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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Sociology
Length:
726,723 words

...Women Wazed, Sheikh Hasina Wealth, Welfare, and Labor (Theoretical Overview) West Bank and Gaza Wet Nurses Wives of the Prophet Women and Islam Women and Islam: Role and Status of Women Women and Islam: Women’s Religious Observances Women and Social Protest Women and Social Protest: Contemporary Women and Social Protest: Historical Women and Social Reform Women and Social Reform: An Overview Women and Social Reform: Middle East Women and Social Reform: North Africa Women and Social Reform: South Asia Women and Social Reform: Southeast Asia Women Living...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Biblical Interpretation

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Biblical Interpretation   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion
Length:
676,222 words
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6

... women African American view of the Bible,   1: 3 African oral Bible and,   1: 13 centrality in Apocryphal Acts,   1: 307–308 in Korea,   1: 480 Marsman on role in Ugarit,   2: 430 oppression of Bible as tool of,   1: 304 , 442 , 488 historical criticism and,   1: 407 Weems on relationships of women in the Bible,   2: 451 Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things: What Categories Reveal about the Mind (Lakoff),   1: 126 Women of Reform Judaism,   2: 263 , 265 Women’s...

Oxford Encyclopedias of the Islamic World: Digital Collection

Oxford Encyclopedias of the Islamic World: Digital Collection   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Religion
Length:
1.20 million words
Illustration(s):
21

...brief essays to major interpretive and synthetic treatments of topics such as the Islamic state, pilgrimage, law, marriage, and foreign relations. Related entries cover areas of general interest such as social and political movements, women, Muslim minorities, human rights, Islam in the West, interreligious affairs. The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World: Digital Collection 1 9780197669419...

A Dictionary of Buddhism

A Dictionary of Buddhism   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
231,509 words
Illustration(s):
23

...features broad-ranging entries on the history and doctrines of the major Buddhist schools, information on the spread of Buddhism in Asia and the West, and coverage of issues of contemporary concern such as human rights, abortion, euthanasia, ‘engaged Buddhism’, and the role of women in Buddhist teachings. Damien Keown is Reader in Buddhism, Department of Historical and Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths College, University of London. He is a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society and the author of several books on Buddhism including Buddhism: A Very Short...

The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
1.29 million words
Illustration(s):
571

...Illustration Acknowledgements Abbreviations GENERAL Thematic Index Dynasties Towns, Cities and Regions Architects Calligraphers Enamel painters Illustrators and Miniature Painters Lacquer painters Metalworkers Painters (oil and other media) Patrons Photographers Potters Sculptors Women artists Writers and collectors End Matter Contributors The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture is the most comprehensive reference work in this complex and diverse area of art history. Built on the acclaimed scholarship of the Grove Dictionary of...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy
Length:
679,034 words
Illustration(s):
5

...Schüssler Fiorenza ; women androcentric views breaking open, 2: 422 The Church and the Second Sex (Daly), 1: 331 family, ancient Near Eastern cultures, 1: 271 faulty texts, 1: 277 feminist critical hermeneutics of liberation, 1: 278 gender norms, 1: 331 , 332 ; 2: 420 lifting up biblical women, 1: 278 rape, 2: 197–200 sexuality and male-identified Bible, 2: 277–78 silences in androcentric writings, 2: 419 “the twelve” of the Gospels, 2: 422 connotations, 1: 274 defined, 1: 275 de Gogues, equal rights for women, 1: 212–13...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Law

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Law   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Religion, Law
Length:
706,350 words
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2

...feminist criticism, 1: 300–301 “history of gender” wave, 1: 300 “history of women” wave, 1: 300 “women in history” wave, 1: 300 Luke on, 1: 320 , 321 New Testament, 1: 319–329 gender studies, 1: 319–320 households, 1: 320–321 Jesus and male expectations, 1: 321–323 Jesus and women, 1: 325–326 John on male norms, 1: 324 Mark on male norms, 1: 323–324 Matthew on male norms, 1: 324–325 Paul and women, 1: 327–329 Paul on male norms, 1: 325 women in the Jesus movement, 1: 326–327 oaths, vows, and, 1: 299 , 309 , 315 Philo of...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Archaeology, Religion
Length:
671,794 words
Illustration(s):
95

...Dothan,   2: 391 mass, secondary burials in Lachish,   2: 72–73 no cultural differences in tombs,   1: 258 Philistine in Gath,   1: 445 women and,   1: 552 death and burial, Hellenistic and Roman period.   See also catacombs ; cemeteries ; tombs Palestine,   1: 262–270 ; 2: 422 in Caesarea,   1: 155–156 individual graves,   1: 268 preparation of the body,   1: 269 secondary,   1: 263 , 265 , 268 , 269–270 women’s role in rituals,   1: 528 death and burial in the Jewish Diaspora,   1: 270–280 death and burial in the Roman world,   1: 280–286 early...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion, Science and technology
Length:
585,229 words
Illustration(s):
18

...Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1: 467 ; 2: 49 Woepcke, Franz, 2: 375 Wolfson, H. A., 1: 207 ; 2: 387 Wolph, Gaspar, 2: 451 women architecture and, 1: 41–42 al-Azhar school of, 1: 82–83 education of, 1: 191 , 194–195 as educators, 1: 193 health care for, 1: 297 jewelry, 2: 13 in medicine, 1: 331 , 372 ; 2: 10 in science, 2: 445–448 sexuality and, 2: 244–246 Thānvī on, 2: 329–330 in universities, 1: 171 women’s rights, 1: 5 , 83 Woodward, David, 1: 257 Words, The (Nursî), 2: 84 World Bank, 2: 321 World Conference on Islamic...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Religion
Length:
730,008 words
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5

...body,” 1: 28 Needy Person, 1: 28 purpose of anthropology, 1: 29 Schmitt’s criticism, 1: 30 Schroer and Staubli’s critique, 1: 30 sociological anthropology, 1: 28 Wagner’s criticism, 1: 30 Woman Wisdom, as transcendent instruction, 1: 251 women. See also barrenness ; specific women abortion, 1: 342 dominion over, Genesis (3:16), 1: 6 feminist criticism biblical hermeneutics, 1: 459 Decalogue, 1: 191 friendship model, McFague, 1: 388–89 Holy Spirit’s gender, 1: 490 Mary, 2: 84 Old Testament biblical ethics, 1: 278 Old...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Sociology
Length:
679,126 words
Illustration(s):
1

...women in Roman law, 1: 416 , 423 maiming punishment, 2: 362–363 visiting Roman military camps, 2: 392 sexuality under control of father or husband in Hebrew Bible, 1: 483 status and severity of crime of sexual violence, 2: 343 and use, 1: 464 in synoptic Gospels, 1: 530 used by men to negotiate, 1: 447 Woman Wisdom versus Woman Stranger, 1: 361 , 363 wo/men, utility of term, 1: 341 Women’s Bible Commentary, The (Lapsley, Newsom, and Ringe), 1: 545 Women’s Bible Commentary, The (Newsom and Ringe), 2: 104 Women’s...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Politics
Length:
738,364 words

... Wolin, Sheldon,   1: 366 women.   See also women in politics ; women's rights at al-Azhar,   2: 396 as fitnah ,   1: 344 justice and,   1: 661–662 Mālikī opinion on status of,   2: 381 martyrdom of,   2: 33 , 34 Ṣabrī on status of,   2: 350 seclusion of,   2: 548 , 549 , 553 and sexuality in Muslim society,   2: 392 social sphere and,   2: 393 in Tablīghī Jamāʿat,   2: 461 Women Activists of the National Islamic Front—Sudan (Hale),   2: 553 Women for Women's Human Rights,   2: 555 Women in Nigeria,   2: 192 Women in Nineteenth-Century Egypt ...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Religion, Art & Architecture
Length:
702,039 words

...Altarpiece, 2 : 213 “The Wives of the Dead” (Hawthorne), 1 : 397–98 The Wizard of Oz (film), 1 : 425 Wolff, Robert Lee, 2 : 439 “Wolf Isaiahists,” 1 : 48 Wölfli, Adolf, 1 : 345 “Woman and the Feminine in A Fable” (Polk), 1 : 324 Women and the Word: Contemporary Women Novelists and the Bible (King, Jeannette), 1 : 334 Wonder, Stevie, 2 : 323 , 431 Wonderful Fool (Endo), 2 : 117 Wood, Michael, 1 : 506 Woodbury, I. B., 2 : 183 woodcarvings, 1 : 198 ; 2 : 148 woodcuts Adam and Eve (in Holy Bible Abridged...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Religion in America

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Religion in America   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Religion
Length:
1.09 million words
Illustration(s):
48

...Salem witch trials, 1: 479; 2: 428, 436 sports for, 2: 799–800, 804–805 voluntarism and, 1: 519 womanist liberation theology, 1: 578; 2: 70, 285 Women Christian’s Temperance Union (WCTU), 1: 521, 539, 655–656, 658; 3: 17 Women’s Alliance for Theology, Ethics, and Ritual, 2: 469 Women’s March, 2: 466 f Women’s Rights Movements, 1: 432, 658–659; 2: 466 f, 590 Women’s Suffrage, 1: 658 Wong Chin Fu, 2: 12 Wood, Marcus, 2: 581–582 Wood, Simon, 1: 711, 724 Woodhull, Victoria, 1: 485–486, 490 Woodruff, Wilford, ...

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Martin Luther

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Martin Luther   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Religion
Length:
1.25 million words
Illustration(s):
8

...and, 3: 250, 253 scholasticism and, 2: 131; 3: 258, 335–339 science of, 2: 424, 461 Sophists and, 2: 470 on theological aesthetics, 3: 390 “The Two Kinds of Righteousness” and, 2: 98–99 Unmoved Mover of, 2: 580 Valla and, 1: 679 via moderna and, 2: 697, 705 on women, 2: 515 Word of God and, 3: 483 Arminianism, 2: 342 Arminius romance (Daniel Caspar of Lohenstein), 1: 292 Arndt, Johann, 2: 566; 3: 619 orthodoxy and, 3: 53 Pietism of, 3: 95–96 Arnold, Gottfried, 1: 4, 6, 544–546 on modernity, 2: 683 Arnoldi, Bartholomew, ...

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