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Introduction: Christ, the Cross, and the Feminist Critique

Arnfríður Guðmundsdóttir

in Meeting God on the Cross: Feminist Christologies and the Theology of the Cross

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195397963
eISBN:
9780199827206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397963.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to present a theological response to the feminists’ challenge to classical Christology, particularly the meaning of the cross, by means ... More


The Cross of Christ: Symbol of Hope or Sign of Oppression?

Arnfríður Guðmundsdóttir

in Meeting God on the Cross: Feminist Christologies and the Theology of the Cross

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195397963
eISBN:
9780199827206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397963.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores what it means for a feminist interpretation of the person and work of Christ to focus on the cross as the locus of our knowledge of God. Hence, the question: Is the cross of ... More


Visitation: The Legacy of African-Derived Religions in Jamaica

Dianne M. Stewart

in Three Eyes for the Journey: African Dimensions of the Jamaican Religious Experience

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154153
eISBN:
9780199835713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154150.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter discusses the ambiguity, contradictions, and controversy surrounding the legacy of African-derived religions in Jamaica, especially with regard to Kumina, a Kongo/Koongo-derived Jamaican ... More


Conclusion: The Cross of Christ as a Symbol of Hope

Arnfríður Guðmundsdóttir

in Meeting God on the Cross: Feminist Christologies and the Theology of the Cross

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195397963
eISBN:
9780199827206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397963.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. It argues that women’s experience of exclusion and oppression truly intensifies the ethical and the political dimension of a feminist theology 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


Hegel on the Death of God: The Inseparability of Love and Anguish

Robert R. Williams

in Tragedy, Recognition, and the Death of God: Studies in Hegel and Nietzsche

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656059
eISBN:
9780191744846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656059.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter focuses on Hegel’s treatment of the death of God as an affirmative theological thesis. Hegel retrieves the classical Christian theology of the cross that has been obscured by Christian ... More


Suffering and the Theology of the Cross

Ronald K. Rittgers

in The Reformation of Suffering: Pastoral Theology and Lay Piety in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199795086
eISBN:
9780199950171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795086.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the development of Luther’s theology of the cross and discusses the place of human and divine suffering within it, demonstrating how Luther parted significantly from traditional ... More


Resistance and Anticipation

Gary Dorrien

in The New Abolition: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300205602
eISBN:
9780300216332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205602.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Richard R. Wright, Jr., epitomized the second generation of black social gospel leaders that earned graduate degrees in Northern schools, specialized in social science, wrote prolifically, and won an ... More


“I will choose what they ridicule”: The Theme of Suffering in Martin Luther’s First Theological Protests

Vincent Evener

in Enemies of the Cross: Suffering, Truth, and Mysticism in the Early Reformation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190073183
eISBN:
9780190073213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073183.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After discussing the interaction of concepts of humility and faith in Luther’s theological development up to 1517, this chapter analyzes Luther’s critique of indulgences and scholastic theology in ... More


Surprised by Sin, Assured by Grace: Milton's Redeeming Irony

Russell M. Hillier

in Milton's Messiah: The Son of God in the Works of John Milton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591886
eISBN:
9780191725326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591886.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter demonstrates how, in addition to surprising Milton's readers by sin, the affective stylistics of Fishian literary analysis can be applied to Milton's treatment of the aftermath of the ... More


“To where should he who hopes in God come, unless into his own nothingness?”: Mystical Concepts, Transformed Perception, and the Wittenberg Call to the Cross up to 1522

Vincent Evener

in Enemies of the Cross: Suffering, Truth, and Mysticism in the Early Reformation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190073183
eISBN:
9780190073213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073183.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter analyzes vernacular pamphlets published by Luther and Karlstadt between 1519 and 1521. It argues that both reformers developed Eckhartian motifs in their writings, while advancing the ... More


Introduction

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/9780300169706.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores how the two religions of Christianity and Islam perceive the role of Jesus Christ. It also examines how Christians discuss the role of Jesus and how the Muslims respond. It ... More


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