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Memory and Violence, or Genealogies of Remembering

Werner H. Kelber

in Saintly Influence: Edith Wyschogrod and the Possibilities of Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230877
eISBN:
9780823235612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230877.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter sketches an approach to Christian passion narratives that considers them as ethically ambiguous products of remembering. Extending the sense of history as ... More


Liturgical Immersion

Terence Cuneo

in Ritualized Faith: Essays on the Philosophy of Liturgy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757757
eISBN:
9780191817663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757757.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

An intriguing feature of the Eastern Orthodox liturgies is that the activity of reenacting central elements of the core Christian narrative figures so prominently. This chapter addresses two main ... More


Multiple Narratives in the Novel

Deepra Dandekar

in The Subhedar's Son: A Narrative of Brahmin-Christian Conversion from Nineteenth-century Maharashtra

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190914042
eISBN:
9780190919863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914042.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religion and Society

The politics of a multilayered text like The Subhedar’s Son does not lie in its strong statement of ideological issues but in its silences and its emotional representations. Dinkar Shankar Sawarkar, ... More


Liturgy and the Moral Life

Terence Cuneo

in Ritualized Faith: Essays on the Philosophy of Liturgy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757757
eISBN:
9780191817663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757757.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

If you attend the performance of most Christian liturgies, you will find the assembled reading and listening to the scriptural depiction of various events that compose the core Christian narrative. ... More


Thinking and Acting Christianly in the Classroom

Perry L. Glanzer, Nathan F. Alleman, and George Marsden

in The Outrageous Idea of Christian Teaching

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190056483
eISBN:
9780190056513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056483.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter examines what Christian identity means for actual classroom practice with regard to pedagogy, ethics, and modeling. The survey respondents’ approaches fell into the categories of ... More


Christians and Jews at Pompeii in Late Nineteenth-Century Fiction

Eric M. Moormann

in Pompeii in the Public Imagination from its Rediscovery to Today

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199569366
eISBN:
9780191808265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199569366.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on five novelists from the second half of the nineteenth century who created their own Christian narratives for Pompeii. These are Eduard Alberti, Emily Sarah Holt, Countess of ... More


Culture as Curse or Blessing? Prudentius and Avitus on the Origins of Culture

Karla Pollmann

in The Baptized Muse: Early Christian Poetry as Cultural Authority

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198726487
eISBN:
9780191793295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726487.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

The theories about the origins of culture discussed in this chapter are instances of a way of systematically thinking about the nature of culture that was developed in classical times, either in ... More


Chained to the Past

Kathryn Tanner

in Christianity and the New Spirit of Capitalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300219036
eISBN:
9780300241129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219036.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter considers the way in which persons, as both workers and debtors, are encouraged to relate to past decisions that constrain present action within finance-dominated capitalism. The ... More


When Christian Teaching Is Really Outrageous

Perry L. Glanzer, Nathan F. Alleman, and George Marsden

in The Outrageous Idea of Christian Teaching

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190056483
eISBN:
9780190056513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056483.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This conclusion returns to answer the question: Is Christian teaching really that outrageous? As the range of examples cited in this book illustrate, Christian teaching is multifaceted and complex. ... More


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