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Origen and the Life of the Stars: A History of an Idea

Alan Scott

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263616
eISBN:
9780191682612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263616.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Philosophy of Religion

It was widely assumed by intellectuals from antiquity to the Middle Ages that the beauty and regularity of the heavens was a sign of their superior life. Through this belief the stars gained an ... More


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

Joseph Blenkinsopp

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198755036
eISBN:
9780191695131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755036.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This new edition has been considerably expanded to take in work on the legal and didactic material published since the 1980s. It gives more attention to the different literary genres used by Israel's ... More


Contemplation and Classical Christianity: A Study in Augustine

John Peter Kenney

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199563708
eISBN:
9780191747328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563708.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This study explores Augustine’s developing understanding of contemplation, beginning with his earliest accounts written before his baptism and ending with the Confessions. Chapter One examines the ... More


Nietzsche Versus Paul

Abed Azzam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169318
eISBN:
9780231538978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169318.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers an interpretation of Nietzsche’s engagement with the work of Paul the Apostle, reorienting the relationship between the two thinkers while embedding modern philosophy within early ... More


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