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Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Caroline Humfress

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book approaches the subject of late Roman law from the perspective of legal practice revealed in courtroom processes, as well as more ‘informal’ types of dispute settlement. From at least the ... More


Scholasticism and Orthodoxy in the Reformed Tradition: Definition and Method

Richard A. Muller

in After Calvin: Studies in the Development of a Theological Tradition

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157017
eISBN:
9780199849581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157017.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter represents a programmatic attempt at the identification of the problem of older scholarship in its reading of scholastic orthodoxy, from its tendency to ignore the fundamental identity ... More


Offering: Trajectories of African-Jamaican Religiosity

Dianne M. Stewart

in Three Eyes for the Journey: African Dimensions of the Jamaican Religious Experience

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154153
eISBN:
9780199835713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154150.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines two chief African responses to the European missionary enterprise from slavery to the 20th century. One response was to incorporate aspects of the Christian faith into the ... More


Philosophical and Theological Essays on the Trinity

Thomas McCall and Michael Rea (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199216215
eISBN:
9780191695995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216215.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

Classical Christian orthodoxy insists that God is Triune: there is only one God, but there are three divine Persons — Father, Son, and Holy Spirit — who are somehow of one substance with one another. ... More


Living the Question

Robert Wuthnow

in Christianity in the Twenty-First Century: Reflections on the Challenges Ahead

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096514
eISBN:
9780199853380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096514.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

During the 20th century, the United States undertook one of the most expansive programs of higher education ever witnessed. In the next century, whether such expansion continues or not, the ... More


Joachim of Fiore in Eastern Europe

Gould Warwick and Reeves Marjorie

in Joachim of Fiore

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242306
eISBN:
9780191697081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242306.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

in 1891, the Czech poet Jaroslav Vrchlický published a collection of poems, Fresky a gobeliny (Frescoes and Tapestries). In the second volume, called Medieval Legends, is a poem ... More


Orthodoxy and Christian Culture in the Dominican Republic

Brendan Jamal Thornton

in Negotiating Respect: Pentecostalism, Masculinity, and the Politics of Spiritual Authority in the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061689
eISBN:
9780813051109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061689.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In order to contextualize contemporary Pentecostal religion in the country and to explain the historical constitution of Christian culture and Christian subjectivities locally, Chapter 1 offers a ... More


Under the Sign of the Cross in the Kingdom of Kongo: Religious Conversion and Visual Correlation

CéCile Fromont

in Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618715
eISBN:
9781469618739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618739.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter talks about the cross as a central symbol in both Kongo and European religious belief. The cross as a symbol that allowed the two sides to determine the religious significance and ... More


Introduction

P. G. Walsh (ed.)

in Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books I and XII

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687525
eISBN:
9781800342989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687525.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Augustine, who is the sole bishop of Hippo since 396 to 397 and had achieved cult status as the leading apologist for Christian orthodoxy in Africa. It explains how Augustine ... More


Epilogue: C. S. Lewis and the Christian Worldview in the Third Millennium

Michael L. Peterson

in C. S. Lewis and the Christian Worldview

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190201111
eISBN:
9780190065409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190201111.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Theology

The Epilogue reflects on Lewis’s influence since his death and confidently predicts that his appeal and importance will remain strong in the third millennium. Readers are attracted to Lewis’s ... More


Lewis’s Intellectual Framework

Michael L. Peterson

in C. S. Lewis and the Christian Worldview

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190201111
eISBN:
9780190065409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190201111.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Theology

Chapter 1 defines a worldview as a unified, coherent understanding of reality and includes the image of an “intellectual framework” for interpreting the key phenomena of life and the world. The ... More


Ancient Openings of Multiplicity

Mary-Jane Rubenstein

in Worlds Without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156622
eISBN:
9780231527422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156622.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter examines two different models of cosmic multiplicity: the Atomists’ infinite kosmoi that randomly moves through space, and the Stoics’ one world which is destroyed and reborn throughout ... More


Conceptions of the Human (Interpersonality II): The Limits of Regret

Sergey Dolgopolski

in Other Others: The Political after the Talmud

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280186
eISBN:
9780823281640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280186.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter expands the notion of Talmudic refuting to translate it into a certain structure of personhood in an interpersonal relationship. It stages a conception of personhood, which neither ... More


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