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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

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

Family SacrificesThe Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans

Family Sacrifices: The Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans

Russell M. Jeung, Seanan S. Fong, and Helen Jin Kim

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190875923
eISBN:
9780190875954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875923.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Family Sacrifices provides a comprehensive, sociological portrait of Chinese Americans’ most cherished values, practices, and ethics, ultimately illuminating why this ethnic group is the most ... More

The German AwakeningProtestant Renewal after the Enlightenment, 1815-1848

The German Awakening: Protestant Renewal after the Enlightenment, 1815-1848

Andrew Kloes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190936860
eISBN:
9780190936891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936860.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Historians of modern German culture and church history refer to “the Awakening movement” (die Erweckungsbewegung) to describe a period in the history of German Protestantism between the end of the ... More

Addicted to LustPornography in the Lives of Conservative Protestants

Addicted to Lust: Pornography in the Lives of Conservative Protestants

Samuel L. Perry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190844219
eISBN:
9780190844240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Few other cultural issues alarm conservative Protestant families and communities more than the seemingly ubiquitous threat of pornography. Thanks to widespread access to the internet, conservative ... More

Historic Churches of New Mexico Today

Historic Churches of New Mexico Today

Frank Graziano

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190663476
eISBN:
9780190940263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663476.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Historic Churches of New Mexico Today is an interpretive ethnography based on fieldwork among hispanic villagers, Pueblo Indians, and Mescalero Apaches. The fieldwork was reinforced by extensive ... More

Rashi's Commentary on the TorahCanonization and Resistance in the Reception of a Jewish Classic

Rashi's Commentary on the Torah: Canonization and Resistance in the Reception of a Jewish Classic

Eric Lawee

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190937836
eISBN:
9780190937867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190937836.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Rashi’s Commentary on the Torah explores the reception history of the most important Jewish Bible commentary ever composed, the Commentary on the Torah of Rashi (Shlomo Yitzhaki, 1040–1105). The ... More

Your Sister in the GospelThe Life of Jane Manning James, a Nineteenth-Century Black Mormon

Your Sister in the Gospel: The Life of Jane Manning James, a Nineteenth-Century Black Mormon

Quincy D. Newell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199338665
eISBN:
9780190932176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199338665.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this biography of Jane Elizabeth Manning James, Quincy D. Newell traces the life of a free African American woman who converted to Mormonism in the early 1840s and remained a member of the Church ... More

God's SalesmanNorman Vincent Peale and the Power of Positive Thinking

God's Salesman: Norman Vincent Peale and the Power of Positive Thinking

Carol V.R. George

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190914769
eISBN:
9780190914806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914769.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

When Donald Trump was married to his first wife Ivana Zelnícková in 1977, the family minister who officiated the wedding was the preacher and author of The Power of Positive Thinking, Norman Vincent ... More

Heroic Bodies in Ancient Israel

Heroic Bodies in Ancient Israel

Brian R. Doak

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190650872
eISBN:
9780190650902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190650872.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The bodies of a people encode and continually retell the story of their families, cities, and nations. In the Hebrew Bible, the bodies of notable heroic figures—warriors, kings, and cultural ... More

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