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Divine Justice and Divine Mercy

Philip L. Quinn

in Divine Commands and Moral Requirements

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198244134
eISBN:
9780191680755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244134.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses the doctrine about the nature of God that allows us to attribute to him some excellences of character which are, according to divine command theories, the analogues of moral ... More


Conclusion

Hugh White

in Nature, Sex, and Goodness in a Medieval Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187301
eISBN:
9780191674693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187301.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter suggests that the unsatisfactoriness of the natural for Chaucer and Gower was inevitable because they were much concerned with nature as promoter of sexual love; and in late medieval ... More


Conclusion

H. E. J. Cowdrey

in Pope Gregory VII, 1073–1085

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206460
eISBN:
9780191677144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206460.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

According to their standpoint, Gregory's contemporaries came to the most divergent conclusions about him. He could either attract or repel those who ... More


The Justice and Mercy of God: Seneca in the Eleventh Century

Mary Sirridge

in Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy Volume 8

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198865728
eISBN:
9780191898044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865728.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In his eleventh-century Proslogion St. Anselm puts forward the view that, far from being an exception to divine justice, divine mercy is the highest form of divine justice. Anselm’s cryptic reasoning ... More


Israel’s National Restoration in Luke’s Infancy Narrative

Isaac W. Oliver

in Luke's Jewish Eschatology: The National Restoration of Israel in Luke-Acts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197530580
eISBN:
9780197530610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530580.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on Luke’s infancy narrative, examining how Luke’s opening sets the stage for the discussion of Israel’s restoration in the rest of Luke-Acts. Luke’s soteriological vocabulary is ... More


From Love Song to Lullaby: The Christmas Oratorio BWV 248

Markus Rathey

in Bach's Major Vocal Works: Music, Drama, Liturgy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217209
eISBN:
9780300219517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217209.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the Christmas Oratorio, with particular emphasis on the relationship between Johann Sebastian Bach’s interest in operatic scenes and his setting of the nativity story. The ... More


Public Revelation and Private Revelation: How the Catholic Church Discerns the Supernatural

Daniel Maria Klimek

in Medjugorje and the Supernatural: Science, Mysticism, and Extraordinary Religious Experience

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190679200
eISBN:
9780190879983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679200.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

Beginning with a study of the Catholic Church’s theology of public revelation and private revelations, the chapter considers what is the theological authority that private revelations (like Marian ... More


Piety over Worldly Pleasures

Susanna Anthony

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/9780199916955.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from Susanna Anthony's diary, in which she blamed the devil as the cause of her temptations, fears, and woeful condition. Growing up as a Quaker, Anthony experienced ... More


“Be Saints!”: Remixing Devotionalism

Katherine Dugan

in Millennial Missionaries: How a Group of Young Catholics is Trying to Make Catholicism Cool

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190875961
eISBN:
9780190875992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875961.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes the relationships FOCUS missionaries develop with Catholic saints. These missionaries’ intimate relationships with saints root their Catholic identity in Catholic history while ... More


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