Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 25 items for:

  • Keywords: theologies x
  • History of Ideas x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Church

Philip Schofield

in Utility and Democracy: The Political Thought of Jeremy Bentham

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198208563
eISBN:
9780191716928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208563.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Having recognized the existence of sinister interest in the legal and political establishments, Bentham extended his investigation to the ecclesiastical establishment. He had always argued that ... More


The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault

Dotan Leshem

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231177764
eISBN:
9780231541749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177764.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Dotan Leshem recasts the history of the West from an economic perspective, bringing politics, philosophy, and the economy closer together and revealing the significant role of Christian theology in ... More


Demolishing Priesthood, Ancient and Modern

Jonathan I. Israel

in Enlightenment Contested: Philosophy, Modernity, and the Emancipation of Man 1670-1752

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199279227
eISBN:
9780191700040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279227.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

Toleration, purification, and rationalization — that was the agenda of the moderate mainstream. The leading theorists of the liberal Protestant middle ground all converged in regarding schisms and ... More


The Medieval Idea of Marriage

Christopher N. L. Brooke

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205043
eISBN:
9780191676468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205043.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

‘What is marriage and what sets it apart from other human relationships?’ These are the key questions which this book addresses in this study of marriage in the medieval world. It draws on many ... More


Is Religion Needed for a Well-Ordered Society?

Jonathan I. Israel

in Enlightenment Contested: Philosophy, Modernity, and the Emancipation of Man 1670-1752

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199279227
eISBN:
9780191700040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279227.003.0026
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

This chapter discusses how radical ideas challenged traditional conceptions of morality during the Early Enlightenment. Few questioned religion’s indispensability, or that Christianity was the faith ... More


Towards a Theology of Marriage 1

Christopher N. L. Brooke

in The Medieval Idea of Marriage

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205043
eISBN:
9780191676468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205043.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

This chapter reviews some of the most important points and evidence disclosed by the medieval witnesses of marriage. Although limited evidence was derived from the silence of these chief witnesses, ... More


Godfrey of Fontaines—Love, Virtue, and Justice

M. S. KEMPSHALL

in The Common Good in Late Medieval Political Thought

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207160
eISBN:
9780191677526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207160.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines Godfrey of Fontaines' philosophy and theology. It notes that for Godfrey of Fontaines, the connection between the hierarchy of goodness and the hierarchy of love derives from ... More


Towards the Enlightenment

Euan Cameron

in Enchanted Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257829
eISBN:
9780191698477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257829.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter moves on to the early 18th century and the first decades of the Enlightenment. The 18th century did not discard the heritage of previous centuries wholesale, whatever the statements of ... More


The Patristic and Early Medieval Heritage

Euan Cameron

in Enchanted Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257829
eISBN:
9780191698477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257829.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter argues that the heritage of authoritative texts on superstitions tended to be fragmentary and unsystematic. The early medieval accounts anticipated many of the key principles and ... More


The Demonological Reading of Superstitions in the Late Middle Ages: Areas of Consensus

Euan Cameron

in Enchanted Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257829
eISBN:
9780191698477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257829.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

The style, manner, and diversity of theological writing changed perceptibly in Europe around the middle of the 14th century, for reasons not entirely clear. Scholastic theology continued to be ... More


Mapping the Body, Mapping the World: Mercator’s Atlas

Ayesha Ramachandran

in The Worldmakers: Global Imagining in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226288796
eISBN:
9780226288826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288826.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter locates the intellectual origins of Gerhard Mercator’s Atlas (1595) and the concept of the world it manifests in the medical, metaphysical, and theological interests that shaped ... More


A Non-religious Grounding of Morals: Smith and the Scottish Enlightenment

Iain McLean

in Adam Smith, Radical and Egalitarian: An Interpretation for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623525
eISBN:
9780748672110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623525.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter reports the moralism of Adam Smith. The weak church and the weak state had a double impact on the Scottish Enlightenment. Smith's moral theory is not the same as either Francis ... More


Conclusion

Antonia Fitzpatrick

in Thomas Aquinas on Bodily Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198790853
eISBN:
9780191833304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790853.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This Conclusion is intended as a straightforward recapitulation of the principal arguments of this study: that Aquinas’s thought on the composition of human nature and the body in particular cannot ... More


Religion and the State

Florian Schui

in Rebellious Prussians: Urban Political Culture under Frederick the Great and his Successors

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199593965
eISBN:
9780191750724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593965.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores conflicts between urban dwellers and state authorities over religious matters. In 1780 Frederick II decide to introduce a new hymnal in the Prussian provinces. The new hymnal ... More


Raising “Our Girls”

Tracy A. Thomas

in Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Feminist Foundations of Family Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814783047
eISBN:
9781479853892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783047.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter addresses Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s feminist views on maternal custody and parenting. She advocated granting legal rights of child custody to mothers in the event of separation or ... More


Studying “God's Contrivances”

in Regimens of the Mind: Boyle, Locke, and the Early Modern Cultura Animi Tradition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226116396
eISBN:
9780226116419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116419.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines the works and views of Robert Boyle and John Locke on the study of the entirety of “God's works” and of Scripture. It explains that Boyle devoted a section to the advantages of ... More


From Oikos to Ecclesia

Dotan Leshem

in The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231177764
eISBN:
9780231541749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177764.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The first chapter (From Oikos to Ecclesia) reviews the history of the concept of oikonomia in Christian thought from the Pauline letters and up to the third century C.E and describes how oikonomia ... More


Economy and Politics

Dotan Leshem

in The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231177764
eISBN:
9780231541749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177764.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The fourth chapter (Economy and Politics) re-introduces the much-ignored chapter of Greek Patristic political theory into the history of political thought and political theology. It answers ... More


Max Weber and The Protestant Ethic: Twin Histories

Peter Ghosh

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702528
eISBN:
9780191772214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702528.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This book presents a new portrait of Max Weber, one of the most prestigious social theorists in recent history, using his most famous work, The Protestant Ethic and the “Spirit” of Capitalism, as its ... More


Jean-Louis Quantin

Alexander Bevilacqua and Frederic Clark

in Thinking in the Past Tense: Eight Conversations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226601175
eISBN:
9780226601342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226601342.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Interview with Jean-Louis Quantin, Directeur d’études at the École Pratique des Hautes Études in Paris. Topics include intellectual history; the history of theology; ecclesiastical history; Church of ... More


View: