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The Passions of Christ in High-Medieval Thought

The Passions of Christ in High-Medieval Thought: An Essay on Christological Development

Kevin Madigan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195322743
eISBN:
9780199785407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322743.001.0001

Theologians have always struggled to understand how humanity and divinity coexisted in the person of Christ. Proponents of the Arian heresy, which held that Jesus could not have been fully divine, ... More

Jesus of Hollywood

Jesus of Hollywood

Adele Reinhartz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195146967
eISBN:
9780199785469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146967.001.0001

This book is a study of the movies made about Jesus, from the earliest silent films through to Mel Gibson's 2004 The Passion of the Christ. Its main argument is that these movies fit into the ... More

The Letters of Hildegard of Bingen: Volume III

The Letters of Hildegard of Bingen: Volume III

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195168372
eISBN:
9780199784745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168372.001.0001

This book is the third and final volume of the entire collection of the extant letters of Hildegard of Bingen translated from Hildegard’s sometimes rather quirky Latin into English. Contained here ... More

Theatrical Shows and Ascetic Lives

Theatrical Shows and Ascetic Lives: John Chrysostom's Attack on Spiritual Marriage

Blake Leyerle

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215580
eISBN:
9780520921634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215580.001.0001

This book provides an original and rewarding context for understanding the prolific fourth-century Christian theologian John Chrysostom and the religious and social world in which he lived. The book ... More

Methodism and Education, 1849–1902

Methodism and Education, 1849–1902: J. H. Rigg, Romanism, and Wesleyan Schools

John T. Smith

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269649
eISBN:
9780191683725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269649.001.0001

This book has three interlocking themes. It is concerned first with the advance and subsequent decline of the Wesleyan Methodist efforts in education during the 19th century. Secondly, it is about Dr ... More

The Rebirth of Latin American Christianity

The Rebirth of Latin American Christianity

Todd Hartch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199844593
eISBN:
9780199358304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844593.001.0001

As the demographic center of Christianity has shifted to the global South, Latin America has become one of the most important regions in the world for both Catholicism and Protestantism. This book ... More

The Vision Glorious

The Vision Glorious: Themes and Personalities of the Catholic Revival in Anglicanism

Geoffrey Rowell

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263326
eISBN:
9780191682476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263326.001.0001

The year 1983 marked the 150th anniversary of John Keble's Assize Sermon, a sermon which Newman recognized as the beginning of the Oxford Movement. The religious revival which it signalled, though ... More

Black Puritan, Black Republican

Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel Haynes, 1753-1833

John Saillant

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157178
eISBN:
9780199834617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157176.001.0001

In the second half of the eighteenth century, British and American men and women began criticizing the slave trade and slavery as violations of the principles of Christianity, natural rights, and ... More

Teaching the Reformation

Teaching the Reformation: Ministers and Their Message in Basel, 1529-1629

Amy Nelson Burnett

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305760
eISBN:
9780199784912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305760.001.0001

This book describes the education and ministry of the Reformed ministers who served the church of Basel in the century after the city’s official adoption of the Reformation. It argues that growing ... More

God and History

God and History: Aspects of British Theology 1875-1914

Peter Hinchliff

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263333
eISBN:
9780191682483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263333.001.0001

It is well known that the scientific discoveries of the 19th century posed problems for Christian theology. Less well known is the fact that the new understanding of history, developed in the same ... More

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