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Introduction: International Society and the English School

Alex J. Bellamy

in International Society and its Critics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Starts by outlining the three broad ways that there are of thinking about the contribution of the English School of International Relations and international society approach to the study of ... More


History and Anti‐History

Adele Reinhartz

in Jesus of Hollywood

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195146967
eISBN:
9780199785469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146967.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter looks closely at the various techniques by which the Jesus movies stake their claim to historicity. These techniques include introductory scrolled texts, voice-over narration, and, more ... More


Translation and the Classic: Identity as Change in the History of Culture

Alexandra Lianeri and Vanda Zajko (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199288076
eISBN:
9780191713439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288076.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book proposes a framework in which ‘the classic’ figures less as an autonomous entity than as the result of the interplay between source text and translation practice. It discusses the ... More


Security Studies and Philology

John T. Hamilton

in Security: Politics, Humanity, and the Philology of Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157528
eISBN:
9781400846474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157528.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the changing modalities, valuations, and iterations of security and care in the hope of offering some insight into what is gained and what is lost when care, however ... More


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

C. Stephen Evans

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263975
eISBN:
9780191600579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019826397X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The story of Jesus of Nazareth, as recounted in the New Testament (incarnational narrative), has always been understood by the Church to be historically true. It is an account of the life, death, and ... More


John Dominic Crossan on the Resurrection of Jesus

William Lane Craig

in The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

John Dominic Crossan's reconstruction of the events of Easter is based upon idiosyncratic presuppositions concerning sources and methodology, which would not be accepted by any other major NT critic. ... More


The Resurrection: The State of the Questions

Gerald O'Collins

in The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In his chapter Gerald O’Collins first summarizes current debates concerning the essential resurrection claim, the nature of the Easter appearances, the historicity of the empty tomb, and the ... More


Only Connect!

Simon Goldhill

in Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity: Art, Opera, Fiction, and the Proclamation of Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149844
eISBN:
9781400840076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149844.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter relates the historical fiction of early Christianity in the Roman Empire to the intellectual lives of their authors, and uses this to see something of the social network within which the ... More


The Incarnational Narrative and the Problem of Its Historicity

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.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Though there are many historical narratives in the Bible that are significant for Christians, orthodox Christian faith has traditionally understood itself as rooted supremely in the life, death and ... More


Modernity's Responses to the Problem

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.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The last chapter looked briefly at the challenge posed to the historicity of the incarnational narrative by Enlightenment epistemology and metaphysics; this one takes a brief look at the responses to ... More


Why the Events Matter: 1. History, Meaning, and Myth

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.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The English term ‘history’ can refer to an actual series of events, and also to the narrative or account constructed about those events; in looking at the links between Christian faith and the ... More


Is the Incarnation Logically Possible?

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.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Previous chapters have argued that the historicity of the incarnational narrative matters and makes sense from various viewpoints, but none of these arguments has much weight if the events did not ... More


: Reason, Revelation, and History in Lessing and Kant

Henry E. Allison

in Essays on Kant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199647033
eISBN:
9780191741166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199647033.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This essay is concerned with the treatment of the relation between reason, revelation, and history in Lessing and Kant. It argues that both challenged the central assumption of the enlightenment that ... More


Romances

A. C. Spearing

in Textual Subjectivity: The Encoding of Subjectivity in Medieval Narratives and Lyrics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198187240
eISBN:
9780191719035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187240.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines the subjectivization of narrative in two Middle English romances. King Horn is largely narratorless; subjectivizing material includes statements of characters’ thought and ... More


Reasons for doubt

Philip Clayton and Steven Knapp

in The Predicament of Belief: Science, Philosophy, and Faith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695270
eISBN:
9780191731945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695270.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

The book begins with an honest look at the modern predicament for faith. Christianity is based on the belief that behind all things there exists an ultimate reality that in some sense intended us to ... More


Puṇḍalīk and Puṇḍarīkeśvar

Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere

in Rise of a Folk God: Vitthal of Pandharpur

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199777594
eISBN:
9780199919048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777594.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter and the next take up the question of the historicity and meaning of Puṇḍalīk, the devotee on account of whom Kṛṣṇa is understood to have settled as Viṭṭhal in Pandharpur. Dhere argues ... More


‘Churchill's Grave’

Richard Lansdown

in Byron's Historical Dramas

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112525
eISBN:
9780191670794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112525.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses Shakespeare's Hamlet and reveals Byron's reactions to it. An introduction to the question of history or historicity in Byron's poetry suggests that his sceptical, relativistic ... More


Early Utopian Discourse

Howard Felperin

in The Uses of the Canon: Elizabethan Literature and Contemporary Theory

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122654
eISBN:
9780191671517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122654.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In one of the strongest new-historicist re-readings of The Tempest to date, Francis Barker and Peter Hulme express misgivings about an alternate ... More


Mystic Historicities

Michel de Certeau, Luce Giard, and Michael B. Smith

in The Mystic Fable, Volume Two: The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226209135
eISBN:
9780226209272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226209272.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter considers methodology. There is, in such an investigation into mystics, a hopeful anticipation of surprise. Can something new still spring from this strangeness? There is an inherent ... More


Background: Historical and Religious Understanding in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Peter Hinchliff

in God and History: Aspects of British Theology 1875-1914

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263333
eISBN:
9780191682483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263333.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses causality in history as a central issue for theologians in the 19th century. If each historical event fits into a web of other events which together constitute both the source ... More


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