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Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity: From De Fide to De Trinitate

Carl Beckwith

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199551644
eISBN:
9780191720789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551644.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Hilary of Poitiers (c300–368), who was instrumental in shaping the development of pro-Nicene theology in the West, combined two separate works, a treatise on faith (De Fide) and a treatise against ... More


Benjamin Jowett and the Christian Religion

Peter Hinchliff

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266884
eISBN:
9780191683091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266884.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The conventional picture of Benjamin Jowett (1817–93) is of the outstanding educator, the famous master of Balliol College, Oxford, whose pupils were extremely influential in the public life of ... More


Gregory of Nyssa's Eschatology in Context

Morwenna Ludlow

in Universal Salvation: Eschatology in the Thought of Gregory of Nyssa and Karl Rahner

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270225
eISBN:
9780191600661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270224.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter sets out what we know of Gregory of Nyssa's life and of his philosophical influences. It examines Gregory's theological method, especially his interpretation of Scripture (hermeneutics), ... More


Introduction

G. Sujin Pak

in The Reformation of Prophecy: Early Modern Interpretations of the Prophet & Old Testament Prophecy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190866921
eISBN:
9780190866952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866921.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This introduction surveys views of the prophet and prophecy from patristic and early medieval teachings to the eve of the Protestant reformations. Christian leaders across the church’s history ... More


The Spirit in Contemplation and Allegory

Thomas L. Humphries

in Ascetic Pneumatology from John Cassian to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685035
eISBN:
9780191765537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685035.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter closes the arguments about Gregory as an Augustinian theologian who follows Cassian’s ascetic pneumatology. Gregory modifies some elements of Augustine’s theology (like the low ... More


Ascetic Pneumatology from John Cassian to Gregory the Great

Thomas L. Humphries, Jr.

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685035
eISBN:
9780191765537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685035.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This book is about the Holy Spirit, monks, and other Catholic theologians who lived around the Mediterranean in the 5th and 6th centuries. It makes three interconnected arguments. The first argument ... More


“Every Spiritual Vision Looks to the Mystery of Christ”: The Theological Nature of Exegesis

Matthew R. Crawford

in Cyril of Alexandria's Trinitarian Theology of Scripture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198722625
eISBN:
9780191789328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722625.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter begins by setting forth a distinction Cyril makes between two kinds of illumination, one according to creation, and one according to redemption. While the former consists of basic human ... More


“The Whirlwind is in the Thorn Tree”1

Matthew R. Crawford

in Cyril of Alexandria's Trinitarian Theology of Scripture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198722625
eISBN:
9780191789328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722625.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This concluding chapter summarizes the preceding argument and suggests that Cyril’s Trinitarian theology of Scripture represents an important contribution to the wider pro-Nicene tradition. He holds ... More


Last Things

Douglas A. Sweeney

in Edwards the Exegete: Biblical Interpretation and Anglo-Protestant Culture on the Edge of the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199793228
eISBN:
9780190274450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793228.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This concluding chapter summarizes the author’s findings regarding Edwards and the Bible, driving home the fact that Edwards employed multiple methods of interpreting the Bible and assessing him as a ... More


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