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Text and Contexts—Hermeneutical Reflections on Receptive Ecumenism

Riccardo Larini

in Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning: Exploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216451
eISBN:
9780191712173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216451.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the hermeneutical implications of Receptive Ecumenism, through the study of what leads to the rise of theological differences and of what happens when different theological ... More


Introduction: William R. Jones and the Challenge of Black Theodicy

Sherman A. Jackson

in Islam and the Problem of Black Suffering

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195382068
eISBN:
9780199852437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382068.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter aims to bring the classical Sunni theological tradition to bear on the modern debate over black theodicy, most specifically as instigated by the classic and controversial work of William ... More


From Tradition to Literature

Ernest Nicholson

in The Pentateuch in the Twentieth Century: The Legacy of Julius Wellhausen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199257836
eISBN:
9780191698484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257836.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on the contributions of two scholars — Gerhard von Rad (1901–71) and Martin Noth (1902–68) — to Pentateuchal research. The contributions of von Rad and Noth remain the most ... More


Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology

Willis Jenkins

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328516
eISBN:
9780199869862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328516.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Christianity struggles to show how living on earth matters for living with God. While people of faith increasingly seek practical ways to respond to the environmental crisis, theology has had ... More


Of God or a Salamander: The Creative Human as Indiscrete Image

in The Indiscrete Image: Infinitude and Creation of the Human

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226093154
eISBN:
9780226093178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226093178.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explains the derivation of the book's title and sketches out the logic and stakes of the “indiscrete image” as it will be developed in the course of the book. It moves between and beyond ... More


How Christianity Animates a Teacher’s Background Beliefs

Perry L. Glanzer, Nathan F. Alleman, and George Marsden

in The Outrageous Idea of Christian Teaching

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190056483
eISBN:
9780190056513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056483.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter and the next two explore the following question: What difference does being a Christian make for a person’s teaching? Chapter 2 begins by reviewing the authors’ findings concerning the ... More


Conclusion

Sherman A. Jackson

in Islam and the Problem of Black Suffering

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195382068
eISBN:
9780199852437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382068.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the influence of classical Sunni theological tradition on black theodicy in the U.S. It concludes that despite their emphatic and explicit ... More


The Indiscrete Image: Infinitude and Creation of the Human

Thomas A. Carlson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226093154
eISBN:
9780226093178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226093178.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Humanity's creative capacity has never been more unsettling than it is at our current moment, when it has ushered us into new technological worlds that challenge the very definition of “the human.” ... More


Sacramental Anxiety in the Late Middle Ages: Hugh of St. Victor, the Abbot Suger, and Dante

Harry Berger

in Figures of a Changing World: Metaphor and the Emergence of Modern Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823257478
eISBN:
9780823261550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257478.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter begins by examining a passage from Hugh of St. Victor's discourse, On the Sacraments of the Christian Faith, which contains linguistic transfers as examples of extension or metonymy. ... More


Proclus’ Theology

Luc Brisson

in All From One: A Guide to Proclus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199640331
eISBN:
9780191830129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640331.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter defends the thesis that Proclus defended pagan theology against Christianity by displaying its agreement with Platonic philosophy. The author addresses the sense in which Platonic ... More


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