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Virtual OrientalismAsian Religions and American Popular Culture

Virtual Orientalism: Asian Religions and American Popular Culture

Jane Iwamura

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199738601
eISBN:
9780199894604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738601.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Saffron-robed monks and long-haired gurus have become familiar characters on the American popular culture scene. This book examines the contemporary fascination with Eastern spirituality and provides ... More

Virtually SacredMyth and Meaning in World of Warcraft and Second Life

Virtually Sacred: Myth and Meaning in World of Warcraft and Second Life

Robert M. Geraci

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199344697
eISBN:
9780199374731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199344697.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Video games and virtual worlds can rearrange or replace religious practice as designers and users collaborate in the production of a new spiritual marketplace. Online communication provided new ... More

Virtues and Their Vices

Virtues and Their Vices

Kevin Timpe and Craig A. Boyd (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199645541
eISBN:
9780191744549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645541.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

Virtues and their Vices is the only extant contemporary, comprehensive treatment of specific virtues and, where applicable, their competing vices. Each of the essays not only locates ... More

Virtuous BodiesThe Physical Dimensions of Morality in Buddhist Ethics

Virtuous Bodies: The Physical Dimensions of Morality in Buddhist Ethics

Susanne Mrozik

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195305005
eISBN:
9780199785681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305005.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book investigates the diverse roles bodies play in Buddhist ethical development. Traditionally, Buddhists assumed a close connection between body and morality. Thus, Buddhist literature contains ... More

The Vision GloriousThemes and Personalities of the Catholic Revival in Anglicanism

The Vision Glorious: Themes and Personalities of the Catholic Revival in Anglicanism

Geoffrey Rowell

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263326
eISBN:
9780191682476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263326.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The year 1983 marked the 150th anniversary of John Keble's Assize Sermon, a sermon which Newman recognized as the beginning of the Oxford Movement. The religious revival which it signalled, though ... More

The Vision of Didymus the BlindA Fourth-Century Virtue-Origenism

The Vision of Didymus the Blind: A Fourth-Century Virtue-Origenism

Grant D. Bayliss

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198747895
eISBN:
9780191810770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747895.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

A broad reading of the theological and exegetical works of Didymus the Blind suggests he is best understood not in terms of older ‘Alexandrian’/‘Antiochene’ paradigms but as a proponent of ... More

Visionaries of SilenceThe Reformist Sufi Order of the Demirdashiya al-Khalwatiya in Cairo

Visionaries of Silence: The Reformist Sufi Order of the Demirdashiya al-Khalwatiya in Cairo

Earle H. Waugh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160899
eISBN:
9781617970467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160899.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Founded in the sixteenth century, the Demirdashiya Sufi order in Cairo has played an influential role in Egypt's public life, and through a line of family sheikhs has channeled the impulses of its ... More

Visionary Religion and Radicalism in Early Industrial EnglandFrom Southcott to Socialism

Visionary Religion and Radicalism in Early Industrial England: From Southcott to Socialism

Philip Lockley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199663873
eISBN:
9780191744792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663873.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The millenarian movement founded by Joanna Southcott (1750-1814), enjoyed a complex relationship with political radicalism in early nineteenth-century England. Southcott opposed radicalism during her ... More

Visions of Awakening Space and TimeD=ogen and the Lotus Sutra

Visions of Awakening Space and Time: D=ogen and the Lotus Sutra

Taigen Dan Leighton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195320930
eISBN:
9780199785360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320930.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

As a religion concerned with universal liberation, Zen grew out of a Buddhist worldview very different from the currently prevalent scientific materialism. Zen cannot be fully understood outside of a ... More

Visions of JesusDirect Encounters from the New Testament to Today

Visions of Jesus: Direct Encounters from the New Testament to Today

Phillip H. Wiebe

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126693
eISBN:
9780199853366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126693.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book provides a critical study of contemporary visions of Jesus. Based on personal accounts from thirty people, the book discusses each vision in vivid detail and discusses such issues as why ... More

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