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Font of Pardon and New LifeJohn Calvin and the Efficacy of Baptism

Font of Pardon and New Life: John Calvin and the Efficacy of Baptism

Lyle D. Bierma

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197553879
eISBN:
9780197553909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197553879.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book is a study of the historical development and impact of John Calvin’s doctrine of baptismal efficacy. The primary questions it addresses are (1) whether Calvin taught an “instrumental” ... More

The Good KillJust War and Moral Injury

The Good Kill: Just War and Moral Injury

Marc LiVecche

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197515808
eISBN:
9780197515839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197515808.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Good Kill examines killing in war in its moral and normative dimension. It argues against the commonplace belief, often tacitly held if not consciously asserted, among academics, the general ... More

Handing Down the FaithHow Parents Pass Their Religion on to the Next Generation

Handing Down the Faith: How Parents Pass Their Religion on to the Next Generation

Christian Smith and Amy Adamczyk

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190093327
eISBN:
9780190093358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190093327.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The most important influence shaping the religious and spiritual lives of children, youth, and teenagers is parents. Yet little research has studied this link in the intergenerational transmission of ... More

The Cherished Five in Sikh History

The Cherished Five in Sikh History

Louis E. Fenech

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197532843
eISBN:
9780197532874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197532843.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Sikhism

For Sikhs, the two most important delimited groups in the tradition are the Ten Sikh Gurus and the Cherished Five (the Panj Piare). Although there are many scholarly works on the first, the second ... More

Preacher WomanA Critical Look at Sexism without Sexists

Preacher Woman: A Critical Look at Sexism without Sexists

Katie Lauve-Moon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197527542
eISBN:
9780197527580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197527542.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

When people are committed to gender equality, what gets in their way of achieving it? Why do well-intentioned people reinforce sexist outcomes? Why does dissonance persist between organizational ... More

Refusing to Kiss the SlipperOpposition to Calvinism in the Francophone Reformation

Refusing to Kiss the Slipper: Opposition to Calvinism in the Francophone Reformation

Michael W. Bruening

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197566954
eISBN:
9780197566985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566954.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Refusing to Kiss the Slipper re-examines the Reformation in francophone Europe, presenting for the first time the perspective of John Calvin’s evangelical enemies. This book brings together a cast of ... More

Rhetorical Economy in Augustine's Theology

Rhetorical Economy in Augustine's Theology

Brian Gronewoller

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197566558
eISBN:
9780197566589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566558.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Augustine of Hippo (AD 354–430) studied and taught rhetoric for nearly two decades until, at the age of thirty-one, he left his position as professor of rhetoric in Milan to embark upon his new life ... More

The Dalai Lama and the Nechung Oracle

The Dalai Lama and the Nechung Oracle

Christopher Bell

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197533352
eISBN:
9780197533383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533352.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book is about two immortals whose friendship has spanned nearly five hundred years across the Tibetan plateau and beyond. The first immortal is the Dalai Lama, the emanation of a bodhisattva, an ... More

Economics of FaithReforming Poverty in Early Modern Europe

Economics of Faith: Reforming Poverty in Early Modern Europe

Esther Chung-Kim

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197537732
eISBN:
9780197537763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537732.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This book addresses the role of religious reformers in the development of poor relief in the sixteenth century. During the Reformation, religious leaders served as catalysts, organizers, stabilizers, ... More

Survival and Resistance in Evangelical AmericaChristian Reconstruction in the Pacific Northwest

Survival and Resistance in Evangelical America: Christian Reconstruction in the Pacific Northwest

Crawford Gribben

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780199370221
eISBN:
9780197551547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199370221.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Over the last thirty years, conservative evangelicals have been moving to the Northwest of the United States in an effort to survive and resist the impact of secular modernity. Their activity ... More

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