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John Lennon

Subject: Music

B. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more ...

pornography

pornography  

Explicit depiction, in pictures, writing, or other material, of sexual subjects or activity in a manner intended to arouse. It does not include material intended for other educational, artistic or ...
Inner-biblical Interpretation

Inner-biblical Interpretation   Reference library

G. Brooke Lester

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Biblical Interpretation

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion
Length:
5,976 words

...p. 295; Kronfeld). Perri and Kronfeld, along with Garner, would incorporate Ben-Porat’s insights into continuing examination of “allusion” as a figurative trope, and the influence of this trajectory is still seen in literary criticism (e.g., Pucci 1998 ; Irwin 2001 ; and Lennon 2004 ). For this “school,” the competent reader undergoes four stages in the performance of a literary allusion: first, recognizing the textual marker in the alluding text; second, identifying the evoked text; third (and necessarily to speak of “allusion”), modifying her...

U2

U2   Reference library

Jeffrey F. Keuss

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Religion, Art & Architecture
Length:
2,182 words

...and hymns were my first taste of inspirational music. I liked the words but wasn’t sure about the tunes—with the exception of Psalm 23, “The Lord is my Shepherd.” I remember them droned and chanted rather than sung. Still, in an odd way, they prepared me for the honesty of John Lennon, the baroque language of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen, the open throat of Al Green and Stevie Wonder—when I hear these singers, I am reconnected to a part of me I have no explanation for … my “soul” I guess. ( 1999 , p. ix) The U2 catalog is peppered through with biblical...

Bayle,                 Pierre

Bayle, Pierre (1647–1706)   Reference library

Hubert Bost and David Gascoigne

The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion
Length:
2,369 words

...Augustine for and against Pagan Virtues’, Medieval Philosophy and Theology 8 (1999) 105–27. E. Labrousse , Pierre Bayle , 2: Hétérodoxie et rigorisme (Paris 1996). T. M. Lennon , Reading Bayle (Toronto 1999). A. McKenna , ‘Bayle moraliste augustinien’, Revue de littérature française comparée 6 (1996) 175–86. G. Mori , Bayle philosophe (Paris 1999). ...

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