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Being Human While Being American: Agenda for the American Future

Donald W. Shriver, Jr.

in Honest Patriots: Loving a Country Enough to Remember Its Misdeeds

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195151534
eISBN:
9780199785056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151534.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter celebrates public occasions and measures in recent years where the American government and citizens’ groups acknowledged national “misdeeds” in international relations, especially in its ... More


Just and Unjust Peace: An Ethic of Political Reconciliation

Daniel Philpott

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827565
eISBN:
9780199949779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827565.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the wake of massive injustice, how can justice be achieved and peace restored? This book offers an innovative and hopeful response to these questions. It challenges the approach to peacebuilding ... More


1529–1531: Augsburg

Gregory B. Graybill

in Evangelical Free Will: Phillipp Melanchthon's Doctrinal Journey on the Origins of Faith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199589487
eISBN:
9780191594588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589487.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

From 1529 to 1531, Melanchthon wrote a commentary on Romans, attended the Diet of Augsburg, and produced the notable documents of the Augsburg Confession and its Apology. During this time, he ... More


The Essence of Repentance

Solomon Schimmel

in Wounds Not Healed By Time: The Power of Repentance and Forgiveness

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195128413
eISBN:
9780199834648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195128419.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the development of the concept and religious value of repentance in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) as applied to human‐divine and to human–human relationships. The chapter then ... More


The Story of Ānandamayī Mā's Life

Lisa Lassell Hallstrom

in Mother of Bliss: Anandamayi Ma (1896–1982)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195116489
eISBN:
9780199851621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116489.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

A note is always seen at the beginning of all the spiritual biographies written about Ānandamayī Mā to express how the author apologizes for situations wherein the reader may arrive at ... More


The Role of Forgiveness in Reconciliation

Yehudith Auerbach

in From Conflict Resolution to Reconciliation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195166439
eISBN:
9780199849796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166439.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

One would notice that people and nation leaders across the world would find themselves asking forgiveness or declaring public apologies to each other for the things that they have done wrong to the ... More


Apology and Reconciliation in International Relations

Raymond Cohen

in From Conflict Resolution to Reconciliation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195166439
eISBN:
9780199849796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166439.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

An apology serves as a human and effective tool for reconciliation and in dealing with conflict. Since apologies are not limited to only speech and may be delivered in several different ways and ... More


Ricœur versus Frei: Extra-linguistic Reference and the Absorbing World of the Bible

James Fodor

in Christian Hermeneutics: Paul Ricoeur and the Refiguring of Theology

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263494
eISBN:
9780191682575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263494.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Both Ricœur and Frei agree that narrative is indispensable for understanding God's truth; both emphasize the importance of attending to the shape of biblical narrative before speculating about its ... More


Four Practices: Building Socially Just Institutions, Acknowledgment, Reparations, and Apologies

Daniel Philpott

in Just and Unjust Peace: An Ethic of Political Reconciliation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827565
eISBN:
9780199949779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827565.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes four practices of reconciliation-building institutions for social justice, acknowledgment, reparations, and apology. For each practice, the chapter shows how it has taken place ... More


Travel, Suicide, and Self-Construction

Timothy Luckritz Marquis

in Transient Apostle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300187144
eISBN:
9780300187427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187144.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the basic route of the reading of Chrysostom. It shows that the start of 2 Corinthians 1–9 is composed of a rhetorical technique framed to explain failed travel plans. It then ... More


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