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Syncretism and Christian TraditionRace and Revelation in the Study of Religious Mixture

Syncretism and Christian Tradition: Race and Revelation in the Study of Religious Mixture

Ross Kane

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197532195
eISBN:
9780197532225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197532195.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Studying the history of syncretism’s use indicates wider interpretative problems in religious studies and theology regarding race and revelation. It also indicates the importance of seeing ... More

Agents of GodBoundaries and Authority in Muslim and Christian Schools

Agents of God: Boundaries and Authority in Muslim and Christian Schools

Jeffrey Guhin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190244743
eISBN:
9780190244767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244743.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

In Agents of God, sociologist Jeffrey Guhin describes his year and a half spent in two Sunni Muslim and two Evangelical Christian high schools in the New York City area. At first, these four schools ... More

The Saints of Santa AnaFaith and Ethnicity in a Mexican Majority City

The Saints of Santa Ana: Faith and Ethnicity in a Mexican Majority City

Jonathan E. Calvillo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190097790
eISBN:
9780190097837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097790.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

To examine the intersection of religion and ethnicity among Mexican immigrants, this volume takes readers into the vibrant neighborhoods of central Santa Ana, California, a Mexican-majority ... More

The Book of Common Prayer: A Guide

The Book of Common Prayer: A Guide

Charles Hefling

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190689681
eISBN:
9780190689728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689681.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book surveys the contents and the history of the Book of Common Prayer, a sacred text which has been a foundational document of the Church of England and the other churches in the worldwide ... More

Dreams and Divination from Byzantium to Baghdad, 400-1000 CE

Dreams and Divination from Byzantium to Baghdad, 400-1000 CE

Bronwen Neil

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198871149
eISBN:
9780191914171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871149.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Islam

Why did dreams matter to Jews, Byzantine Christians, and Muslims in the first millennium? This book shows how the ability to interpret dreams universally attracted power and influence in the first ... More

The Laws of HammurabiAt the Confluence of Royal and Scribal Traditions

The Laws of Hammurabi: At the Confluence of Royal and Scribal Traditions

Pamela Barmash

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197525401
eISBN:
9780197525432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525401.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Laws of Hammurabi is one of the earliest law codes, dating from the eighteenth century BCE Mesopotamia (ancient Iraq). It is the culmination of a tradition in which scribes would demonstrate ... More

Margaret MeadA Twentieth-Century Faith

Margaret Mead: A Twentieth-Century Faith

Elesha J. Coffman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198834939
eISBN:
9780191872815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834939.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

For 50 years, Margaret Mead told Americans how cultures worked, and Americans listened. While serving as a curator at the American Museum of Natural History and as a professor of anthropology at ... More

After ArminiusA Historical Introduction to Arminian Theology

After Arminius: A Historical Introduction to Arminian Theology

Thomas H. McCall and Keith D. Stanglin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190874193
eISBN:
9780190874230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874193.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

“Arminianism” was the subject of important theological controversies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and it maintains an important position within Protestant thought. What became known ... More

Works RighteousnessMaterial Practice in Ethical Theory

Works Righteousness: Material Practice in Ethical Theory

Anna L. Peterson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197532232
eISBN:
9780197532263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197532232.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Works Righteousness is the first full-length study of the place of practice in ethical theory. It is a critique of the idealism of dominant approaches, an analysis of alternative models in which ... More

Can I Believe?An Invitation to the Hesitant

Can I Believe?: An Invitation to the Hesitant

John G. Stackhouse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190922856
eISBN:
9780197515983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922856.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Maybe Christianity is actually true. Maybe it is what believers say it is. But at least two problems make the thoughtful person hesitate. First, there are so many other options. How could one ... More

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