious Studies

This book includes key documents, along with annotation, related to the origin of the Book of Mormon, from Joseph Smith’s first mention of the gold plates to the book’s publication in 1830. Smith ... More

God and Christ in Irenaeus

God and Christ in Irenaeus

Anthony Briggman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198792567
eISBN:
9780191834561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792567.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

For too long certain scholars have been content to portray Irenaeus of Lyons as rather stupid, a well-meaning churchman but incompetent theologian. The Irenaeus that emerges from a careful reading of ... More

God in the RainforestMissionaries and the Waorani in Amazonian Ecuador

God in the Rainforest: Missionaries and the Waorani in Amazonian Ecuador

Kathryn T. Long

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190608989
eISBN:
9780190609016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608989.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book tells the story of missionary work during the second half of the twentieth century among the Waorani (once known as “aucas”), an isolated and violent indigenous group in the Ecuadorian ... More

Humility, Pride, and Christian Virtue Theory

Humility, Pride, and Christian Virtue Theory

Kent Dunnington

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198818397
eISBN:
9780191859533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818397.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book proposes an account of humility that relies on the most radical Christian sayings about humility, especially those found in Augustine and the early monastic tradition. It argues that this ... More

In Defense of Extended Conciliar ChristologyA Philosophical Essay

In Defense of Extended Conciliar Christology: A Philosophical Essay

Timothy Pawl

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198834144
eISBN:
9780191872327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834144.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book examines the logical consistency and coherence of Extended Conciliar Christology—the Christological doctrine that results from conjoining Conciliar Christology, the Christology of the first ... More

Islam after Liberalism

Islam after Liberalism

Faisal Devji and Zaheer Kazmi (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190851279
eISBN:
9780190943028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851279.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Forged in the age of empire, the relationship between Islam and liberalism has taken on a sense of urgency today, when global conflicts are seen as pitting one against the other. More than describing ... More

Migration for MissionInternational Catholic Sisters in the United States

Migration for Mission: International Catholic Sisters in the United States

Mary Johnson, Patricia Wittberg, Mary Gautier, and Thu Do

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190933098
eISBN:
9780190933128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933098.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book presents quantitative and qualitative data from the first-ever national study of international Catholic sisters in the United States, the Trinity Washington University/CARA Study. ... More

Millennial MissionariesHow a Group of Young Catholics is Trying to Make Catholicism Cool

Millennial Missionaries: How a Group of Young Catholics is Trying to Make Catholicism Cool

Katherine Dugan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190875961
eISBN:
9780190875992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875961.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book is an ethnography of millennial-generation Catholic missionaries. The Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) began hiring young adults to evangelize students on college campuses ... More

Mind and Body in Early ChinaBeyond Orientalism and the Myth of Holism

Mind and Body in Early China: Beyond Orientalism and the Myth of Holism

Edward Slingerland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190842307
eISBN:
9780190922955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842307.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Drawing upon cutting-edge knowledge and techniques from the sciences and digital humanities, Mind and Body in Early China employs the lens of mind-body concepts to critique Orientalist accounts of ... More

Orthodox RadicalsBaptist Identity in the English Revolution

Orthodox Radicals: Baptist Identity in the English Revolution

Matthew C. Bingham

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190912369
eISBN:
9780190912390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912369.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Orthodox Radicals explores the origins and identity of Baptists during the English Revolution (1640–1660), arguing that mid-seventeenth century Baptists did not, in fact, understand themselves to be ... More

Recycled LivesA History of Reincarnation in Blavatsky's Theosophy

Recycled Lives: A History of Reincarnation in Blavatsky's Theosophy

Julie Chajes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190909130
eISBN:
9780190909161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909130.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Philosophy of Religion

This study historicises and contextualises the rebirth doctrines of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1831–1891), the matriarch of the Theosophical Society and one of the most influential women of the ... More

Rewriting MasculinityGideon, Men, and Might

Rewriting Masculinity: Gideon, Men, and Might

Kelly J. Murphy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190619398
eISBN:
9780190619411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190619398.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Described variously as divinely appointed “mighty warrior,” fearful son, hesitant solider, clever tactician, commanding father, ruthless killer, and, perhaps, idolater and illegitimate king, the ... More

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