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Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity: From De Fide to De Trinitate

Carl Beckwith

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199551644
eISBN:
9780191720789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551644.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Hilary of Poitiers (c300–368), who was instrumental in shaping the development of pro-Nicene theology in the West, combined two separate works, a treatise on faith (De Fide) and a treatise against ... More


The Predicament of Belief: Science, Philosophy, and Faith

Philip Clayton and Steven Knapp

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695270
eISBN:
9780191731945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695270.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

Can those who appreciate the explanatory power of modern science still believe in traditional religious accounts of the nature and purpose of the universe? This book is intended for those who care ... More


 God and the Theologian

Gregory A. Beeley

in Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God: In Your Light We Shall See Light

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195313970
eISBN:
9780199871827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313970.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the spiritual dialectic of purification and illumination, or praxis and theoria, within which Christians come to know God. In turn, it addresses Gregory's response to the ... More


Arguing the Existence of God: From the World to Its Maker

Francis X. Clooney

in Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Helps Break Down the Boundaries Between Religions

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138542
eISBN:
9780199834099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138546.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Explores the nature of the demonstration of God's existence in representative theological writings from the Hindu and Christian traditions.


Faith and Revelation

C. Stephen Evans

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195138092
eISBN:
9780199835348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138090.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the concepts of revelation and faith, as well as their relation to one another. The idea of revelation common to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam can be divided in different ... More


Post Scriptum

Aviad Kleinberg

in The Sensual God: How the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174701
eISBN:
9780231540247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174701.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Where we say goodbye to the author and to his Author.


Towards a Religious Humanism?

Jens Zimmermann

in Humanism and Religion: A Call for the Renewal of Western Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697755
eISBN:
9780191738159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697755.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This final chapter draws the various strands of the previous arguments together and sketches the contours of a religious humanism based on the West's Christian roots in incarnational philosophy that ... More


Natural Theology and the Sensus Divinitatis

Paul Helm

in John Calvin's Ideas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199255696
eISBN:
9780191602429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199255695.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

There have been sharply divergent views on Calvin's view of natural theology. Some think that Calvin sees no 'point of contact' between believer and unbeliever, others that he is a fully fledged ... More


Nominalism, Naturalism, and the Intensification of Passion Piety

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.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The fresco of the crucifixion by Giotto in the Arena chapel represents the beginning of naturalism in Western painting. The theology of the cross during this period shows the increasing influence of ... More


Hermeneutics and Holiness

Merold Westphal

in Analytic Theology: New Essays in the Philosophy of Theology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199203567
eISBN:
9780191708190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203567.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

As an alternative to ‘analytic theology’, a ‘continental’ approach is presented in this chapter. The possibility that phenomenology, especially a phenomenology that has taken the hermeneutical turn, ... More


Modernity

Porter-Szücs Brian

in Faith and Fatherland: Catholicism, Modernity, and Poland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195399059
eISBN:
9780199896844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399059.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Catholics have responded to the social, economic, cultural, and political changes that we call “modernity” with more complexity and diversity than is usually recognized. The clergy eventually ... More


Introduction: Logos, Religion, and Rationality

John H. Smith

in Dialogues between Faith and Reason: The Death and Return of God in Modern German Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449277
eISBN:
9780801463273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449277.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the connection between faith and reason by focusing on the death and return of God in modern German thought. It considers, in a historical context, how God can return from the ... More


Faith, Theology, and Contemplation

Rik Van Nieuwenhove

in Thomas Aquinas and Contemplation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780192895295
eISBN:
9780191916090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895295.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

How does Aquinas conceive of the connections between faith and theological contemplation? How does he defend the scientific nature of theology? What is the role of the assent of faith, and is Aquinas ... More


Promise and Peril in Rome, Part Two: A Foray into the Theological Scene in Rome

C. Michael Shea

in Newman's Early Roman Catholic Legacy, 1845-1854

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198802563
eISBN:
9780191840845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802563.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter offers an overview of what has become known as the Roman School of theology, a theological movement that was in ascendancy in Rome during the middle decades of the nineteenth century. ... More


Religion, Reason, and Toleration: Bayle, Kant—and Us

Rainer Forst

in Religion in Liberal Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198794394
eISBN:
9780191835896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794394.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter compares two Enlightenment theories of religious toleration: the theories of Pierre Bayle and Immanuel Kant. Both Bayle and Kant argued for an autonomous conception of morality as the ... More


Promise and Peril in Rome, Part Three: Newman’s Contacts and Activities in Rome

C. Michael Shea

in Newman's Early Roman Catholic Legacy, 1845-1854

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198802563
eISBN:
9780191840845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802563.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter builds on the conceptual analyses in previous sections and examines Newman’s written and oral strategies for defending his Essay on Development and writings on faith in reason while he ... More


Baumgarten’s Rationalism

Brandon C. Look

in Baumgarten and Kant on Metaphysics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198783886
eISBN:
9780191826535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783886.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter reconsiders the character of Baumgarten’s supposed place in the rationalist tradition by pointing out that the strict opposition usually thought to hold between rationalism, empiricism, ... More


Normative Disagreement as a Challenge to Moral Philosophy and Philosophical Theology

Robert Audi

in Challenges to Moral and Religious Belief: Disagreement and Evolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199669776
eISBN:
9780191778650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669776.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter has three main aims: first, to distinguish between different kinds and degrees of moral disagreement, particularly between disagreements in reasons and disagreements on reasons; second, ... More


The Theodicy

Paul Lodge

in Leibniz's Key Philosophical Writings: A Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198844983
eISBN:
9780191880353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844983.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter provides an overview of one of Leibniz’s longest and most important works, the Theodicy. It is argued that the Theodicy is best understood against a careful reading of the Preface, where ... More


Context and Background

Frederick C. Beiser

in David Friedrich Strauß, Father of Unbelief: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198859857
eISBN:
9780191892240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859857.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Chapter 3 is a study of Strauß’s early intellectual context. It examines his early faith, his educational institutions (the Blaubeuren school and Tübinger Stift), his early devotion to mysticism and ... More


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