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Millenarians

Damian Thompson

in Waiting for Antichrist: Charisma and Apocalypse in a Pentecostal Church

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178562
eISBN:
9780199785070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178564.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the small number of textbook millenarians in the congregation — people who were confident that Jesus would return in their lifetimes. It presents the story of Maureen, a woman ... More


 Households Expanding: Eschatological Visions of Christ

Jana Marguerite Bennett

in Water Is Thicker than Blood: An Augustinian Theology of Marriage and Singleness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195315431
eISBN:
9780199872022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315431.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter considers states of life in relation to the time “in between” the redemption and the final event in salvation history, known alternately as the eschaton or the Parousia. God continues to ... More


The Consummation of the World's History of Freedom

Morwenna Ludlow

in Universal Salvation: Eschatology in the Thought of Gregory of Nyssa and Karl Rahner

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270225
eISBN:
9780191600661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270224.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter recapitulates some of the themes of Ch. 6––decision, freedom, grace––at the collective rather than the individual level. This involves examining what Karl Rahner means by individual, the ... More


The Hope of Salvation

G. B. Caird

L. D. Hurst (ed.)

in New Testament Theology

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780198263883
eISBN:
9780191603372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263880.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter begins with a review of what New Testament writers say about the resurrection of Christ. It discusses the meaning of eschatology, and Jesus’ future coming — his Parousia. It analyses the ... More


‘Gathered Under Apostles’: A Study of the Catholic Apostolic Church

Columba Graham Flegg

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263357
eISBN:
9780191682490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263357.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book presents the history and theology of a remarkable body of Christians, formed as a result of the revival of interest in the prophetic Scriptures stimulated by the events of the French ... More


The Apostle Paul

J. A. Cerrato

in Hippolytus between East and West: The Commentaries and the Provenance of the Corpus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246960
eISBN:
9780191697630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246960.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The extant commentaries and fragments name Paul, or allude to him by title, about forty-one times. This is in contrast to Peter, who is named three times, and the ‘twelve’, who are mentioned about ... More


The eschaton

J. A. Cerrato

in Hippolytus between East and West: The Commentaries and the Provenance of the Corpus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246960
eISBN:
9780191697630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246960.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Several commentaries and commentary fragments include the basic component of ‘thousand-year-ism’. As in most extant chiliastic texts of the second and third centuries, belief in a millennial kingdom ... More


Jesus Founded a Church

Richard Swinburne

in The Resurrection of God Incarnate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257461
eISBN:
9780191598616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257469.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Jesus forming a community based on 12 leaders could only be regarded in first‐century Palestine as founding a new Israel, a church. His instituting the Eucharist at the Last Supper implied that he ... More


Early Jewish and Christian Figures of Ethiopia

Roy Kay

in The Ethiopian Prophecy in Black American Letters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037325
eISBN:
9780813041582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037325.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The emergence of the figurations of Ethiopia, derived from Psalm 68:31, begin with rabbinic and patristic writings. The readings of Psalm 68:31 in these sources initiate numerous figures of Ethiopia ... More


The Appearing of God

Jean-Yves Lacoste

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198827146
eISBN:
9780191866050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827146.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

The nine essays in The Appearing of God are situated on the fluid border of philosophy and theology, and follow a path leading from classic modern philosophical discussions of experience to some ... More


The God Who May Be and the God Who Was

Craig Nichols

in After God: Richard Kearney and the Religious Turn in Continental Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225316
eISBN:
9780823236893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225316.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores what might be called the incarnate historicity of the phenomena of the life, death, and potential rebirth of the “same” God of the Western ... More


Undoing (K)not of Apophaticism: A Heideggerian Afterthought

Elliot R. Wolfson

in Giving Beyond the Gift: Apophasis and Overcoming Theomania

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255702
eISBN:
9780823260911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255702.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines recent attempts to harness the apophatic tradition of Western neoplatonism together with Derridean deconstruction in order to construct a viable postmodern negative theology. It ... More


Jean- Yves Lacoste: A God of Liturgy and Parousia

Christina M. Gschwandtner

in Postmodern Apologetics?: Arguments for God in Contemporary Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242740
eISBN:
9780823242788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242740.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Jean-Yves Lacoste’s phenomenology of liturgy is the subject of Chapter 8. Closely following and at times vigorously criticizing Heidegger’s philosophy, Lacoste has developed a phenomenological ... More


Eschatological Affliction as the Centre of a Phenomenology of Religion, 1916–21

Wolfe Judith

in Heidegger's Eschatology: Theological Horizons in Martin Heidegger's Early Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680511
eISBN:
9780191760549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680511.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines Heidegger’ssearch(1915-9) both for an alternative understanding of religious experience and for a philosophical-theological method adequate to describing it. It gives a critical ... More


The Jewish Messiah–​Christian Messiah Distinction

Matthew V. Novenson

in The Grammar of Messianism: An Ancient Jewish Political Idiom and Its Users

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190255022
eISBN:
9780190255046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190255022.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Gershom Scholem is perhaps its best-known modern proponent, but the essentializing distinction between the Jewish messiah (earthly, political, delivers from oppression) and the Christian messiah ... More


‘The Old Has Gone, the New Has Come’: The Apocalyptic Character of the New Testament and its Relevance to Intellectual Humility

Grant Macaskill

in The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter considers in greater detail the personal disruption central to the New Testament accounts of Christian cognitive identity. It focuses on the authors’ conviction that they participate in ... More


Intellectual Humility and the Practices of Faith: Prayerful Patience and Gratitude

Grant Macaskill

in The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the practices with which intellectual humility is enmeshed in the Christian life: patience and gratitude, which are both manifested in prayer. The discussion recognizes that ... More


Perception, Transcendence, and the Knowledge of God

Jean-Yves Lacoste and Oliver O’Donovan

in The Appearing of God

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198827146
eISBN:
9780191866050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827146.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

AbstractStarting from Husserl’s account of perception, this chapter argues that every perceptual experience is fragmentary, so that the perception of any “thing” goes beyond the moment-by-moment ... More


Anticipation

Jean-Yves Lacoste and Oliver O’Donovan

in The Appearing of God

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198827146
eISBN:
9780191866050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827146.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

The chapter distinguishes two experiences often conflated in discussion of anticipation, a commonplace pre-experience of the future accompanying every appearance, and an experience of promise that ... More


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