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Introduction

Deborah Beth Creamer

in Disability and Christian Theology: Embodied Limits and Constructive Possibilities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369151
eISBN:
9780199871193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369151.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter introduces disability as a common and ever-present experience which is worthy of theoretical and theological reflection. Statistics and preliminary definitions of disability ... More


From Story to System

Philipp W. Rosemann

in Peter Lombard

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195155440
eISBN:
9780199849871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195155440.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Religious texts seem to share a significant characteristic. They possess a narrative structure, as opposed to presenting a rational argument. This chapter analyzes how traditions develop around texts ... More


Narrative, Temporality, and the Productive Imagination

James Fodor

in Christian Hermeneutics: Paul Ricoeur and the Refiguring of Theology

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263494
eISBN:
9780191682575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263494.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter aims to trace the extension of Ricœur's understanding of productive imagination from the metaphorical process into the realm of narrative. Ricœur has successfully mapped onto his ... More


Christianity is an Existence-Communication

Sylvia Walsh

in Kierkegaard: Thinking Christianly in an Existential Mode

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199208357
eISBN:
9780191695728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208357.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter examines Kiekegaard's distinctive understanding of Christianity as an ‘existence-communication’ and the existential mode of theological reflection appropriate to it in contrast to ... More


Contemplative Nation: A Philosophical Account of Jewish Theological Language

Cass Fisher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776646
eISBN:
9780804781008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776646.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book challenges the long-standing view that theology is not a vital part of the Jewish tradition. For political and philosophical reasons, both scholars of Judaism and Jewish thinkers have ... More


Conclusion

James Fodor

in Christian Hermeneutics: Paul Ricoeur and the Refiguring of Theology

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263494
eISBN:
9780191682575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263494.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Ricœur's central philosophical conviction is that there is always a being-demanding-to-be-said that precedes our actual saying. His arguments for the ontological vehemence of language are to a large ... More


‘The Shock of the New’: The Church and the Twentieth Century

RICHARD LENNAN

in The Ecclesiology of Karl Rahner

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269557
eISBN:
9780191683695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269557.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines Karl Rahner’s understanding of the relationship between history and Church in the 20th century. Rahner was aware that the Church needed to respond to the challenge of the 20th ... More


Teaching as an Act of Faith: Theory and Practice in Church-Related Higher Education

Arlin C. Migliazzo

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222209
eISBN:
9780823236800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222209.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Interest in church-related higher education has increased greatly in recent years, and there are books and articles available that sharpen the sense of mission and ... More


Planetary Loves: Spivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology

Stephen D. Moore and Mayra Rivera (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233250
eISBN:
9780823240487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233250.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Postcolonial theology has recently emerged as a site of intense intellectual and political energy and has taken its place in the interdisciplinary field of postcolonial studies. This ... More


Doctrinal Development, Part 1: The Role of the Active Subject

Andrew Meszaros

in The Prophetic Church: History and Doctrinal Development in John Henry Newman and Yves Congar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198786344
eISBN:
9780191828645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786344.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Chapter 3 is the beginning of an in-depth treatment of Congar’s theory of doctrinal development. It gives a general outline of Congar’s theory, enumerates briefly the four motors of doctrinal ... More


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