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 Conclusion: The Passions of Christ in Ancient and Medieval Thought: Continuities and Discontinuities

Kevin Madigan

in The Passions of Christ in High-Medieval Thought: An Essay on Christological Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195322743
eISBN:
9780199785407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322743.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This concluding chapter begins with a discussion of the major focus of this study, which is what Cardinal Newman — thinking of the difference between the earliest expression of a dogma and its ... More


Supernatural Agents: Why We Believe in Souls, Gods, and Buddhas

Ilkka Pyysiäinen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380026
eISBN:
9780199869046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380026.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book provides a cognitive scientific perspective to beliefs about supernatural agents. First, human intuitions about agents, agency, and counterintuitive concepts are outlined and explained. ... More


Descartes on Causation

Tad M. Schmaltz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195327946
eISBN:
9780199869961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327946.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is a systematic study of Descartes's theory of causation and its relation to the medieval and early modern scholastic philosophy that provides its proper historical context. The argument ... More


Faith, Reason, and Revelation in Theodore Beza (1519–1605)

Jeffrey Mallinson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199259595
eISBN:
9780191698620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259595.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book investigates the direction of religious epistemology under a chief architect of Calvinism (1519–1605). The book contends that Theodore Beza consolidated his tradition by balancing the ... More


Yongming Yanshou: Scholastic as Chan Master

Mario Poceski

in Zen Masters

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195367645
eISBN:
9780199777181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367645.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

In Western discourses on Zen, Yongming Yanshou’s (904–975) name is rarely mentioned. Where Yanshou’s name is mentioned, it is often used pejoratively as the antithesis of a “real” Zen master. The Zen ... More


Studying with Maps: Jerusalem and the Holy Land in Two Thirteenth-Century Manuscripts

Hanna Vorholt

in Imagining Jerusalem in the Medieval West

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265048
eISBN:
9780191754159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265048.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on two closely related diagrammatic maps of Jerusalem and the Holy Land in two thirteenth-century manuscripts now in Brussels (Bibliothèque Royale, MS IV 462) and London (British ... More


The Predestinarian Labyrinth: Historical Background

Peter J. Thuesen

in Predestination: The American Career of a Contentious Doctrine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195174274
eISBN:
9780199872138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174274.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

In the first millennium of Western Christianity, in the wake of Augustine's conflict with Pelagius, predestination's tension with free will preoccupied the theologians. With the rise of medieval ... More


Calvinism Improved

Ann Lee Bressler

in The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129861
eISBN:
9780199834013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195129865.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

At first glance, American Universalism seems to have been one of the clearest manifestations of the rational spirit of the revolutionary era, and with its bold assertion of salvation for all, the ... More


Philosophy of Mind

Nigel Voak

in Richard Hooker and Reformed Theology: A Study of Reason, Will, and Grace

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260393
eISBN:
9780191602146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260397.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Based on the conviction that the most important and controversial aspects of Hooker’s theology centre on the relationship between reason, will, and grace, this chapter, opening the first part of the ... More


“The Righteous Will Live by Faith”: Luther's Search for a Gracious God

David W. Kling

in The Bible in History: How the Texts Have Shaped the Times

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195130089
eISBN:
9780199835393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130081.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on Martin Luther and his search for a gracious God. It surveys Luther’s life as a prelude to his theological and biblical studies which culminated in a new understanding of his ... More


The Theology of High Scholasticism and Gothic Art

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.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The crucifix, painted by Giunta Pisano for the basilica of St. Francis in Assisi, represents the triumph of Franciscan spirituality of devotion to Christ’s humanity, along with a new style of ... More


Two Causal Axioms

Tad M. Schmaltz

in Descartes on Causation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195327946
eISBN:
9780199869961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327946.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter considers two basic causal axioms in Descartes, namely, the “containment axiom” that the total and efficient cause must contain its effect “formally or eminently,” and the “conservation ... More


Causation in Psychology

Tad M. schmaltz

in Descartes on Causation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195327946
eISBN:
9780199869961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327946.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter considers the issue of causal interaction in the context of Descartes's dualistic psychology. A common objection is that there is a “scandal of Cartesian interaction” that derives from ... More


Causation and Freedom

Tad M. schmaltz

in Descartes on Causation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195327946
eISBN:
9780199869961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327946.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on the special considerations for Descartes's theory of causation that arise from the various accounts of human freedom that he offered over the course of his philosophical ... More


A Secret of Nature? Descartes and the Philosophers

Richard Scholar

in The Je-Ne-Sais-Quoi in Early Modern Europe: Encounters with a Certain Something

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199274406
eISBN:
9780191706448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274406.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

It is commonly said in the early modern period that elusive qualities draw natural bodies together. This chapter offers a critical history of attempts to explain such preternatural forces in natural ... More


Yongming Yanshou’s Conception of Chan in the Zongjing lu: A Special Transmission Within the Scriptures

Albert Welter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199760312
eISBN:
9780199897322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760312.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Yongming Yanshou (904–975) has had a profound impact on the development of Buddhism in East Asia. Although Yanshou is known for his prolific output and wide-ranging scholasticism, Welter’s study is ... More


“Are You Hate Speech or Are You a Lullaby?”: Marilyn Chin and the Politics of Form in Chinese/American Verse

Steven G. Yao

in Foreign Accents: Chinese American Verse from Exclusion to Postethnicity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199730339
eISBN:
9780199866540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730339.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter elucidates the specific logic of Marilyn Chin’s diverse thematic and formal engagements, as well as elaborates their broader meaning within the context of liberal multiculturalism. More ... More


Introduction: Conscience and Personification in Piers Plowman

SARAH WOOD

in Conscience and the Composition of Piers Plowman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653768
eISBN:
9780191741678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653768.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Poetry

The Introduction provides a framework for investigating personifications in the serial versions of Piers Plowman. Past discussions of Conscience have either focused on scholastic accounts of the ... More


The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

Benjamin Hill and Henrik Lagerlund (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

During the seventeenth century the Iberian Jesuit Francisco Suárez was considered one of the greatest philosophers of the age. He was the last great Scholastic thinker and profoundly influenced the ... More


Knowing God in History and in the Church: Dei Verbum and ‘Nouvelle Théologie’

Brian E. Daley

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/9780199552870.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Theology

One of the principal concerns among those preparing drafts of documents for the Second Vatican Council was to discuss the subject of divine revelation. In the nineteenth century, most Catholic ... More


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