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A Fake Saint and the True ChurchThe Story of a Forgery in Seventeenth-Century Naples

A Fake Saint and the True Church: The Story of a Forgery in Seventeenth-Century Naples

Stefania Tutino

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197578803
eISBN:
9780197578834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197578803.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book uncovers the remarkable story of a fake saint to tell a tale about truth. It begins at the end of the 1650s, when a large quantity of forged documents suddenly appeared throughout the ... More

The Fellowship ChurchHoward Thurman and the Twentieth-Century Religious Left

The Fellowship Church: Howard Thurman and the Twentieth-Century Religious Left

Amanda Brown

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197565131
eISBN:
9780197565162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197565131.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Fellowship Church explores the evolution of the American religious Left through a case study of the African American intellectual and theologian Howard Thurman, and the physical embodiment of his ... More

The Soul of the American University RevisitedFrom Protestant to Postsecular

The Soul of the American University Revisited: From Protestant to Postsecular

George M. Marsden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190073312
eISBN:
9780190073343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073312.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

The Soul of the American University Revisited traces the role of Protestantism in shaping American higher education from the founding of Harvard in the 1630s to the present. It offers a critical ... More

Savoring GodComparative Theopoetics

Savoring God: Comparative Theopoetics

Gloria Maité Hernández

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190907365
eISBN:
9780190907396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907365.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book compares two mystical works central to the Christian Discalced Carmelite and the Hindu Bhakti traditions: the sixteenth-century Spanish Cántico espiritual (Spiritual Canticle), by John of ... More

Font of Pardon and New LifeJohn Calvin and the Efficacy of Baptism

Font of Pardon and New Life: John Calvin and the Efficacy of Baptism

Lyle D. Bierma

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197553879
eISBN:
9780197553909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197553879.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book is a study of the historical development and impact of John Calvin’s doctrine of baptismal efficacy. The primary questions it addresses are (1) whether Calvin taught an “instrumental” ... More

The Innocence of Pontius PilateHow the Roman Trial of Jesus Shaped History

The Innocence of Pontius Pilate: How the Roman Trial of Jesus Shaped History

David Lloyd Dusenbury

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197602799
eISBN:
9780197610893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197602799.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The gospels and ancient historians agree: Jesus was sentenced to death by Pontius Pilate, the Roman imperial prefect in Jerusalem. To this day, Christians of all churches confess that Jesus died ... More

John Davenant's Hypothetical UniversalismA Defense of Catholic and Reformed Orthodoxy

John Davenant's Hypothetical Universalism: A Defense of Catholic and Reformed Orthodoxy

Michael J. Lynch

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197555149
eISBN:
9780197555170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197555149.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

AAaJohn Davenant’s hypothetical universalism has consistently been misinterpreted and misrepresented as a via media between Arminianism and Reformed theology. This study examines Bishop Davenant’s ... More

The Bible Told Them SoHow Southern Evangelicals Fought to Preserve White Supremacy

The Bible Told Them So: How Southern Evangelicals Fought to Preserve White Supremacy

J. Russell Hawkins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197571064
eISBN:
9780197571392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197571064.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Bible Told Them So explains why southern white evangelical Christians in South Carolina resisted the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s. Simply put, they believed the Bible told them ... More

Grace and ConformityThe Reformed Conformist Tradition and the Early Stuart Church of England

Grace and Conformity: The Reformed Conformist Tradition and the Early Stuart Church of England

Stephen Hampton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190084332
eISBN:
9780190084363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190084332.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Reformed Conformity that flourished within the Early Stuart English Church was a rich and distinctive theological tradition that has never before been studied in its own right. While scholars ... More

Benjamin FranklinCultural Protestant

Benjamin Franklin: Cultural Protestant

D. G. Hart

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198788997
eISBN:
9780191830990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788997.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Benjamin Franklin grew up in a devout Protestant family with limited prospects for wealth and fame. By hard work, limitless curiosity, native intelligence, and luck (what he called “providence”), ... More

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