in The Religious Crisis of the 1960s
October 2007; published online January 2008.
Chapter. Subjects: religious studies. 9166 words.
This chapter examines the social and religious upheavals of 1968. In the later 1960s, hopes for speedy and radical changes in both church and society were at a very high level. Christian radicals...
in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions
January 2000; published online January 2003.
Reference Entry. Subjects: religious studies. 53 words.
Symbol of emptiness (śūnyatā) and of the undifferentiated source of appearance in Zen Buddhism. In Japanese esoteric
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 understandings of...
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 site for...
in Bob Drinan
November 2010; published online March 2011.
Chapter. Subjects: religious studies. 7538 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 could at...
“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...