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Biblical Faith and Natural Theology: The Gifford Lectures for 1991: Delivered in the University of Edinburgh

James Barr

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263760
eISBN:
9780191600395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263767.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Natural theology is the idea that human beings ‘by nature’, just through being human, know something of God, or alternatively that they gain such knowledge through experience of the world we live in. ... More


Holiness and Ministry: A Biblical Theology of Ordination

Thomas B Dozeman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195367331
eISBN:
9780199867417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367331.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book is an initial response to the call of the World Council of Churches for renewed theological reflection on the biblical roots of ordination to strengthen the vocational identity of the ... More


Introduction: From Wonder to Wisdom

William P. Brown

in The Seven Pillars of Creation: The Bible, Science, and the Ecology of Wonder

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730797
eISBN:
9780199777075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730797.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

This chapter explores how science and faith can be related positively, despite the deep polarization that exists on the cultural level, thanks to the constant skirmishing between creationism and ... More


 Introduction

Thomas B. Dozeman

in Holiness and Ministry: A Biblical Theology of Ordination

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195367331
eISBN:
9780199867417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367331.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This overview states the two general goals of the book: (1) to construct a biblical theology of ordination that is embedded in broad reflection on the nature of holiness in biblical literature and ... More


Introduction

Dale B. Martin

in Biblical Truths: The Meaning of Scripture in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300222838
eISBN:
9780300227918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222838.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The modern scholarly task of “biblical theology,” “theology of the Old Testament,” or “theology of the New Testament” may be historically traced from around 1800 and through the 20th century. Its ... More


The Seven Pillars of Creation: The Bible, Science, and the Ecology of Wonder

William P. Brown

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730797
eISBN:
9780199777075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730797.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

Funded by the Henry Luce III Foundation, this study explores the significance of the ancient creation traditions of the Hebrew Bible in light of the discoveries and perspectives of science. The aim, ... More


Origen and the Life of the Stars: A History of an Idea

Alan Scott

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263616
eISBN:
9780191682612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263616.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Philosophy of Religion

It was widely assumed by intellectuals from antiquity to the Middle Ages that the beauty and regularity of the heavens was a sign of their superior life. Through this belief the stars gained an ... More


The Renewal of Biblical Studies in France 1934–1954 as an Element in Theological Ressourcement

Benedict T. Viviano

in Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199552870
eISBN:
9780191731037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552870.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter begins with a sketch of the background of this period in the progressive papacy of Leo XIII, expressed in biblical studies by the many‐sided project of M.‐J. Lagrange in Jerusalem, held ... More


Introduction: The Concept, History, and Organization of New Testament Theology

Peter C. Hodgson

in Lectures on New Testament Theology: by Ferdinand Christian Baur

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198754176
eISBN:
9780191815904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754176.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Biblical Studies

Baur’s Introduction provides a history (sixteenth to nineteenth century) of the discipline of New Testament theology. New Testament “theology” is to be distinguished from “dogmatics” as systematic ... More


The Kingdom of God

Johannes Zachhuber

in Theology as Science in Nineteenth-Century Germany: From F.C. Baur to Ernst Troeltsch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199641918
eISBN:
9780191752490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641918.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter seeks to show how the dogmatic content of Ritschl’s system is closely bound up both with his historical and his philosophical ideas. To this end, the chapter is focused on Ritschl’s ... More


Entering the Whirlwind: Biblical Theology and Divine Action

William J. Abraham

in Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume I: Exploring and Evaluating the Debate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198786504
eISBN:
9780191828706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786504.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

In the 1960s, Langdon Gilkey raised several philosophical issues regarding divine action in his paper “Cosmology, Ontology, and the Travail of Biblical Language.” This chapter engages Gilkey’s paper, ... More


Is a Theology Possible?

P. R. Ackroyd and G. N. Stanton

in Introducing the Old Testament

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192132543
eISBN:
9780191670053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192132543.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on the modern study of Old Testament theology. The biblical theology movement attempted to draw together elements from both Old and New Testaments so as to make a coherent ... More


The Triumph of Life: Towards a Biblical Theology of Happiness

Brent A. Strawn

in The Bible and the Pursuit of Happiness: What the Old and New Testaments Teach Us about the Good Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199795734
eISBN:
9780199979691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795734.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter moves toward a biblical theology of happiness by tracing the theme of the triumph of life in the Bible. The triumph of life is meant to be a thick description of happiness, one that ... More


Conclusion

Victor Nuovo

in John Locke: The Philosopher as Christian Virtuoso

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198800552
eISBN:
9780191840449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800552.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The purpose of this work has been to present Locke’s philosophical work as the product of a Christian virtuoso, of an experimental natural philosopher who is also a sincere and committed Christian. ... More


The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Grant Macaskill

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book examines how the New Testament scriptures might form and foster intellectual humility within Christian communities. It is informed by recent interdisciplinary interest in intellectual ... More


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