in The Shaping of Ulster Presbyterian Belief and Practice, 1770-1840
October 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .
Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 5757 words.
This chapter describes and assesses the various customs and beliefs in which Presbyterians indulged at springtime, Halloween, and Christmas. Presbyterians observed holidays because they...
in Bede’s Temple
October 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 12860 words.
St Paul had described the individual Christian as a temple of the Lord and Bede built on this, using the temple image to encourage an individual morality that emphasized the need for both...
in Corporal Knowledge
February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .
Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 15655 words.
Social location is known in the body. Such deeply held bodily knowledge is rarely subjected to conscious moral scrutiny. Chapter 3 argues that from the days of Paul to the days of...
in John Buridan
December 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .
Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 8481 words.
The fifth chapter provides a detailed discussion of Buridan’s strategy of identifying the conceptual structures discussed in the chapter 4 by means of the various “syntactical clues”...
in Newman and the Alexandrian Fathers
May 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .
Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 12310 words.
Comparing Newman's earlier translation of Athanasius's anti-Arian works in A Library of the Fathers (1842–44) with his ‘free’ translation of Select Treatises (1881), this chapter charts the...
in Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God
July 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .
Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 18306 words.
In conclusion, this book highlights the distinctive character of Gregory's theological and ecclesiastical achievement through a detailed comparison with his key predecessors and...
in The Reformation
October 2009; p ublished online September 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Christianity. 4795 words.
‘Salvation’ considers the theological questions and doctrines of the Reformation. The primary dispute concerned whether salvation was earned through good works, or gained through faith, by...