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Water Is Thicker than Blood: An Augustinian Theology of Marriage and Singleness

Jana Marguerite Bennett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195315431
eISBN:
9780199872022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315431.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Marriage and singleness appear in the contemporary era as problems for scholars and laypeople alike. Several problems related to marriage and singleness include questions of gender roles, the nature ... More


 Seeing the World with Augustine: Word, Story, and Worship

Jana Marguerite Bennett

in Water Is Thicker than Blood: An Augustinian Theology of Marriage and Singleness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195315431
eISBN:
9780199872022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315431.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter addresses the question of how marriage and singleness might be related to the Household of God by considering the church's own life and focus: Christ, scripture, worship. To think about ... More


 Ranking Ethnic Peoples: “First the Jew, Then the Greek”

Caroline Johnson Hodge

in If Sons, Then Heirs: A Study of Kinship and Ethnicity in the Letters of Paul

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182163
eISBN:
9780199785612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182163.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines several passages in which Paul links Jews and gentiles (or Greeks) together, establishing a common ground but also maintaining a separation between them. Their connection is ... More


Bede’s Chronica Maiora: Early Insular History in a Universal Context

Diarmuid Scully

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the early insular history of Bede's Chronica Maiora in a universal context. It considers Bede's treatment of salvation history in the Chronica Maiora's account of the ... More


Motivation: Charlemagne

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/9780199656998.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter describes how events are caused and explained in the episode about Charlemagne in the Kaiserchronik, showing that they do not happen merely because they illustrate God's will or the ... More


The Ordering of Salvation The Ordering of Salvation Aspects Of Scripture And The Liturgical Year

Eric Chafe

in J. S. Bach's Johannine Theology: The St. John Passion and the Cantatas for Spring 1725

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199773343
eISBN:
9780199949502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773343.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter sets forth the hermeneutic principles that underlie the Bach cantatas and passions with particular reference to the concept of God's “Rath” or the “ordering of salvation” (Heilsordnung) ... More


God’s Pedagogy of the Embodied Soul: Augustine before his Ordination (387–391)

Bart van Egmond

in Augustine's Early Thought on the Redemptive Function of Divine Judgement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198834922
eISBN:
9780191872808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834922.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter deals with Augustine’s thinking on the soteriological meaning of God’s judgement during his stay in Rome and Thagaste. In this period, Augustine starts to engage explicitly with the ... More


Christianity as Decadence or Progress in Pseudo-Hilary’s Paraphrastic Verse Summary of the History of Salvation

Karla Pollmann

in The Baptized Muse: Early Christian Poetry as Cultural Authority

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198726487
eISBN:
9780191793295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726487.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

Christianity favours a linear model of historical development, and has therefore an inherent interest in the notions of progress and decadence. Late antique Christianity partly takes inspiration from ... More


The past, a foreign country: time, space, and the Scottishness of the Scottish Legendary

Eva von Contzen

in The Scottish Legendary: Towards a poetics of hagiographic narration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719095962
eISBN:
9781526109675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095962.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter concentrates on the question of how Scottish the Scottish Legendary is and links its geographical and linguistic origin with more general questions of how time and space are imagined and ... More


John Paul II and the Advent of the New Millennium: November 16, 1995

Avery Cardinal Dulles

in Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228621
eISBN:
9780823236619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228621.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks into the significance of the millennium to the religious sphere, taking into account the views of John Paul II. It discusses the anniversaries in salvation ... More


Exporting Peace: Ecclesiology and Evangelism

Jehangir Yezdi Malegam

in The Sleep of Behemoth: Disputing Peace and Violence in Medieval Europe, 1000-1200

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451324
eISBN:
9780801467899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451324.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter chronicles the struggle of early twelfth-century churchmen in making sense of the definition and place of secular activities; the tension between a universal community and an unblemished ... More


The Bible and the Church I: The Legacy of Claus Westermann for Theology and Church

Rainer Albertz

in Biblical Interpretation and Method: Essays in Honour of John Barton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645534
eISBN:
9780191755842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645534.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies

There are only a few German scholars of Old Testament Studies who have been as eager to exploit their exegetical insights for the benefit of Theology and Church as Claus Westermann. In a true ... More


Theodore of Mopsuestia: The Twelve as Christian Scripture

Hauna T. Ondrey

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

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198824534
eISBN:
9780191864131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824534.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 4, “Theodore of Mopsuestia: The Twelve as Christian Scripture,” considers the meaning Theodore draws from the texts of the Twelve Prophets as Christian scripture. Whereas scholars have ... More


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