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Theological Wisdom

Joseph Blenkinsopp

in Wisdom and Law in the Old Testament: The Ordering of Life in Israel and Early Judaism

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198755036
eISBN:
9780191695131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755036.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter first argues that law is the expression of divine wisdom made available to Israel and, as such, can compete on more-than-equal terms with the vaunted wisdom of the nations. It then ... More


Universal Wisdom

Gerald O'Collins, SJ

in Salvation for All: God's Other Peoples

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199238903
eISBN:
9780191696794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238903.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter recognizes the universal power and presence of divine Wisdom and the Holy Spirit. It mentions that the role of Christ as a universal Revealer and a Saviour can be interpreted through the ... More


Locke’s proof of the divine authority of Scripture

Victor Nuovo

in Philosophy and Religion in Enlightenment Britain: New Case Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199227044
eISBN:
9780191739309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227044.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Locke asserts that the Bible is an infallible source of divine revelation, and that human reason has the capability of establishing its authenticity and determining its meaning. But he apparently ... More


Divine Wisdom and the Intelligibility of the Universe

Keith Ward

in Religion and Creation

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263937
eISBN:
9780191682681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263937.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, World Religions

This chapter dwells at length the Aristotelian idea of God. It states that the existence of a dynamically creative God leads to an absolute explanation of the existence of the universe. The universe ... More


Sacred Laws and Sacred Republics

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers theories on sacred laws and republics. For civic humanists, laws are sacred as long as they reflect divine wisdom, and because their object is not just whatever is good but ... More


The Universal Presence of Christ and the Spirit

Gerald O'Collins, SJ

in Salvation for All: God's Other Peoples

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199238903
eISBN:
9780191696794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238903.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter aims to exploit the language of ‘presence’ to give an understanding on the mysterious activity of Christ and the Holy Spirit in the whole world. It mentions that St. Paul pictured the ... More


The Age of Enlightenment in Russia

Teresa Obolevitch

in Faith and Science in Russian Religious Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198838173
eISBN:
9780191874642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838173.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter 2 tackles the relationship between science and religion in the eighteenth century known as the Age of Enlightenment. The state policy of Westernization which was promoted chiefly by Peter I ... More


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