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Ethnicity and Argument in Eusebius' Praeparatio Evangelica

Aaron P. Johnson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199296132
eISBN:
9780191712302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296132.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The task of the early Christian apologists was fundamentally one of constructing, maintaining, and manipulating the identities of Christianity and its rivals — Greeks, Jews, Romans, and others. ... More


History and Ideology in the Old Testament: Biblical Studies at the End of a Millennium

James Barr

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269878
eISBN:
9780191600401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269870.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Is the Bible historically true? Or are its narratives the expression of the ideologies of partisan groups far removed in time from the events depicted? The questions are not new, but are now being ... More


Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Helps Break Down the Boundaries Between Religions

Francis X. Clooney

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138542
eISBN:
9780199834099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138546.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Hindu God, Christian God, an exercise in comparative theology, proposes that theology today is an interreligious discipline and illustrates this with reference to Christianity and ... More


Thomas Cooper

Timothy Larsen

in Crisis of Doubt: Honest Faith in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199287871
eISBN:
9780191713422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287871.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Thomas Cooper was a Methodist preacher as a young man. His radical politics as a Chartist led to a time of prison. He became a leading, popular, freethinking lecturer who was particularly influenced ... More


George Sexton

Timothy Larsen

in Crisis of Doubt: Honest Faith in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199287871
eISBN:
9780191713422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287871.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

George Sexton was the most academically distinguished popular freethinking lecturer, and specialized in disseminating the latest scientific thought. He converted to Spiritualism and to orthodox ... More


Discourses of Ethnicity and Early Christian Apologetics: An Introduction

Aaron P. Johnson

in Ethnicity and Argument in Eusebius' Praeparatio Evangelica

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199296132
eISBN:
9780191712302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296132.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Early Christian apologetics, particularly Eusebius’ Praeparatio, must be situated within the context of so-called ‘nationalist historiography’ of the Hellenistic and Roman Greek East. The defence of ... More


Disciplinary Perspectives on New Religious Movements: Views from the Humanities and Social Sciences

John A. Saliba

in Teaching New Religious Movements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177299
eISBN:
9780199785537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177299.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the methods and theories proposed by four major disciplines to understand the presence of new religious movements in the West. It first describes the psychological approach, ... More


 Primum Mobile

Michael Ward

in Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195313871
eISBN:
9780199871964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313871.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The problem of occasion: why did Lewis write the Chronicles of Narnia? Writing was always the way to freedom for him, and the debate about Naturalism with Elizabeth Anscombe at the Socratic Club ... More


The Problem of Natural Theology

C. Stephen Evans

in Natural Signs and Knowledge of God: A New Look at Theistic Arguments

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199217168
eISBN:
9780191712401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217168.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter introduces the concept of natural signs of God, understood as broadly accessible objects or experiences that naturally point to God. These signs lie at the core of classical theistic ... More


The Possibility of Joseph Smith: Some Evangelical Probings

Richard J. Mouw

in Joseph Smith, Jr.: Reappraisals After Two Centuries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369786
eISBN:
9780199871292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369786.003.012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter contributes to the evangelical understanding of Joseph Smith. The interest of evangelical scholars in Mormonism has tended to be in the context of apologetics rather than scholarly ... More


Freedom and Law: A Jewish-Christian Apologetics

Randi Rashkover

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234523
eISBN:
9780823240883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234523.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book offers a provocative new view of the relationship between human desire, the production of knowledge, and conceptions of power by developing a non-polemical account of divine law. Where ... More


Satanic Verses:Moral Chaos in Holy Writ

Evan Fales

in Divine Evil?: The Moral Character of the God of Abraham

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199576739
eISBN:
9780191595165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576739.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

According to John Locke, true revelation must conform to our divinely infused moral understanding. This chapter argues that apologetic explanations of the morally ‘difficult’ passages in Scripture ... More


Cathedrals of Bone: The Role of the Body in Contemporary Catholic Literature

John C. Waldmeir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230600
eISBN:
9780823236923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230600.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The metaphor of the Church as a “body” has shaped Catholic thinking since the Second Vatican Council. Its influence on theological inquiries into Catholic nature and practice is well-known; less ... More


Christians and Animal Sacrifice in the Period up to ad 200

Maria‐Zoe Petropoulou

in Animal Sacrifice in Ancient Greek Religion, Judaism, and Christianity, 100 BC to AD 200

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199218547
eISBN:
9780191711503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218547.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The chapter summarizes Christian attitudes toward animal sacrifice in the first two centuries AD, with regard to both Greek and Jewish religion, and with a clear distinction between the period before ... More


In Defence of Christianity

Brian Hebblethwaite

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199276790
eISBN:
9780191602993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019927679X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This short book of Christian apologetics attempts to show the main reasons that can be advanced in support of the Christian faith. These reasons do not constitute the foundations of Christianity, but ... More


Debating God's Identity

Francis X. Clooney

in Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Helps Break Down the Boundaries Between Religions

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138542
eISBN:
9780199834099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138546.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Explores arguments about the identity of the true God and true religion in representative theological writings from the Hindu and Christian traditions. It also examines some of the methods by which ... More


Natural Theology and the Sensus Divinitatis

Paul Helm

in John Calvin's Ideas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199255696
eISBN:
9780191602429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199255695.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

There have been sharply divergent views on Calvin's view of natural theology. Some think that Calvin sees no 'point of contact' between believer and unbeliever, others that he is a fully fledged ... More


Defining, Directing, and Defending Apologetics

John G. Stackhouse

in Humble Apologetics: Defending the Faith Today

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138078
eISBN:
9780199834679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138074.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Apologetics is defined as dealing not only with the question of the truthfulness of Christianity but also with its virtues of beauty and goodness, thus extending the realm of apologetics to include ... More


Introduction

Jason A. Springs

in Toward a Generous Orthodoxy: Prospects for Hans Frei's Postliberal Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395044
eISBN:
9780199866243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395044.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter introduces the overarching purposes that motivate the book. It forwards and explicates the book's central premise that unlocking the full resourcefulness of Hans Frei's theological ... More


The Incarnational Narrative as Historical: Evidence for Belief

C. Stephen Evans

in The Historical Christ and the Jesus of Faith: The Incarnational Narrative as History

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263975
eISBN:
9780191600579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019826397X.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter is the first of three asking how knowledge of the incarnational narrative might be acquired. To do this an examination is made of two distinct theological traditions that give rather ... More


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