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Mormon Christianity: What Other Christians Can Learn From the Latter-day Saints

Stephen Webb

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199316816
eISBN:
9780199369249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199316816.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book explains why Mormonism should be considered a branch on the Christian tree. It focuses on the metaphysical foundations of Mormon theology. Mormon metaphysics is a form of Christian ... More


Godbodied: The Matter of the Latter-day Saints

Stephen H. Webb

in Jesus Christ, Eternal God: Heavenly Flesh and the Metaphysics of Matter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199827954
eISBN:
9780199919468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827954.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints has no professional theologians or clergy, so its beliefs are not always easy for outsiders to discern and discuss. The most controversial Mormon ... More


Pietism and the Problem of Human Craft (Menschen-kunst)

Jennifer A. Herdt

in Forming Humanity: Redeeming the German Bildung Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226618487
eISBN:
9780226618517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226618517.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter focuses on the 17th-century context for the development of the Bildung tradition, looking at the German Pietist movement and at two mystical thinkers who significantly influenced that ... More


The Magic of Being Mormon

Stephen H. Webb

in Mormon Christianity: What Other Christians Can Learn From the Latter-day Saints

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199316816
eISBN:
9780199369249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199316816.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

What is the relationship between Mormonism and magic? And what is magic anyway? This chapter explores Mormonism’s relationship to Neo-Platonism and the hermetic tradition.


Thierry’s Diminished Legacy

David Albertson

in Mathematical Theologies: Nicholas of Cusa and the Legacy of Thierry of Chartres

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199989737
eISBN:
9780199384914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989737.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explains why Thierry of Chartres’s innovative ideas had little impact on later medieval Christian theology before Cusanus. His early readers attended to his theology of the Trinity but ... More


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