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The Wrath of God and the Blood of Chirst

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:
10.1093/0199284598.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter defends two venerable but largely ignored concepts in the general area of atonement: the wrath of God and the blood of Christ. The first is important because it constitutes a barrier ... More


Taste and Discernment: the Literary Motif of Judgement at the Table

Nathan MacDonald

in Not Bread Alone: The Uses of Food in the Old Testament

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546527
eISBN:
9780191720215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546527.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Old Testament frequently portrays the table as the context for divine and human judgement. The association of the table with the feasting of the king and his officials may lie behind this idea. ... More


Mercy and Wrath

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

All phenomena “with truth” deny the primary nature of evil, although a person cannot either avoid it or surpass it until he is in his entirety returned to non-duality. Thus, since evil is not ... More


Divegence

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The will is expressed as endeavor and action in the opposite direction from the one in which the self is drawn and confined by the lower levels of the soul. Such a will is good. Its orientation ... More


Jesus' Followers and the Roman Empire: Paul

Christopher Bryan

in Render to Caesar: Jesus, the Early Church, and the Roman Superpower

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195183344
eISBN:
9780199835584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183347.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Paul writes within the biblical tradition, regarding the state as God’s minister for God’s purposes: therefore the state’s authority is legitimate but open to prophetic challenge. Paul urges ... More


Partial Intentionalism

Paisley Livingston

in Cinema, Philosophy, Bergman: On Film as Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570171
eISBN:
9780191721540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570171.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

This chapter defends a partial intentionalist approach that is distinct from the strongest forms of actualist intentionalism as well as the kind of conditionalist intentionalism advocated by some of ... More


Each should tend his own garden: Strategies, 1520–1566

Judith Pollmann

in Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520‐1635

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609918
eISBN:
9780191729690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609918.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the clergy's earliest responses to the emergence of heresy. Initially, Netherlandish clerics tried to contain the Reformation by presenting it as an internal problem, in which ... More


The Witch as Portent

Stuart Clark

in Thinking with Demons: The Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208082
eISBN:
9780191677915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208082.003.0024
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

The early modern taste for freaks and wonders is, accordingly, assigned to sensationalism, credulity, or the satisfaction of psychological needs — all of which, by implication, represent lapses from ... More


The Fruited Plain: Fables for a Postmodern Democracy

Alvin Kernan

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092905
eISBN:
9780300128345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092905.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The beleaguered Joad family of Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath struggled in an era of disappointed dreams and empty pockets. But how might the grandchildren of that Dust Bowl generation fare in today's ... More


Zeʿeir Anpin’s Head and Its Features

Melila Hellner-Eshed

in Seekers of the Face: Secrets of the Idra Rabba (The Great Assembly) of the Zohar

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781503628427
eISBN:
9781503628588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503628427.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter is about the parts of the head of Ze‘eir Anpin as an expression of dual consciousness: hair/transmission, forehead/judgmental providence, eyes/divine providence in duality, nose/divine ... 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


The Evolution of Self-Control

Dennis L. Krebs

in The Origins of Morality: An Evolutionary Account

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199778232
eISBN:
9780199897261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778232.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter offers an account of the evolution of self-control. The capacity for self-control tends to increase as people grow older. Individual differences in self-control have been found to be ... More


Pastries at Rungsted

Wahl Jan

in Carl Theodor Dreyer and Ordet: My Summer with the Danish Filmmaker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136189
eISBN:
9780813141176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136189.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Wahl details his arrival at the house of Carl Theodor Dreyer, recounting the home's interior and the scenery of Denmark. While sitting outside and eating pastries provided by Dreyer's wife, Dreyer ... More


Sea of Cortez

Michael J Lannoo

in Leopold's Shack and Ricketts's Lab: The Emergence of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264786
eISBN:
9780520946064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264786.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the spring of 1939, Edward F. Ricketts's Between Pacific Tides and John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath were published. Steinbeck was getting a lot of unwanted publicity, especially from conservative ... More


Putting Back the Animals: Woman-Animal Meme in Contemporary Taiwanese Ecofeminist Imagination

Chia-ju Chang

in Chinese Ecocinema: In the Age of Environmental Challenge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090866
eISBN:
9789882206724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090866.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter is an ecofeminist study of the relationship between humans and animals in Chinese and Taiwanese literature and film. It first looks at current vegetarian ecofeminist views on ... More


The Moral Significance of Land: A Lesson from The Grapes of Wrath

Paul B. Thompson

in The Agrarian Vision: Sustainability and Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125879
eISBN:
9780813135557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125879.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

The Grapes of Wrath is widely accepted as a literary classic, but it is also criticized as offering a romanticized portrait of the American working-class people it depicts. Depression-era ... More


The Case of Hamlet's Conscience

Belsey Catherine

in Shakespeare in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633012
eISBN:
9780748652235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633012.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter describes the treatment of revenge in Hamlet in the light of the allegorical drama and the practice of casuistry. It first suggests that there are parallels between the casuistry of ... More


Introduction

Peter La Chapelle

in Proud to Be an Okie: Cultural Politics, Country Music, and Migration to Southern California

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248885
eISBN:
9780520940000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248885.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Beginning with Woody Guthrie and Merle Haggard, this chapter introduces the social movement of country music in Los Angeles. It follows the history of country music culture in Southern California ... More


Stages of Communal Formation in Medina

Angelika Neuwirth

in The Qur'an and Late Antiquity: A Shared Heritage

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199928958
eISBN:
9780190921316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199928958.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents the final stage of “communal formation” reflected in the Qur’an, which occurred during the Medinan period. During this period, through processes involving the insertion of texts ... More


Punitive Love

Jordan Wessling

in Love Divine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198852483
eISBN:
9780191886935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852483.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

While a number of theologians maintain that the motives resting behind God’s love and punitive wrath are often opposed to one another, Chapter 6 argues that God’s just wrath is a facet of His love ... More


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