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Placing Good Samaritan: Formation Practices

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

in Places of Redemption: Theology for a Worldly Church

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296477
eISBN:
9780191711930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296477.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at the events that brought the community of Good Samaritan into being. Of particular interest are the formation practices, of which the opening story in this chapter is a ... More


Good Samaritan Church: The Unity of the Place

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

in Places of Redemption: Theology for a Worldly Church

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296477
eISBN:
9780191711930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296477.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the practices of Good Samaritan UMC in an attempt to become place for all to appear. Having reviewed the prominent practices that made this place, the question now is what ... More


Working It Out: Homemaking Practices

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

in Places of Redemption: Theology for a Worldly Church

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296477
eISBN:
9780191711930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296477.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses activities that people engage in, in order to maintain and sustain the community — Good Samaritan's homemaking practices. Six activities that merit particular attention as ... More


Introduction

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

in Places of Redemption: Theology for a Worldly Church

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296477
eISBN:
9780191711930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296477.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with a discussion of participant observation. It then describes the first encounter with Good Samaritan Church and presents a definition of practical theology. An overview of the ... More


Postmodern Place: A Frame for Appearing

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

in Places of Redemption: Theology for a Worldly Church

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296477
eISBN:
9780191711930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296477.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores postmodern place as a constructive way to think about Good Samaritan UMC. Drawing upon examples of places, it explores what is distinctive about faith community as place. The ... More


Being Biblical: Interpretive Practices

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

in Places of Redemption: Theology for a Worldly Church

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296477
eISBN:
9780191711930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296477.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines three kinds of Bible study at the Good Samaritan church. All are concerned with the power of the text to shape faithful lives, but they are distinguished by different approaches ... More


A Theological Reading of Place

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

in Places of Redemption: Theology for a Worldly Church

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296477
eISBN:
9780191711930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296477.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the challenge that honoring worldliness presents for some traditional ways of thinking about theology. Topics covered include faith-place as challenge, place and theological ... More


Love's Labor—Action

M. Jamie Ferreira

in Love's Grateful Striving: A Commentary on Kierkegaard's Works of Love

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130256
eISBN:
9780199834181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130251.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

As exemplified by the Good Samaritan and implied in the imitation of Christ, Christian love is action (vs inaction) and action that is responsive to the distinctive needs of an individual. God is the ... More


The Body of Death: The Legacy of the Fall

J. Warren Smith

in Christian Grace and Pagan Virtue: The Theological Foundation of Ambrose’s Ethics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369939
eISBN:
9780199893362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369939.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Having described in Chapter 2 Ambrose’s view of the proper relation between the intellect, the emotions, and the body prior to the fall, the book turns in this chapter to an examination of questions ... More


“First Be Reconciled”: Restorative Justice and Deliberative Democracy

William R. O’Neill

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Bill O’Neill offers a provocative philosophical and theological reflection on the ‘moral squint’ of restorative justice—which he links tightly with the Catholic Social Teaching—in deliberative ... More


A Certain Man Fell among Thieves: King and the Parable of the Good Samaritan

Keith D. Miller

in Martin Luther King's Biblical Epic: His Final, Great Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031083
eISBN:
9781617031090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031083.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Martin Luther King Jr.’s relationship to a group of liberal, largely white Protestant preachers and writers, including George Buttrick, and how he borrowed and adjusted their ... More


Introduction: States as Global Citizens

Alison Brysk

in Global Good Samaritans: Human Rights as Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195381573
eISBN:
9780199852338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381573.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When and why do some states protect helpless foreigners from the abuses of their own governments, distant wars, and global crises? In a relentlessly troubled world, some states are part of the ... More


If I Do Not Stop, What Will Happen to Them?: King’s Rhetoric of the Body

Keith D. Miller

in Martin Luther King's Biblical Epic: His Final, Great Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031083
eISBN:
9781617031090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031083.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

While extending the Exodus and Hebrew prophecy in his final speech “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop,” Martin Luther King Jr. also knits together Jewish and Christian themes by interpreting the Christian ... More


Humility

Jeffrey Bilbro

in Virtues of Renewal: Wendell Berry's Sustainable Forms

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176406
eISBN:
9780813176437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176406.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

When faced with moral or environmental problems, the industrial culture searches for a set of rules that can guide us through a messy reality. Yet these codes arrogantly foreclose a complex reality ... More


Conclusion: “The World Needs More Canada”

Alison Brysk

in Global Good Samaritans: Human Rights as Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195381573
eISBN:
9780199852338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381573.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the lessons learned, and suggests policy guidelines to enhance the strength, numbers, and role of global Good Samaritans in the international human rights regime. People can ... More


Character

Maria W. Merritt, John M. Doris, and Gilbert Harman

in The Moral Psychology Handbook

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582143
eISBN:
9780191594496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582143.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Moral psychology is central to modern virtue ethics, whose proponents have claimed greater psychological realism as a theoretical advantage. Yet much empirical research in personality and social ... More


The Rights and Wrongs of Abortion

John Finnis

in Human Rights and Common Good: Collected Essays Volume III

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580071
eISBN:
9780191729393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580071.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter, written in 1973, offers a response to Judith Thomson's famous proto-feminist attempt to vindicate abortion by a thought-experiment which accepts the humanity of the unborn child. It ... More


Gestation as Good Samaritanism

Kate Greasley

in Arguments about Abortion: Personhood, Morality, and Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198766780
eISBN:
9780191821059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766780.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the possibility that abortion is clearly permissible in almost all cases whether or not the fetus is a person, because abortion is not, in truth, an act of killing, but only ... More


Missiology and the Interreligious Encounter

Allan Anderson, Michael Bergunder, André Droogers, and Cornelis van der Laan

in Studying Global Pentecostalism: Theories and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266612
eISBN:
9780520947504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266612.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter illustrates Pentecostal theologies of mission and theologies of religions. It also attempts to articulate a Pentecostal theology of the Pentecostals. Pentecostal missiology, theology of ... More


Polemical Epilogue

K. E. Løgstrup

in The Ethical Demand

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198855989
eISBN:
9780191889561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855989.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter offers a critique of Søren Kierkegaard, as well as contemporary Kierkegaardians such as K. Olesen Larsen. It challenges Kierkegaard’s own account of the love commandment offered in the ... More


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