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Jihadism in EuropeEuropean Youth and the New Caliphate

Jihadism in Europe: European Youth and the New Caliphate

Farhad Khosrokhavar

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197564967
eISBN:
9780197564998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197564967.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

European jihadism is a multi-faceted social, political and cultural phenomenon, linked not only to the extremist behavior of a limited group but also to a broader crisis, including the lack of utopia ... More

The Damascus Document

The Damascus Document

Steven D. Fraade

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198734338
eISBN:
9780191823251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198734338.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Damascus Document is an ancient Hebrew text that is one of the longest, oldest, and most important of the ancient scrolls found near Khirbet (ruins of) Qumran, usually referred to collectively as ... More

A Fake Saint and the True ChurchThe Story of a Forgery in Seventeenth-Century Naples

A Fake Saint and the True Church: The Story of a Forgery in Seventeenth-Century Naples

Stefania Tutino

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197578803
eISBN:
9780197578834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197578803.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book uncovers the remarkable story of a fake saint to tell a tale about truth. It begins at the end of the 1650s, when a large quantity of forged documents suddenly appeared throughout the ... More

The Fellowship ChurchHoward Thurman and the Twentieth-Century Religious Left

The Fellowship Church: Howard Thurman and the Twentieth-Century Religious Left

Amanda Brown

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197565131
eISBN:
9780197565162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197565131.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Fellowship Church explores the evolution of the American religious Left through a case study of the African American intellectual and theologian Howard Thurman, and the physical embodiment of his ... More

Making a CaseThe Practical Roots of Biblical Law

Making a Case: The Practical Roots of Biblical Law

Sara J. Milstein

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190911805
eISBN:
9780190911836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190911805.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Outside of the Bible, all of the known Near Eastern law collections were produced in the third to second millennia BCE, in cuneiform on clay tablets, and in major cities in Mesopotamia and in the ... More

Melville's WisdomReligion, Skepticism, and Literature in Nineteenth-Century America

Melville's Wisdom: Religion, Skepticism, and Literature in Nineteenth-Century America

Damien B. Schlarb

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197585566
eISBN:
9780197585597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197585566.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This book explores the manner in which Herman Melville responds to the spiritual crisis of modernity by using the language of the biblical Old Testament wisdom books to moderate contemporary ... More

First Words, Last WordsNew Theories for Reading Old Texts in Sixteenth-Century India

First Words, Last Words: New Theories for Reading Old Texts in Sixteenth-Century India

Yigal Bronner and Lawrence McCrea

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197583470
eISBN:
9780197583500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197583470.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

First Words, Last Words charts an intense “pamphlet war” that took place in sixteenth-century South India. The book explores this controversy as a case study in the dynamics of innovation in early ... More

Pilgrimage, Landscape, and IdentityReconstucting Sacred Geographies in Norway

Pilgrimage, Landscape, and Identity: Reconstucting Sacred Geographies in Norway

Marion Grau

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197598634
eISBN:
9780197598665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197598634.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book explores the ritual geography of a pilgrimage system woven around local medieval saints in Norway and the renaissance of pilgrimage in contemporary majority-Protestant Norway, facing ... More

The Soul of the American University RevisitedFrom Protestant to Postsecular

The Soul of the American University Revisited: From Protestant to Postsecular

George M. Marsden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190073312
eISBN:
9780190073343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073312.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

The Soul of the American University Revisited traces the role of Protestantism in shaping American higher education from the founding of Harvard in the 1630s to the present. It offers a critical ... More

Overcoming OrientalismEssays in Honor of John L. Esposito

Overcoming Orientalism: Essays in Honor of John L. Esposito

Tamara Sonn (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190054151
eISBN:
9780190054182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190054151.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The term “Orientalism” reduces Islam and Muslims to stereotypes of ignorance and violence, in need of foreign control. In scholarly discourse, it has been used to rationalize Europe’s colonial ... More

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