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Gilson and the Ressourcement

Francesca Aran Murphy

in Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199552870
eISBN:
9780191731037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552870.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Gilson belongs to an older generation than the ressourcement writers. He differs from the ressourcement thinkers in being more of a Thomist than an Augustinian, and he understood this distinction to ... More


The Avicennan Heritage

Jon McGinnis

in Avicenna

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195331479
eISBN:
9780199868032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331479.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Prior to Avicenna, philosophy in Arabic-speaking lands was identified with a Neoplatonized Aristotelianism; however, after him it was Avicenna’s philosophical vision that came to dominate, which ... More


Can Philosophy Be Christian?: The New State of the Question The New State of the Question April 7, 1999

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/9780823228621.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the possibility of a Christian philosophy, distinguishing between the roles of faith and reason. Christian philosophers have reached no agreement about ... More


Samuel Johnson and Eighteenth-Century Thought

Nicholas Hudson

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112143
eISBN:
9780191670671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112143.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Although there are many books on Samuel Johnson's moral and religious thought, none has provided a detailed analysis of his relationship with the ethics and theology of the eighteenth century. This ... More


Introduction

Reid L. Neilson and Terryl L. Givens

in Joseph Smith, Jr.: Reappraisals After Two Centuries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369786
eISBN:
9780199871292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369786.003.001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As scholars of the American religious past and present continue to move away from the consensus model, in which the upstart Latter-day Saint tradition had no real fit, and embrace conflict, contact, ... More


Overcoming Onto-Theology: Toward a Postmodern Christian Faith

Merold Westphal

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823221301
eISBN:
9780823235483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823221301.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book explores the nature and the structure of a postmodern Christian philosophy. It offers studies of Heidegger's early lectures on Paul and Augustine, the idea of hermeneutics, ... More


Introduction

Lawrence Dewan

in Wisdom, Law, and Virtue: Essays in Thomistic Ethics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227969
eISBN:
9780823237210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227969.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This introductory chapter describes the chapters on Christian philosophy included in this volume. These studies were written over a period of more than thirty years; the ... More


Scotland Moves into the Age of Enlightenment

Alexander Broadie

in A History of Scottish Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748616275
eISBN:
9780748652471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616275.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter considers three philosophers of the earliest years of the Scottish Enlightenment: Gershom Carmichael, George Turnbull and Francis Hutcheson. Carmichael, who is critical of many of Samuel ... More


Philosophy and the Prophetic Challenge

Martin J. De Nys

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter stresses the fruitful interplay between philosophy and prophecy, and the way in which Berrigan mediates the prophetic tradition to the contemporary scene and a unique and compelling way. ... More


Christian Philosophy and Christ Crucified: Fragmentary Theory in Scandalous Power

Paul K. Moser

in Christian Philosophy: Conceptions, Continuations, and Challenges

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198834106
eISBN:
9780191872297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834106.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

What is distinctive about Christian philosophy? The history of Christian philosophy does not offer a consensus answer, and much of this history fails to offer a definite answer. One result is a ... More


Chapter Five: Pope Leo XIII and His Legacy

Luis Cortest

in The Disfigured Face: Traditional Natural Law and Its Encounter with Modernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228539
eISBN:
9780823235681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228539.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the restoration of Christian philosophy through the works of Pope Leo XIII, particularly in his encyclical letter Aeterni ... More


Is Plantinga-Style Christian Philosophy Really Philosophy?

J. L. Schellenberg

in Christian Philosophy: Conceptions, Continuations, and Challenges

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198834106
eISBN:
9780191872297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834106.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In this chapter John Schellenberg defends the proposal that the intellectual activity associated with Alvin Plantinga’s work on religion, a Reformed sort of Christian philosophy (RCP), isn’t properly ... More


Christian Philosophy: Love and Reason

Oliver Davies

in Theology of Transformation: Faith, Freedom, and the Christian Act

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685950
eISBN:
9780191765872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685950.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

In this chapter we explore the work of John Duns Scotus and Meister Eckhart as contesting the primacy of reason against the background of the 1277 condemnation of Aristotelianism. We trace the ... More


Fragments

in Living Up to Death

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780226713496
eISBN:
9780226713502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226713502.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the nine fragments of Paul Ricouer's book about death. It discusses the issues of time and the author's position as a Christian. This essay comments on the so-called sacrificial ... More


Discerning the Spirit: The Task of Christian Philosophy

Neal DeRoo

in Christian Philosophy: Conceptions, Continuations, and Challenges

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198834106
eISBN:
9780191872297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834106.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In this chapter, Neal DeRoo argues that the primary task of Christian philosophy is discerning the “spirit” of the age and not merely offering rational defenses of theism. It begins by articulating ... More


Benet Perera’s Pious Humanism: Aristotelianism, Philology, and Education in Jesuit Colleges. An Edition of Perera’s Documenta quaedam perutilia

Cristiano Casalini and Christoph Sander

in History of Universities: Volume XXX / 1-2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198807025
eISBN:
9780191844812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807025.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the philosophical pedagogy of Benet Perera (1535–1610) through an analysis and transcription of his treatise on the useful, error-free study of Christian philosophy, the ... More


John Philoponus: Energetic Revision of the Classical Theory

Johannes Zachhuber

in The Rise of Christian Theology and the End of Ancient Metaphysics: Patristic Philosophy from the Cappadocian Fathers to John of Damascus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198859956
eISBN:
9780191892370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859956.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses John Philoponus, the major Christian philosopher of the sixth century. A first section discusses his special position as a Christian philosopher who taught Aristotelian and ... More


Second-Century Christology: The Word With Us

Brian E. Daley, SJ

in God Visible: Patristic Christology Reconsidered

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199281336
eISBN:
9780191746925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199281336.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Major Christian writers in the second century saw Jesus largely in terms of God’s self-revelation in the long history of Israel. Central themes included the person of Jesus as God’s “Beloved,” an ... More


Beyond Two-Valued Logics: A Jewish Philosopher’s Take on Recent Trends in Christian Philosophy

Peter Ochs

in Christian Philosophy: Conceptions, Continuations, and Challenges

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198834106
eISBN:
9780191872297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834106.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

For this Jewish philosopher, the turn to Christian philosophy, stimulated by Alvin Plantinga and others, was a welcome event, challenging the hegemonic modern model of rationality. Twenty years ... More


Taking the Wager of/on Love: Luce Irigaray and the Caress

James H. Olthuis

in Gazing Through a Prism Darkly: Reflections on Merold Westphal's Hermeneutical Epistemology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230457
eISBN:
9780823235223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230457.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents connections between the works of Merold Westphal and Luce Irigaray about the “way of love” and wisdom in postmodern Christian philosophy. It reveals that ... More


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