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Theory and Theology in George Herbert’s Poetry: `Divinitie, and Poesie, Met'

Elizabeth Clarke

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263982
eISBN:
9780191682698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263982.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Theology

In 17th-century England the poet George Herbert became known as ‘Divine Herbert’, his poetry a model for those aspiring to the status of inspired Christian poet. This book explores the relationship ... More


The Rough Intellectualist Road of a Sound Epistemology

William J. Abraham

in Canon and Criterion in Christian Theology: From the Fathers to Feminism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250035
eISBN:
9780191600388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250030.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The later Princeton theologians worked valiantly to develop a theory of inspiration and infallibility that would secure once for all their epistemic vision of scripture. Thus, while Benjamin ... More


Gender Blenders: Moses, Miriam, and Music

Joan E. Taylor

in Jewish Women Philosophers of First-Century Alexandria: Philo's 'Therapeutae' Reconsidered

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199291410
eISBN:
9780191700637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291410.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

In terms of gender roles, both men and women in the Mareotic group share a meal symbolic of God's everlasting covenant with Israel, which they then interpret as the triumph of enkrateia, ... More


Bearing with the Divine Wisdom of the Ages: The Divine Inspiration of Scripture

William J. Abraham

in Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume II: Soundings in the Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198786511
eISBN:
9780191828799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786511.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

One significant divine action borne out in the pages of the New Testament is the divine inspiration of Scripture, attested most clearly in 2 Timothy 3:16. The author asks what set of divine actions ... More


Two (Or More) Kinds of Scripture Scholarship

Alvin Plantinga

in Warranted Christian Belief

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131932
eISBN:
9780199867486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131932.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Continuing an examination of proposed defeaters for Christian belief, I turn in this chapter to some of the issues raised by contemporary historical biblical criticism, arguing that contemporary ... More


Algebraic Thought in Medieval Islam

Victor J. Katz and Karen Hunger Parshall

in Taming the Unknown: A History of Algebra from Antiquity to the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149059
eISBN:
9781400850525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149059.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter turns to the realm of Islamic mathematics, which lasted longer than both the era of classical Greek mathematics and the age of “modern mathematics.” In the Islamic world, mathematics ... More


Reading Luke in Southampton County

Christopher Tomlins

in In the Matter of Nat Turner: A Speculative History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691198668
eISBN:
9780691199870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198668.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines Turner's affinity for biblical scripture. It first surveys Turner's account of himself and of what inspired him, with particular attention to his account's pattern of scriptural ... More


Dei in remotis: Epiphany, solitude, and divine inspiration

Georgia Petridou

in Divine Epiphany in Greek Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198723929
eISBN:
9780191791246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723929.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 4 focuses on the landscapes of epiphany and the people and the gods (most notably Hermes, Dionysus, and divine pluralities like the nymphs or the Nemeseis) who inhabit these landscapes. It ... More


Women, Wax, and Anatomy

Lucia Dacome

in Malleable Anatomies: Models, Makers, and Material Culture in Eighteenth-Century Italy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198736189
eISBN:
9780191799914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736189.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 4 follows Anna Morandi’s activities after her husband’s death, reconstructing the setting in which she consolidated her role as a celebrity and recipient of papal patronage. It situates ... More


Painted Gods at Home

Laurel Kendall, Jongsung Yang, and Yul Soo Yoon

in God Pictures in Korean Contexts: The Ownership and Meaning of Shaman Paintings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847647
eISBN:
9780824868338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847647.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

We examining the relationships and protocols that obtain between shamans, gods, and paintings, elaborating our discussion about the paintings’ “purification” as art by focusing on the animating, ... More


Prayer as Inspiration

Louis Jacobs

in Hasidic Prayer

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100240
eISBN:
9781800340312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100240.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter considers if there is evidence of divine inspiration in Hasidic prayer. To that end, this chapter explores a handful of Hasidic literature which point to the phenomenon in which words ... More


The Sensus Litemlis and the Quest for Original Intent: Scripture Cannot Be Set Aside (Jn 10.35 NEB)

Jaroslav Pelikan

in Interpreting the Bible and the Constitution

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102673
eISBN:
9780300130768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102673.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the interpretive problems involved in employing the Constitution to answer questions that “could not have been foreseen completely by the most gifted of its begetters.” These ... More


The Biblical Hermeneutics of Philip van Limborch (1633–1712) and its Intellectual Challenges

Kęstutis Daugirdas

in Scriptural Authority and Biblical Criticism in the Dutch Golden Age: God's Word Questioned

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198806837
eISBN:
9780191844379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806837.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Two features characterize van Limborch’s biblical hermeneutics: insistence on the reliability of New Testament testimonies about the life of Jesus, and a reliance on human reason as a key to the ... More


Justice for the Punishment of Sin

Jonathan Dickinson

in Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from Reasonableness of Christianity, in Four Sermons (1732), written by Jonathan Dickinson in response to John Locke's Reasonableness of Christianity, as Delivered in ... More


Creativity and Not-So-Dumb Luck

Simon Blackburn

in The Philosophy of Creativity: New Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199836963
eISBN:
9780199362547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199836963.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Mind

In this chapter, Simon Blackburn briefly outlines the history of the idea—voiced by Plato, echoed by philosophers and artists in the Romantic tradition, and still present in the popular ... More


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