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Studying John: Approaches to the Fourth Gospel

John Ashton

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269793
eISBN:
9780191683817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269793.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Is historical criticism of the New Testament dead? This collection of eight chapters on John's Gospel argues that this is very far from the case. Challenging the assumptions of methodologies which ... More


The Apodictic Laws

David P. Wright

in Inventing God's Law: How the Covenant Code of the Bible Used and Revised the Laws of Hammurabi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195304756
eISBN:
9780199866830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304756.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents the basic evidence of the common thematic and sequential correlations in the apodictic ("do this/don't do that") laws of the Covenant Code (Exodus 20:23–21:2 and 22:20–23:19) ... More


Introduction

Ronald E. Heine

in The Commentaries of Origen and Jerome on St. Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245512
eISBN:
9780191600630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245517.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Discusses Origen's commentary on Ephesians in relation to the early exegetical tradition, the relationship between Jerome's commentary on Ephesians and that of Origen, and the dates and circumstances ... More


Preface and prologue

Paul Rorem

in Hugh of Saint Victor

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195384369
eISBN:
9780199869886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384369.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter introduces and summarizes the Preface and Prologue of Hugh’s major work of doctrinal theology, De sacramentis (On the Sacraments). It also covers other smaller works, such as a Dialogue ... More


Introduction

Alastair Matthews

in The Kaiserchronik: A Medieval Narrative

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656998
eISBN:
9780191742187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656998.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter introduces the Kaiserchronik and summarizes what is known about the origins of the work, which is generally associated with the Regensburg of the mid-twelfth century. On the basis of ... More


Fellowship and Detraction in the Architecture of the Canterbury Tales: from ‘The General Prologue’ and ‘The Knight's Tale’ to ‘The Parson's Prologue’

Alcuin Blamires

in Chaucer, Ethics, and Gender

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248674
eISBN:
9780191714696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248674.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The chapter links the primary role of friendship and fellowship in inherited ethics with the prominence of fellowship as a fragile ideal in the General Prologue, where it is announced only to be ... More


The People of Israel Numbered

Mary Douglas

in In the Wilderness: The Doctrine of Defilement in the Book of Numbers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245413
eISBN:
9780191697463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245413.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Characteristically for the literary forms of the period, the Book of Numbers has two prologues. The book focuses on the count (and accountability) of the men of Israel who are able to go to war. It ... More


Too Grand a Plan: Prologues to the Opus tripartitum

Kurt Flasch

in Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines Meister Eckhart's prologues to the Opus tripartitum, whose beginnings lie in the period around 1302–1303. It first considers the two prologues from the beginning of the Opus ... More


Introducing Scripture: The Accessus ad auctores in Hebrew Exegetical Literature from the Thirteenth through the Fifteenth Centuries

Eric Lawee

in With Reverence for the Word: Medieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195137279
eISBN:
9780199849482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137279.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter investigates the deployment in medieval Hebrew exegetical literature of various exordial topoi (accessus ad auctores) used in high and late medieval Christian schools and universities to ... More


Mother Tongues: English and French in fifteenth‐century England

Ardis Butterfield

in The Familiar Enemy: Chaucer, Language, and Nation in the Hundred Years War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574865
eISBN:
9780191722127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574865.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This chapter considers the role of women in the inheritance and propagation of vernacular languages. It reassesses the status of English through historical and linguistic evidence and such figures as ... More


The Ecclesiastical Hierarchy

PAUL ROREM and JOHN C. LAMOREAUX

in John of Scythopolis and the Dionysian Corpus: Annotating the Areopagite

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269700
eISBN:
9780191683756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269700.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter presents a selected translation of John of Scythopolis' Prologue to the Dionysian corpus by Dionysius the Areopagite concerning ecclesiastical hierarchy. John provided a running ... More


The Divine Names

PAUL ROREM and JOHN C. LAMOREAUX

in John of Scythopolis and the Dionysian Corpus: Annotating the Areopagite

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269700
eISBN:
9780191683756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269700.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter presents a selected translation of John of Scythopolis' Prologue to the Dionysian corpus by Dionysius the Areopagite concerning divine names. John provided a running commentary on the ... More


The Mystical Theology

PAUL ROREM and JOHN C. LAMOREAUX

in John of Scythopolis and the Dionysian Corpus: Annotating the Areopagite

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269700
eISBN:
9780191683756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269700.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter presents a selected translation of John of Scythopolis' Prologue to the Dionysian corpus by Dionysius the Areopagite concerning mystical theology. John provided a running commentary on ... More


The Epistles

PAUL ROREM and JOHN C. LAMOREAUX

in John of Scythopolis and the Dionysian Corpus: Annotating the Areopagite

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269700
eISBN:
9780191683756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269700.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter presents a selected translation of John of Scythopolis' Prologue to the Dionysian corpus by Dionysius the Areopagite concerning the Epistles. John provided a running commentary on the ... More


John of Scythopolis

PAUL ROREM and JOHN C. LAMOREAUX

in John of Scythopolis and the Dionysian Corpus: Annotating the Areopagite

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269700
eISBN:
9780191683756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269700.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the fragmentary evidence on the course of John of Scythopolis' career as a theologian. It analyses his theological works and discusses his Scholia and Prologue to the works of ... More


Prologue

PAUL ROREM and JOHN C. LAMOREAUX

in John of Scythopolis and the Dionysian Corpus: Annotating the Areopagite

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269700
eISBN:
9780191683756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269700.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter presents a partial and selected translation of John of Scythopolis’ Prologue featuring his defence of the Dionysian corpus. John established the integrity of the corpus’ author Dionysius ... More


The Celestial Hierarchy

PAUL ROREM and JOHN C. LAMOREAUX

in John of Scythopolis and the Dionysian Corpus: Annotating the Areopagite

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269700
eISBN:
9780191683756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269700.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter presents a selected translation of John of Scythopolis' Prologue to the Dionysian corpus by Dionysius the Areopagites concerning celestial hierarchy. John defined hierarchy as the source ... More


The Transformation of Wisdom

John Ashton

in Studying John: Approaches to the Fourth Gospel

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269793
eISBN:
9780191683817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269793.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter begins by asking two questions concerning the Prologue of John's Gospel. The literary question was raised by Bultmann in his seminal article for the Gunkel Festschrift in 1923: ‘Up to ... More


The Exegete

John J. O’Meara

in Eriugena

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266747
eISBN:
9780191683084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266747.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines Eriugena’s performance as an exegete in his Homily on the Prologue to St John’s Gospel. While it is true that the commentary and homily can be said to belong to two different ... More


Framing the Atmospheric Film Prologue in Britain, 1919–1926

Julie Brown

in The Sounds of the Silents in Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199797615
eISBN:
9780199979738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797615.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

In the late 1910s and 1920s, film prologues were often dramatic and/or musical performances presented live on stage immediately before a feature film. Directly related to the feature and intended to ... More


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