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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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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.

(Gk., alpha).

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

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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 (

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 “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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A “national Church” and Its Holy Scriptures

Jeffrey F. Meyer.

in Myths in Stone

February 2001; p ublished 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...

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A “New Politics” Candidate

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J..

in Bob Drinan

November 2010; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 7537 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...

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“A ‘Tradition’ That Never Existed”: Orthodox Christianity and the Failures of Environmental History

Jurretta Jordan Heckscher.

in Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration

June 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 6490 words.

A particular understanding of historical Christianity's approach to nature is now accepted in the academic study of environmental history and among the general public throughout much of the...

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“A Beautiful Sunset... Mistaken for a Dawn”: Some Reflections on Religious Studies, India Studies, and the Modern University

Gerald James Larson.

in Journal of the American Academy of Religion

December 2004; p ublished 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...

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‘A Call for the Endurance of the Saints’ (cf. Revelation 14.12): Mt. Carmel, 28 February-19 April 1993

Kenneth G. C. Newport.

in The Branch Davidians of Waco

April 2006; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 7924 words.

The fifty-one days between 28 February and 19 April 1993 proved to be a significant period for the Branch Davidians since this was when the authorities made various efforts for them to...

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“A Colossal Effrontery to Justice”

Shawn Francis Peters.

in The Catonsville Nine

July 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 5705 words.

When lawyers represented activists like the Catonsville Nine in court, Berrigan expected them to take a page from the playbook of the nonviolent revolutionaries they were defending. Their...

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‘A Common Destiny’: The Ecumenical Movement and the European Community, 1964–68

Lucian N. Leustean.

in The Ecumenical Movement & the Making of the European Community

July 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity; Religious Studies. 11615 words.

While relations in the 1950s between churches and European institutions were rather informal, in 1963 churches from six member states plus Britain decided to establish a Consultative...

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“A Common Geography of the Mind” Creating Sacred Space in the Auitobiographical Writings of Paul Monette and The NAMES Projec

Kimberly Rae Connor.

in Journal of the American Academy of Religion

March 2000; p ublished online March 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 0 words.

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“A Common Thrill”

Jason C. Bivins.

in Religion of Fear

October 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 8498 words.

This chapter establishes four contextual factors shaping the Religion of Fear: the history of evangelicalism, political fear, American Christian demonology, and the evangelical mediascape....

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“A Complete Chain of Communication”

Sam Haselby.

in The Origins of American Religious Nationalism

March 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 20389 words.

The chapter argues that nationalism and capitalism played major roles in launching systematic Protestant missionary activity. It looks at several missionary organizations as exemplary of a...

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“A Damnable Doctrine”

Dominic Erdozain.

in The Soul of Doubt

November 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 20402 words.

This chapter explores the emergence of Darwinian natural selection, the “warfare” between science and religion, and the crisis of faith in Victorian Britain. It argues that the new science...

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