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And God Knows the MartyrsMartyrdom and Violence in Jihadi-Salafism

And God Knows the Martyrs: Martyrdom and Violence in Jihadi-Salafism

Nathan S. French

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190092153
eISBN:
9780190092184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092153.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Jihadi-Salafi narratives of martyrdom-seeking operations are filled with praise for what they label the exemplary self-renunciative acts of their martyrs performed as a model of the earliest ... More

The Beauty of Jesus ChristFilling out a Scheme of St Augustine

The Beauty of Jesus Christ: Filling out a Scheme of St Augustine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198853633
eISBN:
9780191888113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853633.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Commenting on a royal wedding song in his Expositions of the Psalms, St Augustine of Hippo recognized beauty at every stage in the story of Jesus Christ—from his pre-existence ‘in heaven’, through ... More

Facing WestAmerican Evangelicals in an Age of World Christianity

Facing West: American Evangelicals in an Age of World Christianity

David R. Swartz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190250805
eISBN:
9780190250836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190250805.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The dramatic growth of Christianity in the Global South over the last century has shifted the balance of power away from strongholds in Europe and the United States. While we typically imagine ... More

God at WarA Meditation on Religion and Warfare

God at War: A Meditation on Religion and Warfare

Mark Juergensmeyer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190079178
eISBN:
9780190079208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079178.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the dark attraction between religion and warfare and explains why religion needs war and war needs religion. Virtually every religious tradition leaves behind it a bloody trail of ... More

Governing the SacredPolitical Toleration in Five Contested Sacred Sites

Governing the Sacred: Political Toleration in Five Contested Sacred Sites

Yuval Jobani and Nahshon Perez

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190932381
eISBN:
9780190932411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932381.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Contested sacred sites pose a difficult challenge in the field of toleration. Holy sites are often at the center of intense contestation between different groups regarding a wide variety of issues, ... More

Hearing Voices and Other Matters of the MindWhat Mental Abnormalities Can Teach Us About Religions

Hearing Voices and Other Matters of the Mind: What Mental Abnormalities Can Teach Us About Religions

Robert N. McCauley and George Graham

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190091149
eISBN:
9780190091170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091149.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religious Studies

This book endorses an ecumenical naturalism toward all cognition, which will illuminate the long-recognized and striking similarities between features of mental disorders and features of religions. ... More

The Irish BuddhistThe Forgotten Monk who Faced Down the British Empire

The Irish Buddhist: The Forgotten Monk who Faced Down the British Empire

Alicia Turner, Laurence Cox, and Brian Bocking

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190073084
eISBN:
9780190073114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073084.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Irish Buddhist tells the story of a poor Irishman who worked his way across America as a migrant worker, became one of the very first Western Buddhist monks, and traveled the length and breadth ... More

Kant and the DivineFrom Contemplation to the Moral Law

Kant and the Divine: From Contemplation to the Moral Law

Christopher J. Insole

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198853527
eISBN:
9780191887932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853527.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The book offers a definitive study of the development of Kant’s conception of the highest good, from his earliest work, to his dying days. It is argued that Kant believes in God, but that he is not a ... More

Mormonism and White SupremacyAmerican Religion and The Problem of Racial Innocence

Mormonism and White Supremacy: American Religion and The Problem of Racial Innocence

Joanna Brooks

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190081768
eISBN:
9780190081782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190081768.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the role of white American Christianity in fostering and sustaining white supremacy. It draws from theology, critical race theory, and American religious history to make the ... More

The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume IThe Post-Reformation Era, 1559-1689

The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume I: The Post-Reformation Era, 1559-1689

John Coffey (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198702238
eISBN:
9780191840135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702238.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume I traces the emergence of Anglophone Protestant Dissent in the post-Reformation era between the Act of Uniformity (1559) and the Act of ... More

Pioneers in the Attic

Pioneers in the Attic

Sara M. Patterson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190933869
eISBN:
9780190933890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933869.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This book argues that as the Latter-day Saint community globalized in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, its relationship to space transformed. Initially, nineteenth-century Mormons ... More

The Radio RightHow a Band of Broadcasters Took on the Federal Government and Built the Modern Conservative Movement

The Radio Right: How a Band of Broadcasters Took on the Federal Government and Built the Modern Conservative Movement

Paul Matzko

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190073220
eISBN:
9780190073251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073220.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

By the early 1960s, and for the first time in history, most Americans across the nation could tune their radio to a station that aired conservative programming from dawn to dusk. People listened to ... More

Religion and MedicineA History of the Encounter Between Humanity's Two Greatest Institutions

Religion and Medicine: A History of the Encounter Between Humanity's Two Greatest Institutions

Jeff Levin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190867355
eISBN:
9780190867386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867355.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

In Religion and Medicine, Dr. Jeff Levin, distinguished Baylor University epidemiologist, outlines the longstanding history of multifaceted interconnections between the institutions of religion and ... More

Tornado GodAmerican Religion and Violent Weather

Tornado God: American Religion and Violent Weather

Peter J. Thuesen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190680282
eISBN:
9780190680312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680282.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

One of the earliest sources of humanity’s religious impulse was severe weather, which ancient peoples attributed to the wrath of storm gods. Enlightenment thinkers derided such beliefs as ... More

Troeltsch's Eschatological Absolute

Troeltsch's Eschatological Absolute

Evan F. Kuehn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197506653
eISBN:
9780197506684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197506653.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This study argues that the core of Ernst Troeltsch’s theological project is an eschatological conception of the Absolute. Troeltsch developed his idea of the Absolute from post-Kantian religious and ... More

Witnessing Whiteness

Witnessing Whiteness

Kristopher Norris

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190055813
eISBN:
9780190055844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055813.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Witnessing Whiteness analyzes the current racial climate of American Christianity and argues for a new ethics of responsibility to confront white supremacy. Examining the current manifestations of ... More

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