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Melchisedec TÖrÖnen

in Union and Distinction in the Thought of St Maximus the Confessor

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199296118
eISBN:
9780191712258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296118.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Continues the sequence of the two previous chapters and discusses unity and diversity in Scripture. The Scripture is seen as a prism, an embodiment of the Logos, which makes the invisible Word ... More


An Enclosed Nation in Arzareth and Sambatyon

Zvi Ben‐Dor Benite

in The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307337
eISBN:
9780199867868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307337.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes the development of the myth during the time of the Persian and Roman empires after the “sealing” of the Bible and, later, the destruction of temple in 70 CE. The return of the ... More


Eschatechnologies of the Americas

Thomas O Beebee

in Millennial Literatures of the Americas, 1492-2002

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339383
eISBN:
9780199867097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339383.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

The term “eschatechnology” condenses “technology” with the Greek to eschaton, an adjectival noun meaning “the last,” or “ultimate,” meaning here the last stages of a particular race, culture, or ... 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


The End of Days: African American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation

Matthew Harper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629360
eISBN:
9781469629384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629360.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

For 4 million slaves, emancipation was a liberation and resurrection story of biblical proportion, both the clearest example of God’s intervention in human history and a sign of the end of days. This ... More


American Catholics and the Church of Tomorrow: Building Churches for the Future, 1925-1975

Catherine R. Osborne

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226561028
eISBN:
9780226561165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226561165.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book asks why 20th century American Catholics stopped building churches that looked back to the middles ages, and began building churches that for the present and the future. It argues that ... More


From Anarchists to “Anarcho-Batllistas”: Populism and Labor Legislation in Uruguay

Lars Peterson

in In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

While most histories of anarchism emphasize the movement's aversion to electoral politics and representative liberal democracy, this chapter tells the story of a small but influential group of ... More


‘The evidence of things not seen’: Donne, Augustine, and the Beatific Vision

Katrin Ettenhuber

in Donne's Augustine: Renaissance Cultures of Interpretation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199609109
eISBN:
9780191729553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609109.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter concentrates on the dominant aspect of Donne's Augustinian thought in the final years of his ministry: eschatology, and more specifically the identification of eternal bliss with the ... More


Systematic Theology and Christian Spirituality: Steven J. Land and Simon K. H. Chan

Christopher A. Stephenson

in Types of Pentecostal Theology: Method, System, Spirit

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916795
eISBN:
9780199980284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916795.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 2 addresses the method of giving primacy to articulating the relationship between theology and Christian spirituality. The representatives of this approach are Steven J. Land and Simon K. H. ... More


“Regula Spiritualitatis, Regula Doctrinae”: A Contribution to Pentecostal Theological Method

Christopher A. Stephenson

in Types of Pentecostal Theology: Method, System, Spirit

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916795
eISBN:
9780199980284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916795.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 is the author’s contribution to theological method in light of what that has not been sufficiently developed within the four methodological types. Specifically, it is an adaptation of the ... More


Max Jeanne's Western: Eschatological Sarcasm in the Postcolony

Christophe Wall-Romana

in Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245482
eISBN:
9780823252527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245482.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines two cinepoetic works of the early postcolonial era (1955-1971) to show that cinepoetry was invoked for yet another purpose besides utopian experimentation and poststraumatic ... More


Animality in Eschatological Transformation

Eric Daryl Meyer

in Inner Animalities: Theology and the End of the Human

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280148
eISBN:
9780823281619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280148.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter 6 takes up the end of the human story with God, the eschatological transformation of the human being through the resurrection of the body end entry into perfect communion with God. ... More


“Tangled in a Golden Mesh”: Virginia Woolf and the “Deceptiveness” of Beauty

Matthew Mutter

in Restless Secularism: Modernism and the Religious Inheritance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300221732
eISBN:
9780300227963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221732.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

There has been a small movement among recent critics and philosophers to rehabilitate the reputation of beauty, which suffered under the modernist fascination with ugliness, Romantic and postmodern ... More


Narratives and Counternarratives: Discourse and Early Christian Martyr Texts

L. Stephanie Cobb

in Divine Deliverance: Pain and Painlessness in Early Christian Martyr Texts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293359
eISBN:
9780520966642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293359.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter Five contextualizes the claims about the martyrs’ experiences by investigating ways this discourse of painlessness builds upon or resonates with existing discourses. Assertions of ... More


Aid’s End Times

Britt Halvorson

in Conversionary Sites: Transforming Medical Aid and Global Christianity from Madagascar to Minnesota

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226557120
eISBN:
9780226557434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557434.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The conclusion asks how Malagasy and Americans reckon the time duration or end-time of medical relief. Many Malagasy and Americans express concerns about the long-term foreign presence and ... More


Transformation: The Body Moves Out in Life Is a Dream

Philip Lorenz

in The Tears of Sovereignty: Perspectives of Power in Renaissance Drama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251308
eISBN:
9780823252633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251308.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter explores the conceptual and representational consequences of the multiple resistances and decompositions of sovereignty staged in Richard II, Measure for Measure, and Fuenteovejuna. What ... More


From Ibn Sīnā to Suhrawardī: The Contested Idea of Using Imagination after Death

L. W. C. van Lit

in The World of Image in Islamic Philosophy: Ibn Sina, Suhrawardi, Shahrazuri and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415859
eISBN:
9781474435024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415859.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter knows three sections. First, Ibn Sīnā’s thinking on the role of the imagination in the afterlife is discussed. He works from the paradigm that only philosophers who have fully actualized ... More


Pilgrims of the Future

Catherine R. Osborne

in American Catholics and the Church of Tomorrow: Building Churches for the Future, 1925-1975

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226561028
eISBN:
9780226561165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226561165.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the influence of the theologian Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ, on how American Catholics experienced the Cold War and the space race. It argues that Teilhard's cosmic holism ... More


The Secular City

Catherine R. Osborne

in American Catholics and the Church of Tomorrow: Building Churches for the Future, 1925-1975

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226561028
eISBN:
9780226561165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226561165.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter argues that Vatican II (especially its document Gaudium et spes) and theologian Harvey Cox spurred development of a true Catholic “secular theology.” Drawing on and transforming ... More


Church in Two Worlds: Reconciling Providence and Apocalypse

Rhys S. Bezzant

in Jonathan Edwards and the Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199890309
eISBN:
9780199352630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890309.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In this section, it becomes evident that Edwards in the 1720s is questioning the providential meaning of history, which had been dominant since Augustine, reflecting on Luther’s more apocalyptic ... More


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