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 Introduction

Kevin Madigan

in The Passions of Christ in High-Medieval Thought: An Essay on Christological Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195322743
eISBN:
9780199785407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322743.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the basic assumption accepted by nearly all historians of medieval thought — that ancient and medieval christological thought are essentially in ... More


Introduction: Gregory's Life and Work

Gregory A. Beeley

in Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God: In Your Light We Shall See Light

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195313970
eISBN:
9780199871827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313970.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The introduction provides an orientation to Gregory's' life and works within his multiple contexts. It covers Gregory's family, childhood, education, training in biblical study and Greek ... More


Theological Definitions

Richard Swinburne

in Revelation: From Metaphor to Analogy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199212460
eISBN:
9780191707193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212460.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Christian doctrinal definitions (e.g., creeds) try to state doctrines in as precise a way as possible, using words — as far as possible — in literal senses. But they incorporate presuppositions which ... More


The Bible

Richard Swinburne

in Revelation: From Metaphor to Analogy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199212460
eISBN:
9780191707193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212460.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The Bible consists of small units, woven together into ‘books’ which were put together into the two Testaments, which were put together into one Bible. The meaning of the sentences of a unit depends ... More


Before and After the Interregnum: The Evolution of the Two “Modes” of Religion

Matt J. Rossano

in Supernatural Selection: How Religion Evolved

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195385816
eISBN:
9780199870080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385816.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 6 examines the evolutionary origins of religion prior to the African Interregnum period and looks at what happen to religion after this period. Prior to the Interregnum, it is argued that the ... More


The Reconciliation of Reason and Revelation through the “Rule of Interpretation” (Qānūn al-taʾwīl)

Frank Griffel

in Al-Ghazali's Philosophical Theology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331622
eISBN:
9780199867998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331622.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Islam

Al-Ghazali’s inquiry into the epistemological status of philosophical arguments in his Incoherence of the Philosophers is highly relevant for his legal assessment of the philosophical movement. He ... More


New Opportunities for Mission and Service

Ian Breward

in A History of the Churches in Australasia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263562
eISBN:
9780191600418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263562.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Missionary expansion and consolidation continued, with French and German missions joining British ones in Melanesia and Papua New Guinea. Aboriginal missions were recommenced in Northern Australia. ... More


Trinitarian Speculation and the Forms of Divine Disclosure

David Tracy

in The Trinity: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Trinity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246120
eISBN:
9780191600531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246122.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

David Tracy begins by summarizing the difficulties caused for trinitarian theology by three fatal modern ‘separations’: between feeling and thought, between theory and practice, and between form and ... More


Epistemic Failures of Majority Rule: Real and Imagined

Hélène Landemore

in Democratic Reason: Politics, Collective Intelligence, and the Rule of the Many

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155654
eISBN:
9781400845538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155654.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses a series of objections to the claimed epistemic properties of majority rule and, more generally, aggregation of judgments. It first considers a general objection to the ... More


King among the Theologians

Richard Wayne Wills Sr

in Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Image of God

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195308990
eISBN:
9780199867578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308990.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter locates and identifies King’s theological anthropology within the larger doctrinal spectrum while revealing the extent to which his image of God conception accounted for similar and/or ... More


Maurice Frank Wiles 1923–2005

Rowan Williams and Frances Young

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 153 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VII

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264348
eISBN:
9780191734250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264348.003.0015
Subject:
History, Historiography

Maurice Frank Wiles (1923–2005), a Fellow of the British Academy, was an Anglican theologian who was able within that tradition to develop the field of ‘doctrinal criticism’. He began his career ... More


Believe and be Baptized

Philip N. Mulder

in A Controversial Spirit: Evangelical Awakenings in the South

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131635
eISBN:
9780199834525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131630.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

A distinct Baptist piety grew through the efforts of aggressive Calvinists who compromised the various interests of Particular, Regular, General, and Separate Baptists invading the South. Individual ... More


A Greek Roman Empire: Power and Belief under Theodosius II (408-450)

Fergus Millar

Todd Keeler-Wolf and Allan Schoenherr (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247031
eISBN:
9780520941410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247031.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

In the first half of the fifth century, the Latin-speaking part of the Roman Empire suffered vast losses of territory to barbarian invaders. However, in the Greek-speaking half of the Eastern ... More


Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Irena Backus and Philip Benedict (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book explores central aspects of Calvin’s influence across the centuries and around the world from his lifetime to the present day. The volume offers a perspective on the full scope of the ... More


Tyranny and the Conscience of Man: Elyot's Dialogues of 1533–1534

Greg Walker

in Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283330
eISBN:
9780191712630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283330.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the trio of political dialogues published by Thomas Elyot in 1533-4: Pasquil the Plain, Of the Knowledge Which Maketh a Wise Man, and The Doctrinal of Princes, each of which is ... More


Eckhart’s Trial: The Charges

Kurt Flasch

in Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on Meister Eckhart's inquisitorial trial in Cologne, Germany. Two of Eckhart's Dominican confreres, Hermann of Summo and William of Nidecke, opened the list of doctrinal errors ... More


Jōkei and Buddhist Devotion in Early Medieval Japan

James L. Ford

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188141
eISBN:
9780199850976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188141.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This is the first book-length study in any language of Jōkei (1155-1213), a prominent Buddhist cleric of the Hossō (Yogācāra) school, whose life bridged the momentous transition from Heian (794-1185) ... More


World Religions and Christ the Revealer and Saviour

Gerald O'Collins

in Rethinking Fundamental Theology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199605569
eISBN:
9780191729454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605569.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter introduces doctrinal traditions and some philosophical reflections. With Chapter 11, it brings together the Scriptures, history, tradition, and philosophy, and is witness to the nature ... More


Carving Sutras into Stone before the Catastrophe: The Inscription of 1118 at Cloud Dwelling Monastery near Beijing: Elsley Zeitlyn Lecture on Chinese Archaeology and Culture

Lothar Ledderose

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 125, 2003 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263242
eISBN:
9780191734014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263242.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses the unearthed engraved stones created by the Buddhist monks of the Cloud Dwelling Monastery. It reveals that the rubbings of the inscriptions on these stones can help in ... More


The Councils of Basel and Ferrara/Florence: Pope Eugenius IV

Henry Chadwick

in East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church: From Apostolic Times until the Council of Florence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264575
eISBN:
9780191698958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264575.003.0041
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the Council of Basel, conciliar ecumenism and Pope Eugenius IV's excommunication, Venice to Ferrara and debate about purgatory, the Filioque, the doctrinal definition on the ... More


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