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A ‘Book of Starres’ or ‘A Starred Text’? George Herbert Meets Roland Barthes

Andy Sutton-Jones.

in Literature and Theology

September 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 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...

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A ‘conspiracy to undermine our holy faith’

Michael R. Watts.

in The Dissenters Volume III

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 5785 words.

This chapter describes the acceleration of the process of liberalisation. While Baptist ministers loyal to Spurgeon's legacy continued to preach hell-fire sermons, the Baptist Union, in...

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A ‘Fine, Mysterious, Almost Sacred Fable’? Retelling the Grail Quest in Mary Butts’ <i>Armed with Madness</i>

Andrew Radford.

in Literature and Theology

September 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 11332 words.

This article scrutinises the critically overlooked interwar fiction of the British novelist Mary Franeis Butts (1890–1937). While textual scholars have canvassed her persistent flirtation...

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A ‘Theological Cast of Mind’: Politics, Protestantism and the Poetic Imagination in the Poetry of Tom Paulin

Patricia Horton.

in Literature and Theology

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 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...

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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; p ublished 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; p ublished 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; p ublished 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; p ublished 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; p ublished 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; p ublished 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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