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1617, 1717

Thomas Albert Howard.

in Remembering the Reformation

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 8484 words.

This chapter focuses on the first two centenary jubilees of the Reformation in 1617 and 1717 and argues that they are similar in many respects. It makes clear that these commemorations were...

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1883

Thomas Albert Howard.

in Remembering the Reformation

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 9087 words.

After briefly mentioning some Reformation-related commemorations that took place after the tercentenary in 1817, this chapter profiles the 400th anniversary of Martin Luther’s birth in 1883...

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1893–1914

Jon Kirwan.

in An Avant-garde Theological Generation

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 12478 words.

This chapter examines the Catholic Modernists who belonged to the generation of 1890 (Dreyfus). The primary figures include Alfred Loisy, George Tyrrell, Eduard Le Roy, Maurice Blondel, and...

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1899–1999

MORNA HOOKER and MAURICE WILES.

in The Journal of Theological Studies

October 1999; p ublished online October 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 0 words.

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1968

Hugh McLeod.

in The Religious Crisis of the 1960s

October 2007; p ublished 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...

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W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 85 words.

The symbol employed in textual criticism for a MS of the New Testament in Greek written on parchment in Egypt

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John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished 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

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John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 13 words.

Letter of negation in several languages, as in, e.g., atheism, adharma.

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John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 28 words.

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First letter of the Greek alphabet, combined with the last, Ω (omega), to refer to God as the

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Edited by Robert E. Buswell and David S. Lopez.

in The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism

P ublished online July 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Buddhism. 215 words.

The first vowel and letter in the Sanskrit alphabet. The phoneme “a” is thought to be the source of all

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Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

The symbol employed in textual criticism for a MS of the New Testament in Greek written on parchment in Egypt (Alexandria? Hence known as the Codex Alexandrinus) in the 5th cent. A few...

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W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 84 words.

The symbol employed in textual criticism for a MS of the New Testament in Greek written on parchment in Egypt (

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Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

(Gk., alpha).

First letter of the Greek alphabet, combined with the last, Ω (omega), to refer to God as the beginning and the end, the all-encompassing.

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Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Letter of negation in several languages, as in, e.g., atheism, adharma.

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Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Symbol of emptiness (śūnyatā) and of the undifferentiated source of appearance in Zen Buddhism. In Japanese esoteric Buddhism (mikkyō), aji, the first sound in the Sanskrit alphabet,...

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A “Caodaist in Black” Returns to Live in Vietnam

Janet Alison Hoskins.

in The Divine Eye and the Diaspora

February 2015; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 14684 words.

The fifth chapter explores the “Caodaists in black,” members of Tâm Tông Miếu, an esoteric temple dedicated to the “three great Asian traditions” of Taoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism in...

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A “Do-Nothing” Organization? The Catholic Association, 1934–1974

Nicholas M. Creary.

in Domesticating a Religious Import

April 2011; p ublished 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...

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A “Heretic,” a “Maverick,” and the Challenge to Inclusivity

Michael R. Cohen.

in The Birth of Conservative Judaism

May 2012; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 6669 words.

From 1913–1918, the United Synagogue of America remained staunchly committed to diversity. Its members overlooked their vast differences, choosing instead to work together to implement...

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A “Heroick and Masculine-Spirited Championess”: Deborah in Early Modern Gender Debates

Joy A. Schroeder.

in Deborah's Daughters

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 15643 words.

In the Early Modern period (1600–1800), there was a virtual explosion of female-authored publications. Women scholars, poets, and public speakers argued that they were following the example...

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A “House of the Lord” in Kirtland, 1831–1844

David J. Howlett.

in Kirtland Temple

May 2014; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 11204 words.

This chapter argues that early Mormons created temple spaces to gain special blessings of God's spirit beyond the conversion experience. The Kirtland Temple fulfilled this function but...

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