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Protestant Theology and the Making of the Modern German University

Thomas Albert Howard

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199266852
eISBN:
9780191604188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266859.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Few institutions have been as influential as the German universities of the 19th century in shaping the modern academy and in setting the agenda of modern Christian theology. This book examines the ... More


Saving Nature, Saving Grace

Willis Jenkins

in Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328516
eISBN:
9780199869862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328516.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter begins with a discussion of Christian environmental ethics. It then discusses religious environmentalism, cosmology and Christianity, pastoral strategies and environmental theologies, ... More


The Worldview of Personalism: Origins and Early Development

Jan Olof Bengtsson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199297191
eISBN:
9780191711374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297191.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The book challenges the current view that personalism is primarily an early 20th-century phenomenon. The established definitions of personalism, mainly in terms of the American school of B. P. Bowne, ... More


By the Renewing of Your Minds: The Pastoral Function of Christian Doctrine

Ellen T. Charry

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134865
eISBN:
9780199853472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134865.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Through close readings of a number of classic texts, this book develops the thesis that classic Christian theology is thoroughly shaped by pastoral and moral purposes. The book's aim is to show ... More


Race: A Theological Account

J. Kameron Carter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195152791
eISBN:
9780199870578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152791.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Arguing that at the root of modern racial thinking is the effort to constitute Western identity as overcoming its internal, Oriental Other, the Jews, in Race: A Theological Account this book engages ... More


Conclusions

Morwenna Ludlow

in Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199280766
eISBN:
9780191712906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280766.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This concluding chapter draws together some more general answers to the question of why Gregory has been interpreted in so many different ways, first looking at the question from the perspective of ... More


The Ethics of Animal Experimentation: A Critical Analysis and Constructive Christian Proposal

Donna Yarri

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195181791
eISBN:
9780199835744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181794.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The ethical treatment of animals is one of serious academic interest today. Specifically, both the practice of animal experimentation and ethical concerns about it have a long history, going ... More


Christian Theology

Donna Yarri

in The Ethics of Animal Experimentation: A Critical Analysis and Constructive Christian Proposal

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195181791
eISBN:
9780199835744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181794.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Historically, the Christian tradition has not been generally favorable toward animals, and in fact has often been used to demonstrate the dominion of humans over animals. However, there are doctrines ... More


The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Henry Chadwick

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book provides a detailed narrative history of the first six centuries of the Christian Church, from the first followers of Jesus to the papacy of Gregory the Great (590–604). It describes how ... More


Reading Gregory of Nyssa on Christ, Salvation, and Human Transformation

Morwenna Ludlow

in Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199280766
eISBN:
9780191712906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280766.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter offers some reflections on how Gregory is read, to what extent these readings reflect developments in recent theology and the study of patristics, and to what extent they reflect ... More


Christology and Cosmology: Models of Divine Activity in Origen, Eusebius, and Athanasius

J. Rebecca Lyman

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267454
eISBN:
9780191683275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267454.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book offers a fresh interpretation of the relation between Greek thought and ancient Christian theology through an analysis of three foundational and controversial thinkers: Origen, Eusebius of ... More


Hegel and Christian Theology: A Reading of the Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion

Peter C. Hodgson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199273614
eISBN:
9780191602443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273618.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Hegel’s Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion is one of the most important resources from the nineteenth century for theology as it faces the challenges of modernity and postmodernity. A critical ... More


Origen

Andrew Louth

in The Origins of the Christian Mystical Tradition: From Plato to Denys

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199291403
eISBN:
9780191710674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291403.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Origen was deeply indebted to Platonism. His theology is permeated by Platonic ways of thought. Origen’s real concern was with the interpretation of Scripture. This was the repository of all wisdom ... More


Lancelot Andrewes, the Preacher (1555-1626): The Origins of the Mystical Theology of the Church of England

Nicholas Lossky

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198261858
eISBN:
9780191682223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261858.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

A champion for Anglican cause for his rejection of doctrine of transubstantiation and the Calvanist doctrine of predestination, Lancelot Andrewes was hailed by T. S. Eliot as one of the Fathers of ... More


Fortunate Fallibility: Kierkegaard and the Power of Sin

Jason A. Mahn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790661
eISBN:
9780199897391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790661.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book deconstructs and reconstructs the fortunate Fall (felix culpa) theme of Western thought, using Kierkegaard as a guide. Dating back to the fifth century Easter Eve Mass, the claim that ... More


The Problem and Its History

A. N. Williams

in The Ground of Union: Deification in Aquinas and Palamas

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195124361
eISBN:
9780199853502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124361.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter begins by addressing the question of why Palamas and Aquinas should be compared specifically on the issue of deification. It then discusses the irreconcilability of Thomism and Palamism. ... More


John Macquarrie 1919–2007

Keith Ward

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264577
eISBN:
9780191734267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.003.0012
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Macquarrie (1919–2007), a Fellow of the British Academy, was the foremost Anglican systematic theologian of the twentieth century. His many books cover a wide range of topics, from studies of ... More


Christianity and Liberal Society

Robert Song

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269335
eISBN:
9780191683619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269335.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Liberalism forms the dominant political ideology of the modern world, but despite its pervasive influence, this is the first book-length treatment of liberal political thought from a Christian ... More


Origen and the Life of the Stars: A History of an Idea

Alan Scott

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263616
eISBN:
9780191682612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263616.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Philosophy of Religion

It was widely assumed by intellectuals from antiquity to the Middle Ages that the beauty and regularity of the heavens was a sign of their superior life. Through this belief the stars gained an ... More


Introduction

Timothy Ward

in Word and Supplement: Speech Acts, Biblical Texts, and the Sufficiency of Scripture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199244386
eISBN:
9780191697364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244386.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to perform a critical retrieval of the classical doctrine of Scripture in general, and the sufficiency of Scripture in particular. ... More


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