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Gerald SJ O'Collins

in Jesus Our Redeemer: A Christian Approach to Salvation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199203130
eISBN:
9780191707742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203130.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The scriptures and the texts used for the public worship of Christians teem with salvific and redemptive terms and images. This chapter aims to clarify in a preliminary way some of the language used ... More


Penal Substitution Theories

Gerald SJ O'Collins

in Jesus Our Redeemer: A Christian Approach to Salvation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199203130
eISBN:
9780191707742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203130.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In the aftermath of Anselm of Canterbury's version of redemption as ‘satisfaction’, notions crept in about Christ being literally burdened with all human sin, being punished by God in our place, and ... More


Redemption as Cleansing through Christ's Sacrifice

Gerald SJ O'Collins

in Jesus Our Redeemer: A Christian Approach to Salvation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199203130
eISBN:
9780191707742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203130.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses what it means to talk about Christ as priest and victim expiating or atoning for human guilt through a unique, once‐and‐for‐all sacrifice. By repairing a world damaged and ... More


Paul, 1 Peter, and Revelation

Gerald O'Collins and Michael Keenan Jones

in Jesus Our Priest: A Christian Approach to the Priesthood of Christ

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576456
eISBN:
9780191723032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576456.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Even if the letters of Paul, 1 Peter, and the Book of Revelation never give Jesus the title of priest, they provide themes that contribute to a fuller picture of his priesthood. In particular, Paul ... More


Hebrews on Christ's Priesthood

Gerald O'Collins and Michael Keenan Jones

in Jesus Our Priest: A Christian Approach to the Priesthood of Christ

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576456
eISBN:
9780191723032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576456.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter sets out what the Letter to the Hebrews means by calling Christ ‘high priest’ and ‘priest according to the order of Melchizedek’. This involves, above all, a ‘once‐and‐for‐all’ sacrifice ... More


Inscriptions and Identities of Rural Population Groups in Roman Asia Minor

Christof Schuler

in Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265062
eISBN:
9780191754173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265062.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter is an essay in cultural history, exploring the relationship between the forms of epigraphical expression and the expectations of the intended audiences. It does so by studying the ... More


Vicarious Atonement

Frank Graziano

in Wounds of Love: The Mystical Marriage of Saint Rose of Lima

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195136401
eISBN:
9780199835164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136403.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Discusses how Rose of Lima, on the model of Christ, offered herself as a sacrificial victim to expiate the sins of natives, Spaniards, and Creoles in the New World. Rose of Lima’s patronage is ... More


Prodigies and Expiations

Eric M. Orlin

in Foreign Cults in Rome: Creating a Roman Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731558
eISBN:
9780199866342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731558.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 4 focuses on the expiation of prodigies, the Romans’ attempt to repair a perceived rupture in their relationship with the gods. During the third century, especially at the height of the ... More


To Forgive: The Unforgivable and the Imprescriptible

Jacques Derrida

in Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170222
eISBN:
9780231540124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170222.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Derrida’s reflections are centrally concerned with questioning the (im)morality of forgiveness, the fear that forgiving may lead to forgetting, the reciprocity of forgiveness asked for and ... More


A Woman’s Vengeance: Fortiter.1

Jules Barbey D’aurevilly

in Diaboliques: Six Tales of Decadence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696895
eISBN:
9781452952369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696895.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This short story is set in Barbey’s native town of Valognes, which is located in Normandy, it takes place during the aftermath of Napoleon. It features a set of ex-soldiers of the Empire. This story, ... More


La Cenerentola:: An Essay in Comic Pathos

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0028
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Stendhal (Henry Beyle) was distressed to find La Cenerentola infected with what he called “a servant’s hall vulgarity.” Gioachino Rossini, however, is more sensitive than his urbane biographer. The ... More


Iowa’s American Gothic in Arkansas: The Plantation Fiction of Octave Thanet

Sharon D. Kennedy-Nolle

in Writing Reconstruction: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621074
eISBN:
9781469621098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621074.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter turns to the novels of Alice French, who wrote under the pen name of Octave Thanet. Her works serve as a reflection of her experience living in Military District Four. Thanet’s writing ... More


Sacrifice, Atonement, and Renewal: Intersections between Girard, Kristeva, and Balthasar

Paul S. Fiddes

in Sacrifice and Modern Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199659289
eISBN:
9780191764752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659289.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

By exploring intersections between the three thinkers named, the essay asks whether the image of sacrifice is of use today in facilitating a renewal of life in individual and society. Girard’s ... More


Competitors of Karma

Johannes Bronkhorst

in Karma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835705
eISBN:
9780824870256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835705.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines concepts that oppose the notion of karma. The importance of karma is emphasized in texts belonging to both Brahmanism and Buddhism, including the Padma Purana and the Buddhist ... More


Beautiful Remnants, Brutal Remains: Dwelling on the Melancholy Archive

Steven Blevins

in Living Cargo: How Black Britain Performs Its Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697144
eISBN:
9781452955315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697144.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first chapter analyzes David Dabydeen’s A Harlot’s Progress and Fred D’Aguiar’s Feeding the Ghost in relation to the way in which recent scholars of the African Atlantic have wrestled with the ... More


Animal Allegories

Vilma De Gasperin

in Loss and the Other in the Visionary Work of Anna Maria Ortese

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199673810
eISBN:
9780191751998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673810.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores texts where an emblematic beast figura suffers violence, oppression, abandonment, exploitation on the part of the stronger, where the narratives stage an allegory of man’s ... More


The unexpected savior: coroebus and flavian ideology

Stefano Rebeggiani

in The Fragility of Power: Statius, Domitian and the Politics of the Thebaid

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190251819
eISBN:
9780190251833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190251819.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In this chapter the author deals with the political implications of Statius’ account of Coroebus in Thebaid 1. He shows that certain traditional features of Roman narratives of political crisis (such ... More


Prodigies in the Early Principate?

Federico Santangelo

in Ancient Divination and Experience

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198844549
eISBN:
9780191880032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844549.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter stems from the question of whether we can still meaningfully speak of prodigies for the early Roman Principate. Modern accounts of prodigy expiation in Roman religion end their ... More


Penance: prāyaścitta

David Brick

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Hindu Law: A New History of Dharmaśāstra

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198702603
eISBN:
9780191772276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702603.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines the intimately connected conceptions of sin (pāpa) and penance (prāyaścitta) developed within the Dharmaśāstra tradition. Its primary aim is to demonstrate how numerous features ... More


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