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Forbidden and Forgotten Territory; or, Where the Pastor Feared to Tread

Karin E. Gedge

in Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Shifting gender ideologies threatened to marginalize Protestant clergy in the domestic sphere where much of traditional pastoral training and work took place. The “professionalization” of the clergy ... More


By the Renewing of Your Minds: The Pastoral Function of Christian Doctrine

Ellen T. Charry

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134865
eISBN:
9780199853472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134865.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Through close readings of a number of classic texts, this book develops the thesis that classic Christian theology is thoroughly shaped by pastoral and moral purposes. The book's aim is to show ... More


Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Karin E. Gedge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

By examining a wide variety of public and private primary sources from northeastern, mid-Atlantic, and midwestern states, Gedge challenges an assumption prevalent in nineteenth-century culture as ... More


Miracles and the Protestant Imagination: The Evangelical Wonder Book in Reformation Germany

Philip M. Soergel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199844661
eISBN:
9780199932856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844661.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This study examines the uses of miracles in Protestant wonder books in the century after the outbreak of the Reformation. The wonder book was a new genre that emerged in the troubled years after ... More


Principlist Bioethics and Pastoral Theology

Nathan Carlin

in Pastoral Aesthetics: A Theological Perspective on Principlist Bioethics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190270148
eISBN:
9780190270155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190270148.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins with a discussion of principlism, focusing on its limits, thereby providing an opening for pastoral theology to contribute to bioethics. It then discusses several definitions of ... More


Towards the Enlightenment

Euan Cameron

in Enchanted Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199257829
eISBN:
9780191698477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257829.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter moves on to the early 18th century and the first decades of the Enlightenment. The 18th century did not discard the heritage of previous centuries wholesale, whatever the statements of ... More


The Influence of De Officiis

Ivor J. Davidson

in Ambrose: De Officiis: Edited with an Introduction, Translation, and Commentary (Two Volume Set)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199245789
eISBN:
9780191601453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245789.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Evidence of the text's influence in the early church is actually quite sparse, though it was certainly known by Augustine and Cassiodorus. It was much cited in medieval times, and exercised a very ... More


Introduction

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/9780199938575.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In addition to stating the purpose and central arguments of the book, this introductory chapter summarizes the state of scholarship on the clerical office in early modern Europe. It identifies and ... More


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

Scott M. Manetsch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938575
eISBN:
9780199980741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938575.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book examines the pastoral theology and practical ministry activities of Geneva’s reformed ministers from the time of Calvin’s arrival in Geneva in 1536 until the beginning of the seventeenth ... More


God, Creation, and the Future

John T. Slotemaker and Jeffrey C. Witt

in Robert Holcot

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199391240
eISBN:
9780199391271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391240.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter focuses on Holcot’s discussion of future contingents and its implications for God’s knowledge of the future, prophecy, and biblical revelation. It explains his views on these matters in ... More


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