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Ambrosiaster's Political Theology

Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230204
eISBN:
9780191710681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230204.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The works of Ambrosiaster, a Christian writing in Rome in the late 4th century, were influential on at the time and throughout the Middle Ages. This book starts by addressing the problem of the ... More


Rome Among the Nations: Eusebius' Praeparatio and the Unmaking of Greek Political Theology

Aaron P. Johnson

in Ethnicity and Argument in Eusebius' Praeparatio Evangelica

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199296132
eISBN:
9780191712302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296132.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter seeks a reappraisal of Eusebius’ political theology from the standpoint of ethnic argumentation. Often characterized as laying the basis for later Christian conceptions of kingship and ... More


The Asceticism of Isaac of Nineveh

Patrik Hagman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593194
eISBN:
9780191595677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593194.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The ascetic tracts of 7th century writer Isaac of Nineveh (Isaac the Syrian) provide a wealth of material to better understand early Christian asceticism. The study focuses on the role of the body in ... More


Force of God: Political Theology and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy

Carl Raschke

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173841
eISBN:
9780231539623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173841.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

For theorists in search of a political theology that is more responsive to the challenges now facing Western democracies, this book tenders a new political economy anchored in a theory of value. The ... More


1522–1526: Unrest

Gregory B. Graybill

in Evangelical Free Will: Phillipp Melanchthon's Doctrinal Journey on the Origins of Faith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199589487
eISBN:
9780191594588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589487.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Wittenberg Unrest of 1521–2 caused Melanchthon to emphasize civil freedom, although he still maintained the spiritual bondage of the will. This new emphasis occurred in tandem with the ... More


 Tembisa: Pentecostal Political Theology and Practices

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines Pentecostal political practices. Tembisa is the name of a neighborhood in South Africa's East Rand, on the outskirts of Johannesburg. Tembisa was one of the neighborhoods ... More


Dueling Scriptures: The Political Theology of John Locke and the Democratization of Muslim Societies

Nader Hashemi

in Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy: Toward a Democratic Theory for Muslim Societies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195321241
eISBN:
9780199869831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321241.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

What can Muslim democrats learn from reading John Locke today in terms of their own struggle for democracy and human rights? More specifically, how are Locke's writings on religion and politics ... More


Introduction

Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe

in Ambrosiaster's Political Theology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230204
eISBN:
9780191710681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230204.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of how Ambrosiaster's writings can be examined. An overview of the succeeding chapters is then presented.


Niebuhr, Liturgy, and Public Theology

Stephen Platten

in Reinhold Niebuhr and Contemporary Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571833
eISBN:
9780191722264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571833.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that it is a mistake to understand liturgy as being enacted in a place of withdrawal from society. Liturgy is a public event with a relationship to public life. If this is ... More


Christianity and Liberal Society

Robert Song

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269335
eISBN:
9780191683619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269335.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Liberalism forms the dominant political ideology of the modern world, but despite its pervasive influence, this is the first book-length treatment of liberal political thought from a Christian ... More


Revival and Reform

Ebrahim Moosa and SherAli Tareen

in Islamic Political Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164823
eISBN:
9781400866427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164823.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter analyzes the terms, revival and reform, which are widely disseminated across a range of genres in Muslim literature. They are found in commentaries of prophetic traditions, political ... More


Natural Law and Knowledge of Ethical Necessity

Abdulaziz Sachedina

in Islam and the Challenge of Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388428
eISBN:
9780199866755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388428.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter investigates Islamic theological resources to argue for an Islamic theory of natural law. Natural law is part of the rationalist‐naturalist Muslim theology upheld by some Sunni and ... More


Peter Martyr Vermigli’s Political Theology and the Elizabethan Church

Torrance Kirby

in The Reception of Continental Reformation in Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264683
eISBN:
9780191734878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264683.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the theological affinity between the Elizabethan church and Peter Martyr Vermigli, the Italian reformer who spent his later career in Zurich. Vermigli’s thought did not simply ... More


Introduction: Plurisingular Common Good/s

Melanie Johnson-Debaufre, Catherine Keller, and Elias Ortega-Aponte

in Common Goods: Economy, Ecology, and Political Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268436
eISBN:
9780823272532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268436.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The editors outline their methodology to explore the term “common good.” They touch on shared spaces, a rhetoric of hope, political economies, social movements, and host of issues. The structure of ... More


Introduction: Before, Around, and Beyond the Theologico-Political

Hent De Vries

in Political Theologies: Public Religions in a Post-Secular World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226443
eISBN:
9780823237043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226443.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book explores political theologies and contemporary religion in the public domain or “public religions in a post-secular world”. More specifically, it examines religion's ... More


Non-Theology and Political Ecology: Postsecularism, Repetition, And Insurrection

Clayton Crockett

in Common Goods: Economy, Ecology, and Political Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268436
eISBN:
9780823272532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268436.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This essay applies François Laruelle’s thinking of nonphilosophy to theology, to imagine what a nontheology would look like in contemporary terms of political theology and political ecology. ... More


Conclusion

Ian J. Shaw

in High Calvinists in Action: Calvinism and the City - Manchester and London, c. 1810-1860

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250776
eISBN:
9780191600739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250774.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The preceding chapters demonstrate the need for a re‐examination of the image of the isolated, scholastic, proponent of high Calvinism, unable to engage with the world around. Although high Calvinism ... More


Messianic Ethics and Diaspora Communities: Upbuilding the Secular Theologically from Below

P. Travis Kroeker

in Religious Voices in Public Places

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566624
eISBN:
9780191722042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566624.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that most forms of political liberalism — including those of theorists such as Jeffrey Stout who are receptive to the consideration of religious reasons and theological ethical ... More


Divine Kingship

Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe

in Ambrosiaster's Political Theology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230204
eISBN:
9780191710681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230204.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter explores Ambrosiaster's ideas about kingship and emperorship (interchangeable in his usage). His ideas drew together themes from his cosmology, anthropology, and ecclesiology. He ... More


Conclusion

Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe

in Ambrosiaster's Political Theology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230204
eISBN:
9780191710681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230204.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the significance of the writings of Ambrosiaster. His writings present a rich repository of the theological, political, ecclesiastical, and social thought of a late Roman ... More


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