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Christianity in India: From Beginnings to the Present

Robert Eric Frykenberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198263777
eISBN:
9780191714191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263777.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book explores and enhances historical understandings of Christian communities, cultures, and institutions within the Indian world from their beginnings down to the present. As one out of several ... More


 Foundations for Democracy in Zimbabwean Evangelical Christianity

Terence O. Ranger and Isabel Mukonyora

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Africa

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195174779
eISBN:
9780199871858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174779.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the broad range of ideas and groups associated with evangelical faith and how they shape attitudes to politics and promote active participation in the quest for democracy in ... More


Prelude: Before Augustine

John Marenbon

in Pagans and Philosophers: The Problem of Paganism from Augustine to Leibniz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142555
eISBN:
9781400866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142555.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter provides a prelude into the terms of the Problem of Paganism, as it would be discussed in the West until the end of the seventeenth century. It begins by looking at the earliest ... More


The Antiphoner of Compiègne: Paris, BNF lat. 17436

Ritva Jacobsson

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The antiphoner of Compiègne (F-Pn MS lat. 17436), sometimes called the antiphoner of Charles the Bald, is the oldest existing Latin Office book, perhaps copied around 870. Although lavish, it is full ... More


Apostles and Evangelists

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The authors of the four gospels not only provided support for oral tradition as memories of Jesus faded but also interpreted it for succeeding generations. The continued story of the Church in Acts ... More


VICTORIAN RAPTURE

Cornelia Pearsall

in Tennyson's Rapture: Transformation in the Victorian Dramatic Monologue

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195150544
eISBN:
9780199871124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150544.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter Two examines Tennyson’s dramatic monologue “St. Simeon Stylites” from several angles. The first section, “Victorian End Times,” places St. Simeon’s desire for rapture in the context of ... More


The Concept of Catholicity: Yesterday and Today

Avery Dulles

in The Catholicity of the Church

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198266952
eISBN:
9780191600555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198266952.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In the creeds and for the Church Fathers, the catholicity of the Church generally meant completeness and authenticity. In the Reformation period, Roman Catholics picked up especially on the idea of ... More


Paul on the Areopagus

James Barr

in Biblical Faith and Natural Theology: The Gifford Lectures for 1991: Delivered in the University of Edinburgh

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263760
eISBN:
9780191600395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263767.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Studies Paul's speech at Athens (Acts 17) and the question whether it implies or supports natural theology.


Selden's Rabbis in the Court of Common Pleas

Jason P. Rosenblatt

in Renaissance England's Chief Rabbi: John Selden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286133
eISBN:
9780191713859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286133.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

One of the purest expressions of John Selden’s thought as a lawyer, political theorist, and Hebraist appears in a legal decision written fifteen years after his death by his disciple, Sir John ... More


The Archer of Paradise

Terryl L. Givens and Matthew J. Grow

in Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195375732
eISBN:
9780199918300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375732.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Pratt began his writing career with his handbill, “Mormons So Called.” He then assisted Joseph Smith in recruiting for Zion’s Camp, a relief expedition to reclaim Missouri lands. Poverty plagued him, ... More


Putting the Interpretative Method to Work

Susan James

in Spinoza on Philosophy, Religion, and Politics: The Theologico-Political Treatise

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698127
eISBN:
9780191740558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698127.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Before Spinoza can use his method to explain what the Bible teaches and show that its doctrine is compatible with the freedom to philosophise, he needs to clear away four errors defended by his ... More


Paul: A Critical Life

Jerome Murphy-OʼConnor

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780192853424
eISBN:
9780191670589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192853424.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

Here this book presents a completely new, and much more vivid and dramatic account of the life of Paul than has ever previously been attempted, from his childhood in Tarsus and his years as a student ... More


The Battle against “Churchianity”

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0045
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter forty-five is a detailed examination of Hodge’s views on the Church universal. As denominations competed for members and new religious traditions arose on the American landscape, a wide array ... More


Eschatological Imagination and the Program of Roman Imperial and Ecclesiastical Renewal at the End of the Tenth Century

Benjamin Arnold

in The Apocalyptic Year 1000: Religious Expectation and Social Change, 950-1050

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161625
eISBN:
9780199849666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161625.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

As a system of belief, medieval Christianity was assertively soteriological and eschatological in its teaching. The Catholic Church was much concerned with the science of personal and collective ... More


Papal Infallibility

Ian Ker

in John Henry Newman: A Biography

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199569106
eISBN:
9780191702044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569106.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

While writing the last stages of the Grammar, John Henry Newman was distracted by the drama unfolding at Rome. There was an attempt to define the Pope as infallible in matters of faith. Newman had ... More


Paul's Summons to Messianic Life: Political Theology and the Coming Awakening

L. Welborn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171311
eISBN:
9780231539159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171311.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Taubes, Badiou, Agamben, Žižek, Reinhard, and Santner have found in the Apostle Paul's emphasis on neighbor-love a positive paradigm for politics. By reexamining Pauline eschatology, this text ... More


The Ethiopic Version

BRUCE M. METZGER

in The Early Versions of the New Testament: Their Origin, Transmission, and Limitations

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198261704
eISBN:
9780191682209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261704.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the introduction of Christianity into Ethiopia and the early manuscripts of the Ethiopic version of the New Testament. Many modern scholars date the origin of the Ethiopic ... More


‘A Light to the Gentiles’: the Significance of the Damascus Road Christophany for Paul

James D. G. Dunn

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/9780198263265.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay on the significance of the Damascus Road Christophany for Paul the Apostle. One of the most striking and puzzling features of Paul's writings is his view of his ... More


The Apostle to the Gentiles

Gerald O'Collins, SJ

in Salvation for All: God's Other Peoples

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199238903
eISBN:
9780191696794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238903.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter highlights the Apostles to the Gentiles. Paul claimed a special commission from the risen Jesus. He declares twice that Christ died ‘for all’, which means that salvation is both for Jews ... More


Poet and Pope: Text and Context

Richard Hillier

in Arator on the Acts of the Apostles: A Baptismal Commentary

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198147862
eISBN:
9780191672330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198147862.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

April 6, 544 was a day of no ordinary significance in the life of Pope Vigilius and the Roman Catholic Church over which he presided. It was the day a ... More


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