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Calvin, Participation, and the Gift: The Activity of Believers in Union with Christ

J. Todd Billings

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199211876
eISBN:
9780191706004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211876.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Is the God of Calvin a fountain of blessing, or a forceful tyrant? Is Calvin's view of God coercive, leaving no place for the human qua human in redemption? These are perennial questions about ... More


Calvin, Participation, and the Problem of the Gift in Contemporary Thought

J. Todd Billings

in Calvin, Participation, and the Gift: The Activity of Believers in Union with Christ

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199211876
eISBN:
9780191706004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211876.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter begins with a detailed account of the critiques of Calvin emerging from the Gift discussion. It then states the book's central thesis in response to these critiques, and briefly ... More


Calvin's Doctrine of Participation: Contexts and Continuities

J. Todd Billings

in Calvin, Participation, and the Gift: The Activity of Believers in Union with Christ

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199211876
eISBN:
9780191706004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211876.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the historical and metaphysical aspects of Calvin's ‘background’ used to support the claim that Calvin systematically opposes the divine and the human, thus rendering ... More


The Development of Calvin's Language of ‘Participation in Christ’

J. Todd Billings

in Calvin, Participation, and the Gift: The Activity of Believers in Union with Christ

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199211876
eISBN:
9780191706004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211876.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter shows how attention to the development of Calvin's ‘programme’, as carried out in the Institutes and the biblical commentaries, can illuminate the theme of participation in Christ in ... More


Participation in Christ: The Activity of Believers in Prayer and the Sacraments

J. Todd Billings

in Calvin, Participation, and the Gift: The Activity of Believers in Union with Christ

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199211876
eISBN:
9780191706004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211876.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter argues that the place of the human is illuminated in Calvin's theology of participation via a Trinitarian account of the duplex gratia used as the framework for participation. For ... More


The Promise of Calvin's Theology of Participation

J. Todd Billings

in Calvin, Participation, and the Gift: The Activity of Believers in Union with Christ

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199211876
eISBN:
9780191706004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211876.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter briefly assesses the significance of the preceding chapters for the ongoing Gift discussion, as well as evaluates the criticisms and promise of Calvin's theology of participation in ... More


Politics of the Gift: Exchanges in Poststructuralism

Gerald Moore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642021
eISBN:
9780748671861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642021.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Politics of the Gift stages a series of dialogues between major 20th-century figures to show how the concept of the gift serves as a driving thematic and problematic of recent French thought. Through ... More


Lives in Objects: Native Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast

Jessica Yirush Stern

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631486
eISBN:
9781469631509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631486.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The Lives in Objects presents a thoroughly researched and engaging study of the deerskin trade in the colonial Southeast, which is equally attentive to British American and Southeastern Indian ... More


What Love Knows

Jean-Luc Marion

in Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170222
eISBN:
9780231540124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170222.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Conceiving of love phenomenologically as an “erotic reduction,” Marion argues that love, far from being a passion, is a point of view, a gift that always comes first and operates a profound ... More


Giving Beyond the Gift: Apophasis and Overcoming Theomania

Elliot R. Wolfson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255702
eISBN:
9780823260911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255702.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The book explores the codependency of monotheism and idolatry by examining the thought of several prominent twentieth-century Jewish philosophers—Hermann Cohen, Martin Buber, Franz Rosenzweig, and ... More


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