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Water Is Thicker than Blood: An Augustinian Theology of Marriage and Singleness

Jana Marguerite Bennett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195315431
eISBN:
9780199872022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315431.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Marriage and singleness appear in the contemporary era as problems for scholars and laypeople alike. Several problems related to marriage and singleness include questions of gender roles, the nature ... More


The Asceticism of Isaac of Nineveh

Patrik Hagman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593194
eISBN:
9780191595677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593194.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The ascetic tracts of 7th century writer Isaac of Nineveh (Isaac the Syrian) provide a wealth of material to better understand early Christian asceticism. The study focuses on the role of the body in ... More


Cavell, Companionship, and Christian Theology

Peter Dula

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395037
eISBN:
9780199894451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395037.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

For decades, theologians and philosophers of religion have been engaged in vigorous debate about the status and nature of ecclesiology, hence of community. In that discussion, theologians have found ... More


Yves Congar's Theology of the Holy Spirit

Elizabeth Teresa Groppe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195166422
eISBN:
9780199835638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166426.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

French Dominican Yves Congar is widely recognized as the most important Roman Catholic ecclesiologist of the twentieth century. He was a leader in the ecumenical movement in Europe and one of the ... More


The Predicament of Belief: Science, Philosophy, and Faith

Philip Clayton and Steven Knapp

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695270
eISBN:
9780191731945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695270.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

Can those who appreciate the explanatory power of modern science still believe in traditional religious accounts of the nature and purpose of the universe? This book is intended for those who care ... More


Conclusion

Nigel Yates

in Buildings, Faith, and Worship

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198270133
eISBN:
9780191683916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270133.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The desire to rid churches of box pews and appropriated or rented seats had received a strong measure of support in some ecclesiastical circles since at least 1820. The Church of England has recently ... More


F. D. Maurice and the Crisis of Christian Authority

Jeremy Morris

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263172
eISBN:
9780191602825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263175.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book offers a reassessment of the theology of F.D. Maurice (1805–1872), one of the most significant theologians of the modern Church of England. It seeks to place Maurice’s theology in the ... More


The Ecclesiology of Karl Rahner

Richard Lennan

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269557
eISBN:
9780191683695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269557.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In the years since the Second Vatican Council, the Catholic Church has struggled to renew its self-understanding and revise its relationship to the world. This book examines the contribution made to ... More


The Church and the Family

Brent Waters

in The Family in Christian Social and Political Thought

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271962
eISBN:
9780191709883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271962.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the inherent tension between the church as eschatological witness and the family as providential witness. It is argued, however, that the distinctive and complementary nature of ... More


The Family, the Church, and Civil Ordering

BRENT WATERS

in The Family in Christian Social and Political Thought

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271962
eISBN:
9780191709883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271962.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how the tension between the providential witness of the family and the eschatological witness of the church, as examined in the preceding chapter, should inform a Christian ... More


Ideals of Church and State in the Sixth Century

Dominic J. O’Meara

in Platonopolis: Platonic Political Philosophy in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199285532
eISBN:
9780191717819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285532.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter interprets the Christian ecclesiology of the Pseudo-Dionysius as an adaptation of Neoplatonic political philosophy. A text of the same period (the reign of Justinian), the anonymous ... More


Practical Ecclesiology in John Calvin and Jonathan Edwards

Amy Plantinga Pauw

in John Calvin's American Legacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390971
eISBN:
9780199777099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390971.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

Calvin’s ecclesiology is a site of creative theological construction, drawing together the insights of the gathered church of the radical Reformation and the Catholic notion of the church as a ... More


Conclusion: Realism Revisited

Stephen Platten

in Reinhold Niebuhr and Contemporary Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571833
eISBN:
9780191722264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571833.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter discusses four key themes which are raised in different contexts throughout this book. These are: Niebuhr's theological anthropology; some key issues relating to ecclesiology; ... More


What Might Catholicism Learn from Orthodoxy in Relation to Collegiality?

Joseph Famerée, SCJ

in Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning: Exploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216451
eISBN:
9780191712173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216451.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Understanding the Orthodox notion of collegiality or, more exactly, synodality, requires an understanding the vision of ecclesial communion that flows from Orthodoxy's apophatic and Trinitarian ... More


Potential Catholic Learning Around Lay Participation in Decision‐making

Paul Lakeland

in Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning: Exploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216451
eISBN:
9780191712173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216451.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter considers the issue of the participation of Roman Catholic laity in church governance from a theological, ecumenical, and political perspective. On the historical path, it looks at where ... More


Receptive Ecumenism and Catholic Learning—an Orthodox Perspective

Andrew Louth

in Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning: Exploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216451
eISBN:
9780191712173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216451.003.0030
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter presents an Orthodox response to the suggestions by Paul McPartlan and Joseph Famerée as to what Catholics might learn from the Orthodox. It argues that such learning is not a one-way ... More


Receptive Ecumenism and the Hermeneutics of Catholic Learning—The Promise of Comparative Ecclesiology 1

Gerard Mannion

in Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning: Exploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216451
eISBN:
9780191712173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216451.003.0034
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter utilizes the methodology of comparative ecclesiology towards the end of eliciting further the enormous potential of the proposed strategy of Receptive Ecumenism. It identifies postmodern ... More


Reinhold Niebuhr's ‘Outsider Ecclesiology’

Wendy Dackson

in Reinhold Niebuhr and Contemporary Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571833
eISBN:
9780191722264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571833.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ecclesiology is one of the weaker aspects of Niebuhr's thinking. He frequently collapses the ideas of ‘Church’, ‘Christianity’, and the aggregate of believers into one another in sometimes confusing ... More


Conclusion

Tom Greggs

in Barth, Origen, and Universal Salvation: Restoring Particularity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199560486
eISBN:
9780191721533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560486.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

Offers a summarized version of the argument contained within the book, uniting the various strands of thought into a systematic and constructive statement. It then suggests some of the implications ... More


Attitudes to Liturgical Conservation

Nigel Yates

in Buildings, Faith, and Worship

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198270133
eISBN:
9780191683916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270133.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The growth of the conservation lobby has resulted in considerable tension within religious bodies between those that have taken the view that liturgical requirements and pastoral requirements must be ... More


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