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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Spontaneous Ecclesial Communities

Gerd-Rainer Horn.

in The Spirit of Vatican II

August 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity; Christian Theology. 26063 words.

Another major innovation of second wave Left Catholicism in Western Europe was the sudden emergence of countless base communities. First in Italy, then in Spain and France, then literally...

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Theologizing for the Yoga Community?

Stephanie Corigliano.

in How to Do Comparative Theology

December 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 11011 words.

Stephanie Corigliano addresses the issues of religious belonging and commitment by comparing and contrasting “rooted” and “aerial” modes of comparative theology. Corigliano first examines...

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All God’s Creatures Are Communities Like You (Qur’an 6:38)

Sarah E. Robinson-Bertoni.

in That All May Flourish

August 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 10706 words.

This chapter builds a careful case for eco-halal meat, using analysis of key traditional sources, the Quran and hadith, other Muslim literature, and contemporary perspectives and practices....

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Freedom, Community, and Language

Oliver Davies.

in The Testimony of the Spirit

June 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Philosophy of Religion. 8474 words.

An understanding of the Spirit of God often suffers from lack of clarity concerning the relation between the material world and immateriality, including such things as nous, pneuma, and...

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Badawi, (Mohammed Aboulkhair) Zaki (1922–2006), scholar of Islam and Muslim community leader

Khizar Humayun Ansari.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Religious Studies; Theology. 1396 words.

Badawi, (Mohammed Aboulkhair) Zaki (1922–2006), scholar of Islam and Muslim community leader, was born on 14 January (or possibly 11 August) 1922 at Sharkia, outside Cairo, Egypt, the son...

Virtue, Community, and Instruction for Ethical Formation

Gifford A. Grobien.

in Christian Character Formation

May 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Theology. 6662 words.

This chapter revisits the role of worship and instruction in the law in view of the previous chapters. The Church itself is characterized by preaching and the administration of the...

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Organizing as a Theological Practice

Susan M. Glisson.

in Lived Theology

December 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 6209 words.

Examining her own experiences as a community organizer with the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation in Mississippi, Glisson considers the theological and spiritual resources...

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What Is Theology?

Robert W. Jenson.

in A Theology in Outline

May 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 2240 words.

The first chapter insists that the answer to the question, “What is Theology?” is immanently specific to the sort of community that the church is. A minimalist conception of the church is...

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The Risks and Responsibilities of Lived Theology

Peter Slade.

in Lived Theology

December 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 3976 words.

Slade contends that any meaningful application of, or approach to, lived theology requires a theological double consciousness, because the scholar must move between the academy and the...

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Handing on Revelation

Gerald O’Collins.

in Revelation

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 9659 words.

Experiences of the divine self-revelation shape the tradition (content) handed on (process) by the believing community. Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, the apostolic Church reshaped...

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Sacramental Bodies

Mark D. Jordan.

in Teaching Bodies

December 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 5289 words.

In Thomas Aquinas’s Summa, the sacraments appear as extensions to Christ’s embodied teaching. While they are both signs and causes, they are principally events or scenes of instruction. The...

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Sin and Salvation

Robert W. Jenson.

in A Theology in Outline

May 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 5132 words.

The previous chapters insist that God creates Israel, the church, and indeed all things by divine speech. Then, too, it makes explicit the inextricably moral content of such speech. If God...

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Where the Polemical Meets the Edifying

David Lappano.

in Kierkegaard's Theology of Encounter

January 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 11801 words.

This chapter follows Kierkegaard’s vision for a renewed encounter with Christianity, the Church, and society. Its task is to examine what it means to become part of a striving Church or a...

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Song of Songs and Israel’s National Narrative

Jonathan Kaplan.

in My Perfect One

October 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 21720 words.

Chapter 2 outlines the various processes of figuration and pre-figuration employed in the tannaitic midrashim in order to correlate Song of Songs to archetypal events in Jewish history,...

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Lived Theology

Edited by Charles Marsh, Peter Slade and Sarah Azaransky.

December 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Christian Theology. 288 pages.

As an academic discipline, theology has often ignored the lived social consequences of its varied convictions. Although there is no shortage of interdisciplinary activity in contemporary...

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Church

Robert W. Jenson.

in A Theology in Outline

May 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 4553 words.

The eigth chapter describes the nature of the community gathered around the news of Christ’s resurrection. It does so by elaborating the Nicene Creed, which declares that whatever else the...

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Eschatological Memories of Everyday Life

Ted A. Smith.

in Lived Theology

December 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 9354 words.

Smith reflects on both the bountiful “gifts” and the difficult “temptations” of lived theology through the lens of his experience working as a pastor in two small-membership churches in...

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Doing Theological Ethics with Incompetent Christians

Willis Jenkins.

in Lived Theology

December 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 5119 words.

In this chapter, the author reflects on the deep and pressing challenge of climate change, and Christian responses (or lack thereof) to this crisis. Climate change serves as an example to...

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Descending into the Ordinary

John Kiess.

in Lived Theology

December 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 7583 words.

Writing from faith communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kiess shows how political theology could make a “methodological move into the domain of the everyday” by developing what...

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Interfaith Environmentalism and Uneven Opportunities to Flourish

Amanda J. Baugh.

in That All May Flourish

August 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 5749 words.

The chapter explores two communities—a Unitarian women’s urban garden and a green mosque—to examine motivations and effects of both “mainstream” and “alternative” environmental practices....

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