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 The Development of Reformed Homiletics

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Teaching the Reformation: Ministers and Their Message in Basel, 1529-1629

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305760
eISBN:
9780199784912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305760.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The humanist disciplines of dialectic and rhetoric were the foundation of Protestant homiletics. Early Lutheran homileticists adapted the principles of classical rhetoric to develop a new, topical ... More


 Standing on the Word: Pentecostal Theologies

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter begins with a discussion of the relationship between African Pentecostalism and fundamentalism. It then discusses prosperity theology, prosperity in African imagination and theology, ... More


THE LOGIC OF SCRIPTURE

Stephen E. Lahey

in John Wyclif

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183313
eISBN:
9780199870349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183313.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

At the core of medieval theology lies the mastery of the Sacred Page, or scriptural exegesis. Wyclif developed a hermeneutic of Scripture based in his propositional realism in which Mosaic law, and ... 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


The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Stephen T. Davis, Daniel Kendall, and Gerald O'Collins (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This collection of papers is an international, ecumenical, and interdisciplinary study of Jesus’ Resurrection that has emerged from the ‘Resurrection Summit’ meeting held in New York at Easter 1996. ... More


Particularity and Apologetics

Richard Parish

in Catholic Particularity in Seventeenth-Century French Writing: 'Christianity is Strange'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596669
eISBN:
9780191729126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596669.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The chapter takes as its major focus the incomplete apologetic project (known as the Pensées) of Blaise Pascal. It gives an account of the text’s difficulties and seeks to establish the nature of its ... More


Politics and the Paul's Cross Sermons, 1558–1642

Mary Morrissey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571765
eISBN:
9780191728709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571765.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Scholars do not contest that English Reformation culture centred on ‘the word preached’; that before the advent of newsbooks, sermons were the primary means available for shaping public opinion; or ... More


Before Jonathan Edwards: Sources of New England Theology

Adriaan C. Neele

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199372621
eISBN:
9780199372645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This volume will present the first comprehensive study of Jonathan Edwards’s use of Reformed orthodox and Protestant scholastic primary sources in the context of the challenges of orthodoxy in his ... More


The Ministry of the Word

Scott M. Manetsch

in Calvin's Company of Pastors: Pastoral Care and the Emerging Reformed Church, 1536-1609

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938575
eISBN:
9780199980741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938575.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 6 explores the important place that the sermon occupied in Geneva’s religious life from 1536 to 1609. In addition to outlining Calvin’s theology of preaching and his homiletic style, this ... More


Incarnational Speech: Comparative Theology as Learning to Hear and Preach

Brad Bannon

in How to Do Comparative Theology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278404
eISBN:
9780823280513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278404.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Brad Bannon argues that comparative theology both challenges and enables us to think differently about how scriptural revelation takes place. He begins by considering how to reformulate Christian ... More


The Buddha as Preceptor

Micah L. Auerback

in A Storied Sage: Canon and Creation in the Making of a Japanese Buddha

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226286389
eISBN:
9780226286419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226286419.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter argues that, across the first millennium of representations of the life of the Buddha in Japan, writers and artists tended to hew closely to accounts received from the Asian continent. ... More


Nationalism as Idolatry

Carys Moseley

in Nations and Nationalism in the Theology of Karl Barth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668922
eISBN:
9780191745317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668922.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter begins by considering how Barth developed his pneumatology as a means of developing his homiletics in the early 1930s. His teaching in the Church Dogmatics on preaching a Pentecost ... More


The Orthodox Christian View of Suffering

H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr.

in Suffering and Bioethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199926176
eISBN:
9780199396788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926176.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

For Orthodox Christianity, suffering has no intrinsic value and is in fact disvalued. Suffering can gain positive value only insofar as it aids in leading to salvation through breaking a person’s ... More


Dissenting Preaching in the Twentieth-Century Anglophone World

Mark P. Hutchinson

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume V: The Twentieth Century: Themes and Variations in a Global Context

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198702252
eISBN:
9780191838934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702252.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter points to the shifting social framework for public rhetoric, and the relative position of churches, in the articulation of meaning through preaching in the anglophone world in the ... More


Talking Fragments: Fragmented Spirituality in Black Youth and Churches

Almeda M. Wright

in The Spiritual Lives of Young African Americans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190664732
eISBN:
9780190678951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190664732.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

Building upon the research of religious educator Evelyn Parker, this chapter traces the causes, signs, and consequences of spiritual fragmentation among African American adolescents. Overwhelmingly, ... More


Midrash in the Sixteenth-Century Ottoman Empire

Benjamin Williams

in Commentary on Midrash Rabba in the Sixteenth Century: The Or ha-Sekhel of Abraham ben Asher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198759232
eISBN:
9780191819858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759232.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter focuses on two principal contexts in which midrash was encountered by Jews of the Ottoman Empire in the sixteenth century—sermons and homiletic commentaries on the Bible. Among these ... More


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