Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 55 items

  • Keywords: Christian doctrines x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Sapiential Theology

Ellen T. Charry

in By the Renewing of Your Minds: The Pastoral Function of Christian Doctrine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134865
eISBN:
9780199853472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134865.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The pastoral function of doctrine emerges from this study as an aid in cultivating a skilled and excellent life. The testimonies from the nine expositors are gathered up by questioning them about the ... More


The “Constitution” in American Civil Religion

Sanford Levinson

in Constitutional Faith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152400
eISBN:
9781400839872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152400.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter elaborates on the variety of “constitutional faiths.” It discusses the parallels between Protestant and Catholic approaches to Christian doctrine and “protestant” and “catholic” modes of ... More


Neighbors and Missionaries: A History of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine

Margaret M. McGuinness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239870
eISBN:
9780823239917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239870.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Neighbors and Missionaries is a history of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine, a community of women religious founded by Marion Gurney (Mother Marianne of Jesus) in 1910. Believing that ... More


Reading Gregory of Nyssa on Christ, Salvation, and Human Transformation

Morwenna Ludlow

in Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199280766
eISBN:
9780191712906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280766.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter offers some reflections on how Gregory is read, to what extent these readings reflect developments in recent theology and the study of patristics, and to what extent they reflect ... More


Introduction

Timothy Ward

in Word and Supplement: Speech Acts, Biblical Texts, and the Sufficiency of Scripture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199244386
eISBN:
9780191697364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244386.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to perform a critical retrieval of the classical doctrine of Scripture in general, and the sufficiency of Scripture in particular. ... More


The Art of Christian Excellence ★

Ellen T. Charry

in By the Renewing of Your Minds: The Pastoral Function of Christian Doctrine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134865
eISBN:
9780199853472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134865.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The body of this book is concerned with primary Christian doctrines — specifically, their character-forming intentions. This chapter is a most modest attempt to suggest epistemic conditions under ... More


Ethics and Theology

D. D. Raphael

in The Impartial Spectator: Adam Smith's Moral Philosophy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199213337
eISBN:
9780191707544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213337.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Smith regards ethics as independent of theology, but theology as dependent on ethics. The original version of the Moral Sentiments shows traces of his early adherence to Christianity; the later ... More


A House with Many Mansions

Jack Tannous

in The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses Christianity. There was a range of Christian beliefs and a gamut of understandings of what was encouraged, what was acceptable, and what was forbidden by church leaders for ... More


Introduction

Benjamin John King

in Newman and the Alexandrian Fathers: Shaping Doctrine in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199548132
eISBN:
9780191720383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548132.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This Introduction outlines the book's four main themes and outlines Newman's career path starting with Oxford in the 1820s. The Introduction goes on to give a brief overview of each chapter which ... More


God’s Supplement

JOHN E. HARE

in The Moral Gap: Kantian Ethics, Human Limits, and God's Assistance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269571
eISBN:
9780191683701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269571.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter examines Immanuel Kant’s thoughts on the role of God in providing supplement in order to bridge the gap between moral demand and the limitations of the natural human capacity to meet it. ... More


The Positive Contributions of Theological Context

George M. Marsden

in The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195122909
eISBN:
9780199853311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195122909.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

While God and theology should be considered as factors in our scholarship, we do not want to reduce our subjects to just their theological dimensions. Such theological principles, important as they ... More


Development in Canon Law

John J. Coughlin

in Law, Person, and Community: Philosophical, Theological, and Comparative Perspectives on Canon Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199756773
eISBN:
9780199932177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756773.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter consists of three major sections. First, it discusses Newman's explanation of the development of Christian doctrine in relation to canon law. The canonical provisions concerning papal ... More


Repentance

JOHN E. HARE

in The Moral Gap: Kantian Ethics, Human Limits, and God's Assistance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269571
eISBN:
9780191683701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269571.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter examines philosopher Soren Kirkegaard’s thoughts on the Christian doctrine of repentance in relation to the question on moral gap. It analyses the characters of Judge William, the ... More


The Coming Revolution

Edward J. Watts

in City and School in Late Antique Athens and Alexandria

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244214
eISBN:
9780520931800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244214.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses the apparent move to Christianize the teaching of philosophy in Alexandria through published texts aimed to attack the traditional Neoplatonic doctrine of the eternity of the ... More


The Prelapsarian Covenant as Proposed by Zacharias Ursinus

David A. Weir

in The Origins of the Federal Theology in Sixteenth-Century Reformation Thought

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266907
eISBN:
9780191683107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266907.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

The idea of a prelapsarian covenant is not an absolute novelty in the history of Christian doctrine, but it was not utilised extensively in Reformed theology until the second half of the 16th ... More


Changes and Continuities

Margaret M. McGuinness

in Neighbors and Missionaries: A History of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239870
eISBN:
9780823239917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239870.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

When Mother Marianne died in 1957, the Catholic Church and American society were on the verge of major transformations. Beginning in 1958, the congregation implemented a number of changes in response ... More


Ruotger, Bruno, and the Fathers

Henry Mayr‐Harting

in Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany: The View from Cologne

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199210718
eISBN:
9780191705755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210718.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In assessing the reading which went into Ruotger's creation of his image of Bruno, the Bible (including St Paul), the classics, the Rule of St Benedict, and the early Christian poets and ... More


Catholic Particularity in Seventeenth-Century French Writing: 'Christianity is Strange'

Richard Parish

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596669
eISBN:
9780191729126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596669.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The book adopts as its theme Pascal's assertion that “Christianity is strange” (“le christianisme est étrange”), taken from the Pensées, and explores various possible understandings of the statement ... More


Subtle Bodies: Representing Angels in Byzantium

Glenn Peers

A. Long (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224056
eISBN:
9780520925137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224056.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

Throughout the course of Byzantine history, Christian doctrine taught that angels have a powerful place in cosmology. It also taught that angels were immaterial, bodiless, invisible beings. But if ... More


The Years of Transition

David Young

in F. D. Maurice and Unitarianism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263395
eISBN:
9780191682520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263395.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

In the 1820s, which was an important transitional period, Maurice was emerging from a sheltered Unitarian household into an intellectual and religious atmosphere charged with the new spirit of ... More


View: