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complementation group

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

Mutants lying within the same cistron; more properly called a noncomplementation group.

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Tradition and the Tacit

ANDREW LOUTH.

in Discerning the Mystery

October 1989; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 9887 words.

This chapter presents an essay on the conflict between Catholics and Protestants concerning the use of tradition to support theological positions that cannot be proved from the Scripture....

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The Brahman as the Head of a Household

Nathan McGovern.

in The Snake and the Mongoose

December 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Hinduism. 13443 words.

This chapter, complementing the previous one, examines the articulation of Brahman identity that understood the Brahman to be a non-celibate householder, namely, that found in the Dharma...

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Louis Dumont

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Social Sciences.

(1911–1998)

A French anthropologist, the appearance of whose essay, ‘World Renunciation in Indian Religions’ (1959; English trans. 1960), followed by his monumental study of the...

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The Dynamic Self as Knower

Jeannine Hill Fletcher.

in Motherhood as Metaphor

August 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 14061 words.

Complementing the preceding case study, chapter 6 pursues further a renewed theology of religious pluralism rooted in the insights of the Philadelphia Area Women's Multifaith Group. This...

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“Verse, Properly So Called”

F. W. Dobbs-Allsopp.

in On Biblical Poetry

September 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 36352 words.

The chapter focalizes the issue of the poetic line in biblical poetry. In particular, attention is dedicated, one, to issues of discernment—what are the kinds of evidences that positively...

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Jesus Centre, Dublin

Gladys Ganiel.

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 8195 words.

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of Jesus Centre, Dublin, a parish of the charismatic/Pentecostal, Nigerian-based Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). It includes a...

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Love and Fear of God

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

In Jewish thought the love and fear of God areoften understood as complementing one another. Fear without love can easily result in a too rigorous and ultimately stultifying approach to the...

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Election, Manifest Destiny, and War

John C. Pinheiro.

in Missionaries of Republicanism

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 5734 words.

1. With Congress unable to decide on Texas annexation before its summer recess, the elections of 1844 promised to double as a referendum on Texas. Whigs and Democrats realized they would...

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“Come to Agnew Country”

Shawn Francis Peters.

in The Catonsville Nine

July 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 6127 words.

While the Catonsville Nine readied for their trial, a group of dedicated supporters pieced together plans to make the proceedings—slated to begin early in October 1968—a galvanizing event...

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Rasāyana (Alchemy)

David Gordon White.

in Hinduism

P ublished online January 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Hinduism. 9700 words.

Rasāyana (the way of the rasas) is the overarching Sanskrit term employed in South Asian texts for “alchemy.” The classical alchemical scriptures date from no earlier than the 10th century...

Harivaṃśa

Simon Brodbeck.

in Hinduism

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Hinduism. 14937 words.

The Harivaṃśa collectively designates three books that the Sanskrit Mahābhārata calls khilas (supplements, complements, or appendices). These are said to have been composed by Vyāsa, and...

Perfections (Six and Ten) of Bodhisattvas in Buddhist Literature

James B. Apple.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Buddhism. 8237 words.

The etymology of the Sanskrit and Pāli term pāramitā was a contested issue in classical India. One representation considered that the term was derived from pāram, “other (side),” plus the...

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The Wisdom of Solomon

Michael D. Coogan.

in The New Oxford Annotated Bible with the Apocrypha, Augmented Third Edition, New Revised Standard Version

February 2007; p ublished online April 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 10877 words.

The Wisdom of Solomon was written as a message of encouragement and exhortation for Jews living somewhere in the Diaspora (the Jewish communities outside the land of Israel) during the...

William Blake and the Apocalypse

Christopher Rowland.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christianity; Religion and Art, Literature, and Music. 8843 words.

William Blake (1757–1827) was a British artist, engraver, poet, and writer on theological themes. His illuminated books were the product of his technological inventiveness, and are...

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Perfections (Six and Ten)

James B. Apple.

in Buddhism

P ublished online February 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Zen Buddhism. 8366 words.

The perfections are the virtues that are fully developed by a bodhisattva (Buddha-in-training) to become a Buddha. All Buddhist traditions acknowledge that the perfections are practiced...

China's West

Y.M. Yeung, Jianfa Shen and Gordon Kee.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online August 2015 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 16600 words.

China’s west, or the western region, constitutes about two-thirds of the land in the country and twelve provincial or equivalent units. It encompasses territory so vast that its constituent...

China’s West

Y.M. Yeung, Jianfa Shen and Gordon Kee.

in Chinese Studies

P ublished online August 2015 .

Article. Subjects: East Asian Studies; Asian History; East Asian Philosophy; East Asian Religions. 18565 words.

China’s west, or the western region, constitutes about two-thirds of the land in the country and twelve provincial or equivalent units. It encompasses territory so vast that its constituent...