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Conclusion

M. Jamie Ferreira

in Love's Grateful Striving: A Commentary on Kierkegaard's Works of Love

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130256
eISBN:
9780199834181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130251.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Kierkegaard's account is put into the context of contemporary theological ethics, providing a middle way between Protestant and Roman Catholic traditions, between ethics of self‐sacrifice and ethics ... More


Landscapes of Desire / Open the Kingdom for a Cottonwood Tree

Belden C. Lane

in Ravished by Beauty: The Surprising Legacy of Reformed Spirituality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755080
eISBN:
9780199894956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755080.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter ponders on the ethical implications of the proposal to include trees in the communion of saints. It suggests the following corollaries that flow naturally from the acceptance of a ... More


Luther’s View of Marriage

Oswald Bayer and Jeff Cayzer

in Freedom in Response

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249091
eISBN:
9780191697807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249091.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents Luther’s view of marriage. What God says about marriage is a gift, not a law. It gives a definition to the whole sphere, which makes it possible for us to have certainty and ... More


The Seeing Self and Wisdom as Observation

Paul S. Fiddes

in Seeing the World and Knowing God: Hebrew Wisdom and Christian Doctrine in a Late-Modern Context

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199644100
eISBN:
9780191760211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644100.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter begins by charting the late-modern suspicion of the self as a ‘seeing eye’ which surveys and dominates the world as the object of its totalizing consciousness. In Hebrew wisdom ... More


Moltmann and Zizioulas: Perichoresis and Communion

William Hasker

in Metaphysics and the Tri-Personal God

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681518
eISBN:
9780191761560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681518.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Jürgen Moltmann and John Zizioulas are Social trinitarians whose views have been widely discussed. In each case there are difficulties: for Moltmann, his broad use of the term perichoresis to ... More


The Communion of the Persons

William Hasker

in Metaphysics and the Tri-Personal God

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681518
eISBN:
9780191761560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681518.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Given that the trinitarian Persons are persons in a sense closely analogous to our ordinary concept of a person, it remains to show that they are united in a way sufficient to guarantee that they are ... More


Receptions of Newman

Frederick D. Aquino and Benjamin J. King

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199687589
eISBN:
9780191767166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687589.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Few Christians over the past two centuries are more famous than John Henry Newman. His writings on theology, philosophy, education, and history have been continually read and reread. His leadership ... More


The Church and Its Liturgy as Threshold of the New Creation

Paul M. Blowers

in Maximus the Confessor: Jesus Christ and the Transfiguration of the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199673940
eISBN:
9780191815829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673940.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Philosophy of Religion

Maximus’ ecclesiology is thoroughly “cosmic” and liturgico-centric. The Church in heaven and on earth is strategically both the theatre of the cosmic liturgy of praise and an active participant ... More


Fourth Movement: Tax Collector v. Tax Collector

Sheridan Hough

in Kierkegaard's Dancing Tax Collector: Faith, Finitude, and Silence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739999
eISBN:
9780191802898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739999.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Literature

The comprehensive, ongoing joy of de silentio’s ‘tax collector’ needs to be seen in light of the abnegation of the religious sphere. Sin is defined as a ‘later immediacy’, which connects it to the ... More


Thomas Berry and an Evolutionary Catholic Cosmic Common Good

Daniel P. Scheid

in The Cosmic Common Good: Religious Grounds for Ecological Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199359431
eISBN:
9780199359462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359431.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Thomas Berry, C.P., cultural historian and “geologian,” is a vital source for understanding a Catholic cosmic common good. The chapter examines Berry’s understanding of the evolutionary cosmic story ... More


Conclusion: Vision and Speech

Claudia Welz

in Humanity in God’s Image: An Interdisciplinary Exploration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198784982
eISBN:
9780191827198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784982.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

Looking back over the book as a whole, the Conclusion indicates lines of convergence and divergence between some of the key positions discussed. Moreover, it delineates new research trajectories. The ... More


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