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The Emergence of the English Catechetical Tradition

Ian Green

in The Christian's ABC: Catechisms and Catechizing in England c.1530-1740

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206170
eISBN:
9780191677007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206170.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In this chapter the different phases and the underlying continuities of English catechizing from about 1530 to about 1740 are outlined through an analysis of the new catechisms and repeat editions ... More


Fragmentation and Memory: Meditations on Christian Doctrine

Karmen MacKendrick

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229499
eISBN:
9780823236961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229499.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Philosophers have long and skeptically viewed religion as a source of over easy answers, with a singular, totalizing “God” and the comfort of an immortal soul being the greatest among them. But ... More


Poppies And Rosemary: Love

Karmen MacKendrick

in Fragmentation and Memory: Meditations on Christian Doctrine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229499
eISBN:
9780823236961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229499.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter takes up the perpetually uncomfortable topic of love, seeking common elements in the theological and interpersonal senses of the term. Jean-Luc Nancy's understanding of love as the ... More


A Spoiled Priest: Wordsworth's Presence

Cóilín Owens

in James Joyce's Painful Case

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031934
eISBN:
9780813038759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031934.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the presence of Wordsworth in the library of Mr. Duffy, the main character in James Joyce's “A Painful Case”. The other book featured and identified in the character's library ... More


The Challenge of the Catechism: October 20, 1994

Avery Cardinal Dulles

in Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228621
eISBN:
9780823236619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228621.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that the Catechism of the Catholic Church is the boldest challenge yet offered to the cultural relativism that currently threatens to erode the contents of ... More


Baptismal Efficacy in the Reformed Confessions: Calvin’s Legacy

Lyle D. Bierma

in Font of Pardon and New Life: John Calvin and the Efficacy of Baptism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197553879
eISBN:
9780197553909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197553879.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter Abstract: To round out the narrative of this book, this chapter examines the impact of Calvin’s doctrine of baptismal efficacy on the codification of Reformed theology in eight major ... More


Disruption

Charles Hefling

in The Book of Common Prayer: A Guide

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190689681
eISBN:
9780190689728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689681.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Three main topics are discussed in this chapter. One is the Hampton Court conference, the first of three largely unsuccessful attempts to take account of objections to the Book of Common Prayer on ... More


Works from Calvin’s First Period in Geneva and the Strasbourg Interlude (1536–41)

Lyle D. Bierma

in Font of Pardon and New Life: John Calvin and the Efficacy of Baptism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197553879
eISBN:
9780197553909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197553879.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter Abstract: This chapter moves to the second phase of development in Calvin’s doctrine of baptismal efficacy by examining the writings from his first ministry stint in Geneva and his three ... More


Works from Calvin’s Second Period in Geneva to the Consensus Tigurinus (1541–48)

Lyle D. Bierma

in Font of Pardon and New Life: John Calvin and the Efficacy of Baptism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197553879
eISBN:
9780197553909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197553879.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter Abstract: This chapter explores the third phase of development in Calvin’s doctrine of baptismal efficacy by examining six major works from the early years of his second ministry period in ... More


Luther Insists on Faith

Baird Tipson

in Inward Baptism: The Theological Origins of Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197511473
eISBN:
9780197511503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511473.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes Martin Luther’s critique of late-medieval religiosity, concentrating particularly on his understanding of infant baptism. While a legitimate sacrament in Luther’s eyes, infant ... More


‘Peacocks in the Rain’: Early Phase of the Buddhist Revival

Sarath Amunugama

in The Lion's Roar: Anagarika Dharmapala and the Making of Modern Buddhism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199489060
eISBN:
9780199096169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489060.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Asian History

This chapter relates the first involvement of the American theosophists with the Buddhist revival in Sri Lanka and subsequent developments. The theosophists, having become aware of the Buddhist ... More


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