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‘Seeing’ the Risen Jesus

Stephen T. Davis

in Christian Philosophical Theology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199284597
eISBN:
9780191603778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284598.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that when Mary Magdalene, Peter, and others saw the risen Jesus, their “seeing” was a case of a normal vision. This is the natural way to read the New Testament accounts, ... More


Bodies Fleshly and Spiritual

John Casey

in After Lives: A Guide to Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195092950
eISBN:
9780199869732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092950.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Two opposing accounts of heaven and the risen body are discussed—the materialist account of Irenaeus, and the elaborate theory of the spiritual risen body and its properties of Augustine. In ... More


Anthropologies of the Spiritual Body

Pamela E. Klassen

in Spirits of Protestantism: Medicine, Healing, and Liberal Christianity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244283
eISBN:
9780520950443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244283.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines what constituted a liberal Protestant anthropology of the spiritual body. It explains that events of sickness and healing were experiences in which liberal Protestants contended ... More


What Is Resurrection?

Outi Lehtipuu

in Debates over the Resurrection of the Dead: Constructing Early Christian Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198724810
eISBN:
9780191792274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724810.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Understanding what “resurrection” means in different sources forms the keynote to the analysis of the early Christian resurrection debates. This chapter treats an array of early Jewish and Christian ... More


The Spiritual Body

David Marno

in Death Be Not Proud: The Art of Holy Attention

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226415970
eISBN:
9780226416021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226416021.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The final chapter, “The Spiritual Body,” brings into relief the previous chapters’ discussion of grace, thanksgiving, attention, and the “flesh,” by arguing that the Holy Sonnets were attempts to ... More


The Ultimate End of All Things

Keith Ward

in Religion and Human Nature

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269618
eISBN:
9780191683718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269618.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology, World Religions

This chapter examines Christian belief in resurrection. The idea of resurrection in a different form of space is fairly clearly presented in the first book of Corinthians in the New Testament. In ... More


Animal, Vegetable, Milk: Origen’s Dietary System

John David Penniman

in Raised on Christian Milk: Food and the Formation of the Soul in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222760
eISBN:
9780300228007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222760.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In Origen of Alexandria, there is a consistent emphasis on the slow transformation of material bodies into spiritual beings—that is, of the passage from a corporeal to a noetic existence. And certain ... More


Experience as Ritual

Jamake Highwater

in Dance: Rituals of Experience

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112054
eISBN:
9780199853083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112054.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

People are born with organs of perception that provide the means of experiencing the world. These organs endow them with different senses as well as the sense of balance and of rotation. Movement is ... More


Introduction: Healing Christians

Pamela E. Klassen

in Spirits of Protestantism: Medicine, Healing, and Liberal Christianity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244283
eISBN:
9780520950443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244283.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this volume, which is about the work of liberal Protestants concerning medicine and healing. It discusses the anthropologies of the spiritual body, the ... More


Conclusion: Critical Condition

Pamela E. Klassen

in Spirits of Protestantism: Medicine, Healing, and Liberal Christianity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244283
eISBN:
9780520950443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244283.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the work of liberal Protestants concerning medicine and healing. It contends that liberal Protestants championed a metaphor hard to ... More


The Integration of Theosophical Narratives on Travels of the “Spiritual Body” (ca. 1860–1905)

Jens Schlieter

in What Is It Like To Be Dead?: Near-Death Experiences, Christianity, and the Occult

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190888848
eISBN:
9780190888879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888848.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter demonstrates how Spiritualist and Occultist cultivation practices of “astral travels” began to fuse with the emerging near-death discourse between 1860 and 1905. Of utmost importance are ... More


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