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Possidius of Calama: A Study of the North African Episcopate in the Age of Augustine

Erika Hermanowicz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199236350
eISBN:
9780191717062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236350.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Possidius, the bishop of Calama, was a life-long friend of St. Augustine's and best known for writing a biography of the bishop of Hippo, the Vita Augustini. This book analyzes both the biography and ... More


Religion

Alexander Murray

in Suicide in the Middle Ages: Volume ii: The Curse on Self-Murder

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207313
eISBN:
9780191677625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207313.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

The most authoritative literary heirloom of medieval religion was the Bible. More precisely, in the Middle Ages, the Bible meant the Vulgate. The meaning of biblical passages on suicide has been ... More


Two Fruitful Sermons

Cecilia A. Hatt (ed.)

in English Works of John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester: Sermons and Other Writings 1520 to 1535

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270119
eISBN:
9780191600609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270119.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

These two pastoral sermons were delivered shortly after the meeting at the Field of Cloth of Gold, at which Fisher was an observer. They deal with the three aspects of the Church: militant, ... More


Augustine: Christian Truth and Fractured Humanity

Carol Harrison

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752202
eISBN:
9780191695070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752202.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Society

St. Augustine, the North African bishop of Hippo (AD 354–430), has been much studied. But there has been no systematic attempt to consider the context which shaped his life and thought. Augustine's ... More


Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Thomas Graham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book is a sympathetic, personal biography of Henry M. Flagler during the years after he left Standard Oil to pursue his second career as builder of Florida. This is also a narrative history of ... More


From Ethics to Epistemology

Terrance W. Klein

in Wittgenstein and the Metaphysics of Grace

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199204236
eISBN:
9780191708039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204236.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter takes up the biblical roots of grace, noting that grace begins its life as an act, specifically the human perception of being favoured by God. All revealed religions view their adherents ... More


The Theory of Religious Intolerance in Restoration England

Mark Goldie

in From Persecution to Toleration: The Glorious Revolution and Religion in England

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201960
eISBN:
9780191675102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201960.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the history of the theory of intolerance in Restoration England. There may be three strands in the Restoration case for intolerance: the political, the ecclesiological, and the ... More


Grotius' Place in the Development of Legal Ideas about War

G. I. A. D. Draper

in Hugo Grotius and International Relations

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198277712
eISBN:
9780191598890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198277717.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Ideas about ‘just war’, having developed in ancient Rome, were adapted in the centuries after Christ as part of the thinking Western Church. St Augustine (ad 354–430), the most influential of the ... More


Silence and presence: ineffability in ancient and medieval Western thought

Noam Reisner

in Milton and the Ineffable

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199572625
eISBN:
9780191721892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572625.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines a number of key stages in the development of speculative ideas about the ineffable, from the Exodus account of Moses' prophetic appointment by the burning bush, through Greek ... More


Into Caribbean Waters, 1897–1899

Thomas Graham

in Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Flagler began steamship travel to Nassau in the Bahamas with his ship SS Miami. There he built the Hotel Colonial. Flagler purchased the Jacksonville Florida Times-Union and St. Augustine Record ... More


Sex and Civil Rights, 1963–1965

Stacy Braukman

in Communists and Perverts under the Palms: The Johns Committee in Florida, 1956-1965

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039824
eISBN:
9780813043166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039824.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers 1963–65 and explores the USF investigation, which began in secret and ended up bitterly dividing critics of liberal education and supporters of academic freedom. It recounts later ... More


Bonds of Love: Augustine, Dionysius, and Aquinas

CATHERINE OSBORNE

in Eros Unveiled: Plato and the God of Love

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267669
eISBN:
9780191683336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267669.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

St Augustine and St Thomas Aquinas were dealing with relationships within the Trinity, and it remains unclear how one should decide whether the bonds or relationships are essential to love within the ... More


“A Mother to All”: Love and the Institution of Community in Augustine

Nils F. Schott

in Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170222
eISBN:
9780231540124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170222.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In a discussion of a teaching manual by St. Augustine, Schott shows how a catechesis attentive to the needs of others seeks to remove obstacles to love and to institute a community.


Prolegomena: The Fourth Lateran Council and its Tradition

Isabel Iribarren

in Durandus of St Pourcain: A Dominican Theologian in the Shadow of Aquinas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282319
eISBN:
9780191603426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282315.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter introduces the doctrinal background to the controversy between Durandus of St Pourcain and his order, mainly those authors who ... More


Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books VIII and IX

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688546
eISBN:
9781800343016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688546.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This edition of St. Augustine's The City of God (De Civitate Dei) is the only one in English to provide a text and translation as well as a detailed commentary of this most influential document in ... More


Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books I and XII

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687525
eISBN:
9781800342989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687525.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This edition of Books I & II of St. Augustine's The City of God (De Civitate Dei) is the only edition in English to provide a text and translation as well as a detailed commentary of this most ... More


Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Book X

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688492
eISBN:
9781800342972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688492.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This edition of St. Augustine's The City of God (De Civitate Dei) is the only one in English to provide a text and translation as well as a detailed commentary of this most influential document in ... More


Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books XI and XII

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688720
eISBN:
9781800343023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688720.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

In books I–V of De Civitate Dei, St. Augustine rejects the claim that worship of the pagan gods had brought success in this life, and in books VI–X, the prospect of a happy afterlife. In books ... More


4. The Just War Tradition

David Fisher

in Morality and War: Can War Be Just in the Twenty-first Century?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599240
eISBN:
9780191725692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599240.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the historical origins of the just‐war tradition from Augustine/Aquinas and explains and justifies the just‐war principles governing conduct before, during, and after war. It ... More


Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books VI and VII

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688782
eISBN:
9781800343009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688782.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This edition of St. Augustine's The City of God (De Civitate Dei) is the only one in English to provide a text and translation as well as a detailed commentary of this most influential document in ... More


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