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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:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245789.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

De officiis, by Ambrose of Milan (c. 339–397), is one of the most important texts of Latin Patristic literature, and a major work of early Christian ethics. Modelled on the De officiis ... More


The Case for Women in Medieval Culture

Alcuin Blamires

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186304
eISBN:
9780191674501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186304.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Misogyny is of course not the whole story of medieval discourse on women: medieval culture also envisaged a case for women. But hitherto studies of profeminine attitudes in that period's culture have ... More


British patristic scholarship in the twentieth century

Maurice Wiles

in A Century of Theological and Religious Studies in Britain, 1902-2002

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263051
eISBN:
9780191734090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263051.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses British patristic scholarship during the twentieth century. After the Reformation, patristic study was considered an important aspect of British theological scholarship. During ... More


The Mystical Life and the Mystical Body

Andrew Louth

in The Origins of the Christian Mystical Tradition: From Plato to Denys

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199291403
eISBN:
9780191710674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291403.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In almost any discussion of Christian mysticism there arises the question as to its uniqueness: what is the relationship between Christian mysticism and other forms of mysticism? In the context of a ... More


Philo

Andrew Louth

in The Origins of the Christian Mystical Tradition: From Plato to Denys

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199291403
eISBN:
9780191710674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291403.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Philo was a devout Jew who defended the traditional customs of his faith. The bulk of his writings consist of commentaries on parts of the Pentateuch in the Septuagint version. He is important for ... More


The Monastic Contribution

Andrew Louth

in The Origins of the Christian Mystical Tradition: From Plato to Denys

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199291403
eISBN:
9780191710674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291403.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Monasticism — a life devoted above all to prayer — makes a special contribution to mystical theology in the patristic period. However, it is also in the monastic tradition itself that a pronounced ... More


Augustine's Text of John: Patristic Citations and Latin Gospel Manuscripts

Hugh Houghton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199545926
eISBN:
9780191719974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545926.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Part I of this book considers Augustine's use of and attitude towards the Gospels and biblical manuscripts. His comments on the history of the Latin Bible are assembled, along with references to the ... More


Augustine as a Witness for the Text of the New Testament

H. A. G. Houghton

in Augustine's Text of John: Patristic Citations and Latin Gospel Manuscripts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199545926
eISBN:
9780191719974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545926.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter considers the types of evidence Augustine provides for the text of the New Testament. His explicit comments on variants in New Testament manuscripts and corrections to the biblical ... More


Newman and the Alexandrian Fathers: Shaping Doctrine in Nineteenth-Century England

Benjamin J. King

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199548132
eISBN:
9780191720383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548132.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

John Henry (later Cardinal) Newman is widely known to have been devoted to reading the Church Fathers. By exploring which Fathers interested Newman most and when, using both published and archive ... More


The Anglo-Saxon Library

Michael Lapidge

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199239696
eISBN:
9780191708336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239696.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The cardinal role of Anglo-Saxon libraries in the transmission of classical and patristic literature to the later middle ages has long been recognized, for these libraries sustained the researches of ... More


Julian and Christianity: Revisiting the Constantinian Revolution

David Neal Greenwood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755477
eISBN:
9781501755491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755477.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

The Roman emperor Julian is a figure of ongoing interest and the subject of this book. This unique examination of Julian as the last pagan emperor and anti-Christian polemicist revolves around his ... More


God Knows There's Need: Christian Responses to Poverty

Susan R. Holman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195383621
eISBN:
9780199870479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

This book discusses issues of need, poverty, social welfare, and social justice in the history of the Christian tradition, and their modern relevance for ethical responses today. The book weaves ... More


God Knows

Susan R. Holman

in God Knows There's Need: Christian Responses to Poverty

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195383621
eISBN:
9780199870479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383621.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

There is a modern concern to make early Christian “patristic” texts relevant in modern social dialogue, but such a cross-disciplinary venture presents certain interpretive challenges for “reading ... More


Engaging Paradigms

Susan R. Holman

in God Knows There's Need: Christian Responses to Poverty

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195383621
eISBN:
9780199870479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383621.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

This chapter explores early Christian texts on poverty responses between the fourth and sixth centuries. It applies the book's three paradigms and a vision for practical social action to the ... More


From Text to Life

Susan R. Holman

in God Knows There's Need: Christian Responses to Poverty

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195383621
eISBN:
9780199870479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383621.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

This chapter explores how hermeneutical bias influences the application of historical texts on social action. It centers on three stories about the transmission of patristic social texts since ... More


Preaching Against Luther

Cecilia A. Hatt (ed.)

in English Works of John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester: Sermons and Other Writings 1520 to 1535

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270119
eISBN:
9780191600609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270119.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The texts are given of two anti‐Lutheran sermons, the “sermon against the pernicious doctrine of Martin Luther” preached in 1521 and a “sermon concerning certain heretics” of 1526. An introduction ... More


A Black Sheep in the (Second) First Family: The Legend of Noah and His Sons

Stephen R. Haynes

in Noah's Curse: The Biblical Justification of American Slavery

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142792
eISBN:
9780199834280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142799.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter traces Genesis 9's history of interpretation from the formative periods of Judaism and Christianity through the twentieth century in order to establish a context for recognizing the ... More


The Cross in the New Testament and the Patristic Paradigm

Richard Viladesau

in The Beauty of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts from the Catacombs to the Eve of the Renaissance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195188110
eISBN:
9780199784738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019518811X.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The pagan drawing known as the graffito of Alexamenos illustrates the scandal of the worship of a “crucified God” in the Roman Hellenistic world. From Roman documents, an approximate idea of what the ... More


Intermarriage in the Writings of Paul and the Early Church Fathers

Christine E. Hayes

in Gentile Impurities and Jewish Identities: Intermarriage and Conversion from the Bible to the Talmud

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151206
eISBN:
9780199834273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151208.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Pauline and early Christian attitudes towards the marriage of believers and nonbelievers owe much to the rhetoric and ideology introduced by Ezra and developed in related Second Temple sources (such ... More


The Holy Trinity: The State of the Questions

Gerald O'Collins

in The Trinity: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Trinity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246120
eISBN:
9780191600531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246122.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Gerald O’Collins picks out and comments on twelve issues in current literature about the Trinity: the widespread desire to ‘rehabilitate’ the centrality of trinitarian faith; the biblical witness ... More


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