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 Divine Being and Becoming

Gloria L. Schaab

in Creative Suffering of the Triune God: An Evolutionary Theology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195329124
eISBN:
9780199785711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329124.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 4 examines the impact of Arthur Peacocke's evolutionary cosmology, biology, epistemology, and methodology on Christian theology and demonstrates how these insights come to fruition in an ... More


 Evolution and Divine Suffering

Gloria L. Schaab

in Creative Suffering of the Triune God: An Evolutionary Theology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195329124
eISBN:
9780199785711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329124.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Key concepts in the evolutionary theology provide primary grounding for an affirmation of divine suffering. Chapter 5 explores six elements that factor significantly into a proposal of divine ... More


Light, Vision, and the Unity of Book 3

David Quint

in Inside Paradise Lost: Reading the Designs of Milton's Epic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161914
eISBN:
9781400850488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161914.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at book 3 of Paradise Lost, which sets apart an invisible God and heaven from the visible universe, divine light from sunlight. Book 3 points to a contrast between the internal ... More


Serra and the Introduction of Sacred Song: , and

Craig H. Russell

in From Serra to Sancho: Music and Pageantry in the California Missions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343274
eISBN:
9780199867745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343274.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

“Modern-day” California began with the founding of the San Diego Mission by Junípero Serra in 1769. The accounts of sacred services and the founding of this and other mission settlements—as described ... More


Introduction: The Possibility for Moral Creativity

John Wall

in Moral Creativity: Paul Ricoeur and the Poetics of Possibility

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195182569
eISBN:
9780199835737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195182561.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Michelangelo’s painting “The Creation of Adam” suggests a double image of humanity as a reflection of its Creator and in turn a creator of meaning and worlds in its own right. Human creativity has ... More


 Paul Ricoeur and the Poetic Moral Self

John Wall

in Moral Creativity: Paul Ricoeur and the Poetics of Possibility

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195182569
eISBN:
9780199835737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195182561.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

There can be no meaning to the notion of human moral creativity without first the ontological possibility for a poetic moral self. In the face of a range of contemporary attacks on moral selfhood, ... More


God Incarnate

Brian Davies

in The Thought of Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198267539
eISBN:
9780191600500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198267533.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Christology can be defined as the study of the person of Christ and, in particular, of the union in him of divine and human natures’. Not everyone would agree with this definition, and it cannot be ... More


Drama of the Divine Economy: Creator and Creation in Early Christian Theology and Piety

Paul M. Blowers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660414
eISBN:
9780191745980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660414.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This book investigates the relation between Creator and creation as an object of constructive theology and religious devotion in the early church. Initial chapters revisit the challenges and legacies ... More


The Beginning of a Pneumatology

Anthony Briggman

in Irenaeus of Lyons and the Theology of the Holy Spirit

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641536
eISBN:
9780191738302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641536.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Chapter 2 contains discussions of Against Heresies 1 and 2. In comparison to what we find in the subsequent parts of his work, these books contain little to comment upon. On the whole, Irenaeus’ ... More


God the Creator

Brian Davies

in Thomas Aquinas on God and Evil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790890
eISBN:
9780199914418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790890.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter says something about Aquinas and the notion of God as Creator. The discussion does not take us to the heart of Aquinas' view of God and evil. But anyone with an interest in Aquinas needs ... More


Cartesianism

Wallace Matson

in Grand Theories and Everyday Beliefs: Science, Philosophy, and their Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812691
eISBN:
9780199919420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812691.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Cartesian skepticism, unlike Pyrrhonism, was total, calling into question low beliefs as well as high. Descartes himself was not a skeptic but set out the argument in its favor for the purpose of ... More


Ethics Without Edification

Wallace Matson

in Grand Theories and Everyday Beliefs: Science, Philosophy, and their Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812691
eISBN:
9780199919420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812691.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Gregarious animals are biased to within-group choices favoring recognition of hierarchy, limitation of intragroup violence and rivalry, nurturing of the young, cooperation in obtaining and ... More


The Gods in Later Orphism

Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine

in The Gods of Ancient Greece: Identities and Transformations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637980
eISBN:
9780748670758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637980.003.0023
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

The chapter analyzes the main features of Orphic gods. Most Orphic gods are the same as those of the Olympian religion. Yet there is a tendency in Orphism to identify gods with each other through ... More


Why We May Become Disembodied, but to No Avail

Peter Unger

in All the Power in the World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195155617
eISBN:
9780199850563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195155617.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Nothing remotely like Scientiphicalism is any acceptable metaphysic. And, neither is any materialist philosophy any true philosophy, leastways none that has ever been made available. Rather, as the ... More


The Expansion of Christianity in North Africa

W. H. C. Frend

in The Donatist Church: A Movement of Protest in Roman North Africa

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264088
eISBN:
9780191682704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264088.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

By the mid-third century a.d., the Christian Church was probably well on the way to gaining a predominant hold on the North African provinces. The story of the African Church begins with martyrdom, ... More


The Alienation of the Creator

Paul S. Fiddes

in The Creative Suffering of God

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263470
eISBN:
9780191682568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263470.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the argument from the nature of creaturely existence, one of the two main routes which theologians have taken to arrive at the idea of a hostile non-being which people and God ... More


Plato Redivivus

Michael Ruse

in On Purpose

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195957
eISBN:
9781400888603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195957.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter traces the triumph of the Kantian perspective. From the time of the Scientific Revolution to the present, vocal representatives are characterized as the Platonic approach or tradition ... More


His Hand and Wisdom

Anthony Briggman

in Irenaeus of Lyons and the Theology of the Holy Spirit

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641536
eISBN:
9780191738302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641536.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Chapter 5 details two central and distinctive aspects of Irenaeus’ theology of the Holy Spirit emphasized in Against Heresies 4: the identification of the Spirit as one of the Hands of God and as ... More


Theology of Hate: A History of the World Church of the Creator

George Michael

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033501
eISBN:
9780813038698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033501.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

During the weekend of July 4, 1999, Benjamin “August” Smith went on a three-day rampage in Illinois and Indiana, attacking Asians, Orthodox Jews, and African Americans. He left two dead and nine ... More


The Theology and Ideology of Creativity

George Michael

in Theology of Hate: A History of the World Church of the Creator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033501
eISBN:
9780813038698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033501.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter deals with the theology that Ben Klassen formulated — Creativity. Creativity did not rise in a vacuum but emerged in a political subculture that had grown increasingly disenchanted with ... More


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