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Consolation in Rite and Word in the Later Middle Ages

Ronald K. Rittgers

in The Reformation of Suffering: Pastoral Theology and Lay Piety in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199795086
eISBN:
9780199950171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795086.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the pastoral literature that was available to the majority of clergy in the later Middle Ages, arguing that this literature has relatively little to say about suffering, except ... More


Psychedelic Last Rites

Wayne Glausser

in Something Old, Something New: Contemporary Entanglements of Religion and Secularity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190864170
eISBN:
9780190864200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864170.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This final chapter compares the Catholic sacrament of extreme unction with modern experiments in psychedelic therapy for the dying. Extreme unction has an unusual history within Christianity: ... More


Something Old, Something New: Contemporary Entanglements of Religion and Secularity

Wayne Glausser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190864170
eISBN:
9780190864200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864170.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book explores a significant if underappreciated relationship between religious and secular interests. In entanglement, secularity competes with religion, but neither side achieves simple ... More


Peter Lombard

Philipp W. Rosemann

in Christian Theologies of the Sacraments: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814724323
eISBN:
9780814770634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724323.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter covers the sacramental theology of the scholastic theologian and bishop of Paris, Peter Lombard. Lombard’s Book of Sentences of the mid-twelfth century defined a sacrament as “a sign of ... More


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