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Jesus Our Redeemer: A Christian Approach to Salvation

Gerald O'Collins, SJ

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199203130
eISBN:
9780191707742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203130.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book aims at clarifying what Christians mean when they call Christ ‘our Redeemer’. That entails asking: How did the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus transform humanity's relationship with ... More


Divine and Contingent Order

Thomas F. Torrance

Published in print:
1981
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266587
eISBN:
9780191683053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266587.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The aim of this book is to clarify the notions of contingence and contingent order in the context of modern thought, and thereby to carry forward the work of early Christian theology which first ... More


God Is Not a Story: Realism Revisited

Francesca Aran Murphy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199219285
eISBN:
9780191711664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219285.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The book argues that the contemporary theological practice of describing Christian doctrines or beliefs as ‘narratives’ or ‘stories’ leads to a non-realistic idea of God, that is, to conceiving God ... More


Conclusion: Martin Luther, Confessor of the Faith and Pastor of God’s People

Robert Kolb

in Martin Luther: Confessor of the Faith

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199208937
eISBN:
9780191695742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208937.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This concluding chapter presents thoughts from the author that God come to rescue his human creatures from the mystery of evil and restore them to their full enjoyment of his gift of humanity. Martin ... More


Does Evil Persist?

Oswald Bayer and Jeff Cayzer

in Freedom in Response

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249091
eISBN:
9780191697807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249091.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses the concept of evil that does not persist. It is possible to take the idea that evil does not persist as a concept that in philosophical terms posits a guideline for human ... More


End

Joseph Pilsner

in The Specification of Human Actions in St Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199286058
eISBN:
9780191603808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286051.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Aquinas asserts that ends specify human actions, and explains this point by comparing human actions with other realities. For example, he maintains that an end is comparable to a form in a natural ... More


Redemption as Deliverance from Evil

Gerald SJ O'Collins

in Jesus Our Redeemer: A Christian Approach to Salvation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199203130
eISBN:
9780191707742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203130.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores a theme repeatedly found in the biblical and liturgical sources and featuring centrally in modern theologies of liberation: redemption as deliverance. Reasons are given for the ... More


Perfection and Goodness

Brian Davies

in The Thought of Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198267539
eISBN:
9780191600500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198267533.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Thomas Aquinas thinks that God defies our comprehension, but, as has been discussed earlier in the book, he also holds that we are still able to make true statements about him. So far, the book has ... More


The Poetics of Evil: Toward an Aesthetic Theodicy

Philip Tallon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199778935
eISBN:
9780199919109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778935.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The problem of evil has been a major focus in philosophy of religion for the last fifty years. But the academic literature has shown a bias against including aesthetic or artistic considerations in ... More


Introduction

Morwenna Ludlow

in Universal Salvation: Eschatology in the Thought of Gregory of Nyssa and Karl Rahner

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270225
eISBN:
9780191600661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270224.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The introduction summarizes the long and varied history of Christian universalism, from Origen to the present day. The study of one patristic and one modern theologian is explained, and the specific ... More


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