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Disciples of All Nations

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the myth of Western Christianity and outlines the true origins and development of Christianity, as opposed to those presented in the history books. Accounts are given of the ... More


Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Sociocultural anthropologists have taken increasing interest in the global communities established by Roman Catholic and Protestant churches, but the many streams of Eastern Christianity have so far ... More


Epilogue: Ex Oriente Lux, Once Again

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

in Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This epilogue synthesizes the main themes of this book and extracts a more general message. It draws attention again to the significance of long-term continuities (real as well as imagined) for ... More


Canonical Division Between East and West

William J. Abraham

in Canon and Criterion in Christian Theology: From the Fathers to Feminism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250035
eISBN:
9780191600388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250030.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The long, drawn‐out‐division between Eastern and Western Christianity, the Great Schism, arose, in part, because of the addition of the filioque clause to the Nicene Creed. In and around this, the ... More


Exorcising Demons in Post-Soviet Ukraine: A Monastic Community and Its Imagistic Practice

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

in Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter explores the making and unmaking of a monastic community in post-Soviet Ukraine. The postsocialist revival of religion occurred within a ferment of unrest that saw the splintering and ... More


John Mason Neale: Symbolism and Sisterhoods

Geoffrey Rowell

in The Vision Glorious: Themes and Personalities of the Catholic Revival in Anglicanism

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263326
eISBN:
9780191682476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263326.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the contribution of priest John Mason Neale to the Oxford Movement and to the Catholic revival in Anglicanism in England during the 1830s. Neale's contribution to the Catholic ... More


Epilogue

Susan Wessel

in Cyril of Alexandria and the Nestorian Controversy: The Making of a Saint and of a Heretic

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268467
eISBN:
9780191699276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268467.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

After Chalcedon, Cyril's Twelve Chapters, which he had composed in opposition to Nestorius and which the Antiochenes had said were heretical, were finally reaffirmed at the Fifth Ecumenical Council ... More


Religion, Democracy, and the “Twin Tolerations”

Alfred Stepan

in Rethinking Religion and World Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827978
eISBN:
9780199933020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827978.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Are all, or only some, of the world's religious systems politically compatible with democracy? This is, of course, one of the most important and heatedly debated questions of our times. This chapter ... More


Ritualized Faith: Essays on the Philosophy of Liturgy

Terence Cuneo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757757
eISBN:
9780191817663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757757.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

Central to the lives of the religiously committed are not simply religious convictions but also religious practices. The religiously committed, for example, regularly assemble to engage in religious ... More


Expectations and Dissensions: The First Crusade and Byzantium (1096–1098)

Ralph-Johannes Lilie

in Byzantium and the Crusader States 1096–1204

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204077
eISBN:
9780191676116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204077.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In November 1095 Pope Urban II, at the Council of Clermont, called the chivalry of the Western world to the rescue of the Christian East oppressed by the enemies of the Cross. The response to this ... More


Introduction

Alexis Torrance

in Repentance in Late Antiquity: Eastern Asceticism and the Framing of the Christian Life c.400-650 CE

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665365
eISBN:
9780191745065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665365.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

The concept of repentance is fundamental to Christian belief. What, then, does it mean? How does it develop? The introduction argues that these kinds of questions have not received sufficient ... More


Conclusion

Timothy S. Miller and John W. Nesbitt

in Walking Corpses: Leprosy in Byzantium and the Medieval West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451355
eISBN:
9780801470776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451355.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This concluding chapter returns to the arguments regarding medieval leprosy as derived from previous chapters, emphasizing in particular the close ties between the Latin culture of Western Europe to ... More


Let Us Be Attentive: The Orthodox Study Bible, Converts, and the Debate on Orthodox Lay Uses of Scripture

Garrett Spivey

in The Bible in American Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190468910
eISBN:
9780190468958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468910.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Biblical Studies

This chapter explores the history of the Orthodox Study Bible, the first English language study Bible targeting Eastern Orthodox Christians in North America. Thomas Nelson published the Orthodox ... More


The Significance of Liturgical Singing

Terence Cuneo

in Ritualized Faith: Essays on the Philosophy of Liturgy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757757
eISBN:
9780191817663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757757.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter concerns two topics—singing and liturgy—that lie well outside the standard repertoire of topics that form the subject matter of contemporary philosophy of religion, let alone ... More


Natural and Supernatural Revelation in Early Irish and Greek Monastic Thought: A Comparative Approach

Chrysostomos Koutloumousianos

in Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration: Orthodox Christian Perspectives on Environment, Nature, and Creation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251445
eISBN:
9780823252909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251445.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A number of similarities have been found between Irish and Eastern Christianity in the field of theology and spiritual life, with monasticism being the meeting point of these physically distant ... More


Lamenting for the Fall of Jerusalem in the Seventh Century CE

Ioannis Papadogiannakis

in Greek Laughter and Tears: Antiquity and After

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474403795
eISBN:
9781474435130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403795.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The capture and sack of Jerusalem by the Persians in 614 CE was a momentous event in the eyes of the local Christian communities. The most extensive account of this event comes from Strategius’, ... More


George Akropolites and the Counterexample(s)

George E. Demacopoulos

in Colonizing Christianity: Greek and Latin Religious Identity in the Era of the Fourth Crusade

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284429
eISBN:
9780823285976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284429.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter studies aspects of George Akropolites's History, which was a chronicle of the Byzantine successor state in Nicaea covering the years 1204–61. More than anything else, what can be learned ... More


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