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Autobiography, Biography, and Theological Questioning

John D. Barbour.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Religion and Art, Literature, and Music; Religious Issues and Debates. 12006 words.

Autobiography and biography (which together will be called “life writing”) raise theological questions in ways different from systematic or constructive theology. These forms of life...

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Cinema

S. Brent Plate.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

Article. Subjects: Religion and Art, Literature, and Music; Religious Studies. 298 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion. Please check back later for the full article.

Cinema and...

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Culture, Entertainment, and Religion in America

Randall J. Stephens.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Religion and Art, Literature, and Music; Religious Studies. 9937 words.

Throughout American history, religion and entertainment have influenced each other and have intersected in fascinating ways. Native American rituals and games entertained and inspired....

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Museums, Expositions, and Religion in North America since the 19th Century

Hillary Kaell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music; Religious Studies. 8181 words.

Since the mid-19th century increasing numbers of North Americans have had access to new technologies of display that feature religious artifacts. Missionaries and museum curators played an...

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Race, the Arts, and Religion in America

Craig R. Prentiss.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Religion and Art, Literature, and Music; Religious Studies. 10000 words.

With the slow realization that race was not a category in nature, but rather the fruit of social imagination emerging from colonialism, scholars in the late 20th century shifted their focus...

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Spirituality and Contemporary Art

Rina Arya.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Religious Studies; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 10684 words.

The artworks under discussion detail the scope and breadth of art that can be described as spiritual by virtue of its revelatory, revitalizing and contemplative capacities. Rather than...

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