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 Prophecy's Status and Types of Faith

Niels Christian Hvidt

in Christian Prophecy: The Post-Biblical Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195314472
eISBN:
9780199785346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314472.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Neo-Scholastic Catholic theology developed a system of different forms of faith. Despite its limitations, this typology of faith proves to be a most useful tool in assessing the status of prophecy in ... More


The Elegiac Passion: Jealousy in Roman Love Elegy

Ruth Rothaus Caston

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925902
eISBN:
9780199980475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925902.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The passions were a topic of widespread interest in antiquity. This is a study on their role in Roman love elegy (1st c. BCE), a genre rife with passions and jealousy in particular. Jealousy does ... More


Situating Victorinus' Commentaries on Paul

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:
10.1093/0198270275.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter surveys the various hypotheses suggested by scholars for establishing Victorinus’ motivations for commenting on the Pauline corpus. Reader-response criticism is employed to elucidate ... More


Influence of Victorinus' Commentaries on Later Latin Exegetes

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:
10.1093/0198270275.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter attempts to resolve the question concerning which of the later Latin commentators of the fourth and early fifth century had read Victorinus on Paul. The claim of Harnack that Augustine’s ... More


De Bono Coniugali: The Good of Marriage

P. G. Walsh

in De bono coniugali and De sancta virginitate

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198269953
eISBN:
9780191601132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269951.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Marriage is the natural institution of society established for companionship and for the continuation of the human race. It must be lifelong, and the partners must show total fidelity to each other. ... More


Surrender in Ancient Rome

Loretana de Libero

in How Fighting Ends: A History of Surrender

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693627
eISBN:
9780191741258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693627.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter deals with the moment of surrender between the Romans and their enemies in the last two centuries B.C. It raises the question of why and when they stopped fighting, and how surrender was ... More


Roman Policy in Greece and Asia Minor

Sviatoslav Dmitriev

in The Greek Slogan of Freedom and Early Roman Politics in Greece

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195375183
eISBN:
9780199896721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375183.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 7 studies the principles of Rome’s relationship with individual Greek communities, whose “freedom” consisted of several components: the freedom to keep possessions, ... More


What Jealousy Is About: Threats to Fides

Ruth Rothaus Caston

in The Elegiac Passion: Jealousy in Roman Love Elegy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925902
eISBN:
9780199980475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925902.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Chapter 6 considers the root concern behind all this interest in jealousy, and the way in which the Propertian narrator in particular sees it as a larger problem in society and not simply a feature ... More


Good Faith and Equity

Reinhard Zimmermann

in Southern Cross: Civil Law and Common Law in South Africa

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260875
eISBN:
9780191682162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260875.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In the law of contract, there is one specific device that, more than any other, infused this branch of the law with an equitable spirit: the concept of bona fides, or good faith. Bona fides was one ... More


Placing Social Justice at the Center of the Sociology Department

Nicholas K. Rademacher

in Paul Hanly Furfey: Priest, Scientist, Social Reformer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276769
eISBN:
9780823277292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276769.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As department chair, Furfey integrated social justice into the curriculum of the Department of Sociology, analysing scientific research data according to Christian analysis. In this period, Furfey ... More


Pursuing Social Justice in the Academy and Higher Education

Nicholas K. Rademacher

in Paul Hanly Furfey: Priest, Scientist, Social Reformer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276769
eISBN:
9780823277292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276769.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the years leading to Furfey’s retirement, he adapted his vision for the sociology department at CUA to make broader claims about the social justice mission for Catholic higher education. He ... More


Segregated by a Perfect Fear

Carlin A. Barton and Daniel Boyarin

in Imagine No Religion: How Modern Abstractions Hide Ancient Realities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271191
eISBN:
9780823271245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271191.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter addresses Tertullian’s strategies of thought in dealing with the complex hierarchical—and fearful—Roman Empire; it addresses the reasons why he, like Cicero, rejects the inner balancing ... More


Segregated by a Perfect Fear. The Terrible War Band of the Anti-Emperor: The <i>Coniuratio</i> and the <i>Sacramentum</i>

Carlin A. Barton and Daniel Boyarin

in Imagine No Religion: How Modern Abstractions Hide Ancient Realities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271191
eISBN:
9780823271245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271191.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter continues placing Tertullian’s concepts (of religio, disciplina, fides, etc.) within the broader framework—not only of his own thought, but of Roman life and thought.


Acts of Speculation

Marc Flandreau

in Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226360300
eISBN:
9780226360584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360584.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter provides an account of the “bona fides” man in Victorian Britain. It elaborates on a heretofore unnoticed parallel between financial history and the history of sciences. Both separately ... More


Roman Faith and Christian Faith: Pistis and Fides in the Early Roman Empire and Early Churches

Teresa Morgan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198724148
eISBN:
9780191791956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724148.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This study begins with the question why ‘faith’ (pistis/fides) was so important to very early Christians that the concept and praxis already dominate the writings of the New Testament. It argues that ... More


Lucretian Promises: Fides, Foedus, and the Politics of Nature

W. H. Shearin

in The Language of Atoms: Performativity and Politics in Lucretius' De rerum natura

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780190202422
eISBN:
9780190202446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190202422.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter begins by arguing for the centrality of performative language to understanding De rerum natura. Among other things, this discussion connects performativity to Lucretius’ acts of ... More


Coriolanus Fidiussed

John Kerrigan

in Shakespeare’s Binding Language

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757580
eISBN:
9780191817342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757580.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

Arguments about oaths and obligation in early modern England owe much to classical Rome, especially to the work of Cicero. Roman fides (faithfulness, in testimony and promise) was regarded as ... More


Introduction: Approaching Pistis and Fides in the Graeco-Roman World, Hellenistic Judaism, and Early Churches

Teresa Morgan

in Roman Faith and Christian Faith: Pistis and Fides in the Early Roman Empire and Early Churches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198724148
eISBN:
9780191791956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724148.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter begins by asking why ‘faith’ (pistis, fides) was so important to members of primitive churches. It argues that answering this question must be a thoroughly interdisciplinary project—a ... More


Pistis and Fides in the World of the Early Principate I: Domestic and Personal Relations

Teresa Morgan

in Roman Faith and Christian Faith: Pistis and Fides in the Early Roman Empire and Early Churches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198724148
eISBN:
9780191791956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724148.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter explores the shape of pistis and fides in Greek and Roman domestic and personal social relations more widely from the first century BCE to the second century CE, arguing that Greek and ... More


Pistis and Fides in the World of the Early Principate II: Structures of State

Teresa Morgan

in Roman Faith and Christian Faith: Pistis and Fides in the Early Roman Empire and Early Churches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198724148
eISBN:
9780191791956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724148.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter continues the examination of the distinctive shape of pistis/fides in Graeco-Roman society begun in the last chapter, considering pistis/fides in Greek and Roman structures of state, ... More


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