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Arrows, Eros, Agape

CATHERINE OSBORNE

in Eros Unveiled: Plato and the God of Love

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267669
eISBN:
9780191683336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267669.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

In the prologue to the Commentary on the Song of Songs, Origen raises the question of how far and in what context we might be justified in using the language of Eros to describe the relationship ... More


Kierkegaard and the Staging of Desire: Rhetoric and Performance in a Theology of Eros

Carl S. Hughes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257256
eISBN:
9780823261505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257256.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Theology in the modern era often assumes that the consummate form of theological discourse is objective prose—ignoring or condemning apophatic traditions and the spiritual eros that drives them. For ... More


From Tension to Dichotomy: Selfless Love after Kierkegaard

Julia T. Meszaros

in Selfless Love and Human Flourishing in Paul Tillich and Iris Murdoch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198765868
eISBN:
9780191820502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765868.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

Chapter 3 analyses the thought on love and the self of three modern thinkers who echo single elements of Kierkegaard’s thought but radicalize these to the effect of disconnecting selfless love from ... More


Divine and Human Creativity: From Plato to Levinas

John Davenport

in Will as Commitment and Resolve: An Existential Account of Creativity, Love, Virtue, and Happiness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225750
eISBN:
9780823235896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225750.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins with the example of divine creativity as an ideal counterexample to the erosiac model. Plato himself appears to have recognized that his erosiac ... More


What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Platonic Love?

Daniel Boyarin

in Toward a Theology of Eros: Transfiguring Passion at the Limits of Discipline

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226351
eISBN:
9780823236718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226351.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In his celebrated study of Christian love, Anders Nygren identifies the emergence of heresy with the perversion of agape. In Plato's Symposium, the term “heavenly Eros” ... More


Toward a Theology of Eros: Transfiguring Passion at the Limits of Discipline

Virginia Burrus and Catherine Keller (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226351
eISBN:
9780823236718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226351.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

What does theology have to say about the place of eroticism in the salvific transformation of men and women, even of the cosmos itself? How, in turn, does eros infuse theological ... More


The Subject of Love: Hélène Cixous and the Feminine Divine

Sal Renshaw

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069604
eISBN:
9781781702956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069604.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book is about abundant, generous, other-regarding love. In the history of Western ideas of love, such a configuration has been inseparable from our ideas about divinity and the sacred, often ... More


Words for Love in Biblical Greek

James Barr

in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament: Studies in Christology in Memory of George Bradford Caird

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263265
eISBN:
9780191682452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263265.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay on the words for love in biblical Greek focusing on the Septuagint (LXX). The noun for love is scarcely found in Greek before the LXX and a common traditional argument ... More


Afterword: A Theology of Eros, After Transfiguring Passion

Catherine Keller

in Toward a Theology of Eros: Transfiguring Passion at the Limits of Discipline

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226351
eISBN:
9780823236718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226351.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Theology

“Theology” and “eros” are more or less co-originate Platonic notions. Yet theology as a work of Jewish and Christian hermeneutics arises from another matrix of love: agape, ... More


For the Love of God: The Death of Desire and the Gift of Life

Mario Costa

in Toward a Theology of Eros: Transfiguring Passion at the Limits of Discipline

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226351
eISBN:
9780823236718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226351.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter deals with the desire for God and formulates the problem of desire, and in doing so challenge those theories that privilege lack and death, as well as the ... More


Sexing the Pauline Body of Christ: Scriptural Sex in the Context of the American Christian Culture War

Diana M. Swancutt

in Toward a Theology of Eros: Transfiguring Passion at the Limits of Discipline

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226351
eISBN:
9780823236718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226351.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

American Christians have writ the modern ideological hegemony of the two-sex model (that humans naturally come in two genetic sexes) into the corpus of scripture, ... More


Passion—Binding—Passion

Yvonne Sherwood

in Toward a Theology of Eros: Transfiguring Passion at the Limits of Discipline

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226351
eISBN:
9780823236718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226351.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The seductive enigma of the word “passion”—and the Christian passion to which it is tied—seems to lie in the way in which it allows the subject at its center to function ... More


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