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Wisdom, Law, and VirtueEssays in Thomistic Ethics

Wisdom, Law, and Virtue: Essays in Thomistic Ethics

Lawrence Dewan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227969
eISBN:
9780823237210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227969.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The focus of this book is morals—how human beings should live their lives. For this book (and Thomas Aquinas) “morals” is “the journey of the rational creature toward God.” While ... More

Wisdom, Politics, and HistoriographyTractate Avot in the Context of the Graeco-Roman Near East

Wisdom, Politics, and Historiography: Tractate Avot in the Context of the Graeco-Roman Near East

Amram Tropper

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199267125
eISBN:
9780191699184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267125.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

In third-century CE Palestine, the leading member of the rabbinic movement put together a highly popular wisdom treatise entitled Tractate Avot. Though Avot has inspired hundreds of commentaries, ... More

With God on All SidesLeadership in a Devout and Diverse America

With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America

Douglas A. Hicks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337174
eISBN:
9780199868407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337174.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Perhaps no other nation is as religiously diverse as the United States. For elected officials, school principals, and corporate leaders, this diversity poses challenges. How should leaders deal with ... More

With Reverence for the WordMedieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

With Reverence for the Word: Medieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Barry D. Walfish, and Joseph W. Goering (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195137279
eISBN:
9780199849482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137279.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book explores medieval scriptural interpretation. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are often characterized as religio-cultural siblings, traditions whose origins can be traced to the same ... More

Within the Love of GodEssays on the Doctrine of God in Honour of Paul S. Fiddes

Within the Love of God: Essays on the Doctrine of God in Honour of Paul S. Fiddes

Anthony Clarke and Andrew Moore (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198709565
eISBN:
9780191779794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709565.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This book examines the doctrine of God from a variety of perspectives, stimulated by but not restricted to the work of Professor Paul S. Fiddes, to whom it is offered as a Festschrift. The chapters ... More

Without Benefit of ClergyWomen and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Karin E. Gedge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

By examining a wide variety of public and private primary sources from northeastern, mid-Atlantic, and midwestern states, Gedge challenges an assumption prevalent in nineteenth-century culture as ... More

Without Nature?A New Condition for Theology

Without Nature?: A New Condition for Theology

David Albertson and Cabell King (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230693
eISBN:
9780823237227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230693.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Does “nature” still exist? Common wisdom now acknowledges the malleability of nature, the complex reality that circumscribes and constitutes the human. Weather patterns, topographical ... More

Wittgenstein and the Metaphysics of Grace

Wittgenstein and the Metaphysics of Grace

Terrance W. Klein

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199204236
eISBN:
9780191708039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204236.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

What is the meaning of the word ‘grace’? Can Wittgenstein's maxim that the meaning of a word is its usage help explicate the claims that Christians have made about grace? When Christians use the ... More

Women and JudaismNew Insights and Scholarship

Women and Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship

Frederick E. Greenspahn (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732182
eISBN:
9780814733110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732182.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Although women constitute half of the Jewish population and have always played essential roles in ensuring Jewish continuity and the preservation of Jewish beliefs and values, only recently have ... More

Women and the Fatimids in the World of Islam

Women and the Fatimids in the World of Islam

Delia Cortese and Simonetta Calderini

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617326
eISBN:
9780748671366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617326.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This study of women and the Fatimids investigates an unexplored area in the field of Islamic and medieval studies. The book has unearthed a wealth of references to women, thus re-inscribing their ... More

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