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Book II

Bridget Morris

in The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden: Volume I: Liber Caelestis, Books I–III

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195166446
eISBN:
9780199785049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166442.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents a modern English translation of Book II of the Revelationes of St. Birgitta of Sweden. The Book reflects Birgitta's interest in Swedish public affairs during the 1340s, and in ... More


Faith as Doxastic Venture

John Bishop

in Believing by Faith: An Essay in the Epistemology and Ethics of Religious Belief

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199205547
eISBN:
9780191709432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205547.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter sets out a model of (theistic) faith as doxastic venture — understood, not as believing ‘at will’, but rather as taking a proposition to be true in one's practical reasoning while ... More


Faith Christian Center

Milmon F. Harrison

in Righteous Riches: The Word of Faith Movement in Contemporary African American Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195153132
eISBN:
9780199784578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153138.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides insight on the culture within the movement by focusing on one of the member congregations of the Word of Faith Movement — Faith Christian Center in Sacramento, California. This ... More


The Resurrection as a Non-Event

Carnley Peter

in The Structure of Resurrection Belief

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267560
eISBN:
9780191683299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267560.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the third possibility and approach to the resurrection belief. While the previous chapters tackled the resurrection of Jesus as assimilable to other events of the human past ... More


Implications for Theology; Christianity in a Nutshell

Anna Wierzbicka

in What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter argues that theology needs a new language. It adduces quotes from various recent publications that show that after two millennia the meaning of Jesus’ words has become for many people in ... More


Modernity's Responses to the Problem

C. Stephen Evans

in The Historical Christ and the Jesus of Faith: The Incarnational Narrative as History

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263975
eISBN:
9780191600579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019826397X.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The last chapter looked briefly at the challenge posed to the historicity of the incarnational narrative by Enlightenment epistemology and metaphysics; this one takes a brief look at the responses to ... More


Why the Events Matter: 1. History, Meaning, and Myth

C. Stephen Evans

in The Historical Christ and the Jesus of Faith: The Incarnational Narrative as History

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263975
eISBN:
9780191600579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019826397X.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The English term ‘history’ can refer to an actual series of events, and also to the narrative or account constructed about those events; in looking at the links between Christian faith and the ... More


Introduction

J. A. Burrow

in Langland's Fictions

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112938
eISBN:
9780191670879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112938.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the poem Piers Plowman, which has always had a particular appeal for those readers who share, in one form or another, the poet's own Christian faith. It also includes summaries ... More


A Second Christianity?

Murray A. Rae

in Kierkegaard's Vision of the Incarnation: By Faith Transformed

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269403
eISBN:
9780191683633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269403.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the different viewpoints introduced by theologians of the twentieth century who had increasingly become hostile to the traditional content of Christian faith. The work of John ... More


Introduction

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/9780195122909.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introductory begins by discussing the proposal that mainstream American higher education should be more open to explicit discussion of the relationship between religious faith to learning. It ... More


Introduction

Sarah Coakley

in Christ without Absolutes: A Study of the Christology of Ernst Troeltsch

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263746
eISBN:
9780191682643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263746.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The problem of Christian faith's relation to history is a profound one which exercises all thinking Christian believers. However, the issues at stake are complex. There is of course the perennial ... More


‘No Philosophy…’

Murray A. Rae

in Kierkegaard's Vision of the Incarnation: By Faith Transformed

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269403
eISBN:
9780191683633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269403.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Of all the chapters in Climacus's Philosophical Fragments, Chapter 3 proved to be the most difficult to read as it seemed to be a step back from the task of determining incarnation rather it offered ... More


“Femina Byzantina”: The Council in Trullo on Women

Judith Herrin

in Unrivalled Influence: Women and Empire in Byzantium

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153216
eISBN:
9781400845217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153216.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines what the late seventh-century canons can tell us about “femina byzantina.” In 692 the Council in Trullo, convened by Justinian II, met in the same domed hall of the Great Palace ... More


Introduction

Peter Widdicombe

in The Fatherhood of God from Origen to Athanasius

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242481
eISBN:
9780191697111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242481.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine the genesis of Athanasius' theology of God as Father and to analyse its structure against the background of the ... More


Concluding Remarks

Richard Sturch

in The Word and the Christ: An Essay in Analytic Christology

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198261988
eISBN:
9780191682278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261988.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study of traditional and analytic Christology. It justifies the use of the intellect to analyse the holy mystery and suggests that the refusal ... More


Why the Events Matter: 2. God's Atoning Work

C. Stephen Evans

in The Historical Christ and the Jesus of Faith: The Incarnational Narrative as History

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263975
eISBN:
9780191600579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019826397X.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

It was argued in the previous chapter that viewing the incarnational narrative as non-historical myth is a great loss, since without historicity, the narrative cannot be seen as a record of the ... More


The Ruined Cottage Revisited

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth's Revisitings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199268771
eISBN:
9780191730832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268771.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

The chapter examines the development of Book One of The Excursion, from its origins as The Ruined Cottage in 1797 through to final revision in 1845. A detailed account is provided of the poem’s ... More


Introduction

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter provides a historical sketch of the emergence of Italian liberty. In the republics of the late Middle Ages, in the Risorgimento, and in the struggle against fascism, Italian ... More


The Truth of the Gospel

Curtiss Paul DeYoung

in United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152159
eISBN:
9780199849659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152159.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Malcolm X and Saul of Tarsus had something in common—they were both born into minority groups. Both of them embraced their native cultures, and although they also embraced their Christian faith, they ... More


Congregations in the Early Church

Curtiss Paul DeYoung

in United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152159
eISBN:
9780199849659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152159.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The first congregation of Christian faith was comprised of followers of Jesus from Galilee who gathered days after the Crucifixion and the Resurrection. These events, along with the ascension of ... More


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