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Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America's Theologian

Gerald R. McDermott (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195373431
eISBN:
9780199871681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373431.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Many books have been published on Jonathan Edwards (1703-58), widely regarded as the greatest American theologian. Some are by experts who typically write only for fellow specialists. Others are by ... More


The Triumph of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts from the Renaissance to the Counter-Reformation

Richard Viladesau

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195335668
eISBN:
9780199869015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335668.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This volume, a sequel to the author's earlier book The Beauty of the Cross, carries the study of Christian soteriology into the Renaissance, Reformation and Counter‐Reformation eras. Drawing on ... More


John Wyclif

Stephen Edmund Lahey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183313
eISBN:
9780199870349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183313.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The 14th-century English philosopher and theologian John Wyclif (d. 1384) has been described as a forerunner of the Reformation, but is better understood as the last important thinker of Oxford’s ... More


Nathaniel Taylor, New Haven Theology, and the Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

Douglas A. Sweeney

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195154283
eISBN:
9780199834709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154282.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Nathaniel William Taylor (1786–1858) was arguably the most influential American theologian of his generation. Despite his tremendous national influence, however, his views were chronically ... More


The Paradise of God: Renewing Religion in an Ecological Age

Norman Wirzba

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195157161
eISBN:
9780199835270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157168.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Jewish and Christian doctrines of creation, when interpreted as accounts of the moral and spiritual character of the world rather than simply its origin, hold the key to addressing a variety of ... More


The Beauty of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts from the Catacombs to the Eve of the Renaissance

Richard Viladesau

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195188110
eISBN:
9780199784738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019518811X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This volume represents the first part of a study of the concept and the symbol of the cross in Christian theology and imagination. It examines the theology of the cross in both its conceptual and ... More


F D Maurice and the Crisis of Christian Authority

Jeremy Morris

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199545315
eISBN:
9780191602825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545315.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This book offers a reassessment of the theology of Frederick Denison Maurice (1805–1872), one of the most significant theologians of the modern Church of England. It seeks to place Maurice’s theology ... More


Lancelot Andrewes, the Preacher (1555-1626): The Origins of the Mystical Theology of the Church of England

Nicholas Lossky

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198261858
eISBN:
9780191682223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261858.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

A champion for Anglican cause for his rejection of doctrine of transubstantiation and the Calvanist doctrine of predestination, Lancelot Andrewes was hailed by T. S. Eliot as one of the Fathers of ... More


Ernst Troeltsch and Liberal Theology: Religion and Cultural Synthesis in Wilhelmine Germany

Mark Chapman

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246427
eISBN:
9780191697593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246427.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This book discusses the ethical implications of German liberal theology in the early years of the 20th century. It seeks to understand a much neglected period on its own terms. The leading figure, ... More


Robert Bellarmine and Post-Tridentine Eucharistic Theology

Robert J. Daly

in From Trent to Vatican II: Historical and Theological Investigations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178067
eISBN:
9780199784905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178068.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the discrepancy between sound eucharistic theology and the eucharistic theology of several official documents of the Roman Catholic magisterium. Historical research suggests ... More


Martin Luther: Confessor of the Faith

Robert Kolb

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199208937
eISBN:
9780191695742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208937.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Martin Luther's thought continues to challenge people throughout the world in the twenty-first century. His paradigmatic shift in defining God and what it means to be human left behind a foundation ... More


Luther’s Legacy: Salvation and English Reformers, 1525-1556

Carl R. Trueman

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263524
eISBN:
9780191682599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263524.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This book is a study of the Christian idea of salvation as seen through the eyes of five 16th-century English reformers: John Frith, John Hooper, Robert Barnes, John Bradford, and the famous Bible ... More


Calvin, Participation, and the Gift: The Activity of Believers in Union with Christ

J. Todd Billings

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199211876
eISBN:
9780191706004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211876.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Is the God of Calvin a fountain of blessing, or a forceful tyrant? Is Calvin's view of God coercive, leaving no place for the human qua human in redemption? These are perennial questions about ... More


Karl Barth: Against Hegemony

Timothy J. Gorringe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752462
eISBN:
9780191695117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752462.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Karl Barth (1886–1968) was the most prolific theologian of the 20th century. Avoiding simple paraphrasing, this book places the theology in its social and political context, from the First World War ... More


Kierkegaard: Thinking Christianly in an Existential Mode

Sylvia Walsh

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199208357
eISBN:
9780191695728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208357.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Søren Kierkegaard (1813–1855) was first and foremost a Christian thinker who is perhaps best known for his devastating attack upon Christendom or the established order of his time. Not since Luther ... More


Beauty and Revelation in the Thought of Saint Augustine

Carol Harrison

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263425
eISBN:
9780191682544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263425.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This book places Saint Augustine's theology in a new context by considering what he has to say about beauty. It demonstrates how a theological understanding of beauty revealed in the created, ... More


Miracles and the Protestant Imagination: The Evangelical Wonder Book in Reformation Germany

Philip M. Soergel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199844661
eISBN:
9780199932856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844661.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This study examines the uses of miracles in Protestant wonder books in the century after the outbreak of the Reformation. The wonder book was a new genre that emerged in the troubled years after ... More


 Preaching and Teaching in Theory and Practice

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Teaching the Reformation: Ministers and Their Message in Basel, 1529-1629

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305760
eISBN:
9780199784912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305760.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter surveys Basel’s official theology established in the decade after the Reformation, as embodied in the Basel Confession of 1534, the catechism written by Johannes Oecolampadius and ... More


 Building a New Church

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Teaching the Reformation: Ministers and Their Message in Basel, 1529-1629

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305760
eISBN:
9780199784912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305760.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The leaders of Basel’s Protestant church had to work out a new relationship with the city’s magistrate, recruit new pastors to assist and eventually replace them, and reform the university’s ... More


 The Arts Faculty and General Education

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Teaching the Reformation: Ministers and Their Message in Basel, 1529-1629

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305760
eISBN:
9780199784912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305760.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The evolution of dialectic over the course of the 16th century had significant ramifications for the study of theology. Throughout German-speaking Europe, the rhetorical dialectic popularized by the ... More


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