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1893–1914

Jon Kirwan.

in An Avant-garde Theological Generation

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 12478 words.

This chapter examines the Catholic Modernists who belonged to the generation of 1890 (Dreyfus). The primary figures include Alfred Loisy, George Tyrrell, Eduard Le Roy, Maurice Blondel, and...

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“A German Professor Dropped into the American Forests”

Michael J. McClymond.

in After Jonathan Edwards

August 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 7123 words.

This chapter argues that Edwards’s intellectual influence in the three nations of Britain, France, and Germany is primarily focused on three areas of discussion: (1) metaphysical and...

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A. J. Appasamy and his Reading of Rāmānuja

Brian Philip Dunn.

December 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Christian Theology. 336 pages.

This book is a comparative study exploring the writings of an Indian Christian theologian named Ayadurai Jesudason Appasamy (1891–1975) and his comparative theological interaction with the...

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‘A Mechanism of Attachments’

Julia T. Meszaros.

in Selfless Love and Human Flourishing in Paul Tillich and Iris Murdoch

March 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion; Christian Theology. 13757 words.

Chapter 6 examines Iris Murdoch’s understanding of the self. It is shown that Murdoch accepts modern insights into the disunited and fluctuant nature of the self, yet also attempts to...

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“A Period of Crisis”

Mark S. Massa.

in The Structure of Theological Revolutions

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 11383 words.

Utilizing Thomas Kuhn’s argument that a “period of crisis” always follows the discovery that the accepted model of science no longer is useful, this chapter examines the famous critique of...

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Abraham’s Dice in the Flow of Life

Reinhold Bernhardt.

in Abraham's Dice

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 8041 words.

Randomness often plays an important role in situations experienced as tragic. But if God’s providence is said to reign over the life of each individual, how can there be contingency in...

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Abraham's Dice

Edited by Karl W. Giberson.

June 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Christian Theology. 376 pages.

Does everything happen for a reason? Does “God’s will,” “karma,” or “fate” provide an overarching purpose to everything? Are disasters and tragedies random, meaningless events? Or is there...

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Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder?

Jonathan Kaplan.

in My Perfect One

October 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 10330 words.

Chapter 5 discusses how the interpretations found in the tannaitic midrashim reread and subvert the motif of the absent lover found in Song of Songs. These interpretations sublimate and...

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The Absoluteness of Christianity and the Relativity of all History

Johannes Zachhuber.

in Ferdinand Christian Baur and the History of Early Christianity

March 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 8664 words.

This chapter starts with the paradox of historicism, which as formulated by Lessing is that the contingent truths of history cannot provide evidence for the necessary truths of reason. Yet...

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Achievements and Conclusions

Gerald O’Collins, SJ.

in Tradition

November 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 2322 words.

This book has demonstrated the absence of studies of theological tradition that might have built on the substantial agreement about tradition, which has come to exist between the Christian...

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Aconcio, Jacopo [Jacobus Acontius] (c. 1520–1566/7?), theologian and military engineer

A. G. Keller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Theology. 1450 words.

Aconcio, Jacopo [Jacobus Acontius] (c. 1520–1566/7?), theologian and military engineer, was perhaps born at Ossana, in the Val di Sole, not far from Trento in Italy, the son of Gerolamo...

Action

David Grumett.

in Material Eucharist

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 15416 words.

In the liturgy, actions can speak louder than words. Silence may powerfully intensify the significance of the bread, wine, and other material elements employed in the Eucharist, as in the...

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Actions, Agents, Agency, and Explanation in Athanasius

William J. Abraham.

in Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume II

November 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Philosophy of Religion. 10866 words.

In this chapter, the author engages the theology of the fourth-century bishop Athanasius. For Athanasius, given the kind of agent that God is, God’s coming in Christ is a coherent and...

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Ad Gentes

Ralph Martin.

in The Reception of Vatican II

April 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 13330 words.

If Vatican II conceived of itself as an aggiornamento so as to more effectively impart the Gospel to the modern world, the Decree on the Church’s Missionary Activity, Ad Gentes, explicitly...

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Adam [Adam the Welshman] (c. 1130–1181), theologian and bishop of St Asaph

Raymond Klibansky.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Theology. 1417 words.

Adam [Adam the Welshman] (c. 1130–1181), theologian and bishop of St Asaph, has on the authority of Du Boulay's Historia universitatis Parisiensis (1665), and of Thomas Tanner's Bibliotheca...

Adam Anglicus (supp. fl. 14th cent.), supposed theologian

Henry Summerson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theology. 312 words.

Adam Anglicus (supp. fl. 14th cent.), supposed theologian, is described in a treatise on the immaculate conception of the Virgin by the fifteenth-century Dominican Vincentius...

The Affective Turn

Rhys S. Bezzant.

in Edwards the Mentor

August 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theology. 16172 words.

This chapter describes and evaluates the actual practices adopted by Edwards in his mentoring ministry. First, shifts in understanding authority in the eighteenth century are expounded,...

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African American Religious Sensibilities and the Question of the Human

Carol Wayne White.

in Black Lives and Sacred Humanity

May 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 7158 words.

Chapter one commences with a thematic pattern within black religious thought that illustrates the various ways African Americans have sought to humanize their existence and flourish as a...

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After Edwards: Original Sin and Freedom of the Will

Allen Guelzo.

in After Jonathan Edwards

August 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 5334 words.

The two books by Edwards that received the most attention from both proponents and opponents of the New England Theology were his Freedom of the Will (1754) and Original Sin (1758). This...

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After Jonathan Edwards

Edited by Oliver D. Crisp and Douglas A. Sweeney.

August 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Christian Theology. 368 pages.

In the past half century there has been a significant amount of scholarly attention paid to the thought of Jonathan Edwards so that he is now one of the most studied figures in American...

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