Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items for:

Arts and Humanities x Religion and Art, Literature, and Music x Biblical Studies x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

The Book of Revelation: The Apocalypse of Jesus Christ

Christopher Rowland.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 7598 words.

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, or the Apocalypse of John, has been extraordinarily influential in Christian life and theology. For example, because of the many hymns sung by the heavenly...

Go to Oxford Research Encyclopedias »  abstract

Desire, Love, and Romance in the Hebrew Bible

J. Cheryl Exum.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christianity; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 9118 words.

In the Hebrew Bible human sexual desire is, for the most part, constructed as male and as dangerous. In the patriarchal economy of ancient Israel, in which women were subordinated to men...

Go to Oxford Research Encyclopedias »  abstract

Ugaritic and Biblical Literature

Mark S. Smith.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online March 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Religion and Art, Literature, and Music; Biblical Studies. 11390 words.

The Ugaritic texts provide a rich resource for understanding the Late Bronze Age kingdom of Ugarit, located on the coast of Syria. The site has yielded about two thousand tablets in...

Go to Oxford Research Encyclopedias »  abstract

William Blake and the Apocalypse

Christopher Rowland.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christianity; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 8843 words.

William Blake (1757–1827) was a British artist, engraver, poet, and writer on theological themes. His illuminated books were the product of his technological inventiveness, and are...

Go to Oxford Research Encyclopedias »  abstract