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Res non verba: Christianity and pagan literary culture

Carol Harrison

in Augustine: Christian Truth and Fractured Humanity

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752202
eISBN:
9780191695070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752202.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Society

Augustine's cultural, social, and intellectual perspectives were fundamentally shaped through the established norms that proliferated during the Roman Empire. The Empire is often characterized with a ... More


The Honeyed Sword: Rebuking Jerome

Jennifer V. Ebbeler

in Disciplining Christians: Correction and Community in Augustine’s Letters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195372564
eISBN:
9780199932122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372564.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

This chapter focuses on Augustine's famously fraught correspondence with Jerome. Augustine and Jerome quarreled over a number of substantive issues, both scholarly and theological, chief among them ... More


The Johannine Line of Development: Revelation

John Reumann

in Variety and Unity in New Testament Thought

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198262015
eISBN:
9780191682285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262015.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Revelation of Jesus Christ is an amalgam of visions, letters, and sequences of catastrophic judgements, which devastate the sinful world, particularly the oppressor ‘Babylon’; all interspersed ... More


Sources of the Scholia

PAUL ROREM and JOHN C. LAMOREAUX

in John of Scythopolis and the Dionysian Corpus: Annotating the Areopagite

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269700
eISBN:
9780191683756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269700.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines John of Scythopolis' sources for his Scholia and the formal pattern by which he used those materials in interpreting the Dionysian corpus. John made use of a variety of sources. ... More


Text, Interpretation, and Authority

Aaron Pelttari

in The Space that Remains: Reading of Latin Poetry in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452765
eISBN:
9780801455001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452765.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the broader context of reading by looking at the practice of interpretation. It examines how questions of reception and authority were handled by both readers of the Christian ... More


Introduction: Scriptures in Jewish Tradition, and Traditions as Jewish Scripture

Benjamin D. Sommer

in Jewish Concepts of Scripture: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740620
eISBN:
9780814724798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740620.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter provides an overview of certain core ideas regarding scripture that almost all Jewish groups have assumed for the past two thousand years. These ideas differentiate Jewish conceptions of ... More


Epilogue

David M. Carr

in Holy Resilience: The Bible's Traumatic Origins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300204568
eISBN:
9780300210248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204568.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Christianity, Islam, and rabbinic Judaism are the three major religions that emerged out of early Judaism. Throughout, this book shows that the traumatic background of Jewish and Christian scriptures ... More


Introducing the Other New Testament Books

John Reumann

in Variety and Unity in New Testament Thought

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198262015
eISBN:
9780191682285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262015.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The New Testament writings apart from the four gospels and Paul's acknowledged letters—a dozen to sixteen books, depending how one counts, among the twenty-seven in the canon are often looked on as ... More


Cyril of Alexandria: The Twelve as Christian Scripture

Hauna T. Ondrey

in The Minor Prophets as Christian Scripture in the Commentaries of Theodore of Mopsuestia and Cyril of Alexandria

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198824534
eISBN:
9780191864131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824534.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 5, “Cyril of Alexandria: The Twelve as Christian Scripture,” considers the meaning Cyril draws from the Minor Prophets as Christian scripture. For Cyril, the texts of the Twelve ground the ... More


A Theology of Water: Humane Borders and the Reverend Robin Hoover

Ananda Rose

in Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines one of Tucson's most prominent faith-based migrant aid organizations, Humane Borders, which provides passive humanitarian assistance to migrants by maintaining water stations in ... More


Christian Economics?

Noah Benezra Strote

in Lions and Lambs: Conflict in Weimar and the Creation of Post-Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300219050
eISBN:
9780300228045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219050.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores how German elites molded a bare majority to support a “Christian” policy to respond to the dire economic situation still facing the country, under the leadership of the first ... More


The Metaphysics of History and Its Critics

David Carr

in Experience and History: Phenomenological Perspectives on the Historical World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199377657
eISBN:
9780199377671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377657.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

Sometimes called the “speculative” or “substantive” philosophy of history, the metaphysical theory at the heart of the classical philosophy of history deals not with “history” as an inquiry or body ... More


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