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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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The Rise of the I–It World in Flannery O'Connor's Monologic Community

Garifallia Doriza.

in Literature and Theology

November 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 7175 words.

Martin Buber and Flannery O'Connor endorse realism—the gateway to the ultimate Thou. Buber affirms that a strenuous effort should lead to the basic pair of one's self—I and Thou—which...

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A FASCINATION FOR STORIES: THE CALL TO COMMUNITY AND CONVERSION IN MARIO VARGAS LLOSA'S THE STORYTELLER

Jennifer L. Geddes.

in Literature and Theology

December 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 0 words.

In Mario Vargas Llosa's The Storyteller, each of the novel's three storytellers-Saù, the narrator and Vargas Llosa-undergoes a conversion from fascinated hearer of stories to (un)masked...

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The Theoretical Community (Or, Is There a Theory in this Journal?)

Andrew W. Hass.

in Literature and Theology

September 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 7457 words.

The following essay explores the nature of theory within the interdisciplinary space we call literature and theology—or more generally religion and literature—and the role theory has played...

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Christian Listening and the Ethical Community of Liturgical Text

Claire Taylor Jones.

in Literature and Theology

June 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 5467 words.

Ricoeur’s theory of narrative identity provides resources for understanding the construction of communal identity through the congregation’s relationship to liturgical text in the ritual...

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The Sacred Community: Art, Sacrament, and the People of God. By David Jasper.

Bradley A. Johnson.

in Literature and Theology

September 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 1184 words.

The Virgin Mary

in Christian Art

June 2004; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 5407 words.

Images of Christ's mother, Mary, appear frequently in Christian art. The existence of his human mother is a proof of his own humanity and she is venerated on account of her virgin...

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The Last Fetter: A Girardian Reading of Aelred of Rievaulx's De Quadam Miraculum Mirabili

Isaac Slater.

in Literature and Theology

March 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 6726 words.

Aelred of Rievaulx's De quadam miraculum mirabili relates the story of a Gilbertine nun raped by a brother in her community. She becomes pregnant and is brutally persecuted by her sisters....

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Pluralism and Sacrament: Eucharistic Possibility in a Post-ecclesial World

Brannon Hancock.

in Literature and Theology

September 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 0 words.

In a post-ecclesial world, the innate human desire for communion is fulfilled in a plurality of ways. This essay explores the possibility of understanding participation in common narrative...

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MODERN JEWISH WOMEN'S DILEMMAS: GRACE AGUILAR'S BARGAINS

Michael Galchinsky.

in Literature and Theology

March 1997; p ublished online March 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 0 words.

‘Modern Jewish Women's Dilemmas, Grace Asuilar's Bargains’ argues that Victorian Jewish women were the first Jewish women anywhere in the world to begin publishing books in a thoroughgoing...

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Elizabeth Jennings: An Exile in her Own Country?

Jean Ward.

in Literature and Theology

June 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 7981 words.

It is Catholicism, seen here as being somewhat alienated from the mainstream of English culture, that shapes Elizabeth Jennings’ sense of literary tradition, while Catholic beliefs and...

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Edward Said and the Space of Exile

John D. Barbour.

in Literature and Theology

September 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 4269 words.

In his memoir, Out of Place (1999), Edward Said described the condition of exile as the source of his most deeply held beliefs about himself and the world. His use of exile as a metaphor is...

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THE TRACE OF THE TRINITY: CHRIST AND DIFFERRENCE IN SAINT AUGUSTINE'S THEORY OF LANGUAGE

Luke Ferretter.

in Literature and Theology

September 1998; p ublished online September 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 0 words.

Augustine anticipates post-structuralist lingustic in holding signs do not mediate knowledge but signify themselves and their signifying force At the same time he maintains that knowledge...

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Remember to Forget the Alamo: The Dynamics of Cultural Memory in John Sayles' Lone Star

Glenn Whitehouse.

in Literature and Theology

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 0 words.

This article interprets John Sayles' 1996 film Lone Star as a reflection on how a community whose history is steeped in violence, such as the US, should seek to manage its difficult...

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Mind the Gap: The Impact of Wolfgang Iser's Reader–Response Criticism on Biblical Studies—A Critical Assessment

Zoltán Schwáb.

in Literature and Theology

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 0 words.

A reading of Iser's theoretical works renders a different impression of his reader–response criticism to that gained by a reading of summaries and applications of it. This is so partly...

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‘Really, Though Secretly, a Papist’: G.K. Chesterton's and J. Meade Falkner's Rewritings of the Gothic

Emma McEvoy.

in Literature and Theology

March 2004; p ublished online March 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 0 words.

This article considers the rewriting of those Gothic conventions which are most symptomatic of Gothic anti-Catholicism in the works of Catholic-sympathising authors, J. Meade Falkner and...

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Reading as a Little Child: On the Model Reader of the Gospels

Petri Merenlahti.

in Literature and Theology

June 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 0 words.

Introduced by Umberto Eco, the semiotic concept of the ‘model reader’ refers to an ideal reader that the literary text anticipates and tries to create. Although a set of strategies and...

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IDEOLOGY, DEVIANCE, AND AUTHORITY IN THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEW: THE POLITICAL FUNCTIONING OF PERFORMATIVE WRITING

Richard T. Martin.

in Literature and Theology

March 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 0 words.

While Matthew's gospel has been called polemical and even anti-Semitic, commentators have not yet focused on the role writing plays in forming the debate of Matthean Christianity against...

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St Peter's College and the Desacralisation of Space

Karen Wenell.

in Literature and Theology

September 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 6817 words.

The purpose-built seminary complex of St Peter's College, outside of Cardross village in Scotland, is a place which challenges, and has the potential to refine, our understandings of sacred...

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Pentecostalism and all that Jazz: Tracing James Baldwin's Religion

Douglas Field.

in Literature and Theology

December 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 10123 words.

This essay considers the theme of religion in the work of James Baldwin. Although it is well-documented that Baldwin was a child preacher, and although much of his work draws on this...

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‘AND JOSEPH SLEPT WITH POTIPHAR'S WIFE’: A RE-READING

Theodore Weinberger.

in Literature and Theology

June 1997; p ublished online June 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 0 words.

Joseph's decision not to sleep with Potiphar's wife is traditionally held up by Christian and Jewish faith communities as a model of piety. Yet both the biblical text and the way the text...

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