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Twelve Theses on Christ's Priesthood

Gerald O'Collins and Michael Keenan Jones

in Jesus Our Priest: A Christian Approach to the Priesthood of Christ

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576456
eISBN:
9780191723032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576456.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter draws conclusions from the material set out in the first nine chapters. Some of these theses are relatively uncontroversial: e.g. that ‘the Jewish matrix and some New Testament books ... More


Sharing Christ's Priesthood

Gerald O'Collins and Michael Keenan Jones

in Jesus Our Priest: A Christian Approach to the Priesthood of Christ

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576456
eISBN:
9780191723032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576456.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This closing chapter is also built around twelve theses: four opening theses on the priesthood of all the baptized and then eight (sometimes more controversial) theses on the ordained ministry. As ... More


Jesus: “Cleansing,” Trial, and Last Supper

Eyal Regev

in The Temple in Early Christianity: Experiencing the Sacred

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300197884
eISBN:
9780300245592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197884.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses Jesus's attitude toward the Temple, which plays an important role throughout the gospels' narratives. The gospels seemingly describe a relationship of conflict between Jesus ... More


Jesus Taught His Atonement

Richard Swinburne

in The Resurrection of God Incarnate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257461
eISBN:
9780191598616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257469.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Jesus sought to replace the system of Temple worship in which atonement was made by animal sacrifice. This is shown by, among other things, the accusation at his trial that he would destroy ‘this ... More


Jesus Founded a Church

Richard Swinburne

in The Resurrection of God Incarnate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257461
eISBN:
9780191598616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257469.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Jesus forming a community based on 12 leaders could only be regarded in first‐century Palestine as founding a new Israel, a church. His instituting the Eucharist at the Last Supper implied that he ... More


Act Two: Tragedy and Triumph

F. E. Peters

in Jesus and Muhammad: Parallel Tracks, Parallel Lives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199747467
eISBN:
9780199894796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747467.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter traces what might be called the “Second Act” in the lives of the two religious figures: the historical circumstances of Jesus’ last days in Jerusalem and the plot against his life, his ... More


‘Beautiful under the Scourges, Beautiful on the Cross’

Gerald O’Collins, S.J.

in The Beauty of Jesus Christ: Filling out a Scheme of St Augustine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198853633
eISBN:
9780191888113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853633.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The institution of the Eucharist at the Last Supper, celebrated in the face of imminent death, showed the beauty of Christ in a tragic situation. About to be betrayed by Judas and denied by Peter, ... More


Embrace and Differentiation

Emmanuel Falque

in The Wedding Feast of the Lamb: Eros, the Body, and the Eucharist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823270408
eISBN:
9780823270446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270408.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that body on its own, whether we consider it as organic or as manifesting itself in flesh, is not enough to define the content of the eucharist. The way of the body is that it ... More


Plunging Bodily

Emmanuel Falque

in The Wedding Feast of the Lamb: Eros, the Body, and the Eucharist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823270408
eISBN:
9780823270446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270408.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that mystic body of the Church should not be opposed to the true body of the eucharistic sacrament; it is its manifestation as well as its perfect expression. The unreserved ... More


Pope Leo IX’s Legation to Constantinople (1054): Humbert and Cerularius

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/9780199264575.003.0033
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the case of the unleavened bread and arguments against the traditional Greek usage of ordinary bread. Humbert defended the use of unleavened bread on the grounds that Christ ... More


The Theologia Crucis and the Passion's Symbolic Structure

Eric Chafe

in J. S. Bach's Johannine Theology: The St. John Passion and the Cantatas for Spring 1725

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199773343
eISBN:
9780199949502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773343.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The chapter broadens the focus in order to discuss theological questions relating to the passion's symbolic structure: symmetry, the imagery in the meditative movements of the “symbolic trial,” a ... More


Hospitality and Treachery in Western Literature

James A. W. Heffernan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300195583
eISBN:
9780300206845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195583.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In works of Western literature ranging from Homer's Odyssey to Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, the giving and taking of hospitality is sometimes pleasurable, but more often perilous. This ... More


The Vast Santanic Conspiracy

Mark Dery

in I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts: Drive-by Essays on American Dread, American Dreams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677733
eISBN:
9781452948324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677733.003.0024
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter comments on Santa Claus’s alleged secret kinship with Satan. Santa is Saint Nicholas, the third-century Greek Orthodox bishop whose legendary acts of Christian charity gave rise to the ... More


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