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The Beloved Disciple in Conflict?: Revisiting the Gospels of John and Thomas

Ismo Dunderberg

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199284962
eISBN:
9780191603785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284962.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The relationship between the Gospel of John and the Gospel of Thomas has become a hotly debated issue, with several scholars arguing that John and Thomas are gospels in conflict. The first part of ... More


Citizenship, Community, and the Church of England: Liberal Anglican Theories of the State Between the Wars

Matthew Grimley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270897
eISBN:
9780191709494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270897.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book traces the influence of Anglican writers on the political thought of inter-war Britain, and argues that religion continued to exert a powerful influence on political ideas and allegiances ... More


 Ethical Directions: Implications of a Revised Theology of Freedom and Grace

Jennifer Erin Beste

in God and the Victim: Traumatic Intrusions on Grace, and Freedom

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195311099
eISBN:
9780199871117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311099.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the ethical implications resulting from this revised understanding of the self, freedom, and God's grace—implications that are relevant to trauma survivors and to Christian ... More


The Bible is True

Stephen T. Davis

in Christian Philosophical Theology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199284597
eISBN:
9780191603778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284598.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Christians hold that God uniquely speaks to us in the Bible. The saying, “The Bible is true”, may mean submitting to the Bible, placing ourselves under its theological and religious authority. The ... More


The Rise of the New Christianity

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents an analysis of the growth of the new Southern Christianity in relation to population growth in Southern countries, which is expected to surge dramatically in the middle term ... More


Text and Identity

Judith Lieu

in Christian Identity in the Jewish and Graeco-Roman World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199262892
eISBN:
9780191602818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262896.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The literary productivity of early Christianity invites the model of textual communities. This productivity includes the appropriation of the Jewish Scriptures and other writings and the claim to ... More


Portraits in a landscape: Christian origins in northern Italy

Mark Humphries

in Communities of the Blessed: Social Environment and Religious Change in Northern Italy, AD 200-400

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269830
eISBN:
9780191683824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269830.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the importance of archaeological records in tracing and interpreting the origin of Christianity in northern Italy. Archaeological records increase researchers' knowledge beyond ... More


The Beloved Disciple in the Gospel of John

Ismo Dunderberg

in The Beloved Disciple in Conflict?: Revisiting the Gospels of John and Thomas

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199284962
eISBN:
9780191603785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284962.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter argues that the enigmatic ‘disciple Jesus loved’ in John cannot be identified, and that the evidence for his role as the founder and the leader of the Johannine group remains meagre. The ... More


The spectrum of belief and the question of the church

Philip Clayton and Steven Knapp

in The Predicament of Belief: Science, Philosophy, and Faith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695270
eISBN:
9780191731945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695270.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

The foregoing chapters present a comprehensive case for what the authors call “Christian minimalism,” a position that affirms certain core claims of Christian theism (sometimes in a revised form) but ... More


Resurrection as Glory: Divine Presence and Christian Origins

Carey C. Newman

in The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Christianity's break with Judaism—the mutual ‘parting of the ways’—still baffles those who study it. Was the rupture early and driven by a ‘high’ Christology or was the split late and to be explained ... More


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