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The Theological Epistemology of Augustine's De Trinitate

Luigi Gioia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553464
eISBN:
9780191720796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553464.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Early Christian Studies

The book provides a fresh description and analysis of Augustine's monumental treatise, De Trinitate, working on a supposition of its unity and its coherence from structural, rhetorical, and ... More


Knowledge and its Paradoxes

Luigi Gioia

in The Theological Epistemology of Augustine's De Trinitate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553464
eISBN:
9780191720796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553464.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Early Christian Studies

From the vantage point of love, Augustine detects and powerfully describes the epistemological consequences of human sinfulness, thus unmasking the fundamental deficiency of received theories of ... More


The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880

Ann Lee Bressler

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129861
eISBN:
9780199834013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195129865.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book offers the first cultural history of Universalism and the Universalist idea – the idea that an all-good and all-powerful God saves all souls. Ann Bressler argues that Universalism began as ... More


Why the Events Matter: 2. God's Atoning Work

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.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

It was argued in the previous chapter that viewing the incarnational narrative as non-historical myth is a great loss, since without historicity, the narrative cannot be seen as a record of the ... More


Original Sin, Grace, and Salvation

Sandra Visser and Thomas Williams

in Anselm

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195309386
eISBN:
9780199852123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309386.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter considers original sin—the injustice that, according to Anselm, is justly transmitted to all human beings who come to exist naturally from Adam—and the grace that eliminates injustice ... More


Bitter Human Failings

John J. Piderit

in Sexual Morality: A Natural Law Approach to Intimate Relationships

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199793273
eISBN:
9780190258313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793273.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter presents two examples that illustrate how sin involves willful blindness. It cites the difficulty of acknowledging serious personal sin and how people can be blind to it, fooling ... More


. Mourning, Melancholy, and Money

Matthew Kadane

in The Watchful Clothier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169614
eISBN:
9780300188936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169614.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses how, despite what Ryder took to be the dangers of melancholy, and despite his tacit recognition that mourning and melancholy were not the same, he very particularly and ... More


“Abominable mixture and spurious issue”

Heather Miyano Kopelson

in Faithful Bodies: Performing Religion and Race in the Puritan Atlantic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479805006
eISBN:
9781479814268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805006.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores concepts of and language about sinfulness and uncleanness in English and European references to interracial sex during the seventeenth century. It argues that such concepts were ... More


Introduction

Matthew Pehl

in The Making of Working-Class Religion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040429
eISBN:
9780252098840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040429.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter examines the relationship between religion and labor. The biblical reading of Detroit Industrial Mission (DIM) ministers offered a creative and thought-provoking analysis of ... More


The Scarlet Letter

Monika Elbert

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s 1850 historical fiction The Scarlet Letter: A Romance. It first considers Henry James’s opinion of The Scarlet Letter before discussing the ... More


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