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When Tengu TalkHirata Atsutane’s Ethnography of the Other World

When Tengu Talk: Hirata Atsutane’s Ethnography of the Other World

Wilburn Hansen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832094
eISBN:
9780824869304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832094.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Hirata Atsutane (1776–1843) has been the subject of numerous studies that focus on his importance to nationalist politics and Japanese intellectual and social history. Although well known as an ... More

When the Great Abyss OpenedClassic and Contemporary Readings of Noah's Flood

When the Great Abyss Opened: Classic and Contemporary Readings of Noah's Flood

J. David Pleins

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199733637
eISBN:
9780199852505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733637.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The story of Noah's flood is one of the best-loved and most often retold biblical tales, it is the inspiration for numerous children's books and toys, novels, and even films. Whether as allusion, ... More

Where Darwin Meets the BibleCreationists and Evolutionists in America

Where Darwin Meets the Bible: Creationists and Evolutionists in America

Larry A. Witham

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150452
eISBN:
9780199834860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150457.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Offers a comprehensive and even‐handed summary of America's contemporary intellectual and social debate over evolutionism and creationism, with its roots in Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species ... More

White Collar ZenUsing Zen Principles to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Your Career Goals

White Collar Zen: Using Zen Principles to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Your Career Goals

Steven Heine

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160031
eISBN:
9780199850273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160031.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

It is said that in traditional Japan the samurai embraced Zen because it helped them to be fearless in adversity, to act quickly and decisively, and to keep focused on their ultimate goal. This book ... More

White Eagle, Black MadonnaOne Thousand Years of the Polish Catholic Tradition

White Eagle, Black Madonna: One Thousand Years of the Polish Catholic Tradition

Robert E. Alvis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271702
eISBN:
9780823271757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271702.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

White Eagle, Black Madonna offers one of the first English-language treatments of the Polish Catholic tradition across more than a thousand years of history. Written for fellow scholars, students, ... More

White Ethnic New YorkJews, Catholics, and the Shaping of Postwar Politics

White Ethnic New York: Jews, Catholics, and the Shaping of Postwar Politics

Joshua M. Zeitz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830956
eISBN:
9781469602691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872802_zeitz
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Historians of postwar American politics often identify race as a driving force in the dynamically shifting political culture. This book instead places religion and ethnicity at the fore, arguing that ... More

White Men's MagicScripturalization as Slavery

White Men's Magic: Scripturalization as Slavery

Vincent L. Wimbush

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199873579
eISBN:
9780199949595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873579.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book is a transdisciplinary analysis of The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, first published in England in 1789. It was one of the earliest ... More

Who Are the Jews of India?

Who Are the Jews of India?

Nathan Katz

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213234
eISBN:
9780520920729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213234.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Of all the Diaspora communities, the Jews of India are among the least known and most interesting. This study, full of vivid details of everyday life, looks in depth at the religious life of the ... More

Who Is Allah?

Who Is Allah?

Bruce Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620039
eISBN:
9781469623276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620039.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This introduction to the heart of Islam offers a unique approach to understanding Allah, the central focus of Muslim religious expression. Drawing on history, culture, theology, politics, and the ... More

Who Rides the Beast?Prophetic Rivalry and the Rhetoric of Crisis in the Churches of the Apocalypse

Who Rides the Beast?: Prophetic Rivalry and the Rhetoric of Crisis in the Churches of the Apocalypse

Paul B. Duff

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138351
eISBN:
9780199834150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513835X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Owing to its powerful anti‐Roman polemic, the book of Revelation was traditionally thought to have been written to encourage believers to stand fast in the face of the Roman persecution. Recent ... More

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