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The Fight with the Friars

Trent Pomplun

in Jesuit on the Roof of the World: Ippolito Desideri's Mission to Tibet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377866
eISBN:
9780199869466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377866.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter follows Desideri back to India after church authorities have informed him that he must cede the Tibetan mission to the Capuchins. Since scholars of Desideri have often seen him as a ... More


Conclusion Prospects for Catholicity

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:
10.1093/0198266952.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The catholicity of the Church is her participation in the divine catholicity, made present in time through Christ and the Holy Spirit. The Church is a visible sign or sacrament of a universal ... More


Coming to Terms

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the impact of demographic change (Southern population growth and Northern population decline) on the form of Christianity that is likely to be practiced in the future and ... More


The Overmuch and Unfamiliar

Richard Lennan

in Risking the Church: The Challenges of Catholic Faith

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199271467
eISBN:
9780191602108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271461.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the light of the book's analysis of both the challenges facing the embrace of ecclesial faith and the resources of that faith, this chapter endeavours to express the possibilities for the church ... More


Domesticating a Religious Import: The Jesuits and the Inculturation of the Catholic Church in Zimbabwe, 1879-1980

Nicholas M. Creary

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233342
eISBN:
9780823241774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233342.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Catholic theologians have developed the relatively new term inculturation to discuss the old problem of adapting the church universal to specific local cultures. Europeans needed a thousand years to ... More


Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

John Early

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040134
eISBN:
9780813043838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040134.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The book describes the interaction in Maya communities between Maya and Catholic theological worldviews from the middle to the end of the twentieth century. Both worldviews were experiencing periods ... More


Conclusion

Nicholas M. Creary

in Domesticating a Religious Import: The Jesuits and the Inculturation of the Catholic Church in Zimbabwe, 1879-1980

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233342
eISBN:
9780823241774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233342.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In 1962, the Southern Rhodesian Catholic bishops appointed a commission to investigate the mission of the Catholic Association and its relationship to other Catholic organizations in the colony. The ... More


A Bishop's Evolving Worldview

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/9780813040134.003.0028
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Samuel Ruíz García was consecrated the bishop of the San Cristóbal diocese on January 25, 1960, and remained until 1999 when he reached the mandatory retirement age for bishops. In forty years of ... More


The Movement for a Maya Christianity

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/9780813040134.003.0029
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter describes the Catholic effort of inculturation, the attempt to develop a Catholic theology and church based upon Maya culture instead of the western imposed forms that presently exist. ... More


Reading the Bible Critically and Religiously: Catholic Perspectives

Daniel J. Harrington, S.J.

in The Bible and the Believer: How to Read the Bible Critically and Religiously

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863006
eISBN:
9780199979967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863006.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Written by Harrington from a Catholic perspective, this chapter notes the presence of the so-called Apocrypha in the Catholic (and Orthodox) Old Testament. Next it explains modern Catholic biblical ... More


The Papacy for a Global Church: March 22, 2000

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/9780823228621.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the papacy for the Catholic Church, looking into the institutional structures that would guarantee its stability and unity. The discussion deals with ... More


Zhao Zichen and a Creative Theology: The <i>Life of Jesus</i> (1935)<sup>1</sup>

Chloë Starr

in Chinese Theology: Text and Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204216
eISBN:
9780300224931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204216.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Christian intellectuals and leaders who inherited the mission legacy and its rhetoric and remained within historic denominations occupied a demanding mediating position: interpreting Christian ... More


Living Interreligiously: On the “Pastoral Style” of Comparative Theology

S. J. Michael Barnes

in How to Do Comparative Theology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278404
eISBN:
9780823280513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278404.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Michael Barnes, S.J., proposes fruitful parallels between comparative theology and pastoral theology. Both can provide reflection on the inner or contemplative dialogue provoked by the myriad ... More


The Chinese dimension to the Furen Christian art

Jeremy Clarke

in The Virgin Mary and Catholic Identities in Chinese History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888139996
eISBN:
9789888268443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139996.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Once the art school of Furen Daxue was established, there was much discussion within Chinese Catholic circles about the merits of producing Christian themes through Chinese art. Some thought the idea ... More


A Pilgrimage Amongst the Treasures of Islamic Traditions

Arij Roest Crollius

in Christian Lives Given to the Study of Islam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243198
eISBN:
9780823243235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243198.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

After studies in his native Netherlands, the Lebanon and Egypt, the Jesuit, Roest Crollius, moved to Rome where he was based for forty years, mainly at the Gregorian University. From here he became a ... More


Introduction: The Anthropology of Catholicism

Maya Mayblin, Kristin Norget, and Valentina Napolitano

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The chapter discusses what a contemporary Anthropology of Catholicism would look like, both through and beyond the ‘sacramental imagination’, as a political and institutional form, a contested set of ... More


Experiments of Inculturation in a Catholic Charismatic Movement in Cameroon

Ludovic Lado

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter looks at a particular instance of the local production of Catholicism in Cameroon by focusing on the agency of a ritual specialist and promoter of inculturation, Father Hebga, a Jesuit ... More


Resounding Transcendence: Transitions in Music, Religion, and Ritual

Jeffers Engelhardt and Philip Bohlman (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199737642
eISBN:
9780190490133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737642.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The chapters in Resounding Transcendence are unified by a common concern for the ways sacred music effects cultural, political, and religious transitions in the contemporary world. Together, the ... More


New Christian Music in Indonesia: Inculturation in Transition

Marzanna Poplawska

in Resounding Transcendence: Transitions in Music, Religion, and Ritual

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199737642
eISBN:
9780190490133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737642.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter examines religious inculturation in Javanese Protestant hymnody. Inculturation is often marked by struggle and contestation, and this chapter reflects on the transitional and transitory ... More


Anglican Liturgical Developments in New Contexts: The Challenges of Inculturation

Louis Weil

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume V: Global Anglicanism, c. 1910-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199643011
eISBN:
9780191840111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199643011.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The deep roots of Anglican liturgical prayer in English history and culture raise the question of whether that liturgical tradition can achieve authentic expression in other cultural contexts. The ... More


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