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The Passions of Christ in High-Medieval Thought: An Essay on Christological Development

Kevin Madigan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195322743
eISBN:
9780199785407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322743.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Theologians have always struggled to understand how humanity and divinity coexisted in the person of Christ. Proponents of the Arian heresy, which held that Jesus could not have been fully divine, ... More


How Wide Is Our Lens?

Douglas A Hicks

in With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337174
eISBN:
9780199868407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337174.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the predominant vision many political leaders have articulated post-September 11, 2001: a narrow and embattled vision of the collective American identity. It draws on Samuel ... More


The Libellus of Hormisdas: A Remodelling of the Past

Volker L. Menze

in Justinian and the Making of the Syrian Orthodox Church

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534876
eISBN:
9780191716041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534876.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 2 discusses the use of theological proof text, florilegia and generally the use of argument in the 530s in order to understand what the motives of the protagonists were, and to answer the ... More


Coming to Terms

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:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the impact of demographic change (Southern population growth and Northern population decline) on the form of Christianity that is likely to be practiced in the future and ... More


Christian Theology

Donna Yarri

in The Ethics of Animal Experimentation: A Critical Analysis and Constructive Christian Proposal

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195181791
eISBN:
9780199835744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181794.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Historically, the Christian tradition has not been generally favorable toward animals, and in fact has often been used to demonstrate the dominion of humans over animals. However, there are doctrines ... More


Creation in Church History

Hilary Marlow

in Biblical Prophets and Contemporary Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199569052
eISBN:
9780191723230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569052.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

A number of environmental scientists and theologians view the Judaeo–Christian tradition with suspicion, even hostility, and some lay the blame for the current environmental situation at the door of ... More


Nation and Covenant: The Contribution of Ancient Israel to Modern Nationalism: Elie Kedourie Memorial Lecture

Anthony D. Smith

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture provides of ancient Israel that were revealed in the Hebrew Bible. It looks at some of the main themes and goals of modern nationalism. One section is devoted to suggesting possible ... More


Conclusion

Peter Widdicombe

in The Fatherhood of God from Origen to Athanasius

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242481
eISBN:
9780191697111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242481.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This concluding chapter compares what Athanasius says about the themes of our change from slaves to sons and the corresponding change in our relation with God with what Origen has to say. While these ... More


God Knows

Susan R. Holman

in God Knows There's Need: Christian Responses to Poverty

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195383621
eISBN:
9780199870479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383621.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

There is a modern concern to make early Christian “patristic” texts relevant in modern social dialogue, but such a cross-disciplinary venture presents certain interpretive challenges for “reading ... More


Hermeneutics of Holiness: Ancient Jewish and Christian Notions of Sexuality and Religious Community

Naomi Koltun-Fromm

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736485
eISBN:
9780199866427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736485.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion and Society

Hermeneutics of Holiness focuses on the historical, theological, and literary trajectories of the Hebrew biblical notions of holiness from the biblical context into the fourth-century Jewish and ... More


Judaic Sources and Western Thought: Jerusalem's Enduring Presence

Jonathan Jacobs (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199583157
eISBN:
9780191728952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583157.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book explores the significance and enduring relevance of Judaic roots and sources of important European and Western moral and political ideas and ideals. The book focuses on the distinct ... More


Explanation: The Marginalization of Motherhood in the Christian Tradition

Mary Dunn

in The Cruelest of All Mothers: Marie de l'Incarnation, Motherhood, and Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267217
eISBN:
9780823272327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267217.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 3 shifts tack, challenging interpretations of the abandonment as a straightforward instance of either submission or resistance. Following Bourdieu, this chapter situates Marie within the ... More


Reforming Sodom: Protestants and the Rise of Gay Rights

Heather Rachelle White

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624112
eISBN:
9781469624792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624112.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

With a focus on mainline Protestants and gay rights activists in the twentieth century, this book challenges the usual picture of perennial adversaries with a new narrative about America's religious ... More


“We Rejoice in Your Heroic Deeds!”: Christian Heroism and Sasanian Epic Tradition

Joel Thomas Walker

in The Legend of Mar Qardagh: Narrative and Christian Heroism in Late Antique Iraq

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245785
eISBN:
9780520932197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245785.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter uses evidence from Persian literature and art—including the Middle Persian Chronicle of Ardashīr (ca. 600), the Shā hnāma of Firdowsi, and the late Sasanian cliff reliefs at ... More


Conclusion

Ronan Mccrea

in Religion and the Public Order of the European Union

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199595358
eISBN:
9780191595776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595358.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter argues that the Union's approach to religion is characterised by a commitment to balancing its predominantly Christian religious tradition with a strong tradition of secularism and of ... More


Biblical Anima-Spirit

C. U. M. Smith, Eugenio Frixione, Stanley Finger, and William Clower

in The Animal Spirit Doctrine and the Origins of Neurophysiology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199766499
eISBN:
9780199950263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766499.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter shows how the Jewish-Christian tradition, along with Greek philosophy, led to the creation of “Western thought.” It first studies the Jewish belief that the essence of each individual ... More


Introduction

Keith Ward

in Religion and Human Nature

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269618
eISBN:
9780191683718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269618.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, World Religions

This chapter explains the objective of this book, which is to present a comparative analysis of religious views on destiny and human nature. This book explores the differing views of Advaita Vedanta, ... More


 Civic Virtue and Science in Prerevolutionary Europe

John C. Moore

in Scientific Values and Civic Virtues

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195172256
eISBN:
9780199835546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195172256.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

In prerevolutionary Europe, science in the broad sense of organized knowledge (scientia) played a crucial role in the emergence of democracy and civic virtue. Medieval thinkers drew on Cicero, ... More


Introduction

Andrew Lincoln

in Spiritual History: A Reading of William Blake's Vala or The Four Zoas

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183143
eISBN:
9780191673948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183143.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

William Blake's The Four Zoas is a universal history which integrates and attempts to harmonize different approaches in history. While the poem aligns itself with a Christian tradition that places ... More


Correcting Elijah’s Mistake: The Liberal Protestant Embrace of Comparative Religion

David Mislin

in Saving Faith: Making Religious Pluralism an American Value at the Dawn of the Secular Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453946
eISBN:
9781501701436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453946.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the popularity of spiritual exploration and religious comparison that flourished in the late nineteenth century. By utilizing the model of revelation as a gradual, unfolding ... More


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