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Programmatic Speeches

Kurt Flasch

in Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines three of Meister Eckhart's texts that outline a new metaphysics as theology and reflect the basic lines of his ethical thought: the prologues to the Tripartite Work; the first ... More


Theological Wisdom

Joseph Blenkinsopp

in Wisdom and Law in the Old Testament: The Ordering of Life in Israel and Early Judaism

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198755036
eISBN:
9780191695131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755036.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter first argues that law is the expression of divine wisdom made available to Israel and, as such, can compete on more-than-equal terms with the vaunted wisdom of the nations. It then ... More


Erasmus Contra Luther

Brian Cummings

in The Literary Culture of the Reformation: Grammar and Grace

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187356
eISBN:
9780191674709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187356.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter describes a debate between Erasmus and Luther, and concludes with the sensational literary and theological controversy that broke out between Erasmus and Luther in 1524. Luther was one ... More


Between Realpolitiker and Hero of Faith: Memories of Hezekiah in Biblical Traditions and Beyond

Bob Becking

in Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods: Social Memory and Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664160
eISBN:
9780191748462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664160.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This article traces the developments in the memory of the Judahite king Hezekiah. In the Annals of the Assyrian king Sennacherib, Hezekiah is remembered as a king who was ready to act pragmatically ... More


Prolegomena

Marcus Plested

in Wisdom in Christian Tradition: The Patristic Roots of Modern Russian Sophiology

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780192863225
eISBN:
9780191954153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192863225.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 2 provides a preliminary account of biblical and classical wisdom traditions. Within the Old Testament, wisdom themes are found especially but not exclusively in wisdom literature (notably ... More


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