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 Predestined Grace: Conversion and Election

Phillip Cary

in Inner Grace: Augustine in the Traditions of Plato and Paul

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336481
eISBN:
9780199868438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336481.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The pastoral problems of predestination arise because Augustine uses the concept of divine election to answer the question: why are some saved rather than others? For Protestants, this becomes a ... More


Doctrines and Divisions

Alan Harding

in The Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion: A Sect in Action in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263692
eISBN:
9780191601149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263694.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The chapter analyses the differences between Wesley’s Arminianism, and the moderate and hyper-Calvinism held by other sections of the Revival. All groups believed in the Fall of man and in man’s ... More


The Human Mind as an Adequate 
and as an Inadequate Cause

Michael LeBuffe

in From Bondage to Freedom: Spinoza on Human Excellence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383539
eISBN:
9780199870530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383539.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Spinoza claims at Ethics 3p9 that the mind strives to persevere in being and is conscious of its striving. In this chapter it is argued that these claims do not imply a form of psychological egoism ... More


Consciousness and Desire

Michael LeBuffe

in From Bondage to Freedom: Spinoza on Human Excellence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383539
eISBN:
9780199870530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383539.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Spinoza is best regarded, not as a psychological egoist but as a kind of psychological hedonist. Bondage to passion is in part a person's inability to recognize the means to perseverance. It is ... More


Particularity and Salvation

Richard Parish

in Catholic Particularity in Seventeenth-Century French Writing: 'Christianity is Strange'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596669
eISBN:
9780191729126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596669.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The last chapter deals with the theme of salvation as it is treated in many of the writers and genres considered in earlier chapters. It stresses the universal concern with conversion and ... More


Our Rightful Place: A History of Women at the University of Kentucky, 1880--1945

Terry L. Birdwhistell and Deirdre A. Scaggs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179377
eISBN:
9780813179384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179377.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Since women first entered the University of Kentucky (UK) in 1880 they have sought, demanded, and struggled for equality within the university. The period between 1880 and 1945 at UK witnessed ... More


Openness to Creative Destruction: Sustaining Innovative Dynamism

Arthur M., Jr. Diamond

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190263669
eISBN:
9780190263706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263669.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Openness to Creative Destruction: Sustaining Innovative Dynamism shows how life improves under the economic system often called “entrepreneurial capitalism” or “creative destruction,” but more ... More


Debating Perseverance: The Augustinian Heritage in Post-Reformation England

Jay T. Collier

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190858520
eISBN:
9780190863876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858520.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Scholars describe the Church of England during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries as forming either a Calvinist consensus or an Anglican middle way steeped in an ancient catholicity. ... More


The Excellent Mind: Intellectual Virtues for Everyday Life

Nathan L. King

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190096250
eISBN:
9780190096298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096250.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What makes for a good education? What does one need to count as well educated? Knowledge, to be sure. But knowledge is easily forgotten, and today’s knowledge may be obsolete tomorrow. Skills, ... More


Ye Cannot Serve God and Mammon

Hud Hudson

in Fallenness and Flourishing

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198849094
eISBN:
9780191883354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849094.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This final chapter begins by articulating a particular conception of the virtue of obedience and detailing its four components—humility, restraint, response, and love—and by showing how they work ... More


Teaching Hope, Not Grit

Sarah M. Stitzlein

in Learning How to Hope: Reviving Democracy through our Schools and Civil Society

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190062651
eISBN:
9780190093716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062651.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter locates teaching hope as a central task of schools, especially within social studies classes and citizenship education. It exposes worrisome problems with one seemingly hope-aligned ... More


Some Aspects of Popularizing Mysticism in Late Medieval England

Wolfgang Riehle

in The Secret Within: Hermits, Recluses, and Spiritual Outsiders in Medieval England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451096
eISBN:
9780801470936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451096.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines some aspects of popularizing mysticism in England during the late medieval period. It begins with a discussion of the allegory The Abbey of the Holy Ghost, which tackles the ... More


Metaphor and (Dis)belief

Jeanne Gaakeer

in Judging from Experience: Law, Praxis, Humanities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474442480
eISBN:
9781474460286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442480.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In chapter 7 the importance of insight into how metaphor works in law (“seeing resemblance” according to Ricoeur) is elaborated upon in relation to the legal professional’s development of practical ... More


Diversions of Authority: Power, Perseverance, and Struggles over the Control of Water Resources

Rebecca Neaera Abers

in Practical Authority: Agency and Institutional Change in Brazilian Water Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199985265
eISBN:
9780199364367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199985265.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores institution building in the context of high stakes political battles, by way of the Piracicaba, Capivari and Jundiaì river basins in São Paulo and the giant São Francisco river ... More


Single Women in Marriage and Employment Markets in Japan

Lynne Y. Nakano

in Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the perceptions of single women about their lives during and after their marriageable years. Drawing on research that involved extensive interviews with single women and ... More


Du Yuesheng, the French Concession, and Social Networks in Shanghai

Brian G. Martin

in At the Crossroads of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, and State-Building in Republican Shanghai

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756198
eISBN:
9780804768436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756198.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes how the leaders in Shanghai, particularly Du Yuesheng, sought to legitimize their activities and to integrate their gangster systems with the new political and economic ... More


Writing the War from the Home Front

David Taylor

in Memory, Narrative and the Great War: Rifleman Patrick MacGill and the Construction of Wartime Experience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318719
eISBN:
9781846318030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318719.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers MacGill's response to the war after having been invalided home after the battle of Loos, through an analysis of two pieces of ‘factional writing’ The Brown Brethren, and The ... More


Maintaining dignity and independence

Liz Lloyd, Michael Calnan, Ailsa Cameron, Jane Seymour, Randall Smith, and Kate White

in The New Dynamics of Ageing Volume 2

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447314783
eISBN:
9781447314806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314783.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Older people’s perspectives on their experiences of ageing and dependency shed light on the complex nature of dignity as a personal and social concept. In this study, participants revealed how, as ... More


Introduction

Howard M. Blonsky

in The Dropout Prevention Specialist Workbook: A How-To Guide for Building Skills and Competence in Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190090845
eISBN:
9780190090876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090845.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter includes the reasons that students drop out of school, a proposed job description for the social worker working as a dropout prevention specialist (DPS), thoughts on going into the ... More


Confronting Empire

Daniel C. Taylor, Carl E. Taylor, and Jesse O. Taylor

in Empowerment on an Unstable Planet: From Seeds of Human Energy to a Scale of Global Change

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199842964
eISBN:
9780190258443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199842964.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter concludes the arguments presented in the book with Mahatma Gandhi's concept of swaraj—“self-rule,” which governs the individual's understanding and control of their life, even in the ... More


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