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Afghanistan's IslamFrom Conversion to the Taliban

Afghanistan's Islam: From Conversion to the Taliban

Nile Green (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294134
eISBN:
9780520967373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294134.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book provides the first ever overview of the history and development of Islam in Afghanistan. It covers every era from the conversion of Afghanistan through the medieval and early modern periods ... More

American ReligionContemporary Trends

American Religion: Contemporary Trends

Mark Chaves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146850
eISBN:
9781400839957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146850.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Most Americans say they believe in God, and more than a third say they attend religious services every week. Yet studies show that people do not really go to church as often as they claim, and it is ... More

Anarchy in the Pure LandReinventing the Cult of Maitreya in Modern Chinese Buddhism

Anarchy in the Pure Land: Reinventing the Cult of Maitreya in Modern Chinese Buddhism

Justin Ritzinger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190491161
eISBN:
9780190491185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491161.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Anarchy in the Pure Land investigates the cult of Maitreya, the future Buddha, promoted by the Chinese Buddhist reform movement spearheaded by Taixu as an avenue through which to consider the ... More

Ancient ProphecyNear Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives

Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives

Martti Nissinen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808558
eISBN:
9780191846083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808558.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book is a comprehensive treatment of the ancient prophetic phenomenon as it comes to us through biblical, Near Eastern, and Greek sources. Once a distinctly biblical concept, prophecy is today ... More

Architects of Buddhist LeisureSocially Disengaged Buddhism in Asia's Museums, Monuments, and Amusement Parks

Architects of Buddhist Leisure: Socially Disengaged Buddhism in Asia's Museums, Monuments, and Amusement Parks

Justin Thomas McDaniel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824865986
eISBN:
9780824873738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865986.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Buddhism, usually described as an austere religion which condemns desire, promotes denial, and idealizes the monastic and contemplative life, actually has a thriving leisure culture. Creative ... More

The Biblical Canon Lists from Early ChristianityTexts and Analysis

The Biblical Canon Lists from Early Christianity: Texts and Analysis

Edmon L. Gallagher and John D. Meade

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198792499
eISBN:
9780191834493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792499.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book contributes to the discussion on the development of the biblical canon by presenting clearly the early Christian lists of canonical books. Scholarly and popular literature frequently ... More

Biblical TruthsThe Meaning of Scripture in the Twenty-first Century

Biblical Truths: The Meaning of Scripture in the Twenty-first Century

Dale B. Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300222838
eISBN:
9780300227918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222838.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Biblical Truths addresses the question, How can a thinking person of the 21st century, who accepts the conclusions of modern science, historiography, and “facts,” continue to confess the traditional ... More

Blessed Among Women?Mothers and Motherhood in the New Testament

Blessed Among Women?: Mothers and Motherhood in the New Testament

Alicia Myers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190677084
eISBN:
9780190677114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677084.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Mothers appear throughout the New Testament. Called “blessed among women” by Elizabeth in the Gospel of Luke, Mary, the mother of Jesus, is the most obvious example. But Mary is joined by Elizabeth, ... More

The Buddha in LannaArt, Lineage, Power, and Place in Northern Thailand

The Buddha in Lanna: Art, Lineage, Power, and Place in Northern Thailand

Angela S. Chiu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858742
eISBN:
9780824873684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858742.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This work is the first in-depth historical study of the Thai tradition of donation of that most iconic of Thai art objects, the Buddha image. The book introduces stories from tamnan(chronicles), ... More

The Business Turn in American Religious History

The Business Turn in American Religious History

Amanda Porterfield, Darren Grem, and John Corrigan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190280192
eISBN:
9780190280222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280192.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This volume examines the business side of religious organizations, focusing on business activities supporting religion that historians of religion often overlook. The essays collected in this volume ... More

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