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Divine Sovereignty and Aseity

William E. Mann

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195138092
eISBN:
9780199835348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138090.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

To say that God is sovereign over all things is to say that everything depends on God. To say that God exists a se is to say that Gods depends on nothing. This chapter examines and defends strong ... More


Shiite Discourses on Sovereignty*

Naser Ghobadzadeh

in Religious Secularity: Shiite Repudiation of the Islamic State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199391172
eISBN:
9780199391196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391172.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

The first chapter scrutinizes the question of divine versus popular sovereignty, and introduces challenges to the notion that state authority in the contemporary world can be derived from divine ... More


Introduction: God and morality

Mark C. Murphy

in God and Moral Law: On the Theistic Explanation of Morality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693665
eISBN:
9780191732010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693665.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Moral Philosophy

This chapter introduces the central problem that the book addresses and describes its distinctive methodology. The central problem is whether, given theism, moral facts must be explained by facts ... More


The Free Will Defense

Hugh J. McCann

in Molinism: The Contemporary Debate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199590629
eISBN:
9780191731280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590629.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is a critique of views that seek to resolve the problem of moral evil by holding that such evil is owing to exercises of human freedom that escape God's control as creator. It is argued ... More


The LORD will Exalt the Power of his Anointed: Conclusion

Rachelle Gilmour

in Divine Violence in the Book of Samuel

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780190938079
eISBN:
9780190938109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938079.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

To conclude, the limits of Kantian retribution for ethics are reviewed and the diversity of approaches to ethical reasoning that may be applied to divine violence in the book of Samuel are ... More


Providence, Freedom, and God’s Creation of the Damned

R. Zachary Manis

in Sinners in the Presence of a Loving God: An Essay on the Problem of Hell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190929251
eISBN:
9780190929282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929251.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In the view of many anti-universalists, human free will is both a great good and that which poses the greatest obstacle to universalism. If created persons have free will, then it seems it is finally ... More


Chance, Sovereignty, and Providence in the Calvinist Tradition

Byung Soo (Paul) Han

in Abraham's Dice: Chance and Providence in the Monotheistic Traditions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190277154
eISBN:
9780190277185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277154.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

John Calvin launched the influential Reformed tradition (the Calvinists) in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, with Christianity’s strongest emphasis on the sovereignty of God. Calvinists ... More


Divine Universal Causality and Libertarian Freedom

W. Matthews Grant

in Free Will and Theism: Connections, Contingencies, and Concerns

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198743958
eISBN:
9780191803956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743958.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

According to the traditional doctrine of divine universal causality (DUC), God directly causes all being distinct from himself, with the implication that God directly causes all creaturely actions. ... More


Nationalism Within Bounds: A Protest against Extreme Nationalism

Hermann Gollancz

in Jewish Preaching in Times of War, 1800 - 2001

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764401
eISBN:
9781800340848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764401.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes how Hermann Gollancz's Rosh Hashanah sermon enunciates a powerful and principled attack on nationalistic extremism and an endorsement of the fundamental value of inclusiveness, ... More


Exodus: Getting Out of Egypt—Exodus 1–15

Ellen F. Davis

in Opening Israel's Scriptures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190260545
eISBN:
9780190260583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190260545.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Together the two parts of Exodus—Israel in Egypt and in Sinai—form one of the master narratives of the Bible. The first part pits against each other two opposite responses to YHWH’s self-revelation: ... More


Traditionalism and Universalism

R. Zachary Manis

in Sinners in the Presence of a Loving God: An Essay on the Problem of Hell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190929251
eISBN:
9780190929282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929251.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter begins with some remarks about what traditionalism, for all its difficulties, gets right, and why orthodox Christians are rightly reticent to abandon it. The author then moves on to ... More


The Church’s Cosmic Context in the Stockbridge Treatises

Rhys S. Bezzant

in Jonathan Edwards and the Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199890309
eISBN:
9780199352630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890309.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In the last phase of Edwards’s ministry, now in Stockbridge, he writes several treatises which are philosophically sophisticated, though this chapter maintains that they are nonetheless ... More


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