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What Is Pragmatic Religious Naturalism, and What Does It Have to Do with Du Bois?

Jonathon S. Kahn

in Divine Discontent: The Religious Imagination of W. E. B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307894
eISBN:
9780199867516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307894.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter defines pragmatism and pragmatic religious naturalism through a reading of pragmatists William James, John Dewey, and George Santayana. It shows how Du Bois constructs crucial notions of ... More


The Rule of Reason

William J. Abraham

in Canon and Criterion in Christian Theology: From the Fathers to Feminism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250035
eISBN:
9780191600388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250030.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The instability of the epistemology of the Anglican Reformation and the continuing failure to reach agreement on contested moral and religious issues came to the fore in the work of John Locke. Locke ... More


Theological Rationality

Thomas F. Torrance

in God and Rationality

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192139481
eISBN:
9780191670077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192139481.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Recently, theology has been put under pressures by certain mechanistic concepts which resulted from the Newtonian era of science — dogmatic empiricism and dogmatic scientism. A number of theologians ... More


The Objective Reality of God

Keith Ward

in Religion and Creation

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263937
eISBN:
9780191682681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263937.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, World Religions

The distinctive world-views would claim to be based on revelation, on discernments of the nature of God as the prophets and sages have articulated in their own developing traditions of worship and ... More


Conversion: A Divine and Supernatural Light

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Edwards agreed with his Puritan predecessors that preparation normally comes before conversion. He preached the necessity of the means of grace but argued they could not bring grace by themselves. ... More


Interpretations I: edwards and modern philosophy

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0040
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores some of the intellectual trajectories of Edwards both in the United States and abroad. Although Edwards never produced a distinct philosophical school of thought, continuity can ... More


Edwards's Intellectual Context

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter clarifies Edwards's intellectual context by debunking three false dichotomies often associated with the eighteenth century: faith versus reason, Catholic scholasticism versus Protestant ... More


Politics and Emotions

Joshua Hordern

in Political Affections: Civic Participation and Moral Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646814
eISBN:
9780191744181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646814.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Chapter 1 examines the democratic deficit in Europe today and, via discussion of constitutional patriotism, the wisdom of sublimating national identity to a post-national consciousness. To do so, it ... More


Situating Feminist Theologies Phenomenologically

Heike Peckruhn

in Meaning in Our Bodies: Sensory Experience as Constructive Theological Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190280925
eISBN:
9780190280949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280925.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 2 investigates the manner in which feminist theologies employ experience as a source for theology, particularly sensory experience. It highlights scholarly work that seeks to overcome ... More


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