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Addicted to LustPornography in the Lives of Conservative Protestants

Addicted to Lust: Pornography in the Lives of Conservative Protestants

Samuel L. Perry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190844219
eISBN:
9780190844240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Few other cultural issues alarm conservative Protestant families and communities more than the seemingly ubiquitous threat of pornography. Thanks to widespread access to the internet, conservative ... More

Aquinas and the Metaphysics of Creation

Aquinas and the Metaphysics of Creation

Gaven Kerr

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190941307
eISBN:
9780190941338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941307.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This work explores St Thomas Aquinas’s metaphysics of creation. In doing so, it explores the thinking on creation of Aquinas’s predecessors, the nature of God as creator, the meaning of creation, how ... More

Body and DesireGregory of Nyssa's Ascetical Theology

Body and Desire: Gregory of Nyssa's Ascetical Theology

Raphael A. Cadenhead

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297968
eISBN:
9780520970106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297968.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Although the reception of the Eastern father Gregory of Nyssa has varied over the centuries, the past few decades have witnessed a profound awakening of interest in his thought, particularly in ... More

The Care of NunsThe Ministries of Benedictine Women in England during the Central Middle Ages

The Care of Nuns: The Ministries of Benedictine Women in England during the Central Middle Ages

Katie Ann-Marie Bugyis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190851286
eISBN:
9780190851316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851286.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This book recovers the liturgical and pastoral ministries performed by Benedictine nuns in England from 900 to 1225. Three ministries are examined in detail—liturgically reading the gospel, hearing ... More

Christian Character FormationLutheran Studies of the Law, Anthropology, Worship, and Virtue

Christian Character Formation: Lutheran Studies of the Law, Anthropology, Worship, and Virtue

Gifford A. Grobien

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198746195
eISBN:
9780191808784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746195.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This work investigates worship and formation in view of Christian anthropology, particularly union with Christ. Traditions which value justification by faith wrestle to some degree with how to ... More

Church LifePastors, Congregations, and the Experience of Dissent in Seventeenth-Century England

Church Life: Pastors, Congregations, and the Experience of Dissent in Seventeenth-Century England

Michael Davies, Anne Dunan-Page, and Joel Halcomb (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198753193
eISBN:
9780191814822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753193.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

These original essays from ten leading experts in early Dissenting history, literature, and religion address the rich, complex, and varied nature of ‘church life’ experienced by England’s Baptists, ... More

Crime and Punishment in Islamic LawA Fresh Interpretation

Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law: A Fresh Interpretation

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190910648
eISBN:
9780190910679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190910648.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This volume offers a fresh interpretation of Islamic punishments, namely ḥudūd, qiṣāṣ, and taʿzīr, based on a holistic reading of Qur’anic verses on the subject. To do this, the book provides a ... More

Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?Historical and Theological Reflections

Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?: Historical and Theological Reflections

Matthew Levering

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198838968
eISBN:
9780191874857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838968.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book defends the reasonableness of believing that Jesus of Nazareth rose from the dead. It mounts both historical arguments and theological arguments. There are only two alternatives as a ... More

Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Christian Humanism

Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Christian Humanism

Jens Zimmermann

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198832560
eISBN:
9780191871108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832560.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Based on a comprehensive reading of his entire work, in this book Jens Zimmermann presents Bonhoeffer’s theological ethos as a Christian humanism, that is, as an understanding of the gospel rooted in ... More

Edwards the Mentor

Edwards the Mentor

Rhys S. Bezzant

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190221201
eISBN:
9780190221225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190221201.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Among his many accolades, Jonathan Edwards was an effective mentor who trained many leaders for the church. Though his pastoral work is often overlooked, this book investigates the background, ... More

The Eusebian Canon TablesOrdering Textual Knowledge in Late Antiquity

The Eusebian Canon Tables: Ordering Textual Knowledge in Late Antiquity

Matthew R. Crawford

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198802600
eISBN:
9780191840890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802600.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

A central book in late antique religious life was the four-gospel codex—a manuscript containing the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John—and one of the most common features of such manuscripts is ... More

Faith and Science in Russian Religious Thought

Faith and Science in Russian Religious Thought

Teresa Obolevitch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198838173
eISBN:
9780191874642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838173.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The book brings forth a comprehensive presentation of one of the most interesting of contemporary issues, namely an analysis of the relation between science and faith in Russian religious thought. It ... More

Family SacrificesThe Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans

Family Sacrifices: The Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans

Russell M. Jeung, Seanan S. Fong, and Helen Jin Kim

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190875923
eISBN:
9780190875954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875923.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Family Sacrifices provides a comprehensive, sociological portrait of Chinese Americans’ most cherished values, practices, and ethics, ultimately illuminating why this ethnic group is the most ... More

The Gardeners' Dirty HandsEnvironmental Politics and Christian Ethics

The Gardeners' Dirty Hands: Environmental Politics and Christian Ethics

Noah J. Toly

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190249427
eISBN:
9780190249441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249427.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In The Gardeners’ Dirty Hands: Global Environmental Politics and Christian Ethics, Noah Toly engages the resources of Christian theological ethics to identify, explore, and respond to the most ... More

The German AwakeningProtestant Renewal after the Enlightenment, 1815-1848

The German Awakening: Protestant Renewal after the Enlightenment, 1815-1848

Andrew Kloes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190936860
eISBN:
9780190936891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936860.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Historians of modern German culture and church history refer to “the Awakening movement” (die Erweckungsbewegung) to describe a period in the history of German Protestantism between the end of the ... More

God's SalesmanNorman Vincent Peale and the Power of Positive Thinking

God's Salesman: Norman Vincent Peale and the Power of Positive Thinking

Carol V.R. George

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190914769
eISBN:
9780190914806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914769.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

When Donald Trump was married to his first wife Ivana Zelnícková in 1977, the family minister who officiated the wedding was the preacher and author of The Power of Positive Thinking, Norman Vincent ... More

The Great ConversationNature and the Care of the Soul

The Great Conversation: Nature and the Care of the Soul

Belden C. Lane

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190842673
eISBN:
9780190936402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842673.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, World Religions

Thomas Berry lamented that humans have dropped out of the Great Conversation with the rest of the natural world. We’ve objectified a world of things—imagining they exist solely for human use. If ... More

Gregory Palamas and the Making of Palamism in the Modern Age

Gregory Palamas and the Making of Palamism in the Modern Age

Norman Russell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199644643
eISBN:
9780191772351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644643.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

‘Palamism’ is not a neutral term. It was devised in the early twentieth century by a Roman Catholic scholar, Martin Jugie, to indicate a system of thought developed in the fourteenth century by ... More

Hamka and IslamCosmopolitan Reform in the Malay World

Hamka and Islam: Cosmopolitan Reform in the Malay World

Khairudin Aljunied

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501724565
eISBN:
9781501724589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501724565.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book analyzes the ideas of a prominent twentieth century reformer, Haji Abdullah Malik Abdul Karim Amrullah, more commonly known as Hamka. It employs the term “cosmopolitan reform” to describe ... More

Heroic Bodies in Ancient Israel

Heroic Bodies in Ancient Israel

Brian R. Doak

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190650872
eISBN:
9780190650902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190650872.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The bodies of a people encode and continually retell the story of their families, cities, and nations. In the Hebrew Bible, the bodies of notable heroic figures—warriors, kings, and cultural ... More

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