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Leo's Theological Development, 441–5

Bernard Green

in The Soteriology of Leo the Great

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534951
eISBN:
9780191715990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534951.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The subsequent four cycles of sermons showed the refinement and development of Leo's thought as he sought to coordinate the divine and human natures of Christ into a coherent soteriology. The ... More


C. S. Lewis on the Final Frontier: Science and the Supernatural in the Space Trilogy

Sanford Schwartz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374728
eISBN:
9780199871506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374728.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This study of C. S. Lewis’s popular Space Trilogy—Out of the Silent Planet (1938), Perelandra (1943), and That Hideous Strength (1945)—departs from the prevailing emphasis upon Lewis’s affection for ... More


Academic Scepticism, Spiritual Reality, and Transfiguration 1

Donald Evans

in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament: Studies in Christology in Memory of George Bradford Caird

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263265
eISBN:
9780191682452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263265.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay of spiritual reality, academic scepticism, and Transfiguration. It mentions several questionable practices in theological research and suggests that Christians have an ... More


Introduction: Darwin in Deep Heaven

Sanford Schwartz

in C. S. Lewis on the Final Frontier: Science and the Supernatural in the Space Trilogy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374728
eISBN:
9780199871506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374728.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The Introduction situates Lewis’s Space Trilogy in the context of the 1930s and surveys the distinctive features of this study, suggesting that contrary to his self-styled image as an intellectual ... More


Postscript: City of the Homeless

George Pattison

in Thinking about God in an Age of Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199279777
eISBN:
9780191603464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279772.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The modern city is often seen as a massive instantiation of the principle of enframing, as ‘the city spectacular’ or ‘a container for spectacles’. But can there be holy places, sacred space, beyond ... More


Maximus the Confessor

Marcus Plested

in The Macarian Legacy: The Place of Macarius-Symeon in the Eastern Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199267798
eISBN:
9780191602139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267790.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The final chapter looks at the palpable Macarian dimension of the great Byzantine synthesis of Maximus the Confessor. Maximus is shown to have integrated into his teaching a number of key themes and ... More


Χρυσορρόας (‘Flowing With Gold’): John the Preacher

Andrew Louth

in St John Damascene: Tradition and Originality in Byzantine Theology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252381
eISBN:
9780191600654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252386.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Discussion of John's contemporary reputation as preacher and his extant sermons; of his use of rhetoric and the nature of his audience; detailed analysis of sermons on the Transfiguration of Christ ... More


Γλυκορρήμων (‘Sweetly Speaking’): John the Poet

Andrew Louth

in St John Damascene: Tradition and Originality in Byzantine Theology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252381
eISBN:
9780191600654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252386.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

A brief account of the development of Byzantine liturgical poetry, and the role of Palestinian monasticism in his development, especially the evolution of the canon. Theological and literary analysis ... More


Making a Stand against Sterility

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on the new Transfiguration CD performed by the Smithsonian Chamber Players and conducted by the cellist Kenneth Slowik. Slowik supplements his own performance of the slow ... More


Political Leadership and Artistic Transfiguration

Karl Kraus

in The Third Walpurgis Night: The Complete Text

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300236002
eISBN:
9780300252804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236002.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter goes on to discuss the literary expression of the public mood, including such vehement outbursts as those against Jews for both staying and running away. It remarks that the gallows ... More


The Passion of Duke Valentino: Cesare Borgia, Biblical Allegory, and The Prince

John P. McCormick

in Reading Machiavelli

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691183503
eISBN:
9780691187914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183503.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter demonstrates how Machiavelli's narrative of Cesare Borgia's career—to which he devotes more space than any other in The Prince—is presented as a story in which a holy father sends his ... More


‘To the Public’—Albion's Fall

Susanne M. Sklar

in Blake's Jerusalem As Visionary Theatre: Entering the Divine Body

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603145
eISBN:
9780191731594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603145.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Jerusalem's first chapter tells the story of Albion's fall. Its overture sets the scene for Los's journey into Albion's interior and humanity's transfiguration in forgiveness of ... More


How the Gospels Became History: Jesus and Mediterranean Myths

M. D Litwa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780300242638
eISBN:
9780300249484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242638.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The purpose of this book is to show why and how (what later became) the four canonical gospels take on a historical cast, a history-like “feel” that remains vitally important for many Christians ... More


More Resources: Scotus, Schwenckfeld, and the Transfiguration

Stephen H. Webb

in Jesus Christ, Eternal God: Heavenly Flesh and the Metaphysics of Matter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199827954
eISBN:
9780199919468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827954.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines three resources for an appropriation and revision of Heavenly Flesh Christology: Duns Scotus and his Primacy of Christ thesis, the Radical Reformation work of Caspar ... More


‘What Doest Thou Here, Elijah?’ A Look at St Mark’s Account of the Transfiguration

Morna D. Hooker

in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament: Studies in Christology in Memory of George Bradford Caird

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263265
eISBN:
9780191682452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263265.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay on Saint Mark's account of the transfiguration of Jesus. It explains that there is an intriguing and unusual reference to time related to the Transfiguration and ... More


The Transfiguration in the Theology of Luke: Some Redactional Links

Allison A. Trites

in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament: Studies in Christology in Memory of George Bradford Caird

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263265
eISBN:
9780191682452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263265.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay on redactional links related to the Transfiguration on the Book of Luke. It examines how Luke relates the Transfiguration to other highlights in the life of Jesus and ... More


Transfiguring: colonial body into postcolonial narrative

Elleke Boehmer

in Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068782
eISBN:
9781781701898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068782.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The silenced and wounded body of the colonised is a pervasive figure in colonial and post-colonial discourses, although its valencies obviously shift with the transition from colonial into ... More


Introduction: Difficulty, Ethical Teaching, and Yearning for Transformation in Wittgenstein’s Tractatus and Modernist Literature

Karen Zumhagen-Yekplé

in A Different Order of Difficulty: Literature after Wittgenstein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226677019
eISBN:
9780226677293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677293.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction explores the relationship between Wittgenstein and modernist literature by focusing attentively on a set of intersecting and mutually illuminating formal, linguistic, ethical, and ... More


Wittgenstein, Joyce, and the Vanishing Problem of Life

Karen Zumhagen-Yekplé

in A Different Order of Difficulty: Literature after Wittgenstein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226677019
eISBN:
9780226677293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677293.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Wittgenstein’s Tractatus and the “Ithaca” episode of Joyce’s Ulysses explore problems of “a different order of difficulty” through the guise of the more routinely difficult “propositions of natural ... More


Jesus’s Dazzling Garments: Origen’s Exegesis of the Transfiguration in the Commentary on Matthew

Arthur P. Urbano

in The Garb of Being: Embodiment and the Pursuit of Holiness in Late Ancient Christianity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823287024
eISBN:
9780823288908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287024.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In his exegesis of the Transfiguration account in the Commentary on Matthew, Origen of Alexandria presents Jesus’s transfigured robes as a medium of revelation: to the disciples who witnessed the ... More


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