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Language in the Confessions of Augustine

Philip Burton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199266227
eISBN:
9780191709098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266227.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book argues that Augustine's Confessions may fruitfully be read as a series of encounters with language and signs: as a baby learning to speak, as a schoolboy orator, student, professor of ... More


Sermo

Philip Burton

in Language in the Confessions of Augustine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199266227
eISBN:
9780191709098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266227.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines some of the traditions of attitudes towards language, which form part of the cultural backdrop to Augustine's work. Particular attention is given to the growth of hesychasm and ... More


Reading Gregory of Nyssa on Christ, Salvation, and Human Transformation

Morwenna Ludlow

in Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199280766
eISBN:
9780191712906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280766.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter offers some reflections on how Gregory is read, to what extent these readings reflect developments in recent theology and the study of patristics, and to what extent they reflect ... 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


Juan Luis Vives and the Organisation of Patristic Knowledge

Arnoud Visser

in Confessionalisation and Erudition in Early Modern Europe: An Episode in the History of the Humanities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266601
eISBN:
9780191896057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266601.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The edition of Augustine’s City of God by the Spanish-born humanist Juan Luis Vives (first published in 1522) is one of most successful pieces of patristic scholarship of the sixteenth century. ... More


Children and the Memory of Parents in the Late Roman World

Ville Vuolanto

in Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter scrutinizes Late Roman childhood and the expectations placed on children by their nearest relatives. As source material letters and homilies of the late fourth-and early fifth-century ce ... More


Torrance's Thought in Outline

Tapio Luoma

in Incarnation and Physics: Natural Science in the Theology of Thomas F. Torrance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151893
eISBN:
9780199834419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151895.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Torrance's theological basis lies deep in the Reformed tradition, in the thinking of both Jean Calvin and Karl Barth. Partly because of his extensive ecumenical activity, Torrance has made important ... More


Ussher and the Shaping of Irish Protestant Theology

Alan Ford

in James Ussher: Theology, History, and Politics in Early-Modern Ireland and England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274444
eISBN:
9780191706417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274444.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

During the James' reign, Ussher and his fellow Irish protestants set out to domesticate European Calvinism and, in particular, Calvinist anti-Catholicism. The latter formed the main, almost the sole ... More


Reading, Not Eating: Women Readers in Late Ancient Christian Asceticism

Kim Haines-Eitzen

in The Gendered Palimpsest: Women, Writing, and Representation in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195171297
eISBN:
9780199918140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171297.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter focuses on the emergence of the figure of the ideal female reader in early and late ancient Christian ascetic literature, which quite clearly glorifies women who have taken up the ... More


Jansenism: An Early Ressourcement Movement?

Gemma Simmonds

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/9780199552870.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The ressourcement movement within twentieth‐century French theology shares much in common with the Jansenist movement of the seventeenth century as a theological and spiritual renewal based on a ... More


Balthasar and Ressourcement: An Ambiguous Relationship

Edward T. Oakes

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/9780199552870.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that, for all his debt to the ressourcement theology that he learned at the Jesuit theologate in Lyon, Hans Urs von Balthasar is in fact quite nuanced in his appropriation of the ... More


The Renewal of Biblical Studies in France 1934–1954 as an Element in Theological Ressourcement

Benedict T. Viviano

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/9780199552870.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter begins with a sketch of the background of this period in the progressive papacy of Leo XIII, expressed in biblical studies by the many‐sided project of M.‐J. Lagrange in Jerusalem, held ... More


French Ressourcement Theology and Orthodoxy: A Living Mutual Relationship?

Andrew Louth

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/9780199552870.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This paper discusses the resssourcement movement that manifested itself in Orthodox theology in the twentieth century, and in particular explores links with Catholic ressourcement. It argues that ... More


The Minor Prophets as Christian Scripture in the Commentaries of Theodore of Mopsuestia and Cyril of Alexandria

Hauna T. Ondrey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198824534
eISBN:
9780191864131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824534.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This work compares the Minor Prophets commentaries of Theodore of Mopsuestia and Cyril of Alexandria, isolating the role each interpreter assigns the Twelve Prophets in their ministry to Old ... More


Comparison between the Twelfth–century Collections of Reading Abbey and those of Other Houses

Alan Coates

in English Medieval Books: The Reading Abbey Collections from Foundation to Dispersal

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207566
eISBN:
9780191677724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207566.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Fifty-eight predominantly twelfth-century manuscripts that have a known or suspected Reading provenance survive. The principal contents fall into five main categories: glossed books of the Bible, ... More


Contemplation and Classical Christianity: A Study in Augustine

John Peter Kenney

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199563708
eISBN:
9780191747328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563708.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This study explores Augustine’s developing understanding of contemplation, beginning with his earliest accounts written before his baptism and ending with the Confessions. Chapter One examines the ... More


Introduction

Katrin Ettenhuber

in Donne's Augustine: Renaissance Cultures of Interpretation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199609109
eISBN:
9780191729553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609109.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Introduction situates Donne on Augustine in its main disciplinary contexts: the history of religion and the history of reading. The chapter argues for the importance of attending to the ... More


Natural Law: A Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Trialogue

Anver M. Emon, Matthew Levering, and David Novak

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198706601
eISBN:
9780191778469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706601.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Judaism

This book critically and constructively explores the resources offered for natural law doctrine by classical thinkers from three traditions: Jewish, Christian, and Islamic. The book is a trialogue ... More


Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume II: Soundings in the Christian Tradition

William J. Abraham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198786511
eISBN:
9780191828799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786511.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This book builds upon the groundwork laid in the first volume, where it was established that no generic concept of action will suffice for understanding the character of divine actions explicit in ... More


Preaching Christology in the Roman Near East: A Study of Jacob of Serugh

Philip Michael Forness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198826453
eISBN:
9780191865916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826453.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Preaching formed one of the primary, regular avenues of communication between ecclesiastical elites and a wide range of society. Clergy used homilies to spread knowledge of complex theological ... More


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