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Debating God's Identity

Francis X. Clooney

in Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Helps Break Down the Boundaries Between Religions

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138542
eISBN:
9780199834099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138546.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Explores arguments about the identity of the true God and true religion in representative theological writings from the Hindu and Christian traditions. It also examines some of the methods by which ... More


 The Names of God in the Beit El Kavvanot

Pinchas Giller

in Shalom Shar'abi and the Kabbalists of Beit El

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328806
eISBN:
9780199870196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328806.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Sharʾabi's principal innovation in the development of his prayer intentions was to utilize a particular composition in the Lurianic canon, the “Gate of Names” which recast the entire kabbalistic ... More


The Voyage

Raymond P. Scheindlin

in Song of the Distant Dove: Judah Halevi’s Pilgrimage

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195315424
eISBN:
9780199872039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315424.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Nine poems describe Halevi’s ocean voyage and his mental state during its course. They display his ambivalence between missing his family and longing for his goal; his fear that the Holy Land will ... More


 Six Concepts

D. Dennis Hudson

in The Body of God: An Emperor's Palace for Krishna in Eighth Century Kanchipuram

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195369229
eISBN:
9780199871162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369229.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Six concepts of Bhagavata Dharma are discussed: 1. God as person—the meanings of six names of God (Narayana, Vasudeva, Bhagavan, Vishnu, Hari, and Krishna). 2. God as place—the concept of Vaikuntha, ... More


Departure: In Exodum

Kurt Flasch

in Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines Meister Eckhart's commentary on Exodus in the Bible. Exodus, about the flight out of Egypt, is filled with dramatic stories, from God calling to Moses out of the burning bush ... More


Shalom Shar'abi and the Kabbalists of Beit El

Pinchas Giller

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328806
eISBN:
9780199870196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328806.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book examines the history, teachings, and practices of a school of kabbalists who have flourished in the Middle East for the last two and a half centuries. The Beit El kabbalists center their ... More


Calling God ‘Father’

Janet Martin Soskice

in The Kindness of God: Metaphor, Gender, and Religious Language

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269502
eISBN:
9780191683657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269502.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Literature

This chapter discusses the meaning and the connotation of the term ‘Father’. It answers important radical questions regarding the meaning of the ‘Father’ and the views of feminists to such a title. ... More


The Name of God in Levinas's Philosophy

Robert Gibbs

in Saintly Influence: Edith Wyschogrod and the Possibilities of Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230877
eISBN:
9780823235612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230877.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that the practice that ensures the open and irruptible nature of the future is that of philosophy. Through a treatment of the oscillation between ... More


The Disincarnation of the Word: The Trace of God in Reading Scripture

Robert Gibbs

in The Exorbitant: Emmanuel Levinas Between Jews and Christians

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230150
eISBN:
9780823235711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230150.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter addresses the complex question of how a translation from Jewish to Christian readings of scripture can occur. It explores the relation of Jewish scriptural ... More


Pre-facing the Divine

Ray L. Hart

in God Being Nothing: Toward a Theogony

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226359625
eISBN:
9780226359762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226359762.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Three principal words used in this book are God, being, and nothingness. How each of these words has its own potentiating force, and how each qualifies the others, is the problematic to be addressed. ... More


Introduction

in All the Names of the Lord: Lists, Mysticism, and Magic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226388700
eISBN:
9780226388724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388724.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Christians face a conundrum when it comes to naming God, for if God is unnamable, as theologians maintain, he can also be called by every name. His proper name is thus an open-ended, all-encompassing ... More


The Analogical Structure of Language about God

W. NORRIS CLARKE, S.J.

in The Philosophical Approach to God: A New Thomistic Perspective, 2nd Revised Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227198
eISBN:
9780823237166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227198.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the problem of whether people can say anything more about God than just that He is the ultimate Source of all. This is also the exact problem which ... More


God

Kristin Swenson

in A Most Peculiar Book: The Inherent Strangeness of the Bible

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190651732
eISBN:
9780197539439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651732.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies

This chapter explores the Bible’s representations of God, including inconsistencies and how they may have come about. The Bible portrays a God who is neither male nor female; who is both “out there” ... More


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