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The Acts of the Early Church CouncilsProduction and Character

The Acts of the Early Church Councils: Production and Character

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198868170
eISBN:
9780191904691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868170.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The present study examines the acts of ancient church councils as the objects of textual practices, in their editorial shaping and in their material conditions. The book analyses the purposes and ... More

The Cloud of LongingA New Translation and Eco-Aesthetic Study of Kalidasa's Meghaduta

The Cloud of Longing: A New Translation and Eco-Aesthetic Study of Kalidasa's Meghaduta

E. H. Rick Jarow

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197566633
eISBN:
9780197566671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566633.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The Cloud of Longing is a full-length study and translation of the great Sanskrit poet Kālidāsa’s famed Meghadūta (literally: The Cloud Messenger) with a focus on its interfacing of nature, feeling, ... 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

The Embodied GodSeeing the Divine in Luke-Acts and the Early Church

The Embodied God: Seeing the Divine in Luke-Acts and the Early Church

Brittany E. Wilson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190080822
eISBN:
9780190080853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080822.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This book focuses on God’s body in the New Testament. While there are various views in the New Testament regarding God’s body, this work argues that Luke-Acts stands out as an important example of a ... 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

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

The Innocence of Pontius PilateHow the Roman Trial of Jesus Shaped History

The Innocence of Pontius Pilate: How the Roman Trial of Jesus Shaped History

David Lloyd Dusenbury

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197602799
eISBN:
9780197610893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197602799.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The gospels and ancient historians agree: Jesus was sentenced to death by Pontius Pilate, the Roman imperial prefect in Jerusalem. To this day, Christians of all churches confess that Jesus died ... More

Justifying RevolutionThe Early American Clergy and Political Resistance

Justifying Revolution: The Early American Clergy and Political Resistance

Gary L. Steward

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197565353
eISBN:
9780197565384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197565353.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religious Studies

This work explores the patriot clergymen’s arguments for the legitimacy of political resistance to the British in the early stages of the American Revolution. It reconstructs the historical and ... More

Karl Barth's Moral Thought

Karl Barth's Moral Thought

Gerald McKenny

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192845528
eISBN:
9780191937743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845528.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Does theological ethics articulate moral norms with the assistance of moral philosophy? Or does it leave that task to moral philosophy alone while it describes a distinctively Christian way of acting ... 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

Nemesius of Emesa on Human NatureA Cosmopolitan Anthropology from Roman Syria

Nemesius of Emesa on Human Nature: A Cosmopolitan Anthropology from Roman Syria

David Lloyd Dusenbury

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198856962
eISBN:
9780191890079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856962.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Nemesius of Emesa’s On Human Nature (De Natura Hominis) is the first Christian anthropology. Written in Greek, circa 390 CE, it was read in half a dozen languages—from Baghdad to Oxford—well into the ... 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

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