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Religious Life for Women: From Enclosure to Immersion

Doris Gottemoeller

in From Trent to Vatican II: Historical and Theological Investigations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178067
eISBN:
9780199784905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178068.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Council of Trent's mandate to women's religious lives consisted of an insistence on the rules of enclosure. The Second Vatican Council mandated religious worship to examine every aspect of ... More


The Character of Creation: Scriptural Profiles

Norman Wirzba

in The Paradise of God: Renewing Religion in an Ecological Age

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195157161
eISBN:
9780199835270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157168.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The moral and spiritual character of creation is developed through a reading of five different biblical motifs: (1) the Yahwist account of creation in Genesis, (2) the Sabbath code, (3) Job’s ... More


Humanity's Place in Creation

Norman Wirzba

in The Paradise of God: Renewing Religion in an Ecological Age

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195157161
eISBN:
9780199835270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157168.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

As creatures made in the “image of God,” we have a unique identity and vocation. After showing that the popular models of ourselves as stewards or citizens of creation is inadequate, a case is made ... More


Changes and Continuities

Margaret M. McGuinness

in Neighbors and Missionaries: A History of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239870
eISBN:
9780823239917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239870.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

When Mother Marianne died in 1957, the Catholic Church and American society were on the verge of major transformations. Beginning in 1958, the congregation implemented a number of changes in response ... More


The Pastoral Vocation

Scott M. Manetsch

in Calvin's Company of Pastors: Pastoral Care and the Emerging Reformed Church, 1536-1609

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938575
eISBN:
9780199980741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938575.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 3 explores the view of vocation and ordination held by Calvin and his colleagues. The ministers’ responsibility to proclaim the Christian gospel was of primary importance to their sense of ... More


Autobiography of Ana de San Bartolomé

in Autobiography and Other Writings

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226143712
eISBN:
9780226143736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226143736.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents English translations of Ana de San Bartolomé's autobiography, which offers a glimpse into the nature of monastic life during late-sixteenth- and early-seventeenth-century Spain. ... More


The Execution of One’s Calling

Kirk M. Summers

in Morality After Calvin: Theodore Beza's Christian Censor and Reformed Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190280079
eISBN:
9780190280093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280079.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Several poems of Beza’s Cato treating the problem of idleness receive attention in this chapter. Two address the issue of finding a vocation, while two others focus on garrulity and frivolity. The ... More


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