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Casuistical Free Exercise Jurisprudence: A Summary and Some Conclusions

Catharine Cookson

in Regulating Religion: The Courts and the Free Exercise Clause

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129441
eISBN:
9780199834105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512944X.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Perceptions of authoritarian injustice or of anarchical laxity are just as harmful to the integrity of the justice system as actual impropriety. Casuistry offers clear, definable ... More


Moral Vision

Sean McKeever and Michael Ridge

in Principled Ethics: Generalism as a Regulative Ideal

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199290659
eISBN:
9780191603617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199290652.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Particularism is commonly associated with a moral epistemology that takes perception as a model. This chapter argues that in so far as moral judgments are made by ‘just looking’, this does nothing to ... More


 Introduction

Niels Christian Hvidt

in Christian Prophecy: The Post-Biblical Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195314472
eISBN:
9780199785346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314472.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Many believe that prophecy ended either with the Old Testament canonical prophets, with John the Baptist, Jesus or the prophets in the early Church. Contrary to this thesis, this book posits from ... More


 Prophecy and Truth

Niels Christian Hvidt

in Christian Prophecy: The Post-Biblical Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195314472
eISBN:
9780199785346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314472.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Prophecy has never gone without opposition, mainly due to the danger of false prophecy, a danger that can rightly be called the “Achilles heel” of prophecy. Without the process of testing the ... More


A Religious Controversy

Timothy Chesters

in Ghost Stories in Late Renaissance France: Walking by Night

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199599806
eISBN:
9780191723537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599806.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

The first section of this chapter reviews the function of ghost stories in late medieval Europe. Particular attention is paid to the work of Jean Gerson, whose two tracts on discretio spirituum ... More


Conclusion: Considered Consumption

Laura M. Hartman

in The Christian Consumer: Living Faithfully in a Fragile World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746422
eISBN:
9780199918751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746422.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter summarizes and synthesizes the book's four major considerations that shape Christian thought about consumption. Three contemporary Christian authors—L. Shannon Jung, Elizabeth ... More


Particularity and Discernment

Richard Parish

in Catholic Particularity in Seventeenth-Century French Writing: 'Christianity is Strange'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596669
eISBN:
9780191729126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596669.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The preceding chapter introduced but did not fully address a central issue in the Christian experience, namely that of the assessment of what is claimed to be direct inspiration from God. This ... More


On Thoughts

Robert E. Sinkewicz

in Evagrius of Pontus: The Greek Ascetic Corpus

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199259939
eISBN:
9780191698651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259939.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter presents an English translation of the ascetic corpus writing of Evagrius of Pontus about the subject of thoughts. This treatise addresses the concerns of the monk still very much ... More


Decisions and Discipleship

Philip Endean

in Karl Rahner and Ignatian Spirituality

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270287
eISBN:
9780191683961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270287.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Karl Rahner's primary focus in his works is Ignatian discernment. Ignatian discernment concerns relating something with the notion of ‘transcendence’; when ‘transcendence becomes thematic’, man's ... More


The Decision of Faith

Philip Endean

in Karl Rahner and Ignatian Spirituality

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270287
eISBN:
9780191683961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270287.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

One thing common to the Ignatian experience and to everyday Christianity is that they both lead to self-evidence; the same process is required in attaining the Ignatian experience and deciding to ... More


Discerning the Particulars

Nancy Sherman

in The Fabric of Character: Aristotle's Theory of Virtue

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198239178
eISBN:
9780191598395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198239173.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Here I consider the way in which practical reason involves a discrimination of salience. My concern is thus with practical reason as a kind of perception and sensitivity to changing particulars. I ... More


Standin’ in the Gap: The Materialities of Prayer

Anderson Blanton

in Hittin' the Prayer Bones: Materiality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623979
eISBN:
9781469623993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623979.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Revisiting classic ethnological theories on the contagious transmission of force, this chapter explores the place of material objects in the performance of divine communication and the practice of ... More


Desire and the Good in De Anima

Henry S. Richardson

in Essays on Aristotle's De Anima

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236009
eISBN:
9780191598104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019823600X.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This essay presents an interpretation of the theory of animal movement that emphasizes the place Aristotle accords the good as the object of desire and the coordinate importance he assigns to desire ... More


Pathways to Religious Life

Thomas P. Gaunt, SJ (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190878153
eISBN:
9780190878184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878153.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The history of religious life in the Catholic Church of the U.S. is filled with change: periods of growth and decline, changes of ministries, and differences in the ethnic and socioeconomic ... More


Obeying the Truth: Discretion in the Spiritual Writings of Saint Catherine of Siena

Grazia Mangano Ragazzi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199344512
eISBN:
9780199346479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199344512.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The spiritual influence of St. Catherine of Siena (an Italian laywoman from the fourteenth century who is today a Doctor of the Church) has been increasing over the centuries. Her writings are now ... More


Consciousness-Raising as Discernment: Using Jesuit and Feminist Pedagogies in a Protestant Classroom

Mary J. Henold

in Jesuit and Feminist Education: Intersections in Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823233311
eISBN:
9780823241743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233311.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Drawing on a history course offered at Valparaiso University called Faith and Feminism in America, this chapter offers concrete examples of several teaching methods that reflect how feminist ... More


Tilling the Soil: Preparing Women for the Vocation of Ministry—A Challenge and Call

Susan M. Mountin

in Jesuit and Feminist Education: Intersections in Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823233311
eISBN:
9780823241743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233311.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the mixed messages that university campus ministry programs send to women concerning their role in the Church. It argues that a major challenge for Jesuit schools in the ... More


Interpretations IV: Edwards and the Catholic and Orthodox Traditions

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0043
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Although Edwards was a Calvinist and a Puritan, he had more in common with Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy than one might expect. Similar to a number of Catholic theologians, discernment was ... More


Hearing Vocation Differently: Meaning, Purpose, and Identity in the Multi-Faith Academy

David S. Cunningham (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190888671
eISBN:
9780190888701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888671.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Colleges and universities have begun using the language of vocation and calling to help undergraduates think about the future direction of their lives. This language has been employed in both secular ... More


‘As the Light appeared, all appeared’: the Quaker culture of convincement

Hilary Hinds

in George Fox and Early Quaker Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081576
eISBN:
9781781702383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081576.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter asks how it was that the concept of the indwelling Christ, or light within – in many ways a conventional, familiar and uncontentious Christian trope – set the terms and established the ... More


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