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“He Can if He Won't”: The New Haven Doctrine of Original Sin

Douglas A. Sweeney

in Nathaniel Taylor, New Haven Theology, and the Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195154283
eISBN:
9780199834709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154282.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The chief theological concern in Taylor's doctrine of original sin lay in avoiding the notion that sin resided as a property or component of humanity's natural constitution. While many Old Calvinists ... More


The Involuntary Nature of Moral Character

Paul Russell

in Freedom and Moral Sentiment: Hume's Way of Naturalizing Responsibility

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152906
eISBN:
9780199869343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152905.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Hume claims that we are responsible for those qualities of mind or character that affect others and ourselves in pleasurable or painful ways. Insofar as our action and deportment express our ... More


Coming of Age Among the Edwardsians: Taylor's Religious Horizons

Douglas A. Sweeney

in Nathaniel Taylor, New Haven Theology, and the Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195154283
eISBN:
9780199834709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154282.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Sweeney reconstructs the New England religious culture that shaped the life of Taylor, and that derived much of its theological substance from the two distinctive foci of Edwardsian New Divinity: its ... More


Yes, Giftedness (Aka “innate” talent) does exist! 1

Françoys Gagné

in The Complexity of Greatness: Beyond Talent or Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199794003
eISBN:
9780199345212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794003.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter pursues two main goals: (a) demonstrate that natural abilities—and their outstanding expression as gifts—really exist (the mainstream Pronat position), and that recent attacks by a few ... More


After Edwards: Original Sin and Freedom of the Will

Allen Guelzo

in After Jonathan Edwards: The Courses of the New England Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756292
eISBN:
9780199950379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756292.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The two books by Edwards that received the most attention from both proponents and opponents of the New England Theology were his Freedom of the Will (1754) and Original Sin (1758). This chapter ... More


Divine Freedom

Oliver D. Crisp

in Jonathan Edwards on God and Creation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755295
eISBN:
9780199979486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755295.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 3 considers how Edwards's doctrine of God as a simple pure act can make sense of divine freedom. In dialogue with several recent treatments of these matters, the chapter argues that Edwards's ... More


Development of timing skills

Thenille Braun Janzen, Paolo Ammirante, and William Forde Thompson

in Musical Prodigies: Interpretations from Psychology, Education, Musicology, and Ethnomusicology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199685851
eISBN:
9780191806049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685851.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Music is intimately connected with the experience of rhythmic movement. This unique relation between music and movement depends on a complex set of timing skills that are developed throughout ... More


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