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The Anti-Pelagian Christology of Augustine of Hippo, 396-430

The Anti-Pelagian Christology of Augustine of Hippo, 396-430

Dominic Keech

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199662234
eISBN:
9780191746314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662234.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Falling outside of the usual categories of Patristic Christological discourse, Augustine’s Christology remains a relatively neglected area of his thought. This study focuses on his understanding of ... More

The Art of Listening in the Early Church

The Art of Listening in the Early Church

Carol Harrison

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199641437
eISBN:
9780191755651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641437.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

How did people think about listening in the ancient world, and what evidence do we have of it in practice? The Christian faith came to the illiterate majority in the early Church through their ears. ... More

Ascetic Pneumatology from John Cassian to Gregory the Great

Ascetic Pneumatology from John Cassian to Gregory the Great

Thomas L. Humphries, Jr.

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685035
eISBN:
9780191765537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685035.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This book is about the Holy Spirit, monks, and other Catholic theologians who lived around the Mediterranean in the 5th and 6th centuries. It makes three interconnected arguments. The first argument ... More

Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nyssa, and the Transformation of Divine Simplicity

Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nyssa, and the Transformation of Divine Simplicity

Andrew Radde-Gallwitz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199574117
eISBN:
9780191722110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574117.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Divine simplicity is the idea that, as the ultimate principle of the universe, God must be a non‐composite unity not made up of parts or diverse attributes. The idea was appropriated by early ... More

Christ in the Life and Teaching of Gregory of Nazianzus

Christ in the Life and Teaching of Gregory of Nazianzus

Andrew Hofer, O.P.

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199681945
eISBN:
9780191761706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681945.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Andrew Hofer’s Christ in the Life and Teaching of Gregory of Nazianzus is the first full-length book published in any language devoted to an overview of the Christology of this fourth-century Father ... More

Cyril of Alexandria's Trinitarian Theology of Scripture

Cyril of Alexandria's Trinitarian Theology of Scripture

Matthew R. Crawford

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198722625
eISBN:
9780191789328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722625.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

More exegetical literature survives from the hand of Cyril of Alexandria than from nearly any other Greek patristic author, yet his work has scarcely received the degree of attention it deserves. ... More

The Demonic in the Political Thought of Eusebius of Caesarea

The Demonic in the Political Thought of Eusebius of Caesarea

Hazel Johannessen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198787242
eISBN:
9780191829314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787242.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This book explores how Eusebius of Caesarea’s ideas about demons interacted with and helped to shape his thought on other topics, particularly political topics. In doing so, it builds on and ... More

Discerning the MysteryAn Essay on the Nature of Theology

Discerning the Mystery: An Essay on the Nature of Theology

Andrew Louth

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198261964
eISBN:
9780191682261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261964.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Early Christian Studies

This book seeks to exorcize the spectre of the Enlightenment by drawing on H. G. Gadamer's demonstration of ‘how little the traditions in which we stand are weakened’ by the legacy of the ... More

Divine Powers in Late Antiquity

Divine Powers in Late Antiquity

Anna Marmodoro and Irini-Fotini Viltanioti (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198767206
eISBN:
9780191821370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767206.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

What are divine powers? What is their relation to divine nature? Is power the essence of divinity, or are divine powers distinct from divine essence? Are they divine hypostases or are they divine ... More

Drama of the Divine EconomyCreator and Creation in Early Christian Theology and Piety

Drama of the Divine Economy: Creator and Creation in Early Christian Theology and Piety

Paul M. Blowers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660414
eISBN:
9780191745980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660414.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This book investigates the relation between Creator and creation as an object of constructive theology and religious devotion in the early church. Initial chapters revisit the challenges and legacies ... More

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