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The reformed rejoinder

Stephen Hampton

in Anti-Arminians: The Anglican Reformed Tradition from Charles II to George I

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533367
eISBN:
9780191714764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533367.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This chapter focusses on the two principal Reformed responses to Bull's work, the Oxford lectures of Thomas Barlow and the Iustificatio Paulina of Thomas Tully. It notes that those opposing Bull's ... More


A timely antidote

Stephen Hampton

in Anti-Arminians: The Anglican Reformed Tradition from Charles II to George I

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533367
eISBN:
9780191714764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533367.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This chapter traces the controversy surrounding the publication, in 1669, of George Bull's work on justification. It notes that Bull had the explicit support of Archbishop Sheldon and that his work ... More


The Servant's Reward

Anna Wierzbicka

in What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Argues that the parable of the Servant's Reward, which may seem harsh and may offend modern Western sensibilities, is corrective, rather than expository: the image of a master and his “unprofitable ... More


Ideals of Charity, Realities of Welfare: The Philanthropic Activity of the Byzantine Church

Judith Herrin

in Margins and Metropolis: Authority across the Byzantine Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153018
eISBN:
9781400845224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153018.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines the ideals of charity and the realities of welfare under the Byzantine Empire by focusing on the philanthropic activity of the Byzantine church. While ecclesiastical ... More


Conversion and Assurance

David George Mullan

in Scottish Puritanism, 1590-1638

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269977
eISBN:
9780191600715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269978.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

If conversion was the task of the preacher, God himself was at work in the world chastising men and women through war, sickness, and other hardships to drive them from self‐centredness and unto him. ... More


This World and the Next

John Finnis

in Religion and Public Reasons: Collected Essays Volume V

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580095
eISBN:
9780191729416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580095.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is the text of an unpublished 1980 college Evensong sermon on what kind of heaven is the subject of Christian hope, in response to Robert Mugabe's claim that in Christianity material ... More


Nikolaus Von Amsdorf (1483–1565): Set for the Defense of the Gospel

David C. Steinmetz

in Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130485
eISBN:
9780199869008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Amsdorf was one of Martin Luther's closest friends over many years and taught with Luther on the university faculty in Wittenberg. Although he served briefly as the bishop of Naumburg and played an ... More


No Parting Word

Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Pulling the narrative strands together, this chapter describes first the Eliots' evolving perceptions of life after death, from a literal heaven of family reunions to an ongoing mystical life of ... More


The Medieval Period: Seeking a Balance

Matthew Levering

in Predestination: Biblical and Theological Paths

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604524
eISBN:
9780191729317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604524.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

The third chapter argues that medieval theology, struggling with the biblical insights of Augustine and Damascene, eventually finds a way to uphold the strengths of both Fathers’ approaches—but ... More


Introduction

Gary Scott Smith

in Heaven in the American Imagination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199738953
eISBN:
9780199897346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738953.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Americans have viewed heaven and its entrance requirements in many different ways. Their views of the afterlife have been significantly shaped by their interpretation of sacred scriptures, especially ... More


Work, health and wellbeing: an introduction

Sarah Vickerstaff, Chris Phillipson, and Ross Wilkie

in Work, Health and Wellbeing: The Challenges of Managing Health at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter traces the growing concern with health issues at work and examines the argument that work is good for health. It reviews trends in health and the self-reporting of limiting illnesses. A ... More


“You can’t understand it”: Employers’ Perspectives of the Unemployed

Christine Jeske

in The Laziness Myth: Narratives of Work and the Good Life in South Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752506
eISBN:
9781501752537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752506.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter looks at employment from the perspective of employers. It talks about their attempts to improve the lives of workers, and their frustrations that workers don't seem to behave as they ... More


Roman Catholic Approaches to Begging and Alms-Giving

Ciarán McCabe

in Begging, Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941572
eISBN:
9781789629002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941572.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses distinctions in how Catholic teachings on charity and good works were understood by Catholics and Protestants, with both sides perceiving disparate moral consequences for both ... More


Accountability: A Public Law Analysis of Government by Contract

Anne Davies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299486
eISBN:
9780191685712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299486.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Many government bodies relate to each other through contracts: government departments and agencies; government departments and the Treasury; National Health Service (NHS) purchasers and NHS Trusts. ... More


Character and Vocation

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen

in No Longer Invisible: Religion in University Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199844739
eISBN:
9780199950331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844739.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How might colleges and universities point students toward lives of meaning and purpose? Traditional-age college students are now termed “emerging adults,” individuals who are transitioning from ... More


Complexity and the Structure of Opportunity

Randall Curren and Ellen Metzger

in Living Well Now and in the Future: Why Sustainability Matters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262036009
eISBN:
9780262339100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036009.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter critiques three categories of institutions that are basic to personal and collective well-being: epistemic or knowledge-producing institutions, educational or personally formative ... More


The Good Women of Chharanagar

Dia Da Costa

in Politicizing Creative Economy: Activism and a Hunger Called Theater

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040603
eISBN:
9780252099045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040603.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter continues to complicate the optimistic embrace of creative livelihoods and practices as a mode of transitioning away from criminality by attending to Budhan Theater’s gender politics and ... More


Doing good social work research

Ian Shaw

in Research and the Social Work Picture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447338895
eISBN:
9781447338949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338895.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter talks about what people may learn from social work controversies, focusing on three general topics: the essential limits of science in social work, the misuses of science, and the ... More


‘An Imperfect Kinde of Perfection’—The Sanctified Life and Its Reward

Richard Snoddy

in The Soteriology of James Ussher: The Act and Object of Saving Faith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199338573
eISBN:
9780199369430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338573.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explains how Ussher conceived of sanctification as flowing inevitably out of union with Christ as one of the benefits of that union. It examines Ussher’s distinction between habitual ... More


Christian Virtue and “Meta-virtues”

Gifford A. Grobien

in Christian Character Formation: Lutheran Studies of the Law, Anthropology, Worship, and Virtue

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198746195
eISBN:
9780191808784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746195.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

The new character of the life in union with Christ and formed in the worship of the Church nourishes the fundamental virtues of faith and love. Having established the theological underpinnings of the ... More


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