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F D Maurice and the Crisis of Christian Authority

Jeremy Morris

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199545315
eISBN:
9780191602825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545315.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This book offers a reassessment of the theology of Frederick Denison Maurice (1805–1872), one of the most significant theologians of the modern Church of England. It seeks to place Maurice’s theology ... More


Thomas Aquinas on God and Evil

Brian Davies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790890
eISBN:
9780199914418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790890.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers an in-depth study of Saint Thomas Aquinas's thoughts on God and evil, revealing that Aquinas's thinking about God and evil can be traced through his metaphysical philosophy, his ... More


The Beautiful and the Good

Richard Viladesau

in Theological Aesthetics: God in Imagination, Beauty, and Art

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195126228
eISBN:
9780199853496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126228.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The concern in Chapters 3–5 centered on the positive side of the relation of the transcendent to human imagination, the beautiful, and the arts. Chapter 2 showed that Christian theology from early on ... More


On the Possibility of a Poetics of Revelation Today: From Apocalyptic Theology to Postmodern Negative Theology

in Poetry and Apocalypse: Theological Disclosures of Poetic Language

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759106
eISBN:
9780804779739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759106.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter addresses the question of poetry as theological revelation by examining the overall theology, and specifically the Joycean interpretations, of Thomas J. J. Altizer, who offers an ... More


Wisdom, Law, and Virtue: Essays in Thomistic Ethics

Lawrence Dewan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227969
eISBN:
9780823237210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227969.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The focus of this book is morals—how human beings should live their lives. For this book (and Thomas Aquinas) “morals” is “the journey of the rational creature toward God.” While ... More


The Rebirth of Apologetics: March 2, 2004

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/9780823228621.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses apologetics, the discipline of defending a religious position through the systematic use of reason. It looks into apologetics's task, its changing ... More


To Read the Body of a Monster: Exegesis and Witchcraft in Strix by Giovan Francesco Pico della Mirandola

in In the Company of Demons: Unnatural Beings, Love, and Identity in the Italian Renaissance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226501307
eISBN:
9780226501291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501291.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on Giovan Francesco Pico della Mirandola's Strix sive de ludificatione daemonum. In this book, Pico describes the several differences between classical culture and Christian ... More


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