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Theological Speculation and Theological Literacy

Jack Tannous

in The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses theological speculation and theological literacy in late antique and medieval Middle East. In the period beginning with the controversy between Cyril and Nestorius in 428 and ... More


The Strangeness of Gods: Historical Perspectives on the Interpretation of Athenian Religion

S.C. Humphreys

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269235
eISBN:
9780191710094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269235.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book contains analyses both of Athenian religion and of the history of classical studies. It emphasizes that disciplinary history is an integral part of research, especially in interdisciplinary ... More


Sa’adyah the Philosopher

Robert Brody

in Sa'adyah Gaon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113881
eISBN:
9781800340046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113881.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter cites classical Rabbinic Judaism, which is grounded in a comprehensive system of halakhah that determines behavioural norms in every aspect of life and sets community boundaries. It ... More


Prolegomena

Anthony Briggman

in God and Christ in Irenaeus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198792567
eISBN:
9780191834561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792567.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Irenaeus has been characterized as incapable of sound reasoning, not a good thinker, naïve, and unable to construct a sophisticated theology. He was said to have little to no interest in ... More


The Challenge of the Catechism: October 20, 1994

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/9780823228621.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that the Catechism of the Catholic Church is the boldest challenge yet offered to the cultural relativism that currently threatens to erode the contents of ... More


An Ethos of Listening

Kirk M. Summers

in Morality After Calvin: Theodore Beza's Christian Censor and Reformed Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190280079
eISBN:
9780190280093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280079.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Beza begins his Cato with a poem censuring the proud, reflecting his belief that the primary impulse for sin comes from an unwillingness to listen and submit to God’s Word. When people refuse to ... More


Reflections on Mary

Mona Siddiqui

in Christians, Muslims and Jesus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169706
eISBN:
9780300189261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169706.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores the role of Mary, as perceived by both the Christians and the Muslims. It explains that while Jesus remained at the center of most of the polemical as well as irenic discussion ... More


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