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Abelard’s Response to Anselm

Nicholas E. Lombardo.

in The Father's Will

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 5772 words.

Although Peter Abelard does not cite Cur Deus homo, he formulates his theory of redemption in direct response to Anselm. According to the standard typology, Anselm and Abelard represent two...

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Abraham

Charles Raith.

in Aquinas and Calvin on Romans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 12289 words.

This chapter highlights the implications of Aquinas’s and Calvin’s readings of Romans 1–3 for their respective interpretations of father Abraham. Important for their interpretations of...

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Anselm and Cur Deus homo

Nicholas E. Lombardo.

in The Father's Will

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 11293 words.

In Cur Deus homo, Anselm of Canterbury maintains that the heroism of Christ’s self-sacrifice makes satisfaction for the infinite offense of sin, and thus accomplishes the redemption of...

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Aquinas and Calvin on Romans

Charles Raith II.

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 256 pages.

Aquinas and Calvin on Romans is a comparative study of John Calvin’s and Thomas Aquinas’s commentaries on the first eight chapters of Paul’s letter to the Romans. Focusing on...

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Conclusion

Charles Raith.

in Aquinas and Calvin on Romans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 5616 words.

Since the present study will necessarily have implications for contemporary ecumenical dialogue, this chapter suggests some of these implications by rereading Calvin’s engagement with the...

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Conclusion

Timothy Ward.

in Word and Supplement

August 2002; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christian Theology. 4670 words.

This chapter summarizes the discussions in the preceding chapters and presents some concluding thoughts from the author. The book used the conceptual resources found in literary theory,...

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Conclusions

Matthew Croasmun.

in The Emergence of Sin

August 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christian Theology. 7551 words.

The conclusion considers multiple constructive, theological vistas opened up by the analysis offered in the rest of the book. A provisional analysis of the “Market” as an emergent...

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Conclusions

Grant Macaskill.

in Union with Christ in the New Testament

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christian Theology. 5193 words.

This chapter is a synthesis of the findings of the study, considered as a whole and oriented constructively towards theological reflection. The significance of covenant to union with Christ...

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The Crucifixion in God’s Plan of Salvation

Nicholas E. Lombardo.

in The Father's Will

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 5189 words.

This chapter examines what the New Testament says about the role of Christ’s crucifixion in God’s plan of salvation. It argues that the New Testament portrays the relationship between God’s...

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The Development and Decline of the Sufficiency of Scripture

Timothy Ward.

in Word and Supplement

August 2002; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christian Theology. 20392 words.

This chapter offers a brief chronological survey of various articulations of the doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture from the patristic period through to the Reformation and beyond,...

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The Devil’s Ransom Revisited

Nicholas E. Lombardo.

in The Father's Will

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 30610 words.

For the first thousand years of Christianity, the metaphor of ransom supplied the dominant interpretative category for making sense of Christ’s crucifixion. It was understood that by...

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Double Effect Reasoning

Nicholas E. Lombardo.

in The Father's Will

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 6072 words.

Many ethicists invoke double effect reasoning to argue for the moral goodness of seemingly problematic actions on the grounds that their negative effects are not intended, and that their...

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Editorial Introduction

Peter C. Hodgson.

in Lectures on New Testament Theology

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 28902 words.

The editorial introduction provides an overview of Baur’s New Testament research as set forth in his articles and monographs on the canonical Gospels and the Pauline epistles. It focuses on...

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Emergence

Matthew Croasmun.

in The Emergence of Sin

August 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christian Theology. 15599 words.

Emergence theory in philosophy of science is introduced, first in modest terms of the emergent properties exhibited by complex wholes that are not exhibited by their constituent parts....

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The Emergence of Persons Great and Small

Matthew Croasmun.

in The Emergence of Sin

August 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christian Theology. 20261 words.

This chapter turns specifically to the question of personhood, offering an emergent ontology of human persons at both the biological and psychological levels. These “individuals” prove to...

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The Emergence of Sin

Matthew Croasmun.

August 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christian Theology. 296 pages.

This book aims to solve an age-old problem in New Testament scholarship: namely, how to understand the relationship between “sins” as human misdeeds, and “Sin/Hamartia, ” the cosmic tyrant,...

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An Emergent Account of Sin in Romans

Matthew Croasmun.

in The Emergence of Sin

August 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christian Theology. 19527 words.

This chapter returns to focus squarely on the text of Romans. The hypothesis that Sin is a mythological person emergent from a complex, multilevel system of human transgression is tested...

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Epilogue

Nicholas E. Lombardo.

in The Father's Will

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 982 words.

The epilogue summarizes the conclusions of the book. It recapitulates the argument and conclusions of each of the book’s three parts, and discusses, in retrospect, how they relate to each...

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The Ethics of Self-Sacrifice

Nicholas E. Lombardo.

in The Father's Will

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 2726 words.

Drawing on the preceding accounts of intention, moral value, and double effect reasoning, this chapter proposes an ethics of self-sacrifice. It argues that acts of self-sacrifice are...

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Examining the Adamic Backgrounds of Union with Christ

Grant Macaskill.

in Union with Christ in the New Testament

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies; Christian Theology. 8122 words.

This chapter examines the presentation of Adam as a glorious being in Judaism. Some New Testament scholars have advocated an ‘Adam Christology’ on the assumption that much of the material...

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