in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Studies
December 2004; p ublished online September 2009 .
Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Subjects in Art; Religious Buildings; Sociology of Religion. 12034 words.
This article addresses three related, though not identical, academic fields of study that crystallized only in the twentieth century. Beforehand, it had generally been assumed, whether for...
in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts
February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .
Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Subjects in Art; Sociology of Religion; Religious Studies. 9928 words.
The history of drama and performance often overlaps with histories of religious practice, belief, experience, and thought. This chapter surveys such histories and gives consideration to...
in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Emotion
December 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .
Article. Subjects: Sociology of Religion; Religious Subjects in Art. 7110 words.
Attention to material culture reveals generally shared responses across cultures to size, light, and representations of the human form. Even without specific cultural knowledge, monumental...