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Thomas Cranmer’s Doctrine of Repentance: Renewing the Power to Love

Ashley Null

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270218
eISBN:
9780191683954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270218.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

For centuries historians have offered often bitterly contradictory answers to the question of who exactly was Thomas Cranmer. Although Cranmer was a key participant in the changes to English life ... More


Introduction

A. M. C. Casiday

in Tradition and Theology in St John Cassian

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199297184
eISBN:
9780191711381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297184.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of St John Cassian's profile in historical theology. It argues that Cassian was a creative and synthetic thinker who was perfectly capable of ... More


Weakness of Will in Renaissance and Reformation Thought

Risto Saarinen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606818
eISBN:
9780191729614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606818.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Weakness of will, the phenomenon of acting contrary to one's own better judgement, remains a prominent discussion topic in philosophy. The book covers the reflection on weakness of will between 1350 ... More


From Methodists to Mormons: Attacking Predestination in the Young Republic

Peter J. Thuesen

in Predestination: The American Career of a Contentious Doctrine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195174274
eISBN:
9780199872138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174274.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

In replacing monarchy with republicanism, the American Revolution set the stage for the growth of a variety of upstart groups united by their back‐to‐the‐Bible mentality and their conviction that ... More


The Sweetness of Living

Catherine Wilson

in Epicureanism at the Origins of Modernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199238811
eISBN:
9780191716492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238811.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Augustinian asceticism ceded in the course of the 17th century to a more accepting attitude towards pleasure and the enjoyment of corporeal beauty, including the beauty of women. Platonic ideas were ... More


Johannes Von Staupitz (1460/9–1524): Theology of the Praise of God

David C. Steinmetz

in Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130485
eISBN:
9780199869008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Staupitz is best known for his supervision and pastoral advice to Martin Luther, when Luther was an Augustinian friar. In his theology, Staupitz represented a form of late medieval Augustinianism ... More


Passion's Triumph over Reason: A History of the Moral Imagination from Spenser to Rochester

Christopher Tilmouth

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199212378
eISBN:
9780191707254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212378.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book surveys ideas of passion, reason, appetite, and self-control in English literature and moral thought from 1580 to 1680. Drawing on tragedy, poetry, moral philosophy, and sermons, the book ... More


Fallen Nature, Fallen Selves: Early Modern French Thought II

Michael Moriarty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291038
eISBN:
9780191710599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291038.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book investigates psychological and ethical thought in 17th-century France, emphasizing both continuities and discontinuities with ancient and medieval thought. The ancient ethical vision that ... More


Conclusions

Michael Moriarty

in Fallen Nature, Fallen Selves: Early Modern French Thought II

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291038
eISBN:
9780191710599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291038.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The key themes of the book are recapitulated in the course of a general assessment of the relationship of Augustinianism and Cartesianism in 17th-century moral thought. The writers discovered are ... More


Self-Knowledge and Self-Ignorance in Context

Michael Moriarty

in Fallen Nature, Fallen Selves: Early Modern French Thought II

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291038
eISBN:
9780191710599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291038.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Scholars have attempted to understand 17th-century writers’ interest in self-knowledge and self-deception in historical terms by linking it to ideological conflict with a class dimension (Paul ... More


Introduction

Eric Saak

in Creating Augustine: Interpreting Augustine and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646388
eISBN:
9780199949960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646388.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This chapter problematizes the interpretation of Augustine and Augustinianism on theoretical and historiographical grounds. It argues that when we seek to understand the Augustine of the past, ... More


Conclusion: Augustine, the Augustinian, and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages

Eric Saak

in Creating Augustine: Interpreting Augustine and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646388
eISBN:
9780199949960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646388.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

The Conclusion sums up the argument, and offers definitions of the terms ‘Augustinianism’, ‘Late Medieval Augustinianism’, and ‘Augustinian’, based on the historical reconstruction of the historical ... More


Introduction

Arnoud S. Q. Visser

in Reading Augustine in the Reformation: The Flexibility of Intellectual Authority in Europe, 1500-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199765935
eISBN:
9780199895168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765935.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter introduces the reader to Augustine of Hippo and his varied reception in the long sixteenth century. It explains the aims, scope, and organization of the book and situates its main ... More


Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Christopher Brooke

in Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152080
eISBN:
9781400842414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152080.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter tracks the changing fortunes of a fundamental opposition between more Stoic and more Augustinian perspectives on human life, showing that as the seventeenth century gave way to the ... More


La Rochefoucauld: Problems of Interpretation

Michael Moriarty

in Disguised Vices: Theories of Virtue in Early Modern French Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589371
eISBN:
9780191728808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589371.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, European Literature

The Maximes went through much revision. Among the most important changes are the discarding of the original prefatory discourse by La Chapelle-Bessé and the inclusion of expressions such as ‘souvent’ ... More


An Open Theist Theodicy of Natural Evil

William Hasker

in Molinism: The Contemporary Debate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199590629
eISBN:
9780191731280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590629.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter sets forth a theodicy of natural evil. General characteristics of theodicy are discussed, including the distinction between general‐policy theodicies and specific-benefit theodicies. ... More


From the Catholic Enlightenment to Reform Catholicism, 1540–1759

Dale K. Van Kley

in Reform Catholicism and the International Suppression of the Jesuits in Enlightenment Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300228465
eISBN:
9780300235616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228465.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents anti-Jesuitism as the negative face of Reform Catholicism while making a case for the utility of this concept in revisionist opposition to the current one of “Catholic ... More


Creating Augustine: Interpreting Augustine and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages

Eric Leland Saak

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646388
eISBN:
9780199949960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646388.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

The term ‘Augustinianism’ has been used by scholars for over a century to refer to trends in medieval philosophy, theology, and politics, which had a major effect on the transformations of European ... More


The Renaissance

Risto Saarinen

in Weakness of Will in Renaissance and Reformation Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606818
eISBN:
9780191729614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606818.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter starts with an analysis of Petrarch’s Secretum. In addition to its obvious Augustinian features, this work is influenced by the medieval debates on the will, coming close at times to ... More


The Religio Augustini

Eric Saak

in Creating Augustine: Interpreting Augustine and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646388
eISBN:
9780199949960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646388.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This chapter details the religious identity of the OESA, based on the imitation of Augustine and following the religio Augustini. It examines how the Hermits sought to embody Augustine as the rule ... More


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