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Biblical Natural Law: A Theocentric and Teleological Approach

Matthew Levering

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535293
eISBN:
9780191715839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535293.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book serves as an introduction to natural law theory. The Introduction proposes that natural law theory makes most sense in light of an understanding of a loving Creator. The first chapter then ... More


Spinoza

Anthony Quinton

in Of Men and Manners: Essays Historical and Philosophical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694556
eISBN:
9780191731938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694556.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the philosophy of Spinoza. Spinoza's most original, fundamental, and, in the eyes of his contemporaries, most shocking idea was that God and Nature, the creator and his ... More


Religion and Creation

Keith Ward

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263937
eISBN:
9780191682681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263937.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, World Religions

This book is the second part of a major project of comparative theology begun with Religion and Revelation, which was published in 1994, which looks at major concepts of faith in all four of the main ... More


 Divine Being and Becoming

Gloria L. Schaab

in Creative Suffering of the Triune God: An Evolutionary Theology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195329124
eISBN:
9780199785711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329124.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 4 examines the impact of Arthur Peacocke's evolutionary cosmology, biology, epistemology, and methodology on Christian theology and demonstrates how these insights come to fruition in an ... More


 Evolution and Divine Suffering

Gloria L. Schaab

in Creative Suffering of the Triune God: An Evolutionary Theology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195329124
eISBN:
9780199785711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329124.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Key concepts in the evolutionary theology provide primary grounding for an affirmation of divine suffering. Chapter 5 explores six elements that factor significantly into a proposal of divine ... More


Light, Vision, and the Unity of Book 3

David Quint

in Inside Paradise Lost: Reading the Designs of Milton's Epic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161914
eISBN:
9781400850488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161914.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at book 3 of Paradise Lost, which sets apart an invisible God and heaven from the visible universe, divine light from sunlight. Book 3 points to a contrast between the internal ... More


Exploitation versus Real Freedom

Philippe Van Parijs

in Real Freedom for All: What (if Anything) Can Justify Capitalism?

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293576
eISBN:
9780191600074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293577.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

By providing a modest income even to those who do not want to work, is one not institutionalizing the exploitation of hard workers by free riders? There would definitely be ‘Lockean exploitation’, ... More


Virtual reality

Pieter A. M. Seuren

in Language in Cognition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559473
eISBN:
9780191721137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559473.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Since speakers refer to and quantify over virtual objects as naturally as they do over actual objects, natural ontology is basically intensional, requiring acceptance of virtual realities. Each ... More


GOD

Richard Swinburne

in Is There a God?

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780198235446
eISBN:
9780191705618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198235446.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

God is supposed to be an essentially omnipotent, omniscient, perfectly free, and eternal personal being. Omnipotence is power to do anything logically possible; omniscience is knowledge of everything ... More


After Capitalism

Geoff Mulgan

in The Locust and the Bee: Predators and Creators in Capitalism's Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691165745
eISBN:
9781400866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165745.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter aims to provide tools for thinking about capitalism as a system in motion, rather than one which, in its fundamentals, has come to a stop. Capitalism at its best rewards creators, ... More


Capitalism’s Generative Ideas

Geoff Mulgan

in The Locust and the Bee: Predators and Creators in Capitalism's Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691165745
eISBN:
9781400866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165745.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter turns to theory, showing how a cluster of generative ideas could give shape to a world after capitalism, and a world fit more for creators than predators. It draws less from the utopian ... More


Serra and the Introduction of Sacred Song: , and

Craig H. Russell

in From Serra to Sancho: Music and Pageantry in the California Missions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343274
eISBN:
9780199867745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343274.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

“Modern-day” California began with the founding of the San Diego Mission by Junípero Serra in 1769. The accounts of sacred services and the founding of this and other mission settlements—as described ... More


A View to the Visible, and Opinions on the Invisible

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Medicine is the linking of the knowledge of the visible with the knowledge of the invisible. The visible part covers the morphological structures of the body. These are, first of all, the gross ... More


Mystery: Appealing to Human Ignorance

James L. Crenshaw

in Defending God: Biblical Responses to the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195140026
eISBN:
9780199835607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140028.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Although the Bible frequently depicts God as eminently knowable, it also zealously protects divine secrecy. The deus revelatus is at the same time deus absconditus. Recognition that all knowledge of ... More


Disinterested Righteousness: Questioning the Problem

James L. Crenshaw

in Defending God: Biblical Responses to the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195140026
eISBN:
9780199835607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140028.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Given divine hiddenness, every depiction of God is a literary construct, and when reified, becomes a source of consternation to religious people. The book of Job dramatizes both the negative ... More


Introduction: The Possibility for Moral Creativity

John Wall

in Moral Creativity: Paul Ricoeur and the Poetics of Possibility

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195182569
eISBN:
9780199835737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195182561.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Michelangelo’s painting “The Creation of Adam” suggests a double image of humanity as a reflection of its Creator and in turn a creator of meaning and worlds in its own right. Human creativity has ... More


 Paul Ricoeur and the Poetic Moral Self

John Wall

in Moral Creativity: Paul Ricoeur and the Poetics of Possibility

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195182569
eISBN:
9780199835737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195182561.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

There can be no meaning to the notion of human moral creativity without first the ontological possibility for a poetic moral self. In the face of a range of contemporary attacks on moral selfhood, ... More


God Incarnate

Brian Davies

in The Thought of Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198267539
eISBN:
9780191600500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198267533.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Christology can be defined as the study of the person of Christ and, in particular, of the union in him of divine and human natures’. Not everyone would agree with this definition, and it cannot be ... More


Humankind

Rusmir Mahmutćehajić

in The Mosque: The Heart of Submission

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225842
eISBN:
9780823237159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225842.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents Islamic teachings about humankind. As it was God who offered us the covenant based on “confidence,” His obligation is the greater. There is no ignorance or violence in God: He ... More


Modal reality

Brian Leftow

in God and Necessity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199263356
eISBN:
9780191741777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263356.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter provides a picture of the reality behind talk of possible worlds. It shows how divine powers can make secular possibility-claims true. The theory to this point has allowed that items ... More


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