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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Reading Walden Pond at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore

Joanne Punzo Waghorne.

in Journal of the American Academy of Religion

March 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 10142 words.

A message flashes on the wall of the world's first ArtScience Museum in the new mega-scaled Marina Bay Sands complex in Singapore: “Can a building have a soul?” Shaped like a giant lotus...

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Bayly, Lewis (c. 1575–1631), bishop of Bangor and devotional writer

J. Gwynfor Jones and Vivienne Larminie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religious Studies. 1693 words.

Bayly, Lewis (c. 1575–1631), bishop of Bangor and devotional writer, was probably born in Carmarthen, according to his own later statement; his parents are unknown but Thomas Bayly, curate...

Bay ʿat (pact among Sūfīs)

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 7 words.

The Lost Fragrance: Protestantism and the Nature of What Matters

Catherine Keller.

in Journal of the American Academy of Religion

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 0 words.

How portentous all nature is! I read the omen in the flight of birds, in their cries, in the playful flap of the fish against the surface of the water, in their vanishing into its depth, in...

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“Jesus Knocked Me off My Metaphysical Ass”

Larry Eskridge.

in God's Forever Family

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 9254 words.

This chapter sets the scene of the unexpected rise of the counterculture within the apparently conformist ranks of American youth culture. Within this context comes the rise of the first...

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(Mythical) Battles in Medieval Scandinavia

Nicolas Meylan.

in Irreverence and the Sacred

December 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 6590 words.

This chapter uses Lincoln’s critical analysis of myth to examine various medieval poetic and historiographical accounts of the battle of Hjørung Bay, fought by Danes and Norwegians off the...

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The Mid‐Twentieth Century, and the Hymn Explosion

Edited by J. R. Watson.

in An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

June 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 13473 words.

Contains 31 hymns from the time of the Second World War to the end of the twentieth century. It was a period of broadcast hymns on radio and then television, and also of some writers in the...

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Jesus Comes to Haight-Ashbury

Larry Eskridge.

in God's Forever Family

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 11789 words.

This chapter examines the 1967 establishment of the Living Room mission on Page Street in the Haight-Ashbury hippie district as a response to the influx of runaway youth during the Summer...

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New Worlds

Hugh McLeod.

in The Religious Crisis of the 1960s

October 2007; p ublished online January 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 7817 words.

This chapter focuses on the emergence and spread of various counter-cultures in the 1960s. Counter-cultures began to emerge around 1965 in California's Bay Area, and quickly spread...

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Fulfilling the Sacred Potential of Technology: New Edge Technophilia, Consumerism, and Spirituality in Silicon Valley

Dorien Zandbergen.

in Things

September 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 9828 words.

Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in the San Francisco Bay Area, this chapter addresses “New Edge,” a brand of “New Age” spirituality featuring the belief that the New Age can be realized...

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The First Frontier

S. Scott Rohrer.

in Wandering Souls

March 2010; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 11860 words.

This chapter offers a prototypical migration that explores the nuances of Protestant mobility and provides a baseline for comparison. It observes that the decision by a Puritan group known...

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The Megachurch and the Mainline

Stephen Ellingson.

May 2007; p ublished online March 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Religious Studies. 259 pages.

Religious traditions provide the stories and rituals that define the core values of church members. Yet modern life in America can make those customs seem undesirable, even impractical. As...

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 Theodore Roosevelt and the Bully Pulpit

Gary Scott Smith.

in Faith and the Presidency

October 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 14057 words.

To many, Theodore Roosevelt was an exemplar of manliness and “muscular Christianity” and an exceptional public servant who led a crusade for social justice. To others, the sage of Oyster...

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The Restructuring of American Religious Traditions

in The Megachurch and the Mainline

May 2007; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 9448 words.

Ordinations and installations of pastors are extraordinary rituals in the life of a congregation. They are moments when the foundational beliefs, distinctive theological worldviews, and the...

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The Marketplace and Religion in America

Daniel Silliman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 9999 words.

There is a long and complicated relationship between religious activities and marketplace activities in the United States. Despite popular expectations that these spheres of life, the sacrednull...

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Pompeii and Herculaneum

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology

July 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Biblical Archaeology. 7610 words.

The Bay of Naples has a dual nature in Roman archaeology. On the one hand, it was the richest part

Christian Character Formation

Gifford A. Grobien.

May 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Religious Studies; Theology. 272 pages.

This work investigates worship and formation in view of Christian anthropology, particularly union with Christ. Traditions which value justification by faith wrestle to some degree with how...

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Formation in Christian Worship

Gifford A. Grobien.

in Christian Character Formation

May 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Theology. 16942 words.

In conversation with Oswald Bayer, Bernd Wannenwetsch, and Louis-Marie Chauvet, this chapter explains comprehensively the power of Christian worship ethically to form Christians in union...

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Tell Dothan

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology

July 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Biblical Archaeology. 3680 words.

Tell Dothan is a 25 acre (10.1 ha) mound tucked into the eastern bay of a valley which bisects the

Serçe Limani

George F. Bass.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

November 1996; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 1760 words.

a small, protected bay (36°34′25″ N, 28°03′08″ E) with a deep, narrow entrance on the southwest coast of Turkey, opposite