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Rudolf Otto and the Concept of Holiness

Melissa Raphael

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269328
eISBN:
9780191683602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269328.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book presents a critical examination of the central contribution to the twentieth-century concept of holiness made by the German Protestant Rudolf Otto (1869–1937). Whereas Otto's work has ... More


Introduction

Melissa Raphael

in Rudolf Otto and the Concept of Holiness

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269328
eISBN:
9780191683602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269328.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The notion of holiness in twentieth-century history is often associated with the concept introduced by Rudolf Otto in The Idea of the Holy, as this text served as a basis and measure for several ... More


Mysticism East and West as Christian Apologeti

Hugh Nicholson

in Comparative Theology and the Problem of Religious Rivalry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199772865
eISBN:
9780199897315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772865.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter and those that follow critically examine a particular “East versus West” apologetic contrast that has been constitutive of modern Christian self-understanding: namely, the contrast ... More


The Search for the Original Gītā

Vishwa Adluri and Joydeep Bagchee

in The Nay Science: A History of German Indology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199931347
eISBN:
9780199345724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931347.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapters 1 and 2 focused on German Mahābhārata studies, especially as these played a role in the induction of historical criticism into the methodological canon of the Indologists. This chapter looks ... More


Spirituality: Perpetual Progress inthe Good

Morwenna Ludlow

in Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199280766
eISBN:
9780191712906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280766.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter begins with a discussion of how Gregory of Nyssa's spiritual writings have rarely been the subject of extended and systematic theological reflection in English, nor do they seem to have ... More


The Antinomian Sacred as a Political Category: Toward a Theory of Religion as Sovereignty

Robert A. Yelle

in Sovereignty and the Sacred: Secularism and the Political Economy of Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226585451
eISBN:
9780226585628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585628.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 1 begins with the analogy between Rudolf Otto’s much maligned account of the holy as “wholly other,” and Carl Schmitt’s idea that the sovereign is similarly sui generis, as demonstrated by ... More


. Introduction

Robert C. Fuller

in Wonder: From Emotion to Spirituality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829950
eISBN:
9781469605593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889909_fuller.5
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book explores the role of wonder in the origins of human spirituality. Drawing on the natural and social sciences, it describes how the emotion of wonder elicits belief in the existence of a ... More


Introduction

Peter J. Thuesen

in Tornado God: American Religion and Violent Weather

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190680282
eISBN:
9780190680312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680282.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Introduction opens with the story of the 1953 Worcester, Massachusetts, tornado, the deadliest in New England history, as a segue into the book’s central argument: in the tornado, Americans ... More


Divine Holiness and Divine Action

Mark C. Murphy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198864783
eISBN:
9780191896866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864783.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Holiness is the attribute most emphatically ascribed to God in Scripture. But there has been little attention devoted to characterizing and considering the entailments of divine holiness. This book ... More


Religious Experience

Leslie Stevenson

in Eighteen Takes on God: A Short Guide for Those Who Are Still Perplexed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190066109
eISBN:
9780190066130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066109.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Rudolf Otto made an influential study of the non-rational element in religion, arguing that religious awe is a human universal. But he claimed that its higher forms are found in the book of Job and ... More


Affective Rationalism and Religious Insight

John Pittard

in Disagreement, Deference, and Religious Commitment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190051815
eISBN:
9780190051846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051815.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter considers further what implications rationalist weak conciliationism has for religious belief. Rationalist weak conciliationism may seem to imply that justified religious belief is a ... More


The Ambivalence of the Sovereign Ban: The Homo Sacer and the Biblical Ḥerem

Robert A. Yelle

in Sovereignty and the Sacred: Secularism and the Political Economy of Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226585451
eISBN:
9780226585628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585628.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3 engages with Giorgio Agamben’s argument that sovereignty is disclosed most directly through the ban, which places someone outside or beyond the law. His chief example is the ancient Latin ... More


The “Conscience Religion” of William Perkins

Baird Tipson

in Inward Baptism: The Theological Origins of Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197511473
eISBN:
9780197511503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511473.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter moves to England to examine the “conscience theology” of the Puritan William Perkins, who stands in here for countless of his Puritan colleagues. Perkins’s treatises outsold ... More


Tornado God: American Religion and Violent Weather

Peter J. Thuesen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190680282
eISBN:
9780190680312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680282.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

One of the earliest sources of humanity’s religious impulse was severe weather, which ancient peoples attributed to the wrath of storm gods. Enlightenment thinkers derided such beliefs as ... More


An Account of Beauty

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/9780198853633.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Jacques Maritain followed Thomas Aquinas by identifying the truly beautiful as perfect, harmonious, and radiantly splendid. To this account we may add that beauty, above all the beauty of God, enjoys ... More


Who Is Like God?

Lenn E. Goodman

in The Holy One of Israel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190698478
eISBN:
9780190698508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698478.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Chapter 3 voices disappointment in learned efforts to “remythologize” the idea of God. Seeking to take scriptural imagery seriously, such efforts mistake the images for the God they intend. The mixed ... More


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