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Offering: Wisdom’s Freely Shared Banquet—Holy Thursday

Eugen J. Pentiuc

in Hearing the Scriptures: Liturgical Exegesis of the Old Testament in Byzantine Orthodox Hymnography

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780190239633
eISBN:
9780190239664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190239633.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter analyzes the Scriptures in several hymns prescribed for Holy Thursday, whose central theme is Wisdom’s offering and freely sharing a life-sustaining banquet with those searching for her ... More


Prolegomena: The Ritual Context for Ambrose’s Soteriology

J. Warren Smith

in Christian Grace and Pagan Virtue: The Theological Foundation of Ambrose’s Ethics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369939
eISBN:
9780199893362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369939.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Based on Ambrose’s explanation of the elements of the sacrament of Christian initiation practiced in Milan in De sacramentis and De mysteriis, the prolegomena reconstructs Augustine’s baptism. Thus ... More


Commensality and Love Feast: The Agape Meal in the Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Brethren in Christ Church

Heidi Oberholtzer Lee

in Food and Faith in Christian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149976
eISBN:
9780231520799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149976.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the love feast, or agape, of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Brethren in Christ Church. The love feast represents a central movement and site of pious ... More


Conclusion: Summary and a Brief Reflection on John 13

Michael W. Austin

in Humility and Human Flourishing: A Study in Analytic Moral Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198830221
eISBN:
9780191869792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830221.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This brief concluding chapter includes a summary of the book’s main points, chapter by chapter. It also includes a brief meditation on the portion of John’s gospel, John 13:1–17, in which Jesus ... More


The Kiss

Lamed Shapiro

in The Cross and Other Jewish Stories

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110692
eISBN:
9780300134698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110692.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents the text of Lamed Shapiro's short fiction titled The Kiss. It explains that the story is about a pogromist who kills a Jew because of his refusal to kiss the pogromist's feet. ... More


Performing Value

Tala Jarjour

in Sense and Sadness: Syriac Chant in Aleppo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190635251
eISBN:
9780190635299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635251.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter offers a glimpse into how value is articulated and performed in the multilayeredness of a distinctive service from Passion Week, the Washing of the Feet. The chapter is essentially an ... More


The Great and Holy Week

Philip H. Pfatteicher

in Journey into the Heart of God: Living the Liturgical Year

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199997121
eISBN:
9780199367825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997121.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Holy Week, celebrated with rich liturgical actions that enhance and reinforce the biblical texts,does not emphasize chronology, but instead a more comprehensive contemplation of the Passion of ... More


The Incarnation and Intellectual Humility: ‘We Have the Mind of Christ’

Grant Macaskill

in The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799856
eISBN:
9780191865039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799856.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the ways in which the incarnation of Jesus Christ is specifically represented as an outworking of divine humility. Importantly, this is rendered using imagery borrowed from ... More


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