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Risking the Church: The Challenges of Catholic Faith

Richard Lennan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199271467
eISBN:
9780191602108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271461.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The present‐day situation of the Roman Catholic Church has been described as a state of ‘peril’. That fact alone, to say nothing of the challenges inseparable from faith in God, implies that the ... More


Receptive Ecumenism and Recent Initiatives in the Catholic Church's Dialogues with the Anglican Communion and the World Methodist Council

Donald Bolen

in Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning: Exploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216451
eISBN:
9780191712173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216451.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter begins by looking at the methodologies adopted and developed within the Roman Catholic Church's dialogues with the Anglican Communion and the World Methodist Council, reflecting on ... More


Anglicanism and the Conditions for Communion—A Response to Cardinal Kasper

Nicholas Sagovsky

in Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning: Exploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216451
eISBN:
9780191712173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216451.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a response to Cardinal Kasper's question: How it is possible ‘to designate Scripture and the Apostles’ and Niceno–Constantinopolitan Creeds as normative in the Chicago–Lambeth ... More


 Acts of Communion

David Domke and Kevin Coe

in The God Strategy: How Religion Became a Political Weapon in America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326413
eISBN:
9780199870431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326413.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the third religious signal: embracing religious symbols, practices, and rituals by engaging in acts of communion with the faithful. Three presidential acts of communion are ... More


 The Revolution on the Corner of Main and Hardy

J. Rixey Ruffin

in A Paradise of Reason: William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326512
eISBN:
9780199870417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326512.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

William Bentley began his tenure as assistant pastor of the East Church in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1783, and immediately came into conflict with the much older senior pastor. But within two years, ... More


 Spiritual Libertarianism

J. Rixey Ruffin

in A Paradise of Reason: William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326512
eISBN:
9780199870417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326512.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

If Arminianism shaped his social ideology, Christian naturalism shaped his spiritual one. The removal of God from interfering in the natural realm allowed Bentley a new type and degree of religious ... More


Where the Spirit Flourishes

Richard Lennan

in Risking the Church: The Challenges of Catholic Faith

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199271467
eISBN:
9780191602108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271461.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although the Christian tradition has tended to highlight the church's relationship to Jesus Christ, a comprehensive theology of the church is not possible without a significant focus on the Holy ... More


This Church

Richard Lennan

in Risking the Church: The Challenges of Catholic Faith

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199271467
eISBN:
9780191602108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271461.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The existence of the church as the symbol of the Holy Spirit means that the external reality of the church, its historical manifestation, has theological significance. Concentrates on the specifics ... More


The Bible and the Communion of Saints: A Churchly Plural Reading of Scripture

S. Steve Kang

in This Side of Heaven: Race, Ethnicity, and Christian Faith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195310566
eISBN:
9780199851072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310566.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses how the whole people of God should faithfully engage Scripture in view of God's kingdom, particularly in light of the historic and global church. It begins with a discussion on ... More


Education and Economy: Conservation, Education, and People

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

in On Earth As In Heaven: Ecological Vision and Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823238859
eISBN:
9780823238897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823238859.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter contains various addresses and publications by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on conservation, education, and community.


The Church as Communion: March 31, 1993

Avery Cardinal Dulles

in Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228621
eISBN:
9780823236619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228621.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter, dedicated to the memory of Father John Meyendorff, discusses the unity of the Church and the Church as communion. As a mere term, communion does not say a great ... More


Dream Writing Beyond a Wounded World: Topographies of the Eco-Divine

Susan Pyke

in Being-in-Creation: Human Responsibility in an Endangered World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264995
eISBN:
9780823266876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264995.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In “Dream Writing Beyond a Wounded World,” Susan Pyke argues that literature can shift people’s perceptions of the nonhuman world and, in so doing, play a central role in forming a new ecological ... More


Ecology and Monasticism

Archimandrite Vasileios

in Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration: Orthodox Christian Perspectives on Environment, Nature, and Creation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251445
eISBN:
9780823252909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251445.003.0030
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter asks: how can someone see the glory of the body and the glory of creation? This chapter states that when one lives within the Church in a self-emptying way and perceives that through ... More


Conclusion: Whither the Shared Parish?

Brett C. Hoover

in The Shared Parish: Latinos, Anglos, and the Future of U.S. Catholicism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479854394
eISBN:
9781479815760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854394.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter summarizes the key findings of this study. This book has attempted to capture the complex life of the shared parish as manifested at All Saints in Havenville. In the process ... More


Pneumatology: Contributions from African American Christian Thought to the Pentecostal Theological Task

William C. Turner

in Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores pneumatology in relation to liberation theology within the context of the Pentecostalism. It first considers the emergence of pneumatology in black theology before discussing ... More


Second Chances and Statutes of Limitations

Cathleen Kaveny

in Ethics at the Edges of Law: Christian Moralists and American Legal Thought

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190612290
eISBN:
9780190612320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612290.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows how secular legal tools such as the statute of limitations and the distinction between a completed and a continuing offense can shed new light on neuralgic questions in theological ... More


The Eucharist in Roman Catholicism

Phillip M. Thompson

in Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199362202
eISBN:
9780199389872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362202.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the transformative aspects of the Roman Catholic celebration of the Eucharist in the experience of a typical Mass. The author describes the movement from a distracted state to a ... More


Introduction

Abby Day

in The Religious Lives of Older Laywomen: The Last Active Anglican Generation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198739586
eISBN:
9780191802546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739586.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

Demographic overview is given here to introduce the core theme that mainstream church attendance is dominated by an ageing, female population. An introduction is given to the author’s ‘host church’ ... More


Building Bridges: Truth, the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, and Building Cultural Relationships in the Image of God

Miguel H. Diaz

in In the Lógos of Love: Promise and Predicament in Catholic Intellectual Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190280031
eISBN:
9780190280062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280031.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Fostering cultural relations in the image of God is a powerful means of confronting the culture of fear that may result from increasing diversity with cultures of hospitality. Catholic intellectual ... More


Crossed Signs

Matt Tomlinson

in Ritual Textuality: Pattern and Motion in Performance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199341139
eISBN:
9780199358373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341139.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses drinking sessions where participants consume kava, a narcotic beverage enjoyed by many people in Fiji. No matter how informal the drinking session, particular rules are always ... More


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