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Conversion and the Rehabilitation of the Penal SystemA Theological Rereading of Criminal Justice

Conversion and the Rehabilitation of the Penal System: A Theological Rereading of Criminal Justice

Andrew Skotnicki

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880835
eISBN:
9780190880866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880835.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

The contemporary practice of criminal detention is a protracted exercise in needless violence predicated upon two foundational errors. The first is the inability to view those enmeshed in its rubrics ... More

Divine Perfection and Human PotentialityThe Trinitarian Anthropology of Hilary of Poitiers

Divine Perfection and Human Potentiality: The Trinitarian Anthropology of Hilary of Poitiers

Jarred A. Mercer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190903534
eISBN:
9780190903565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190903534.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

No figure of fourth-century Christianity seems to be both so well known and clouded in mystery as Hilary of Poitiers. His invaluable position historically is unquestioned, but the coherence and ... More

Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?Historical and Theological Reflections

Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?: Historical and Theological Reflections

Matthew Levering

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198838968
eISBN:
9780191874857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838968.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book defends the reasonableness of believing that Jesus of Nazareth rose from the dead. It mounts both historical arguments and theological arguments. There are only two alternatives as a ... More

Debating the SacramentsPrint and Authority in the Early Reformation

Debating the Sacraments: Print and Authority in the Early Reformation

Amy Nelson Burnett

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190921187
eISBN:
9780190921217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921187.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

The early Reformation debate over the sacraments provoked a crisis of authority within the evangelical movement. The conflict developed from contrasting presuppositions held by Martin Luther and ... More

Orthodox RadicalsBaptist Identity in the English Revolution

Orthodox Radicals: Baptist Identity in the English Revolution

Matthew C. Bingham

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190912369
eISBN:
9780190912390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912369.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Orthodox Radicals explores the origins and identity of Baptists during the English Revolution (1640–1660), arguing that mid-seventeenth century Baptists did not, in fact, understand themselves to be ... More

Theologies of GuadalupeFrom the Era of Conquest to Pope Francis

Theologies of Guadalupe: From the Era of Conquest to Pope Francis

Timothy Matovina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190902759
eISBN:
9780190902780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190902759.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Our Lady of Guadalupe is the only Marian apparition tradition in the Americas—and indeed in all of Roman Catholicism—that inspired a sustained series of published theological analyses. Theologians in ... More

Science Without God?Rethinking the History of Scientific Naturalism

Science Without God?: Rethinking the History of Scientific Naturalism

Peter Harrison and Jon H. Roberts (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198834588
eISBN:
9780191872679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834588.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Modern scientific explanations invariably exclude reference to God and the supernatural. Science and naturalism thus go hand in hand. But in the past things were often different. Beginning with the ... More

How Things Count as the SameMemory, Mimesis, and Metaphor

How Things Count as the Same: Memory, Mimesis, and Metaphor

Adam B. Seligman and Robert P. Weller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190888718
eISBN:
9780190888749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888718.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

How do human beings craft enduring social groups and long-lasting relationships? Given the myriad differences that divide one individual from another, why do we recognize anyone as somehow sharing a ... More

The Beginnings of the Cult of Relics

The Beginnings of the Cult of Relics

Robert Wiśniewski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199675562
eISBN:
9780191817601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199675562.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Christians always admired and venerated martyrs who died for their faith, but for a long time thought that the bodies of martyrs should remain undisturbed in their graves. Initially, the Christian ... More

Before Jonathan EdwardsSources of New England Theology

Before Jonathan Edwards: Sources of New England Theology

Adriaan C. Neele

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199372621
eISBN:
9780199372645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This volume will present the first comprehensive study of Jonathan Edwards’s use of Reformed orthodox and Protestant scholastic primary sources in the context of the challenges of orthodoxy in his ... More

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