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Gregory of Nyssa and the Concept of Divine Persons

Lucian Turcescu

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174250
eISBN:
9780199835478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174259.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The concept of personhood is central to a wide range of contemporary issues, ranging from reproductive rights to the death penalty and euthanasia. We may think that the concept of person is a modern ... More


The Gospel in Protestant and Related Churches

Ted A. Campbell

in The Gospel in Christian Traditions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195370638
eISBN:
9780199870738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370638.003.004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 3 discusses the ways in which the gospel message has been expressed in a variety of churches that were related to or influenced by the Reformation of the sixteenth century (including Anglican ... 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


Church as Sacrament: The Ecclesiology of de Lubac and Congar

Hans Boersma

in Nouvelle Théologie and Sacramental Ontology: A Return to Mystery

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229642
eISBN:
9780191710773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229642.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This chapter discusses the connection between sacrament and Church in de Henri de Lubac and Yves Congar. Both impacted the communion ecclesiology of Vatican II. De Lubac emphasized the reciprocal ... More


Conclusion: The Future of Ressourcement

Hans Boersma

in Nouvelle Théologie and Sacramental Ontology: A Return to Mystery

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229642
eISBN:
9780191710773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229642.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This concluding chapter reiterates that nouvelle théologie is best interpreted not as a stepping stone between Modernism and post-Vatican II pluralism, but as an attempt to recover the mystery of God ... More


Congar's Pneumatological Anthropology and Pneumatological Ecclesiology

Elizabeth Teresa Groppe

in Yves Congar's Theology of the Holy Spirit

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195166422
eISBN:
9780199835638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166426.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter presents in systematic form Congar’s pneumatological anthropology and pneumatological ecclesiology. The indwelling of the Holy Spirit in the human person, Congar affirms, is a mystery ... More


The Significance of Congar's Legacy

Elizabeth Teresa Groppe

in Yves Congar's Theology of the Holy Spirit

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195166422
eISBN:
9780199835638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166426.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter concludes the analysis with reflection on the contemporary significance of Congar’s integration of pneumatological anthropology and pneumatological ecclesiology. The author uses Congar’s ... More


Catholicity in Breadth: Mission and Communion

Avery Dulles

in The Catholicity of the Church

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198266952
eISBN:
9780191600555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198266952.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Catholicity as a qualitative perfection seeks to communicate itself universally. Jesus commanded the gospel to be proclaimed everywhere so that the children of God might be gathered together into ... More


Catholicity in Length: Tradition and Development

Avery Dulles

in The Catholicity of the Church

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198266952
eISBN:
9780191600555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198266952.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Church's catholicity in time is closely related to her apostolicity—her fidelity to her apostolic origins. The Church will achieve her consummation beyond history, in the life of glory. As ... More


Within The Divine Life

Nicholas J. Healy

in The Eschatology of Hans Urs von Balthasar: Eschatology as Communion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199278367
eISBN:
9780191603419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278369.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In Chapter Four, an analysis of the debate between Thomas Aquinas and Gregory Palamas on the nature of the visio dei secures the principle that without ongoing mediation, the union of God and the ... More


The Lesser Trinitarian Treatises I: To His Brother Peter: On the Difference between Ousia and Hypostasis

Lucian Turcescu

in Gregory of Nyssa and the Concept of Divine Persons

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174250
eISBN:
9780199835478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174259.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This treatise points to some factors that are essential for the understanding of the concept of divine persons: (1) The relation of the divine persons to the divine substance is similar to the ... More


On the Holy Spirit: Against the Macedonians

Lucian Turcescu

in Gregory of Nyssa and the Concept of Divine Persons

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174250
eISBN:
9780199835478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174259.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Gregory refers to God the Holy Spirit in biblical terms as good and holy, princely, principal, quickening, governing, and sanctifying of all creation. This allows him to present the Spirit as a ... More


The Sacraments

Gerald O'Collins SJ and Mario Farrugia SJ

in Catholicism: The Story of Catholic Christianity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199259946
eISBN:
9780191602122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259941.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

From the rites of Christian initiation (baptism, confirmation, and the Eucharist), this chapter passes to the sacraments of the sick (penance and the anointing of the sick), and to the sacraments in ... More


The Catholic Church and its Mission

Gerald O'Collins SJ and Mario Farrugia SJ

in Catholicism: The Story of Catholic Christianity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199259946
eISBN:
9780191602122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259941.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

By gathering disciples and calling ‘the twelve’, Jesus created some minimal organization, which grew after Pentecost into the ‘one, holy, catholic, and apostolic’ Church of the ... More


The Church in Society

JEREMY MORRIS

in F. D. Maurice and the Crisis of Christian Authority

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263172
eISBN:
9780191602825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263175.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Carries forward the foregoing analysis of Maurice’s ecclesiological and political theory into the appearance of ‘Christian Socialism’ at the end of the 1840s. After a brief chronological account of ... More


Event: The ‘How’ of Revelation

Paul M. Collins

in Trinitarian Theology: West and East: Karl Barth, the Cappadocian Fathers, and John Zizioulas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270324
eISBN:
9780191683985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270324.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

For Karl Barth, the self-revelation of God is something that happens. The whole conceptualization of the divine self-revelation is structured around the language of ‘event’. The category of event has ... More


The Concept of Personhood

Paul M. Collins

in Trinitarian Theology: West and East: Karl Barth, the Cappadocian Fathers, and John Zizioulas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270324
eISBN:
9780191683985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270324.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The different concepts of relationality that may be applied to the Godhead imply differing understandings of the concept of divine personhood. The notion of an event of communion that we are using as ... More


The Category of Communion

Paul M. Collins

in Trinitarian Theology: West and East: Karl Barth, the Cappadocian Fathers, and John Zizioulas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270324
eISBN:
9780191683985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270324.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the question of being and the controlling concept of an event of communion in relation to the analysis of personhood. It assesses the category of communion in the context of the ... 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


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