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Passing on the Faith

Timothy Matovina

in Latino Catholicism: Transformation in America's Largest Church

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139791
eISBN:
9781400839735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139791.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter talks about how the transition from immigrant to U.S.-born generations is at the heart of the evangelization challenge among Latinos. As they begin to surpass their parents' and ... 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.


The Art of Listening in the Early Church

Carol Harrison

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199641437
eISBN:
9780191755651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641437.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

How did people think about listening in the ancient world, and what evidence do we have of it in practice? The Christian faith came to the illiterate majority in the early Church through their ears. ... More


Worldview of Tridentine Catholicism

John D. Early

in Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040134
eISBN:
9780813043838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040134.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Following the liberal suppressions, the initial aim of the Church's renewed effort was to form orthodox Catholic communities based on the theological worldview of the sixteenth-century Council of ... More


Presentation and Maya Reception of the Tridentine Worldview

John D. Early

in Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040134
eISBN:
9780813043838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040134.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter presents case histories of different styles of re-entry used by various priests and catechists in their attempt to establish Tridentine Catholicism. In some communities little or no ... More


Divine and Human Action in Salvation in Augustine

William J. Abraham

in Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume II: Soundings in the Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198786511
eISBN:
9780191828799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786511.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter engages the work of Augustine on divine grace and human freedom in salvation. It works through the types of divine action seen in Augustine’s writings on grace in the Pelagian ... More


A Body of 72 Parts and the 72 Diseases

in All the Names of the Lord: Lists, Mysticism, and Magic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226388700
eISBN:
9780226388724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388724.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Dionysius the Areopagite—and those who identify with his vision—represent only the ideological center of a rather nebulous universe. This center, despite its privileged position and all the power ... More


Bringing Angels into the World: Catechesis and the Christian Imagination

Ellen Muehlberger

in Angels in Late Ancient Christianity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199931934
eISBN:
9780199332991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931934.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

As more adults began to join urban Christian congregations, the leaders of those communities devised training programs to teach new Christians the details of ritual. Those programs also asked ... More


Ruminating on Paul’s Food in the Second Century

John David Penniman

in Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222760
eISBN:
9780300228007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222760.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the second century, the apostle Paul’s legacy was far from settled. This was especially true concerning the meaning of his reference to milk and solid food in 1 Corinthians. In the contentious ... More


The Chinese dimension to the Furen Christian art

Jeremy Clarke

in The Virgin Mary and Catholic Identities in Chinese History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888139996
eISBN:
9789888268443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139996.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Once the art school of Furen Daxue was established, there was much discussion within Chinese Catholic circles about the merits of producing Christian themes through Chinese art. Some thought the idea ... More


Codex Coislinianus and the Euthalian Edition of the Corpus Paulinum

Eric W. Scherbenske

in Canonizing Paul: Ancient Editorial Practice and the Corpus Paulinum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917341
eISBN:
9780199980338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917341.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 3 analyzes the much-understudied late-fourth/early-fifth-century Euthalian edition, which contained an extensive paratextual apparatus designed for neophytic catechesis and adept paraenesis. ... More


St. Mary’s and St. Mark’s: A Tale of Two Parishes

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This prelude tells the story of two of the parishes that are fieldwork sites examined in this book, St. Mary's and St. Mark's. It foreshadows the themes that are developed in Chapter 3 such as ... More


De doctrina cordis: Catechesis or Contemplation?

Christiania Whitehead

in A Companion to The Doctrine of the Hert: The Middle English Translation and its Latin and European Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859898218
eISBN:
9781781380413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898218.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines the Latin treatise De doctrina cordis (The Doctrine of the Hert) in its Latin manuscript contexts, focusing on the most prevalent modes of perception of the text and patterns of ... More


Catholic Children’s Experiences of Scripture and the Sacrament of Reconciliation through Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Jennifer Beste

in The Study of Children in Religions: A Methods Handbook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776469
eISBN:
9780814777466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776469.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores Catholic children's participation in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS), examining the interaction between students and teachers as they prepare for First Reconciliation. ... More


Catholic Devotional Literature in Dublin, 1800–30

Cormac Begadon

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the publication and sale of Catholic devotional literature in Dublin from 1800–30. The existence and expanding numbers of Catholic printers and booksellers provided the ... More


Catechesis: Sounding the Theme

Harrison Carol

in The Art of Listening in the Early Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199641437
eISBN:
9780191755651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641437.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter examines the practice of early Christian catechesis, thorough key catechetical works from East and West, in order to trace how early Christians became, through baptismal initiation, what ... More


Educational Communities

Jan R. Stenger

in Education in Late Antiquity: Challenges, Dynamism, and Reinterpretation, 300-550 CE

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198869788
eISBN:
9780191912481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869788.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the interconnectedness of education and communities in late antique educational thinking. In the wake of profound changes in politics, society, and religion in the fourth ... More


Praying Orthodoxy

Nathan J. Ristuccia

in Christianization and Commonwealth in Early Medieval Europe: A Ritual Interpretation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198810209
eISBN:
9780191848476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810209.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Throughout the early Middle Ages, yearly penitential seasons like Rogationtide and Lent provided a context for basic doctrinal instruction—a replacement for the vanishing Patristic catechumenate. Not ... More


Confession, Continuity, and Reforms, 1920–60

Patrick W. Carey

in Confession: Catholics, Repentance, and Forgiveness in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190889135
eISBN:
9780190889166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889135.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

This chapter delineates the ways in which the nineteenth-century emphasis on auricular confession continued into the twentieth century. Evidence from published sermons indicates that sermons were a ... More


Prolegomena: Systematic Theology as Christian Instruction

William J. Abraham

in Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume III: Systematic Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198786528
eISBN:
9780191828805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786528.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Systematic theology is formally an exercise in university-level, post-baptismal Christian instruction. Materially it is a contemporary articulation of the Christian faith that focuses on divine ... More


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