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Approaches to Post-Reformation Protestantism: Refraining the Historiographical Question

Richard A. Muller

in After Calvin: Studies in the Development of a Theological Tradition

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157017
eISBN:
9780199849581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157017.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The chapters in this volume provide appoint of entry into the scholarship of reappraisal, whether from the perspective of the basic definitions of the terms and issues from the perspective of the ... More


Reformation of Feeling: Shaping the Religious Emotions in Early Modern Germany

Susan Karant-Nunn

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399738
eISBN:
9780199777198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399738.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The Reformation of Feeling looks beyond and beneath the formal doctrinal and moral demands of the Reformation in Germany in order to examine the emotional tenor of the programs that the ... More


The Long Life and Final Collapse of the Puritan Canopy

Mark A. Noll

in America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151114
eISBN:
9780199834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151119.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

By 1750, a transition was beginning to take place in American Christianity. Americans began to replace traditional theology with public intellectual ideologies like republicanism and commonsense ... More


The Origins of the Federal Theology in Sixteenth-Century Reformation Thought

David A. Weir

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266907
eISBN:
9780191683107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266907.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

The development of the federal theology of the late 16th and early 17th centuries was a significant transformation in Reformed theological thinking. According to the federal theologians, all of human ... More


The Background to the First Proposal of the Prelapsarian Covenant in Reformed Theology

David A. Weir

in The Origins of the Federal Theology in Sixteenth-Century Reformation Thought

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266907
eISBN:
9780191683107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266907.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Previous Reformed theologians had spoken of the doctrine of the covenant as one doctrine among many. With the rise of the federal theology historians have noted how the idea of covenant began to have ... More


More Than the “Integration” of Faith and Learning

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen

in Scholarship and Christian Faith: Enlarging the Conversation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195170382
eISBN:
9780199835669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170385.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

An approach to Christian scholarship called “the integration of faith and learning” has been popular for several decades within evangelical Protestant academic circles. Originally developed by Arthur ... More


The Incarnational Narrative as Historical: Grounds for Belief

C. Stephen Evans

in The Historical Christ and the Jesus of Faith: The Incarnational Narrative as History

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263975
eISBN:
9780191600579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019826397X.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The last chapter looked at two-stage evidentialist apologetics, and examined some of the problems that face this approach to the incarnational narrative. Although it was argued that these problems do ... More


Shapers of English Calvinism, 1660–1714: Variety, Persistence, and Transformation

Dewey D. Wallace

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744831
eISBN:
9780199897339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744831.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book contributes to studies on the development of Calvinism and Reformed Theology in the post-Reformation era and on later English Puritanism as it transitioned into Dissent. Beginning with the ... More


Conclusion

David A. Weir

in The Origins of the Federal Theology in Sixteenth-Century Reformation Thought

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266907
eISBN:
9780191683107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266907.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

The overwhelming predominance of the federal theology in Puritan thinking and Puritanism's emphasis on duty must have something to do with the ‘Puritan-Presbyterian character’, with its emphasis upon ... More


The Prelapsarian Covenant as Proposed by Zacharias Ursinus

David A. Weir

in The Origins of the Federal Theology in Sixteenth-Century Reformation Thought

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266907
eISBN:
9780191683107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266907.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

The idea of a prelapsarian covenant is not an absolute novelty in the history of Christian doctrine, but it was not utilised extensively in Reformed theology until the second half of the 16th ... More


The Second Stage in the Development of the Federal Theology

David A. Weir

in The Origins of the Federal Theology in Sixteenth-Century Reformation Thought

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266907
eISBN:
9780191683107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266907.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Zacharias Ursinus's colleagues continued to develop the covenant theme in Reformed theology after his death. One of the most important was Caspar Olevianus, who by 1584 was teaching at the Herborn ... More


Divine Excellency

Oliver D. Crisp

in Jonathan Edwards on God and Creation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755295
eISBN:
9780199979486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755295.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 5 deals with the doctrine of divine excellency, an important constituent of Edwardsian theology proper. Edwards argues that “one alone cannot be excellent.” He maintains that an entity that ... More


The German Roots of Nineteenth-Century American Theology

Annette G. Aubert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199915323
eISBN:
9780199345540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915323.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This book explores the influences of German theology—especially mediating theology, or Vermittlungstheologie—Friedrich Schleiermacher, and Ernst Hengstenberg on nineteenth-century Reformed theology ... More


Apologist for the Church of England

W. B. Patterson

in William Perkins and the Making of a Protestant England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199681525
eISBN:
9780191773235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681525.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

William Perkins, usually identified as a Puritan, devoted much of his career to making the teachings of the established Church better known and appreciated. He regarded Puritan as a ‘vile’ term, and ... More


After Jonathan Edwards: The Courses of the New England Theology

Oliver D. Crisp and Douglas A. Sweeney (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756292
eISBN:
9780199950379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756292.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In the past half century there has been a significant amount of scholarly attention paid to the thought of Jonathan Edwards so that he is now one of the most studied figures in American history. Much ... More


Spinoza and Reformed Theologians on God

Daniel Pedersen

in Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy, Volume VII

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198748717
eISBN:
9780191814112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748717.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines several ways in which Spinoza’s account of God and divine freedom resembles that of theologians in the Reformed Christian tradition, the tradition to which his Dutch ... More


Conclusion: Theological Ideas in Transatlantic Perspective

Annette G. Aubert

in The German Roots of Nineteenth-Century American Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199915323
eISBN:
9780199345540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915323.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The concluding chapter summarizes the main findings and reasserts the primary thesis regarding the essential need to consider the influences of Friedrich Schleiermacher, Ernst Hengstenberg, and the ... More


A Renaissance Literary Master in Service of Reformed Theology

Theodore G. Van Raalte

in Antoine de Chandieu: The Silver Horn of Geneva's Reformed Triumvirate

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190882181
eISBN:
9780190882211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882181.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Literature

Chandieu was as much at home in following Aristotle’s Analytics for his scholastically formulated theology as he was in writing some fifty stanzas of eight-line poems (Octonnaires de la vanité du ... More


Libertarian Calvinism

Oliver D. Crisp

in Free Will and Classical Theism: The Significance of Freedom in Perfect Being Theology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190611200
eISBN:
9780190611224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611200.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

It is often thought that theologians in the Reformed tradition are committed to some version of theological determinism. However, things may not be quite so clear cut: some Reformed theologians have ... More


William Perkins and the Making of a Protestant England

W. B. Patterson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199681525
eISBN:
9780191773235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681525.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This book presents a new interpretation of the thought and historical significance of William Perkins (1558–1602), a prominent Cambridge scholar and teacher during the reign of Queen Elizabeth ... More


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