in Domesticating a Religious Import
April 2011; published online January 2012.
Chapter. Subjects: history of religion. 17520 words.
The Catholic Association (CA) was the first organized lay movement in the Catholic Church in colonial Zimbabwe. While African laymen founded the organization, Jesuit and clerical...
in Myths in Stone
February 2001; published online May 2012.
Chapter. Subjects: religious studies. 10022 words.
This chapter addresses the sacralization process of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. It also explores the fate of Pierre Charles L'Enfant's plan to develop an important...
in Bob Drinan
November 2010; published online March 2011.
Chapter. Subjects: religious studies. 7537 words.
Drinan's interests and areas of expertise were broadening, to the point where, although he had zero political experience and had never even registered as a member of a political party, he...
in Literature and Theology
September 2006; published online June 2006.
Journal Article. Subjects: literature; art, literature, music, and religion. 6379 words.
A ‘book of starres’ or a ‘starred text’? This article examines the surprising parallels between the astrological depictions of Herbert's Bible and Barthes’ text. Reading for both is likened...
A ‘Theological Cast of Mind’: Politics, Protestantism and the Poetic Imagination in the Poetry of Tom Paulin
in Literature and Theology
August 2002; published online August 2002.
Journal Article. Subjects: literature; art, literature, music, and religion. 0 words.
This article argues that the concerns and conflicts in the work of Tom Paulin can only be understood through an appeal to religious identity and tradition. It considers the legacies of...
in The Road to Martyrs' Square
April 2006; published online October 2011.
Chapter. Subjects: Islam. 1773 words.
With his return, Yasin was a major symbol of greatness in affirmity: he was the mutilated king. People began to think about the man and the movement with renewed fervor. In a bold,...
“A Beautiful Sunset... Mistaken for a Dawn”: Some Reflections on Religious Studies, India Studies, and the Modern University
in Journal of the American Academy of Religion
December 2004; published online December 2004.
Journal Article. Subjects: religious studies. 0 words.
Using an analytic scheme from traditional Indic cosmology, namely, the Ādhidaivika (the cosmic realm), the Ādhibhautika (the social realm), and the Ādhyātmika (the personal realm), the...
in Sacred Borders
January 2011; published online May 2011.
Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 6460 words.
This chapter lays out some of the ways both early Christians and modern Americans have dealt with the matter of defining a scriptural canon. It also considers the writings of a pair of...