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Hope in a Democratic Age: Philosophy, Religion, and Political Theory

Alan Mittleman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199297153
eISBN:
9780191700835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297153.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

How and why should hope play a key role in a 21st-century democratic politics? This book offers a philosophical exploration of the theme, contending that a modern construction of hope as an emotion ... More


The Faith of Hope

Alan Mittleman

in Hope in a Democratic Age: Philosophy, Religion, and Political Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199297153
eISBN:
9780191700835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297153.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

For both Thomas Aquinas and Joseph Albo, hope becomes a response to an outpouring of divine presence. This chapter considers the Jewish and Christian traditions from which Aquinas and Albo drew, and ... More


The Mystery of the Gospel

Ted A. Campbell

in The Gospel in Christian Traditions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195370638
eISBN:
9780199870738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370638.003.007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 6 offers a conclusion to the book as a whole. The chapter discusses three “clusters of meaning” associated consistently with the gospel message: the basic narrative of the life, death and ... More


Scripture Interpreting Scripture: Reopening the Word

Marie Noonan Sabin

in Reopening the Word: Reading Mark as Theology in the Context of Early Judaism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143591
eISBN:
9780199834600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143590.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Sabin shows how Mark uses both direct citations and indirect echoes of Hebrew Scripture to construct a framework of interpretation. In particular, she shows how the opening word of Mark's Gospel, ... More


Aspects of Bilingualism in the History of the Greek Language

MARK JANSE

in Bilingualism in Ancient Society: Language Contact and the Written Text

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199245062
eISBN:
9780191715129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245062.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter contrasts two historical Greek varieties from the perspective of language contact, one ancient and one modern. The two varieties are complete opposites in almost every respect. The ... More


God is Love: The Word Agape in the New Testament

CATHERINE OSBORNE

in Eros Unveiled: Plato and the God of Love

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267669
eISBN:
9780191683336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267669.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

In the Patristic period, the education and background of the writers are reflected in their writings. The same is also true of the New Testament, which was not written in a vacuum. The New Testament ... More


Nature versus History: An Artificial Divide?

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/9780199569052.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explores the changes in human perception of the natural world that came about with the rise of modern science from the 16th century onwards, before narrowing its focus to the academic ... More


Traumatic Crystallization of Scripture

David M. Carr

in Holy Resilience: The Bible's Traumatic Origins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300204568
eISBN:
9780300210248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204568.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses the traumatic crystallization of Hebrew scriptures. It reviews the motive of the Hasmoneans on supporting scriptural standardization and addresses the effect of communal trauma ... More


Introduction “Biblical Traditions that Call for Liberation”

John Coffey

in Exodus and Liberation: Deliverance Politics from John Calvin to Martin Luther King Jr.

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199334223
eISBN:
9780199369393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334223.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Political History

In one of his first publications, a 1988 essay on community organizing, Barack Obama praised the black church for maintaining “biblical traditions that call for liberation.” This book aims to locate ... More


Liberation and Reconciliation

O. Ernesto Valiente

in Liberation Through Reconciliation: Jon Sobrino's Christological Spirituality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268528
eISBN:
9780823272549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268528.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The first chapter examines reconciliation from a Christian perspective in order to establish the necessary theoretical framework for a topic that is studied from the intersection of various academic ... More


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