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“A ‘Tradition’ That Never Existed”: Orthodox Christianity and the Failures of Environmental History

Jurretta Jordan Heckscher.

in Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration

June 2013; published online January 2014.

Chapter. Subjects: religious studies. 6490 words.

A particular understanding of historical Christianity's approach to nature is now accepted in the academic study of environmental history and among the general public throughout much of the...

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. A Babe in the Womb

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg.

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,...

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“A Beautiful Sunset... Mistaken for a Dawn”: Some Reflections on Religious Studies, India Studies, and the Modern University

Gerald James Larson.

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...

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à Becket, St Thomas

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; published online January 2009.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 8 words.

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“A Bible with the Back Cover Torn Off”

David F. Holland.

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...

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• A Brahmin Woman

John Stratton Hawley and Vasudha Narayanan.

in The Life of Hinduism

December 2006; published online May 2012.

Chapter. Subjects: Hinduism. 4619 words.

This chapter fictionalizes a celebrated nineteenth-century event that vividly dramatized the costs of being a Nambudiri Brahmin woman. The Nambudiris of Kerala, at least in their own...

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“A Bulit out of Everi Bush”

Meredith Baldwin Weddle.

in Walking in the Way of Peace

May 2001; published online November 2003.

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 4846 words.

The local towns of Warwick and Providence showed resentment toward the Rhode Island central government for its failure to adequately protect them. Both towns were destroyed in the spring of...

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‘A Call for the Endurance of the Saints’ (cf. Revelation 14.12): Mt. Carmel, 28 February-19 April 1993

Kenneth G. C. Newport.

in The Branch Davidians of Waco

April 2006; published online October 2011.

Chapter. Subjects: religious studies. 7924 words.

The fifty-one days between 28 February and 19 April 1993 proved to be a significant period for the Branch Davidians since this was when the authorities made various efforts for them to...

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“A Citadel of Piety”

Frances Finnegan.

in Do Penance or Perish

April 2004; published online October 2011.

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 12291 words.

The Illustrated Guide to Waterford by Edmund Downey states that the City's Magdalen Asylum (later under the care of the Good Shepherd Sisters) was originally founded in 1799. A more...

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