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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

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

Preacher WomanA Critical Look at Sexism without Sexists

Preacher Woman: A Critical Look at Sexism without Sexists

Katie Lauve-Moon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197527542
eISBN:
9780197527580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197527542.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

When people are committed to gender equality, what gets in their way of achieving it? Why do well-intentioned people reinforce sexist outcomes? Why does dissonance persist between organizational ... More

Refusing to Kiss the SlipperOpposition to Calvinism in the Francophone Reformation

Refusing to Kiss the Slipper: Opposition to Calvinism in the Francophone Reformation

Michael W. Bruening

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197566954
eISBN:
9780197566985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566954.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Refusing to Kiss the Slipper re-examines the Reformation in francophone Europe, presenting for the first time the perspective of John Calvin’s evangelical enemies. This book brings together a cast of ... More

The Flesh of the WordThe extra Calvinisticum from Zwingli to Early Orthodoxy

The Flesh of the Word: The extra Calvinisticum from Zwingli to Early Orthodoxy

K.J. Drake

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197567944
eISBN:
9780197567975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567944.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The extra Calvinisticum, that the eternal Son maintains his existence beyond the flesh during his earthly ministry and perpetually, divided the Lutheran and Reformed traditions during the ... More

Economics of FaithReforming Poverty in Early Modern Europe

Economics of Faith: Reforming Poverty in Early Modern Europe

Esther Chung-Kim

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197537732
eISBN:
9780197537763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537732.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This book addresses the role of religious reformers in the development of poor relief in the sixteenth century. During the Reformation, religious leaders served as catalysts, organizers, stabilizers, ... More

Queen VictoriaThis Thorny Crown

Queen Victoria: This Thorny Crown

Michael Ledger-Lomas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198753551
eISBN:
9780191815102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753551.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This book evokes the pervasive importance of religion to Queen Victoria’s life but also that life’s centrality to the religion of Victorians around the globe. The first comprehensive exploration of ... More

A Holy Baptism of Fire and BloodThe Bible and the American Civil War

A Holy Baptism of Fire and Blood: The Bible and the American Civil War

James P. Byrd

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190902797
eISBN:
9780190902827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190902797.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In his Second Inaugural Address, Abraham Lincoln said both North and South “read the same Bible and pray to the same God, and each invokes His aid against the other.” Lincoln quoted several biblical ... More

Clergy Education in AmericaReligious Leadership and American Public Life

Clergy Education in America: Religious Leadership and American Public Life

Larry Abbott Golemon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780195314670
eISBN:
9780197552872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195314670.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Judaism

This book explores the first 150 years of how pastors, priests, rabbis were educated in the United States. These clerical and professions were educated to lead in both religious and public ... More

Samuel Wesley and the Crisis of Tory Piety, 1685-1720

Samuel Wesley and the Crisis of Tory Piety, 1685-1720

William Gibson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198870241
eISBN:
9780191913082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870241.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This book examines the life of Samuel Wesley, the father of John and Charles Wesley, as a High Church parson in the Church of England. It examines a series of crises in Wesley’s life: his move from ... More

Enemies of the CrossSuffering, Truth, and Mysticism in the Early Reformation

Enemies of the Cross: Suffering, Truth, and Mysticism in the Early Reformation

Vincent Evener

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190073183
eISBN:
9780190073213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073183.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The present book argues that Martin Luther and his first allies and intra-Reformation critics (Andreas Bodenstein von Karlstadt and Thomas Müntzer) appealed to suffering to teach Christians to ... More

Thomas Aquinas and Contemplation

Thomas Aquinas and Contemplation

Rik Van Nieuwenhove

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780192895295
eISBN:
9780191916090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895295.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Contemplation, according to Thomas Aquinas, is the central goal of our life; yet a scholarly study on this topic has not appeared for over seventy years. This book fills that obvious gap. From an ... More

Ringleaders of RedemptionHow Medieval Dance Became Sacred

Ringleaders of Redemption: How Medieval Dance Became Sacred

Kathryn Dickason

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197527276
eISBN:
9780197527306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197527276.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

In traditional thought and theology, Christianity tends to oppose dance. Conventional scholarship traces this controversy back to the Middle Ages. Throughout the medieval era, the Latin Church ... More

The Book of Common Prayer: A Guide

The Book of Common Prayer: A Guide

Charles Hefling

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190689681
eISBN:
9780190689728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689681.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book surveys the contents and the history of the Book of Common Prayer, a sacred text which has been a foundational document of the Church of England and the other churches in the worldwide ... More

New Faces of God in Latin AmericaEmerging Forms of Vernacular Christianity

New Faces of God in Latin America: Emerging Forms of Vernacular Christianity

Virginia Garrard

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197529270
eISBN:
9780197529300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529270.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This is a historically infused study of the intersection of local encounters with global religion (Christianity) in Latin America. Using a mixture of deep archival research and ethnographic methods, ... More

Dreams and Divination from Byzantium to Baghdad, 400-1000 CE

Dreams and Divination from Byzantium to Baghdad, 400-1000 CE

Bronwen Neil

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198871149
eISBN:
9780191914171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871149.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Islam

Why did dreams matter to Jews, Byzantine Christians, and Muslims in the first millennium? This book shows how the ability to interpret dreams universally attracted power and influence in the first ... More

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