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The Influence of Eastern Orthodox Christian Theology on Mircea Eliade’s Understanding of Religion

Bryan Rennie

in Hermeneutics, Politics, and the History of Religions: The Contested Legacies of Joachim Wach and Mircea Eliade

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195394337
eISBN:
9780199777358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394337.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the influence of Eliade’s Romanian Orthodox theological background on his understanding of religion. It particularly considers Eliade’s early (pre-India) writings, the possible ... More


The Gospel in Ancient Christian Churches

Ted A. Campbell

in The Gospel in Christian Traditions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195370638
eISBN:
9780199870738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370638.003.003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the ways in which the gospel message was transmitted in ancient Christian churches that survive today, specifically, the Catholic (or “Roman Catholic”) Church, Eastern Orthodox ... More


Introduction

Henry Chadwick

in East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church: From Apostolic Times until the Council of Florence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264575
eISBN:
9780191698958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264575.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

Christian history is scarred by splits — between Chalcedonian and Monophysote, or between Roman Catholic and Evangelical Protestant, or between Lutheran and Calvinist or between High Calvinist and ... More


Preexistence in the Modern Age

Terryl L. Givens

in When Souls Had Wings: Pre-Mortal Existence in Western Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195313901
eISBN:
9780199871933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313901.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Some contemporary theologians have called for a return to Origen. Nicholas Berdyaev advocated the idea, but the Eastern Orthodox Church strenuously resists the idea, as does the Roman Catholic ... More


The Miracle of Pilgrimage: A Journey to Jerusalem in the Early Eighteenth Century

Febe Armanios

in Coptic Christianity in Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199744848
eISBN:
9780199894963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744848.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 4 examines the lengths to which Coptic pilgrims went to make an annual pilgrimage from Cairo to Jerusalem, usually, but not always, with the consent of Muslim authorities. In its particular ... More


Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Eastern Orthodox, and Other Churches in America (1860–1920)

Robert T. Handy

in A History of the Churches in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
1976
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269106
eISBN:
9780191683572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269106.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The realities of war, the patterns of immigration and migration, the growth of giant cities and industries, and the ferment of intellectual revolution in the period from 1800 to 1920 influenced not ... More


Postscript

Eugen J. Pentiuc

in The Old Testament in Eastern Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195331226
eISBN:
9780199358380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331226.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

The Postscript lists the most important hallmarks of Eastern Orthodox reception and interpretation of the Old Testament: firstly, centrality of Scripture within Tradition; secondly, rictness and ... More


More Resources: Scotus, Schwenckfeld, and the Transfiguration

Stephen H. Webb

in Jesus Christ, Eternal God: Heavenly Flesh and the Metaphysics of Matter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199827954
eISBN:
9780199919468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827954.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines three resources for an appropriation and revision of Heavenly Flesh Christology: Duns Scotus and his Primacy of Christ thesis, the Radical Reformation work of Caspar ... More


Turning to Tradition: Converts and the Making of an American Orthodox Church

D. Oliver Herbel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199324958
eISBN:
9780199353989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324958.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Large numbers of Catholics and Protestants in America have converted to Orthodox Christianity since the turn of the twentieth century. A few have acted as exemplars, leading and inspiring groups of ... More


Introduction

D. Oliver Herbel

in Turning to Tradition: Converts and the Making of an American Orthodox Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199324958
eISBN:
9780199353989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324958.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction informs the reader that twentieth-century Christian conversion movements to Orthodoxy should be understood as a turn to tradition, but one that occurred through the doorway of ... More


Orthodox Readings of Aquinas

Marcus Plested

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199650651
eISBN:
9780191745225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650651.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This book is an exploration of the remarkable odyssey of Thomas Aquinas in the Orthodox Christian world. It centres on the surprisingly enthusiastic welcome which Aquinas received across the ... More


To Envision the Future

Laura M. Hartman

in The Christian Consumer: Living Faithfully in a Fragile World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746422
eISBN:
9780199918751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746422.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

When Christians consider consumption, they often do so by reference to an eschatological vision of a fulfilled world. Though there is considerable diversity within Christianity regarding the fate of ... More


Conclusion

Christina M. Gschwandtner

in Welcoming Finitude: Toward a Phenomenology of Orthodox Liturgy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823286430
eISBN:
9780823288946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286430.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book has attempted to give a substantive account of liturgical practice in a particular religious tradition, that of Eastern Orthodox Christianity. The hope was that paying close attention to ... 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


The Old Testament in Eastern Orthodox Tradition

Eugen J. Pentiuc

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195331226
eISBN:
9780199358380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331226.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This book provides a general overview and a succinct analysis of the primary ways in which the Old Testament has been received, interpreted, and conveyed within Eastern Orthodox tradition. The work ... More


Third Maccabees

Lawrence M. Wills (ed.)

in Ancient Jewish Novels: An Anthology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151428
eISBN:
9780199870516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151429.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

An introduction and translation of Third Maccabees. It was not canonized as part of the Hebrew Bible or the Catholic Old Testament Apocrypha, but was contained in the Eastern Orthodox Old Testament. ... More


Conclusion

D. Oliver Herbel

in Turning to Tradition: Converts and the Making of an American Orthodox Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199324958
eISBN:
9780199353989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324958.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The conclusion summarizes the finding that in the twentieth century, restorationism led converts to view Orthodox Christianity as the truest expression of Christianity. In order to reach that ... More


Fasting and Food Habits in the Eastern Orthodox Church

Antonia-Leda Matalas, Eleni Tourlouki, and Chrystalleni Lazarou

in Food and Faith in Christian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149976
eISBN:
9780231520799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149976.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines fasting and food habits in the Eastern Orthodox Church. Orthodox dietary rules require periodic vegetarianism through the avoidance of all animal food, with the exception of ... More


Welcoming Finitude: Toward a Phenomenology of Orthodox Liturgy

Christina M. Gschwandtner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823286430
eISBN:
9780823288946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286430.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The book provides a phenomenological investigation of Orthodox Christian liturgical practice for three audiences: liturgical theologians, phenomenologists of religion, and Orthodox Christians. It ... 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


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