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Divine Evil?The Moral Character of the God of Abraham

Divine Evil?: The Moral Character of the God of Abraham

Michael Bergmann, Michael J. Murray, and Michael C. Rea (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199576739
eISBN:
9780191595165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576739.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Numerous critics of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam have argued that God, especially in the Hebrew Bible, is often portrayed as morally vicious. For example, historical narratives in these texts ... More

Does God’s Existence Need Proof?

Does God’s Existence Need Proof?

Richard Messer

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269717
eISBN:
9780191683763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269717.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The possibility of proving the existence of God has fascinated thinkers and believers throughout the centuries. For those like Richard Swinburne, such a project is both worthwhile and successful. For ... More

Double-Effect ReasoningDoing Good and Avoiding Evil

Double-Effect Reasoning: Doing Good and Avoiding Evil

T. A. Cavanaugh

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199272198
eISBN:
9780191604157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272190.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Consequentialists oppose while absolutists and deontologists rely upon double-effect reasoning (DER) to address hard cases in which good inextricably binds with evil (such as destroying a legitimate ... More

Ecologies of GraceEnvironmental Ethics and Christian Theology

Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology

Willis Jenkins

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328516
eISBN:
9780199869862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328516.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Christianity struggles to show how living on earth matters for living with God. While people of faith increasingly seek practical ways to respond to the environmental crisis, theology has had ... More

Emotion, Identity, and ReligionHope, Reciprocity, and Otherness

Emotion, Identity, and Religion: Hope, Reciprocity, and Otherness

Douglas J. Davies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199551538
eISBN:
9780191806537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199551538.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Deep emotions pervade our human lives and ongoing moods echo them. Religious traditions often shape these and give devotees a sense of identity in a hopeful and meaningful life despite the conflicts, ... More

Empire of SoulsRobert Bellarmine and the Christian Commonwealth

Empire of Souls: Robert Bellarmine and the Christian Commonwealth

Stefania Tutino

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199740536
eISBN:
9780199894765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740536.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Robert Bellarmine was one of the pillars of post-Reformation Catholicism: he was a celebrated Jesuit theologian, a highly ranked member of the Congregations of the Inquisition and of the Index, the ... More

The End of the Timeless God

The End of the Timeless God

R. T. Mullins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755180
eISBN:
9780191816543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755180.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

The claim that God is timeless has been the majority view throughout church history. However, it is not obvious that divine timelessness is compatible with fundamental Christian doctrines such as ... More

Enfolding SilenceThe Transformation of Japanese American Religion and Art under Oppression

Enfolding Silence: The Transformation of Japanese American Religion and Art under Oppression

Brett J. Esaki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190251420
eISBN:
9780190251352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251420.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

Japanese Americans have developed complex silences in response to social and religious marginalization. Utilizing histories and ethnographies of Japanese American arts-gardening, origami, jazz, and ... More

Environmental Ethics and Process Thinking

Environmental Ethics and Process Thinking

Clare Palmer

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269526
eISBN:
9780191683664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269526.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book challenges the popular conception that process thinking offers an unambiguously positive contribution to the philosophical debate on environmental ethics. It critically examines the ... More

Eternal God / Saving Time

Eternal God / Saving Time

George Pattison

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198724162
eISBN:
9780191791970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724162.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

Starting from the assumption that ‘time is the horizon of the meaning of Being’ (Heidegger), the book attempts to discover what the central religious idea of eternity or of God as ‘the Eternal’ might ... More

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