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Limited Power and Knowledge: Accentuating Human Freedom

James L. Crenshaw

in Defending God: Biblical Responses to the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195140026
eISBN:
9780199835607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140028.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The deity’s role in human affairs need not be determinative, for people are not automatons. To endow them with the dignity of self-expression, God is said to impose limits on his own power and ... More


Introduction: Applying Zen

Steven Heine

in White Collar Zen: Using Zen Principles to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Your Career Goals

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160031
eISBN:
9780199850273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160031.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This introductory chapter first sets out the focus of the book, which is not about but from Zen—it adapts traditional ideals and styles of training to the goal of improving interpersonal relations in ... More


Striking a Balance: Christianity and the Challenges of Long-Term Human Security in Zimbabwe

Gladys Ganiel

in Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827732
eISBN:
9780199950553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827732.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

African evangelical/Pentecostal/charismatic (EPC) Christians—previously dismissed by scholars as apolitical—are becoming increasingly active socially and politically. This chapter presents a case ... More


To Whom Do I Sing, and Why?: Vocation as an Alternative to Self-Expression

David Fuentes

in Vocation across the Academy: A New Vocabulary for Higher Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190607104
eISBN:
9780190607135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607104.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The motivations of artists are traditionally considered primarily through the lens of their own desires for self-expression. This common perception is actually a product of romanticism, and it fails ... More


Harmonizing Dependence

Kevin W. Hector

in The Theological Project of Modernism: Faith and the Conditions of Mineness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198722649
eISBN:
9780191789342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722649.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines Schleiermacher’s claims (a) that one can identify with one’s life only if one can establish a self-expressive harmony between one’s freedom and that upon which one depends; (b) ... More


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