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Fiscal TherapyBalancing Today's Needs with Tomorrow's Obligations

Fiscal Therapy: Balancing Today's Needs with Tomorrow's Obligations

William G. Gale

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645410
eISBN:
9780190939175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645410.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

America faces two distinct but related economic challenges. Steadily rising federal debt—largely fueled by rising healthcare costs and an aging population that will boost spending on Social Security, ... More

Unsaying GodNegative Theology in Medieval Islam

Unsaying God: Negative Theology in Medieval Islam

Aydogan Kars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190942458
eISBN:
9780190942489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190942458.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Theology

What cannot be said about God, and how can we speak about God by negating what we say? Traveling across prominent negators, denialists, ineffectualists, paradoxographers, naysayers, ... More

Revenants of the German EmpireColonial Germans, Imperialism, and the League of Nations

Revenants of the German Empire: Colonial Germans, Imperialism, and the League of Nations

Sean Andrew Wempe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190907211
eISBN:
9780190907242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907211.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book addresses the various ways in which Colonial Germans attempted to cope with the loss of the German colonies after the Treaty of Versailles in 1919. The German colonial advocates who are the ... More

We're Still HerePain and Politics in the Heart of America

We're Still Here: Pain and Politics in the Heart of America

Jennifer M. Silva

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190888046
eISBN:
9780190888077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888046.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The economy has been brutal to American workers. The chance to provide a better life for one’s children—the promise at the heart of the American Dream—is slipping away. In the face of soaring ... More

Opening Israel's Scriptures

Opening Israel's Scriptures

Ellen F. Davis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190260545
eISBN:
9780190260583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190260545.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In thirty-six essays, Davis moves book by book through the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, from Genesis to Chronicles, offering practical exegesis for a broad audience. This is a selective yet ... More

Rilke's Sonnets to OrpheusPhilosophical and Critical Perspectives

Rilke's Sonnets to Orpheus: Philosophical and Critical Perspectives

Hannah Vandegrift Eldridge and Luke Fischer (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190685416
eISBN:
9780190685454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685416.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Rilke’s “Sonnets to Orpheus”: Philosophical and Critical Perspectives sheds new light on the philosophical significance of Rilke’s late masterpiece The Sonnets to Orpheus (1923), which Rilke wrote ... More

Signs, Wonders, and GiftsDivination in the Letters of Paul

Signs, Wonders, and Gifts: Divination in the Letters of Paul

Jennifer Eyl

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190924652
eISBN:
9780190924683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190924652.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Signs, Wonders, and Gifts: Divination in the Letters of Paul examines the divinatory and wonderworking practices of the apostle Paul, and contextualizes such practices in the wider Mediterranean ... More

The Chinese LadyAfong Moy in Early America

The Chinese Lady: Afong Moy in Early America

Nancy E. Davis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190645236
eISBN:
9780190937270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645236.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

This book encompasses the life of Afong Moy, the first known Chinese female sojourner in America. Brought to this country by American merchants in 1834, she traveled the country on bound feet as an ... More

The Great ConversationNature and the Care of the Soul

The Great Conversation: Nature and the Care of the Soul

Belden C. Lane

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190842673
eISBN:
9780190936402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842673.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, World Religions

Thomas Berry lamented that humans have dropped out of the Great Conversation with the rest of the natural world. We’ve objectified a world of things—imagining they exist solely for human use. If ... More

Truth to PowerA History of the U.S. National Intelligence Council

Truth to Power: A History of the U.S. National Intelligence Council

Robert Hutchings and Gregory F. Treverton (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190940003
eISBN:
9780190053086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190940003.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This first-ever history of the US National Intelligence Council (NIC) is told through the reflections of its eight chairs in the period from the end of the Cold War until 2017. Coeditors Robert ... More

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