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Angels in Early Medieval England

Angels in Early Medieval England

Richard Sowerby

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198785378
eISBN:
9780191827303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785378.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

In the modern world, angels perhaps seem to be no more than a symbol—something encountered only on the top of Christmas trees, or seemingly emblematic of Christian beliefs at their most traditional ... More

Are You Alone Wise?The Search for Certainty in the Early Modern Era

Are You Alone Wise?: The Search for Certainty in the Early Modern Era

Susan Schreiner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195313420
eISBN:
9780199897292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313420.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

In present-day America, the topic of certitude is much debated. On one side, commentators like Charles Krauthammer urge us to achieve “moral clarity”. On the other, those like George Will contend ... More

Before Jonathan EdwardsSources of New England Theology

Before Jonathan Edwards: Sources of New England Theology

Adriaan C. Neele

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199372621
eISBN:
9780199372645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This volume will present the first comprehensive study of Jonathan Edwards’s use of Reformed orthodox and Protestant scholastic primary sources in the context of the challenges of orthodoxy in his ... More

Christian Character FormationLutheran Studies of the Law, Anthropology, Worship, and Virtue

Christian Character Formation: Lutheran Studies of the Law, Anthropology, Worship, and Virtue

Gifford A. Grobien

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198746195
eISBN:
9780191808784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746195.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This work investigates worship and formation in view of Christian anthropology, particularly union with Christ. Traditions which value justification by faith wrestle to some degree with how to ... More

Christianity and Liberal Society

Christianity and Liberal Society

Robert Song

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269335
eISBN:
9780191683619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269335.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Liberalism forms the dominant political ideology of the modern world, but despite its pervasive influence, this is the first book-length treatment of liberal political thought from a Christian ... More

Conversion and the Rehabilitation of the Penal SystemA Theological Rereading of Criminal Justice

Conversion and the Rehabilitation of the Penal System: A Theological Rereading of Criminal Justice

Andrew Skotnicki

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880835
eISBN:
9780190880866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880835.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

The contemporary practice of criminal detention is a protracted exercise in needless violence predicated upon two foundational errors. The first is the inability to view those enmeshed in its rubrics ... More

Disability and Christian TheologyEmbodied Limits and Constructive Possibilities

Disability and Christian Theology: Embodied Limits and Constructive Possibilities

Deborah Beth Creamer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369151
eISBN:
9780199871193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369151.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Attention to embodiment and the religious significance of bodies is one of the most significant shifts in contemporary theology. In the midst of this, however, experiences of disability have received ... More

Ethics at the Beginning of LifeA phenomenological critique

Ethics at the Beginning of Life: A phenomenological critique

James Mumford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199673964
eISBN:
9780191752094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673964.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Many of the most controversial moral decisions we face hinge upon competing descriptions of life, and never is this truer than at the beginning of life. This book draws upon the branch of Continental ... More

The Ethics of Everyday LifeMoral Theology, Social Anthropology, and the Imagination of the Human

The Ethics of Everyday Life: Moral Theology, Social Anthropology, and the Imagination of the Human

Michael Banner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198722069
eISBN:
9780191788994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722069.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This book takes as its starting point the fact that the significant moments in Christ's human life, as noticed in the creeds (his conception, birth, suffering, death, and burial), would equally ... More

How the Light Gets InEthical Life I

How the Light Gets In: Ethical Life I

Graham Ward

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199297658
eISBN:
9780191791987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297658.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This first of four volumes explores how Christian doctrine is lived, and the way in which beliefs are not simply cognitive sets of ideas but embodied cultural, and as such formative, practices. ... More

How Things Count as the SameMemory, Mimesis, and Metaphor

How Things Count as the Same: Memory, Mimesis, and Metaphor

Adam B. Seligman and Robert P. Weller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190888718
eISBN:
9780190888749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888718.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

How do human beings craft enduring social groups and long-lasting relationships? Given the myriad differences that divide one individual from another, why do we recognize anyone as somehow sharing a ... More

In Defence of War

In Defence of War

Nigel Biggar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199672615
eISBN:
9780191765087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672615.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

Pacifism is popular. Many hold that war is unnecessary, since peaceful means of resolving conflict are always available, if only we had the will to look for them. Or they believe that war is wicked, ... More

Nations and Nationalism in the Theology of Karl Barth

Nations and Nationalism in the Theology of Karl Barth

Carys Moseley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668922
eISBN:
9780191745317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668922.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Defining and recognizing nationhood as distinct from the state is an important though underappreciated task in Karl Barth’s theology. It flows out of his deep concern for the capacity for nationalist ... More

Out-of-Body and Near-Death ExperiencesBrain-State Phenomena or Glimpses of Immortality?

Out-of-Body and Near-Death Experiences: Brain-State Phenomena or Glimpses of Immortality?

Michael N. Marsh

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571505
eISBN:
9780191722059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571505.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

Personalised accounts of out-of-body (OBE) and near-death (NDE) experiences are frequently interpreted as offering evidence for immortality and an afterlife. Since most OBE/NDE follow severe ... More

Paul Tillich and the Possibility of Revelation through Film

Paul Tillich and the Possibility of Revelation through Film

Jonathan Brant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639342
eISBN:
9780191738098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639342.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This monograph considers the possibility of religious revelation through film. It begins with a reading of Paul Tillich’s theology of revelation through culture and continues with the design and ... More

Political AffectionsCivic Participation and Moral Theology

Political Affections: Civic Participation and Moral Theology

Joshua Hordern

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646814
eISBN:
9780191744181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646814.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

While political experience is clearly replete with affectivity, the affective dimension of politics has typically been under-conceptualised in political theory. This book considers the nature of ... More

Politics, Justice, and WarChristian Governance and the Ethics of Warfare

Politics, Justice, and War: Christian Governance and the Ethics of Warfare

Joseph E. Capizzi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198723950
eISBN:
9780191791253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723950.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

The book strives to clarify the meaning and coherence of the “just war” approach to the use of force in the context of Christian ethics. By reconnecting the just war ethic to an Augustinian political ... More

Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic LearningExploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism

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

Paul Murray (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216451
eISBN:
9780191712173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216451.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This book has a fresh strategy for looking at ecumenical engagement — ‘Receptive Ecumenism’ — that is fitted to the challenges of the contemporary context and has already been internationally ... More

Religious Voices in Public Places

Religious Voices in Public Places

Nigel Biggar and Linda Hogan (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566624
eISBN:
9780191722042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566624.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Must religious voices keep quiet in public places? Does fairness in a plural society require it? Must the expression of religious belief be so authoritarian as to threaten civil peace? Do we need ... More

The Theological Vision of Reinhold Niebuhr's The Irony of American History“In the Battle and Above It”

The Theological Vision of Reinhold Niebuhr's The Irony of American History: “In the Battle and Above It”

Scott R. Erwin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199678372
eISBN:
9780191757808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678372.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This book argues that an appreciation of Reinhold Niebuhr’s theological vision is necessary for understanding the full measure of his 1951 work, The Irony of American History. The work is important ... More

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