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Tradition and Imagination: Revelation and Change

David Brown

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269915
eISBN:
9780191600432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269919.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Seeks to offer a new way of understanding revelation. Instead of the usual contrast between later church tradition and biblical revelation, Brown suggests that revelation be seen as something that ... More


Victim into Saint: Patriarchal Retellings

David Brown

in Tradition and Imagination: Revelation and Change

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269915
eISBN:
9780191600432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269919.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Examines the way in which, and some of the reasons why, the stories of the patriarchs, Abraham, Isaac, and Joseph, have been altered both within Scripture and subsequently within the later history of ... More


Ordaining Satan: Practical Considerations in the Divine Oikonomia

David A. Michelson

in The Practical Christology of Philoxenos of Mabbug

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198722960
eISBN:
9780191789595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722960.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter places Philoxenos of Mabbug’s Christological polemics in the context of his theology of episcopal administration. Philoxenos built a reputation through vehement opposition to the Council ... More


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