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The Other Christs: Imitating Jesus in Ancient Christian Ideologies of Martyrdom

Candida Moss

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199739875
eISBN:
9780199777259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739875.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Early Christian Studies

This book uses the martyrs’ imitation of Jesus in the acts of the martyrs as a window into the history of ideas. It argues, first, that the presentations of the deaths of the martyrs are modeled on ... More


Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God: In Your Light We Shall See Light

Christopher A. Beeley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195313970
eISBN:
9780199871827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313970.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Gregory of Nazianzus has long been regarded as the premier teacher on the Holy Trinity in Eastern Christianity. Yet, ironically, for over a century historians and theologians have neglected his work ... More


The Triumph of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts from the Renaissance to the Counter-Reformation

Richard Viladesau

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195335668
eISBN:
9780199869015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335668.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This volume, a sequel to the author's earlier book The Beauty of the Cross, carries the study of Christian soteriology into the Renaissance, Reformation and Counter‐Reformation eras. Drawing on ... More


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


Martin Bucer’s Doctrine of Justification: Reformation Theology and Early Modern Irenicism

Brian Lugioyo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195387360
eISBN:
9780199866663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387360.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Martin Bucer has been predominantly portrayed as a diplomat, who attempted to reconcile divergent theological views, sometimes at any costs, or as a pragmatic pastor, who was more concerned with ... More


Barth, Origen, and Universal Salvation: Restoring Particularity

Tom Greggs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199560486
eISBN:
9780191721533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560486.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

This book explores the dynamics of the Spirit and Son in the economy of salvation. It offers an interpretation of Barth and Origen around this theme, bringing them into a formative dialogue for a ... More


The Beauty of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts from the Catacombs to the Eve of the Renaissance

Richard Viladesau

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195188110
eISBN:
9780199784738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019518811X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This volume represents the first part of a study of the concept and the symbol of the cross in Christian theology and imagination. It examines the theology of the cross in both its conceptual and ... More


The Savior Martyr

Candida R. Moss

in The Other Christs: Imitating Jesus in Ancient Christian Ideologies of Martyrdom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199739875
eISBN:
9780199777259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739875.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the interpretation of the martyrs’ deaths in the early church and the significance of this kind of death both for the martyrs and for other Christians. It focuses on the ... More


Conclusion: The Primacy of Love

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/9780199553464.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Early Christian Studies

The conclusion argues that the main trait of Augustine's Christology, soteriology, doctrine of the Holy Spirit, doctrine of revelation, doctrine of the image of God, and finally epistemology can be ... More


Introduction

Richard Viladesau

in The Triumph of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts from the Renaissance to the Counter-Reformation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195335668
eISBN:
9780199869015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335668.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The introduction explains the notions of aesthetic and theoretical “mediations” of theology and locates the Renaissance and Reformation “paradigms” of theology in their historical context. The ... More


Against the ‘Arians’: Outline of Books 1 to 7

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/9780199553464.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Early Christian Studies

The chapter is devoted to the sequential analysis of books 1 to 7 of the De Trinitate and of its main themes: it provides a discussion of Arian interpretations of scriptural texts and of they logical ... More


Christ, Salvation, and Knowledge of God

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/9780199553464.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Early Christian Studies

The Christology of the treatise provides us with three crucial parameters for a proper theological epistemology: the dependence of knowledge of God on the Incarnation; the link between knowledge of ... More


Trinity and Ontology

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/9780199553464.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Early Christian Studies

A comparison is made between the understanding of God's inner‐Trinitarian life presupposed by Christology, soteriology, doctrine of revelation and of the Holy Spirit and the polemical anti‐‘Arian’ ... More


Christology

Morwenna Ludlow

in Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199280766
eISBN:
9780191712906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280766.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Gregory of Nyssa treated the subjects of Christology, soteriology, eschatology, ethics, and spirituality (or mysticism) as one. From the foundational fact of Christ's incarnation arises his ... More


Salvation

Morwenna Ludlow

in Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199280766
eISBN:
9780191712906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280766.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter explores criticisms and defences of Gregory's soteriology which are less closely connected with his Christology, but all of which have been matters of some controversy: specifically ... More


The Divine Activity

Torstein Theodor Tollefsen

in The Christocentric Cosmology of St Maximus the Confessor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199237142
eISBN:
9780191717321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237142.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

There is a distinction to be conceived between God's essence and his activity (energeia). This distinction is discussed with a view to Gregory Palamas and earlier theological developments. Maximus ... More


Edwards and the World Religions

Gerald R. McDermott

in Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America's Theologian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195373431
eISBN:
9780199871681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373431.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores here the widely-held assumption that Edwards had little or no interest in religions beyond Judaism and Christianity, and certainly no knowledge of the great traditions beyond ... More


Alternative Viewpoint: Edwards and the World Religions

Michal Valco

in Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America's Theologian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195373431
eISBN:
9780199871681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373431.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The chapter wonders if scholars have overemphasized Edwards’s openness to the salvation of non-Christians, and points instead to Edwards’s recognition of the tension between hopeful soteriology and ... More


Hilary's Understanding and Use of Scripture

Carl L. Beckwith

in Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity: From De Fide to De Trinitate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199551644
eISBN:
9780191720789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551644.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Hilary's understanding of scripture and its normative use in discussions about God does not proceed on apologetic grounds. The challenge faced by Hilary is that his Homoian opponents routinely insist ... More


Richard Hooker and Anglican Moral Theology

A.J. Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199216161
eISBN:
9780191739248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216161.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Elizabethan Anglican divine Richard Hooker (1554–1600) is often credited with being the founding father of Anglican moral theology. This book is the first major study to examine in depth the ... More


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