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Tradition: Understanding Christian Tradition

Gerald O’Collins, SJ

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198830306
eISBN:
9780191868597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830306.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book opens by establishing the substantial convergence in reflection on Christian tradition proposed by a 1963 report of the Faith and Order Commission (of the World Council of Churches) and the ... More


Discerning the Signs of the Times: The Relevance of Niebuhr’s Theological Vision to the Cold War

Scott R. Erwin

in The Theological Vision of Reinhold Niebuhr's The Irony of American History: “In the Battle and Above It”

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199678372
eISBN:
9780191757808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678372.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This chapter examines Niebuhr’s efforts in the years immediately preceding the publication of Irony to apply his theological vision to the rapidly escalating Cold War between the United States and ... More


Discerning Particular Traditions

Gerald O’Collins, SJ

in Tradition: Understanding Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198830306
eISBN:
9780191868597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830306.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

We can name particular Christian traditions that have worked and continue to work: for instance, pilgrimages, the use of icons, and the Advent service of Nine Lessons and Carols. Other traditions ... More


The Sacramental Characterof Divine Self-revelation

Gerald O’Collins

in Revelation: Toward a Christian Theology of God's Self-Revelation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784203
eISBN:
9780191826818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784203.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

God is revealed ‘sacramentally’ through acts and speech-acts or though events and words. In the light of the biblical witness, this chapter examines the relationship of ‘event’ and ‘word’, paying ... More


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