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Trust and Other Goods of Mystery

Robert McKim

in Religious Ambiguity and Religious Diversity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195128352
eISBN:
9780199834488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195128354.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

It is unlikely that trust in God is an important good of mystery. Various other putative goods of mystery also are unpromising. These include the alleged good of our engaging in a search for the ... More


Introduction: Solving the Story's Mystery of David—and God, and Saul

Paul Borgman

in David, Saul, and God: Rediscovering an Ancient Story

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331608
eISBN:
9780199868001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331608.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

“Who is David?” asks a wealthy and churlish land‐owner, Nabal, in a belittling manner (I Samuel, 25:2). “Whose son is this man?” asks Israel's first king, Saul, as David goes out to fight Goliath—in ... More


From Udolpho to Spitalfields: Mapping Gothic London

Mighall Robert

in A Geography of Victorian Gothic Fiction: Mapping History's Nightmares

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199262182
eISBN:
9780191698835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262182.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the influence of Charles Dickens and G. W. M. Reynolds on the changes in the Gothic fiction landscape in England during the mid-Victorian period. It suggests that the works of ... More


Autobiographical Christology III: The Mysteries of Christ

Andrew Hofer O.P.

in Christ in the Life and Teaching of Gregory of Nazianzus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199681945
eISBN:
9780191761706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681945.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

The dynamism of Gregory’s autobiographical Christology comes into most vivid expression when he treats the mysteries of Christ’s life, mysteries which he blends with events of his own life. After its ... More


Conclusion

Nicholas Lossky

in Lancelot Andrewes, the Preacher (1555-1626): The Origins of the Mystical Theology of the Church of England

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198261858
eISBN:
9780191682223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261858.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This study has tried to determine the theological themes that were prevalent in Lancelot Andrewes's sermons for the festivals of the liturgical year. Although the theological themes of his sermons ... More


God's Hiddenness and the Possibility of Moral Action

Robert McKim

in Religious Ambiguity and Religious Diversity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195128352
eISBN:
9780199834488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195128354.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Immanuel Kant, John Hick, and Richard Swinburne, among others, have presented versions of the claim that God must be hidden from us if we are to make morally significant choices. The proposal that an ... More


Reading Gothic Fiction: A Bakhtinian Approach

Jacqueline Howard

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119920
eISBN:
9780191671258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119920.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is the first full-length study of Gothic to be written from the perspective of Bakhtinian theory. The author uses Bakhtin's concepts of heteroglossia and dialogism in specific historical ... More


Painting as Portal: “Birth” and “Death” of the Sacred Image

Dalia Judovitz

in Georges de La Tour and the Enigma of the Visible

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277438
eISBN:
9780823280551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277438.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Images of birth, death, and mourning are considered in terms of their theological and pictorial implications. Naturalistic depictions of birth and infancy lend themselves to a theological meditation ... More


Fancy, cosmopolitanism and racial difference: Our Mutual Friend and The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Peters Laura

in Dickens and race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719064265
eISBN:
9781781705728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064265.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter five focuses on the 1860s as the period immediately after the publication of Darwin’s Origin of Species. It also focuses on a time when Dickens feels the power of fancy abating and his own ... More


The City Mystery Novel

Scott Peeples

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0033
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter focuses on the “city mystery” novel and its themes of vice and crime, along with corruption and poverty, set in large cities. It examines how the city mystery novel sensationalized city ... More


The Mystery of Ovid’s Exile: Ovid and the Roman Detectives

Helen Lovatt

in Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter explores different representations of the search for the reason behind Ovid’s exile (an enduring fascination) by focusing on Ovid’s exile as a subject for mystery writers. The chapter ... More


Democratizing the Afterlife? Aspects of the Osirian Afterlife during the Transition from the Late Old Kingdom to the Middle Kingdom

Mark Smith

in Following Osiris: Perspectives on the Osirian Afterlife from Four Millenia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199582228
eISBN:
9780191747458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582228.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter challenges the theory of the democratization of the afterlife, according to which privileges that were restricted to royalty in the Old Kingdom, like association with Osiris, were ... More


‘Beyond the Awful Veil’: Melancholic Theology and the In-Between in Ann Radcliffe

Alison Milbank

in God & the Gothic: Religion, Romance, & Reality in the English Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824466
eISBN:
9780191863257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824466.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Radcliffe’s Anglican orthodoxy is established in Chapter 4, along with her attempt through her fiction to offer a theology of mediation and participation. She works with Shaftesbury’s Platonic moral ... More


Brahms, Choruses from the Requiem

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0102
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The year of the Leith Hill Musical Festival, in common with the rest of Europe, celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Johannes Brahms, which took place in Hamburg on 7 May 1833. Brahms is ... More


Pistis in Non-Pauline Letters

Teresa Morgan

in Roman Faith and Christian Faith: Pistis and Fides in the Early Roman Empire and Early Churches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198724148
eISBN:
9780191791956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724148.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter looks at divine–human pistis in the non-Pauline epistles: Ephesians, Colossians, 2 Thessalonians, 1 and 2 Timothy, Titus, Hebrews, James, 1 and 2 Peter, and Jude. It examines how ... More


“Irregular Modernization”:: Charles Dickens and the Crisis of Occidentalism

Saree Makdisi

in Making England Western: Occidentalism, Race, and Imperial Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226923130
eISBN:
9780226923154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923154.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter argues that Charles Dickens’s last novel The Mystery of Edwin Droodmeditates on what it means to inhabit imperial culture as an open space where the distinction between “us” and “them” ... More


Active Passivity: Maximus on the Passion of Jesus Christ

Paul M. Blowers

in Maximus the Confessor: Jesus Christ and the Transfiguration of the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199673940
eISBN:
9780191815829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673940.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Philosophy of Religion

The “mystery of Christ” is an expansive construction in Maximus’ theology, embracing not only divine incarnation proper but every phase of Christ’s earthly ministry and passion as instrumental to the ... More


Regime Change

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As the Depression deepened, all the studios laid off workers and closed theaters. The Warners reduced all their employees’ salaries. Zanuck was fed up and quit after a confrontation with Harry ... More


Gagnebet's Hidden Ressourcement: A Dominican Speculative Theology from Toulouse

Henry Donneaud

in Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199552870
eISBN:
9780191731037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552870.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Despite having the reputation of a conservative and an opponent of nouvelle théologie, the Dominican, Gagnebet, worked efficiently for an authentic ressourcement of Thomism. In criticising the ... More


Poetry, Paratext, and History in Radcliffe’s Gothic

JoEllen DeLucia

in A Feminine Enlightenment: British Women Writers and the Philosophy of Progress, 1759-1820

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748695942
eISBN:
9781474408677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695942.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter argues that attention to Ann Radcliffe’s use of Scots poetry in the epigraphs of TheMysteries of Udolpho (1794) transforms the female gothic into an historical instead of a psychological ... More


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