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Disability and Christian Theology: Embodied Limits and Constructive Possibilities

Deborah Beth Creamer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369151
eISBN:
9780199871193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369151.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Attention to embodiment and the religious significance of bodies is one of the most significant shifts in contemporary theology. In the midst of this, however, experiences of disability have received ... More


What Is Analytic Theology?

William Wood

in Analytic Theology and the Academic Study of Religion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198779872
eISBN:
9780191825897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779872.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

Chapter 5 considers the still open question “What is Analytic Theology?” In dialogue with Timothy Pawl and William Hasker, I argue that analytic theology is a form of faith seeking understanding and ... More


Experience and Constructive Theology

Heike Peckruhn

in Meaning in Our Bodies: Sensory Experience as Constructive Theological Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190280925
eISBN:
9780190280949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280925.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 1 introduces the reader to the scope of the work, situates it in the scholarly field, and defines terms repeatedly used throughout the book, such as bodily experience, difference, ... More


Religious Difference and Christian Theology: Thinking About, Thinking With, and Thinking Through

John J. Thatamanil

in Circling the Elephant: A Comparative Theology of Religious Diversity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288526
eISBN:
9780823290314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288526.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter introduces and frames the argument for the entire book: Christian theology must understand religious diversity as promise rather than as problem. The chapter then proceeds to lay out ... More


Comparing Faithfully: Insights for Systematic Theological Reflection

Michelle Voss Roberts (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823274666
eISBN:
9780823274710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274666.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In recent decades, comparative theology has emerged as a method of thinking as an adherent to a particular religious tradition, through deep and focused conversation with another tradition. This ... More


The Bible and the Church II: The Bible within Systematic Theology

Gerhard Sauter

in Biblical Interpretation and Method: Essays in Honour of John Barton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645534
eISBN:
9780191755842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645534.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies

The Reformers called for the biblical grounding of all theological statements. That seems to be a last remnant of authoritarian ecclesial tradition. The compositions of continental Protestant ... More


Meaning in Our Bodies: Sensory Experience as Constructive Theological Imagination

Heike Peckruhn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190280925
eISBN:
9780190280949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280925.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

What do our everyday experiences and bodily movements have to do with our theological imagination? How should we draw the connection between lived experience and theology? Feminist theologians, as ... More


Ethnography in Theology: A Work in Process

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

in Lived Theology: New Perspectives on Method, Style, and Pedagogy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190630720
eISBN:
9780190630751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190630720.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Fulkerson writes of her fieldwork, which took place in an interracial church that includes an intentional commitment to people with disabilities. Using this uniquely dedicated church community as her ... More


Introduction: Revisiting an Old Tale

John J. Thatamanil

in Circling the Elephant: A Comparative Theology of Religious Diversity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288526
eISBN:
9780823290314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288526.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter introduces, reformulates, and defends the old Indian allegory of the blind men and the elephant to argue that, despite critiques, it remains a valuable tool for thinking about religious ... More


God as Ground, Singularity, and Relation: Trinity and Religious Diversity

John J. Thatamanil

in Circling the Elephant: A Comparative Theology of Religious Diversity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288526
eISBN:
9780823290314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288526.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter is the culmination of the book. What previous chapters called for—the integration of theology of religious diversity, comparative theology, and constructive theology—this chapter ... More


Divine Words, Female Voices: Muslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology

Jerusha Tanner Lamptey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190653378
eISBN:
9780190653408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653378.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Interreligious feminist engagement is a legitimate and vital resource for Muslim women scholars seeking to articulate egalitarian interpretations of Islamic traditions and practices. Acknowledging ... More


Circling the Elephant: A Comparative Theology of Religious Diversity

John J. Thatamanil

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288526
eISBN:
9780823290314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288526.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Christian theologians have, for some decades, affirmed that they have no monopoly on encounter with God or ultimate reality; other religions also have access to religious truth and transformation. If ... More


Sensing Futurities

Heike Peckruhn

in Meaning in Our Bodies: Sensory Experience as Constructive Theological Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190280925
eISBN:
9780190280949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280925.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 8 provides possible trajectories to apply the commitments of body theology in other fields of study. It posits that resourcing the full sensorium of experience and engaging body theology need ... More


Introduction: The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Grant Macaskill

in The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter introduces the reader to the recent scholarly discussion of intellectual humility, offering reflections on its qualities and deficiencies, and locates the present work in relation to ... More


Beyond the Poisoned Wells: Introduction

Jerusha Tanner Lamptey

in Divine Words, Female Voices: Muslima Explorations in Comparative Feminist Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190653378
eISBN:
9780190653408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653378.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the way hegemonic othering, patriarchy, and androcentrism impact Islamic feminist approaches to the Islamic tradition and to interreligious feminist engagement. To provide a ... More


Marginal Notes: Women and Other “Others” in the Theology of Religions

Jeannine Hill Fletcher

in The Past, Present, and Future of Theologies of Interreligious Dialogue

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198792345
eISBN:
9780191834356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792345.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The 1893 World’s Parliament of Religions, which was heralded as a groundbreaking event in the development of modern interreligious understanding, also signaled the dawn of social movements for gender ... More


The Theological Implications of Nested Continua

Gary Slater

in C. S. Peirce and the Nested Continua Model of Religious Interpretation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753230
eISBN:
9780191814846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753230.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the constructive theology warranted by the model. It includes the caveats that come with applying Peirce’s three categories theologically—particularly the sense in which ... More


This Is Not a Conclusion

John J. Thatamanil

in Circling the Elephant: A Comparative Theology of Religious Diversity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288526
eISBN:
9780823290314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288526.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter recapitulates the argument of the book but extends it by showing that the book is also a sustained argument against postures of religious isolationism and self-sufficiency and for ... More


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