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Durandus of St Pourcain: A Dominican Theologian in the Shadow of Aquinas

Isabel Iribarren

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282319
eISBN:
9780191603426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282315.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The controversy between the Dominican Durandus of St Pourcain and his order plays a central role in explaining how Thomas Aquinas became one of the most influential ... More


Anthropomorphism in Islam: The Challenge of Traditionalism (700-1350)

Livnat Holtzman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748689569
eISBN:
9781474444828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689569.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

More than any other issue in early and medieval Islamic theology, anthropomorphism (tashbīh) stood at the heart of many theological debates. These debates were not purely intellectual; they were ... More


Erasmus Contra Luther

Brian Cummings

in The Literary Culture of the Reformation: Grammar and Grace

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187356
eISBN:
9780191674709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187356.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter describes a debate between Erasmus and Luther, and concludes with the sensational literary and theological controversy that broke out between Erasmus and Luther in 1524. Luther was one ... More


The Reformation and Early Modern Period: Causal Chains

Matthew Levering

in Predestination: Biblical and Theological Paths

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604524
eISBN:
9780191729317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604524.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

The fourth chapter argues that the Reformation and early modern period focuses on trying to clarify the causal chain by which God communicates goodness to some and permits others to lack goodness. ... More


On the Eve of Spinoza: The Rise of Biblical Philology (1650–1670)

Dirk van Miert

in The Emancipation of Biblical Philology in the Dutch Republic, 1590-1670

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198803935
eISBN:
9780191842177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803935.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 8 demonstrates how biblical scholarship became part of normal public discourse in the course of the 1650s and 1660s. Discussions on the Sabbath, on usury, on long hair, on vernacular ... More


Syriac and Syro-Arabic Historical Writing, <i>c.</i>500–<i>c.</i>1400

Muriel Debié and David Taylor

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 2: 400-1400

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199236428
eISBN:
9780191863349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199236428.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter analyzes how Syriac historiography is a rare example of non-etatist, non-imperial, history writing. It was produced, copied, and preserved entirely within Christian church structures. ... More


Stronger than Fiction: The ‘Velesian Readings’ of the Greek New Testament

Jan Krans

in Scriptural Authority and Biblical Criticism in the Dutch Golden Age: God's Word Questioned

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198806837
eISBN:
9780191844379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806837.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The eventful career of the ‘Velesian readings’ constitute an instructive chapter in the history of New Testament exegesis. Around 1570, Pedro Fajardo, Marquis of los Vélez, jotted down some 2,000 ... More


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