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Paul and Macedonia: The Connection between 2 Corinthians 2:13 and 2:14

Jerome Murphy‐O'Connor

in Keys to Second Corinthians: Revisiting the Major Issues

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592104
eISBN:
9780191595608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592104.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

A break between these two verses is fundamental to all partition theories of 2 Cor. In fact there is a smooth and natural connection, once it is recognized that Paul's mention of his success at Troas ... More


Heaven Can Wait: Purgatory in Catholic Devotional and Popular Culture

Diana Walsh Pasulka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780195382020
eISBN:
9780190206826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382020.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the problems associated with the location of purgatory, which was defined by the Catholic Church in the thirteenth century. It argues that purgatory’s location and spatial ... More


Holy Amazon: Mary Ward of Yorkshire, 1585–1645

David Wallace

in Strong Women: Life, Text, and Territory 1347–1645

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199541713
eISBN:
9780191730924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541713.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Related to all but two of the Gunpowder plotters, Mary Ward left England in 1606 to try her vocation in the Spanish Netherlands as a nun. Realizing that enclosure was not for her, she returned to ... More


Beyond Tridentine Belief and Ritual: Worldview of Vatican Council II

John D. Early

in Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040134
eISBN:
9780813043838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040134.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter describes Maya complaints about the shortcomings of the Tridentine catechesis to meet their crisis of physical survival. These inadequacies were not restricted to the Maya but were ... More


The Mission of the Laity: March 29, 2006

Avery Cardinal Dulles

in Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228621
eISBN:
9780823236619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228621.003.0035
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the mission of the laity, people belonging to a religious order who are not in the clergy. In some past centuries it might almost have seemed that the ... More


Fitting Lay Ministries into a Theology of Ministry

John N. Collins

in Diakonia Studies: Critical Issues in Ministry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199367573
eISBN:
9780199384617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367573.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Widespread participation of laity in the mission of the church after the Second Vatican Council continues to provoke attempts to produce a theological framework supporting these initiatives without ... More


Empowering the People of God: Catholic Action before and after Vatican II

Jeremy Bonner, Mary Beth Fraser Connolly, and Christopher Denny (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254002
eISBN:
9780823261154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254002.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In the decades that separated the Roaring Twenties from Vatican II, Catholic Action inspired laypeople to participate in the work of the Church’s hierarchy. In endeavors that ranged from religious ... More


Apostolicam Actuositatem

Michele M. Schumacher

in The Reception of Vatican II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190625795
eISBN:
9780190625832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625795.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Vatican II’s Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity, Apostolicam Actuositatem, called for a broadening of the apostolate of lay people in light of the conditions of the modern world. Since the ... More


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