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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


Reinventing Paul

John G. Gager

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195150858
eISBN:
9780199849307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150858.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Throughout the Christian era, Paul has stood at the center of controversy, accused of being the father of Christian anti-Semitism. This book challenges this entrenched view of Paul, arguing ... More


Christianity in India: From Beginnings to the Present

Robert Eric Frykenberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198263777
eISBN:
9780191714191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263777.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book explores and enhances historical understandings of Christian communities, cultures, and institutions within the Indian world from their beginnings down to the present. As one out of several ... More


 Foundations for Democracy in Zimbabwean Evangelical Christianity

Terence O. Ranger and Isabel Mukonyora

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Africa

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195174779
eISBN:
9780199871858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174779.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the broad range of ideas and groups associated with evangelical faith and how they shape attitudes to politics and promote active participation in the quest for democracy in ... More


 Holiness and Ordination in the New Testament Literature

Thomas B. Dozeman

in Holiness and Ministry: A Biblical Theology of Ordination

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195367331
eISBN:
9780199867417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367331.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter analyzes the relationship between the sacred and ordination in the New Testament literature through an examination of the offices of apostle, presbyter, deacon, and bishop, arguing that ... More


“Are Any among You Sick?”: The Tradition of Spiritual Healing

Shawn Francis Peters

in When Prayer Fails: Faith Healing, Children, and the Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195306354
eISBN:
9780199867714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306354.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter briefly surveys the history of Christian spiritual healing from the era of the apostles and early Christianity to the present day. It begins with a review of Christian scripture, with ... More


Prelude: Before Augustine

John Marenbon

in Pagans and Philosophers: The Problem of Paganism from Augustine to Leibniz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142555
eISBN:
9781400866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142555.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter provides a prelude into the terms of the Problem of Paganism, as it would be discussed in the West until the end of the seventeenth century. It begins by looking at the earliest ... More


The Antiphoner of Compiègne: Paris, BNF lat. 17436

Ritva Jacobsson

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The antiphoner of Compiègne (F-Pn MS lat. 17436), sometimes called the antiphoner of Charles the Bald, is the oldest existing Latin Office book, perhaps copied around 870. Although lavish, it is full ... More


Tradition and Redaction in 1 Corinthians 15:3–7

Jerome Murphy‐O'Connor

in Keys to First Corinthians: Revisiting the Major Issues

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564156
eISBN:
9780191721281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564156.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In vv. 3b–5 Paul divides the components of a primitive unified creed for emphasis. To it he added vv. 6–7, which is partly traditional, because the mention of ‘all the apostles’ permitted him to ... More


Apostles and Evangelists

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The authors of the four gospels not only provided support for oral tradition as memories of Jesus faded but also interpreted it for succeeding generations. The continued story of the Church in Acts ... More


VICTORIAN RAPTURE

Cornelia Pearsall

in Tennyson's Rapture: Transformation in the Victorian Dramatic Monologue

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195150544
eISBN:
9780199871124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150544.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter Two examines Tennyson’s dramatic monologue “St. Simeon Stylites” from several angles. The first section, “Victorian End Times,” places St. Simeon’s desire for rapture in the context of ... More


Dispute and Disagreement

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0012
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author comments on the disbelief of the English in Junab Muhumud's prophetical office and in the noble Koran. After the death of Hussurut Eesa, four of his apostles — Matthew, Mark, Luke, and ... More


Introduction

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter provides a historical sketch of the emergence of Italian liberty. In the republics of the late Middle Ages, in the Risorgimento, and in the struggle against fascism, Italian ... More


The Concept of Catholicity: Yesterday and Today

Avery Dulles

in The Catholicity of the Church

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198266952
eISBN:
9780191600555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198266952.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In the creeds and for the Church Fathers, the catholicity of the Church generally meant completeness and authenticity. In the Reformation period, Roman Catholics picked up especially on the idea of ... More


St. Francis and His Tunic

Kenneth Baxter Wolf

in The Poverty of Riches: St. Francis of Assisi Reconsidered

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195158083
eISBN:
9780199834877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195158083.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Francis's choice of clothing after his conversion illustrates the extent to which he constructed his own poverty. Though he was content early on simply wearing whatever poor clothes he could find, ... More


Paul on the Areopagus

James Barr

in Biblical Faith and Natural Theology: The Gifford Lectures for 1991: Delivered in the University of Edinburgh

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263760
eISBN:
9780191600395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263767.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Studies Paul's speech at Athens (Acts 17) and the question whether it implies or supports natural theology.


The Apostle Paul in Fourth‐Century Roman Art

Stephen Andrew Cooper

in Marius Victorinus' Commentary on Galatians

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780198270270
eISBN:
9780191603396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270275.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter traces the development of the first hundred years of Pauline iconography in all media (sarcophagi, catacomb frescos, church mosaics, small objets d ’art). Particular attention is paid to ... More


‘A Light to the Gentiles’: the Significance of the Damascus Road Christophany for Paul

James D. G. Dunn

in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament: Studies in Christology in Memory of George Bradford Caird

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263265
eISBN:
9780191682452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263265.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay on the significance of the Damascus Road Christophany for Paul the Apostle. One of the most striking and puzzling features of Paul's writings is his view of his ... More


Christian Virgins and their Churches in the Sixth Century: The View from the Seventh

Christina Harrington

in Women in a Celtic Church: Ireland 450-1150

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208235
eISBN:
9780191716683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208235.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Between Saint Patrick's era and c.600 there came into existence places in Ireland where consecrated women could live in community under an abbess. At the turn of the 7th century, many doubtless still ... More


The Chronicle of ‘Nicholas the Minorite’

PATRICK NOLD

in Pope John XXII and his Franciscan Cardinal: Bertrand de la Tour and the Apostolic Poverty Controversy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268757
eISBN:
9780191708510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268757.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on re-mapping the famous theological controversy over the poverty of Christ and his apostles with a view towards pinpointing the position of Bertrand de la Tour. It investigates ... More


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