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Martin Bucer’s Doctrine of Justification: Reformation Theology and Early Modern Irenicism

Brian Lugioyo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195387360
eISBN:
9780199866663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387360.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Martin Bucer has been predominantly portrayed as a diplomat, who attempted to reconcile divergent theological views, sometimes at any costs, or as a pragmatic pastor, who was more concerned with ... More


A timely antidote

Stephen Hampton

in Anti-Arminians: The Anglican Reformed Tradition from Charles II to George I

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533367
eISBN:
9780191714764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533367.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This chapter traces the controversy surrounding the publication, in 1669, of George Bull's work on justification. It notes that Bull had the explicit support of Archbishop Sheldon and that his work ... More


The reformed rejoinder

Stephen Hampton

in Anti-Arminians: The Anglican Reformed Tradition from Charles II to George I

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533367
eISBN:
9780191714764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533367.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This chapter focusses on the two principal Reformed responses to Bull's work, the Oxford lectures of Thomas Barlow and the Iustificatio Paulina of Thomas Tully. It notes that those opposing Bull's ... More


The Miracle Myth: Why Belief in the Resurrection and the Supernatural is Unjustified

Larry Shapiro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178402
eISBN:
9780231542142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178402.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

There are many who believe Moses parted the Red Sea and Jesus came back from the dead. Others are certain that exorcisms occur, ghosts haunt attics, and the blessed can cure the terminally ill. ... More


Just War Theory: A Reappraisal

Mark Evans (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620746
eISBN:
9780748672042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Despite the millennial hopes for peace harboured by so many, the opening years of the twenty-first century have seen the morality of war remain urgently central to political argument around the ... More


The Wild and the Wicked: On Nature and Human Nature

Benjamin Hale

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035408
eISBN:
9780262336499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035408.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Many ethicists and political advocates believe that the argument for environmentalism is simple: demonstrate that nature is valuable and obligations to protect the environment will follow. This ... More


Privatization: NOMOS LX

Jack Knight and Melissa Schwartzberg (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479842933
eISBN:
9781479857609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842933.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Privatization, a distinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars in political science, law and philosophy examine the implications of transferring state-provided or state-owned goods and ... More


The Life of Grace and the Hope of Glory

Gerald O'Collins SJ and Mario Farrugia SJ

in Catholicism: The Story of Catholic Christianity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199259946
eISBN:
9780191602122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259941.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the present communion with God through Christ and the Holy Spirit and the consummation of this graced life in the final kingdom. The Catholic doctrine of grace emerged through ... More


Toward the Essence of Nonconsequentialist Constraints on Harming: Modality, Productive Purity, and the Greater Good Working Itself Out

F. M. Kamm

in Intricate Ethics: Rights, Responsibilities, and Permissible Harm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189698
eISBN:
9780199851096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189698.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter reviews several proposals that have been made to account for when it is permissible to harm innocent bystanders, including the Doctrine of Triple Effect. It considers problems that seem ... More


Sovereignty and Its Other: Toward the Dejustification of Violence

Dimitris Vardoulakis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251353
eISBN:
9780823252893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251353.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Dimitris Vardoulakis asks how it is possible to think of a politics that is not commensurate with sovereignty. For such a politics, he argues, sovereignty is defined not in terms of the exception but ... More


What Sort of a Right Is the Right to Secede?

Neera Chandhoke

in Contested Secessions: Rights, Self-determination, Democracy, and Kashmir

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077978
eISBN:
9780199080977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077978.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The argument in this chapter addresses the issue of why rights should be justified, and what the processes of such justification are. The first section of this chapter addresses this particular issue ... More


The Justice of Preemption and Preventive War Doctrines

Neta C. Crawford

in Just War Theory: A Reappraisal

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620746
eISBN:
9780748672042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620746.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses the most controversial contemporary invocation of “just cause” in the justification of war: the “preemptive defence” argument offered by President George W. Bush in support of ... More


Justified and Unjustified Belief

Larry Shapiro

in The Miracle Myth: Why Belief in the Resurrection and the Supernatural is Unjustified

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178402
eISBN:
9780231542142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178402.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Some beliefs are justified, some not. Some beliefs are true, some not. Even justified beliefs might be false, and even true beliefs might not be justified. These ideas are important for understanding ... More


Miracles

Larry Shapiro

in The Miracle Myth: Why Belief in the Resurrection and the Supernatural is Unjustified

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178402
eISBN:
9780231542142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178402.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Because miracles have supernatural causes, a justified belief that a given event is a miracle requires that one be justified in believing that its cause is supernatural. But the only way to infer ... More


Justifying Belief in Supernatural Causes

Larry Shapiro

in The Miracle Myth: Why Belief in the Resurrection and the Supernatural is Unjustified

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178402
eISBN:
9780231542142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178402.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What are miracles? They are events that involve a violation of natural law due to the intervention of a supernatural, typically divine, being. Because we think that such interventions are extremely ... More


Justifying Belief in Improbable Events

Larry Shapiro

in The Miracle Myth: Why Belief in the Resurrection and the Supernatural is Unjustified

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178402
eISBN:
9780231542142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178402.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Miracles are supposed to be extraordinarily rare. But a mathematical result shows that the rarer a phenomenon, the more reliable any testimony regarding its occurrence must be in order for us to be ... More


Evidence for Miracles

Larry Shapiro

in The Miracle Myth: Why Belief in the Resurrection and the Supernatural is Unjustified

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178402
eISBN:
9780231542142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178402.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Can evidence for miracles meet the especially good standard required to have justified beliefs about them? Historians make use of various strategies to justify their claims about past events. The ... More


Jesus’s Resurrection

Larry Shapiro

in The Miracle Myth: Why Belief in the Resurrection and the Supernatural is Unjustified

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178402
eISBN:
9780231542142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178402.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The lessons of the previous chapter can be applied to the New Testament account of Jesus's resurrection. Should the testimony in the New Testament be taken to justify belief that Jesus was ... More


Should We Care That Beliefs in Miracles Are Unjustified?

Larry Shapiro

in The Miracle Myth: Why Belief in the Resurrection and the Supernatural is Unjustified

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178402
eISBN:
9780231542142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178402.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Perhaps one should continue to believe in miracles even granting that such a belief is unjustified. But, just as one seeks more justification for a serious medical diagnosis than for an insignificant ... More


Privatization and the Ought/State Gap

Peter Jaworski

in Privatization: NOMOS LX

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479842933
eISBN:
9781479857609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842933.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that institutions have only instrumental value, and must be evaluated – empirically – by reference to their outcomes. Moreover, Jaworski suggests, the values of equality and ... More


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