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From the Self to the Shared

Troels Engberg‐Pedersen

in Cosmology and Self in the Apostle Paul: The Material Spirit

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558568
eISBN:
9780191720970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558568.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter considers how the various features of Paul's objective cosmology enter into three themes that belong directly to the level of the Pauline text itself: (i) Paul's accounts of his own ... More


The Religion of Existence: Asceticism in Philosophy from Kierkegaard to Sartre

Noreen Khawaja

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226404516
eISBN:
9780226404653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226404653.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers a broad new vision of the history and substance of existential philosophy. It shows how an ascetic tradition with roots in European piety movements focused on personal conversion ... More


You, and You, and You: Charles Grandison Finney and Democracy

Finbarr Curtis

in Production of American Religious Freedom: The Production of American Religious Freedom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479882113
eISBN:
9781479823734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479882113.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

By equating democracy with consumerism, some scholars have taken the style and popularity of revivalism as evidence for the democratization of American religion in the nineteenth century. The idea ... More


Conversion as a Way of Life

Noreen Khawaja

in The Religion of Existence: Asceticism in Philosophy from Kierkegaard to Sartre

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226404516
eISBN:
9780226404653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226404653.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Here the core issue of Kierkegaard’s thought—what it means to become a Christian—is presented as a psychological adaptation of the Pietist ideal of conscious, ongoing conversion. As Kierkegaard ... More


Emotional Feelings and the Appearance of the Sensory World

Mark R. Wynn

in Renewing the Senses: A Study of the Philosophy and Theology of the Spiritual Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669981
eISBN:
9780191744297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669981.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter uses various theoretical accounts of the emotions to understand how conversion experience, or in general spiritual growth, may in part consist in, or may bring in its train, a ... More


Vanity and Vexation of Spirit

Timothy Larsen

in John Stuart Mill: A Secular Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198753155
eISBN:
9780191814815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753155.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores Mill’s famous mental crisis and period of despondency as a young man. He wrote of it in language that strongly and explicitly paralleled loss-of-faith narratives (in this case, ... More


Salvation: Predestination, Grace, and Conceptual Orientation

William J. Abraham

in Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume III: Systematic Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198786528
eISBN:
9780191828805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786528.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Predestination speaks of God’s design to save all who believe. Grace speaks of divine action which does not rule out genuine human action in a divine–human synergy. The big picture in salvation is ... More


Revelation, Conversion, and Spirit Power

Douglas J. Davies

in Emotion, Identity, and Religion: Hope, Reciprocity, and Otherness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199551538
eISBN:
9780191806537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199551538.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the ways in which the emotional intensification of experiences drives explanations of life through the phenomena of revelation, conversion, and spirit power. It highlights the ... More


The Latin Traditions

Risto Saarinen

in Recognition and Religion: A Historical and Systematic Study

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198791966
eISBN:
9780191834189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791966.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter investigates the Latin theological sources from the New Testament to the European Reformations. While some Roman legal terminologies related to adoption and inheritance already express ... More


Recognition in Religion: A Systematic Outline

Risto Saarinen

in Recognition and Religion: A Historical and Systematic Study

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198791966
eISBN:
9780191834189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791966.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter defines three historical paradigms of religious recognition, that is, (i) patristic conversion narrative, (ii) medieval and early modern promise of self-preservation, and (iii) the ... More


Newman’s Tractarian Receptions

Peter Nockles

in Receptions of Newman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199687589
eISBN:
9780191767166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687589.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter charts and analyses the various and varying responses, among his disciples and followers, to Newman as leader of the Oxford Movement and to his subsequent secession to the Church of Rome ... More


Christian Phenomenology

Kevin Hart

in Christian Philosophy: Conceptions, Continuations, and Challenges

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198834106
eISBN:
9780191872297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834106.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Christian phenomenology is irreducible to philosophical phenomenology. It begins by considering the testimony of Scripture, especially what is said about “world” and “kingdom,” and attends, in ... More


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