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Paul in Israel's Story: Self and Community at the Cross

John L. Meech

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306941
eISBN:
9780199785018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306945.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The self has become a problem in postmodern thought, and this problem poses a sharp challenge for dialogue between Christians and others who tell different stories of self and community. A healthy ... More


Introduction

John L. Meech

in Paul in Israel's Story: Self and Community at the Cross

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306941
eISBN:
9780199785018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306945.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

After his encounter with the risen Christ, St. Paul had to retell Israel’s story, and in so doing, his own understanding of self and community underwent a profound shift. Is it possible that the ... More


Paul as Another in Israel's Story

John L. Meech

in Paul in Israel's Story: Self and Community at the Cross

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306941
eISBN:
9780199785018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306945.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In order to reconstruct the kind of self presupposed in Paul’s letters, this chapter explores the relation between Pauls self-understanding and the story he tells to identify Israel. As a dyadic ... More


Rudolf Bultmann's Story of Paul: The Detour Not Taken

John L. Meech

in Paul in Israel's Story: Self and Community at the Cross

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306941
eISBN:
9780199785018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306945.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Should Paul’s communal sense of self remain in any sense normative for us, or is it simply an outmoded husk we should shell to get at the kernel? This chapter argues, rather, that to embrace Paul as ... More


The Mature Theodoret, 433–445

Paul B. Clayton, Jr.

in The Christology of Theodoret of Cyrus: Antiochene Christology from the Council of Ephesus (431) to the Council of Chalcedon (451)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198143987
eISBN:
9780191711497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198143987.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter begins by looking very briefly at the tenth sermon of Theodoret's on providence. It then examines the Isaiah and Pauline commentaries, the most important regarding the question of ... More


The History of a Sermon Series

Mary Morrissey

in Politics and the Paul's Cross Sermons, 1558–1642

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571765
eISBN:
9780191728709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571765.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter provides an account of the pulpit at Paul’s Cross and the arrangements for having the sermons delivered there. It demonstrates how current assumptions about the institutional stability ... More


Paulus

Jeffrey S. Sposato

in The Price of Assimilation: Felix Mendelssohn and the Nineteenth-Century Anti-Semitic Tradition

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195149746
eISBN:
9780199870783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149746.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses Felix Mendelssohn' first major oratorio, Paulus or St. Paul. First performed in 1836, Paulus demonstrates Mendelssohn's pattern of increasing the anti-Semitic content in his ... More


Organ Parts To Mendelssohn's Oratorios and Choral Works

Wm. A. Little

in Mendelssohn and the Organ

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394382
eISBN:
9780199863556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394382.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter shows that Mendelssohn's organ part for St. Paul was the first of five separate organ parts that he composed for his own larger choral works. The other four are Lobgesang (Op. 52, 1840), ... More


Ethics, Sin, and Redemption

Constant J. Mews

in Abelard and Heloise

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195156881
eISBN:
9780199835423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195156889.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Ethics, Sin, and Redemption. This chapter considers Abelard’s reflection on ethical issues in his Collationes, couched in the form of a debate among a philosopher and a Jew and a ... More


Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite: "No Longer I"

Charles M. Stang

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640423
eISBN:
9780191738234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640423.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

This book argues that the pseudonym, Dionysius the Areopagite, and the influence of Paul together constitute the best interpretive lens for understanding the Corpus Dionysiacum [CD]. This book ... More


 Sacred Arrangements: Balthasar, Flannery O'Connor, and the Glory of the Lord

Michael Patrick Murphy

in A Theology of Criticism: Balthasar, Postmodernism, and the Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195333527
eISBN:
9780199868896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333527.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter 3 focuses on Balthasar's theological aesthetics as a well‐articulated critical methodology. Balthasar's fusion of aesthetics with history forges both a Christology and an analogy of being ... More


St Paul and the Incarnation: A Reassessment of the Data

Gordon D. Fee

in The Incarnation: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Incarnation of the Son of God

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248452
eISBN:
9780191600524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248451.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Aletti provides complementary studies on St Paul. Fee offers an exegetical/historical re‐examination of Paul's Christology on the question of Christ's incarnation (and pre‐existence) over against ... More


Heaven: Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel

John Casey

in After Lives: A Guide to Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195092950
eISBN:
9780199869732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092950.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explores the development of ideas of the afterlife amongt the ancient Egyptians, Mesopotamians, and Jews, including accounts of ascents to heaven. The Mesopotamian earthly paradise ... More


Politics and the Paul's Cross Sermons, 1558–1642

Mary Morrissey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571765
eISBN:
9780191728709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571765.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Scholars do not contest that English Reformation culture centred on ‘the word preached’; that before the advent of newsbooks, sermons were the primary means available for shaping public opinion; or ... More


Introduction

CAROL HARRISON

in Beauty and Revelation in the Thought of Saint Augustine

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263425
eISBN:
9780191682544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263425.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter introduces the fall of man, using the metaphor from George Herbert's The Elixir of when one is looking into a mirror. Augustine makes this distinction: St Paul's looking into a mirror is ... More


New Views of Paul

John G. Gager

in Reinventing Paul

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195150858
eISBN:
9780199849307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150858.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

A wide range of topics including St. Paul's conversion or commission to be an apostle of Christ needs to be considered in order to understand the origins and the persistence of the traditional view ... More


Particularity and Language (ii): Talking for God

Richard Parish

in Catholic Particularity in Seventeenth-Century French Writing: 'Christianity is Strange'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596669
eISBN:
9780191729126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596669.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The chapter is again divided into two parts. The first deals with the question of rhetoric and pulpit oratory, as successive generations of Christian teachers grapple with the inadequacies of ... More


School Days: St Paul's and the JDC, 1883–92

William Oddie

in Chesterton and the Romance of Orthodoxy: The Making of GKC, 1874-1908

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582013
eISBN:
9780191702303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582013.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on Chesterton's school days. It is uncertain when these began. When, later, he went on to St Paul's School, he was in the same class as boys who were mostly one or two years his ... More


God's Grammar

Brian Cummings

in The Literary Culture of the Reformation: Grammar and Grace

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187356
eISBN:
9780191674709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187356.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter explores the religious writing of John Donne, a figure caught in the crossfire between opposing theologies. Donne's writing from the death of Elizabeth to the eve of the English ... More


The Traditional View of Paul

John G. Gager

in Reinventing Paul

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195150858
eISBN:
9780199849307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150858.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents traditional views regarding St. Paul. The German historian Adolf Harnack summarizes the traditional view of Paul: his gospel stands in opposition to the law; his Christianity is ... More


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