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Fathering Your FatherThe Zen of Fabrication in Tang Buddhism

Fathering Your Father: The Zen of Fabrication in Tang Buddhism

Alan Cole

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254848
eISBN:
9780520943643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254848.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book offers a provocative rereading of the early history of Chan Buddhism (Zen). Working from a history-of-religions point of view that asks how and why certain literary tropes were chosen to ... More

FBI and ReligionFaith and National Security before and after 9/11

FBI and Religion: Faith and National Security before and after 9/11

Sylvester A. Johnson and Steven Weitzman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520287273
eISBN:
9780520962422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287273.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This volume is an interdisciplinary assessment of the relationship between religion and the FBI. We recount the history of the FBI’s engagement with multiple religious communities and with aspects of ... More

For the WildRitual and Commitment in Radical Eco-Activism

For the Wild: Ritual and Commitment in Radical Eco-Activism

Sarah M. Pike

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294950
eISBN:
9780520967892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294950.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Drawing on analyses of activist art, music, and writings, as well as interviews and participant-observation in activist communities and at protests, For the Wild explores the ways in which radical ... More

Foreigners and Their FoodConstructing Otherness in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Law

Foreigners and Their Food: Constructing Otherness in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Law

David Freidenreich

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253216
eISBN:
9780520950276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253216.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book explores how Jews, Christians, and Muslims conceptualize “us” and “them” through rules about the preparation of food by adherents of other religions and the act of eating with such ... More

From Jeremiad to Jihad"Religion, Violence, and America"

From Jeremiad to Jihad: "Religion, Violence, and America"

John D. Carlson and Jonathan H. Ebel (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271654
eISBN:
9780520951532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271654.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Violence has been a central feature of America's history, culture, and place in the world. It has taken many forms: from state-sponsored uses of force such as war or law enforcement, to revolution, ... More

A Garland of Feminist ReflectionsForty Years of Religious Exploration

A Garland of Feminist Reflections: Forty Years of Religious Exploration

Rita Gross

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255852
eISBN:
9780520943667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255852.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The author of this book has long been acknowledged as a founder in the field of feminist theology. One of the earliest scholars in religious studies to discover how feminism affects that discipline, ... More

Ghosts of HomeThe Afterlife of Czernowitz in Jewish Memory

Ghosts of Home: The Afterlife of Czernowitz in Jewish Memory

Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257726
eISBN:
9780520944909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257726.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In modern-day Ukraine, east of the Carpathian Mountains, there is an invisible city. Known as Czernowitz, the “Vienna of the East” under the Habsburg empire, this vibrant Jewish-German Eastern ... More

God and the Green DivideReligious Environmentalism in Black and White

God and the Green Divide: Religious Environmentalism in Black and White

Amanda J. Baugh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291164
eISBN:
9780520965003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291164.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

American environmentalism historically has been associated with the interests of white elites. Yet religious leaders in the twenty-first century have helped instill concern about the earth among ... More

Goddesses and the Divine FeminineA Western Religious History

Goddesses and the Divine Feminine: A Western Religious History

Rosemary Ruether

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231467
eISBN:
9780520940413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231467.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book presents the most illuminating portrait we have to date of goddesses and sacred female imagery in Western culture—from prehistory to contemporary goddess movements. It looks at the ... More

Halakhah in the MakingThe Development of Jewish Law from Qumran to the Rabbis

Halakhah in the Making: The Development of Jewish Law from Qumran to the Rabbis

Aharon Shemesh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520259102
eISBN:
9780520945036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259102.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book offers a comprehensive study of the legal material found in the Dead Sea Scrolls and its significance in the greater history of Jewish religious law (Halakhah). The study revives an issue ... More

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