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Christianity and the Concept of Religion

Peter C. Hodgson

in Hegel and Christian Theology: A Reading of the Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199273614
eISBN:
9780191602443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273618.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Hegel in his lectures first sets forth a philosophical definition of the concept of religion, then traces the development of the concept in the various determinate religions of humanity, and finally ... More


Religious Diversity: Familiar Problems, Novel Opportunities

Philip L. Quinn

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195138092
eISBN:
9780199835348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138090.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter surveys recent work on philosophical issues raised by religious diversity or pluralism. It focuses on four topics. The first is the epistemological challenge of religious diversity. ... More


Introduction

Brent Nongbri

in Before Religion: A History of a Modern Concept

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300154160
eISBN:
9780300154177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154160.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the history of the concept of religion, using data from diverse fields of research to show that religion does have history. The concept of religion as a sphere of life separate ... More


Introduction: The History of Religion in the Mediterranean, and the Problem of Imperial Religion

Jörg Rüpke

in From Jupiter to Christ: On the History of Religion in the Roman Imperial Period

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198703723
eISBN:
9780191774065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703723.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

With the imperial expansion, the religious symbols and practices of the capital of the Roman Empire became widely visible and provided potential points of reference for the whole Roman Empire. This ... More


Religious Pluralism and the Roman Empire

Jörg Rüpke

in From Jupiter to Christ: On the History of Religion in the Roman Imperial Period

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198703723
eISBN:
9780191774065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703723.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter takes up different strands of earlier discussions and tries to map conceptual changes from Cicero to the Theodosian Code as far as the study of religion is concerned. Whereas religio ... More


Rescuing Religion from Faith

Sonia Sikka

in Renewing Philosophy of Religion: Exploratory Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198738909
eISBN:
9780191802089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738909.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues for a broader and more inclusive approach to philosophy of religion. Philosophy of religion has traditionally derived its topics and its concept of religion from Christianity, ... More


How Does an Empire Change Religion, and How Religion an Empire?: Conclusion and Perspectives Regarding the Question of ‘Imperial and Provincial Religion’

Jörg Rüpke

in From Jupiter to Christ: On the History of Religion in the Roman Imperial Period

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198703723
eISBN:
9780191774065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703723.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter offers a conclusion and some perspectives regarding the question of ‘imperial and provincial religion’. Starting from an analysis of the limited role of ruler cults and cult exports into ... More


From Islamic Rhetoric to a Vision of Apocalypse

Ofra Bengio

in Saddam's Word: The Political Discourse in Iraq

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195114393
eISBN:
9780199854523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195114393.003.0015
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter cites the three major events in Saddam Husayns life that greatly changed his concept of religion. One was the death of Khomeini, another was the death of ʿAflaq, and the third was the ... More


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