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Franciscan theology before Bonaventure has long been regarded as a relatively unoriginal attempt to systematize the tradition of Augustine, which prevailed in the West for most of the earlier Middle Ages. In contrast, this book sets out... more
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      Medieval Philosophy, Theology, Systematic Theology, Medieval Theology
Today both philosophers and theologians make use of the category of ‘event’, though they do not ascribe the same meaning to it. Altizer, Badiou, Tracy, Caputo, and Zizek are only a few among many examples. This paper explores the... more
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      Philosophy, Theology, Systematic Theology, Continental Philosophy
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      Religion, History, Theology, Research Methodology
Does God oppose homosexuality? Many people will quickly answer, "Yes," and then quote the Bible to prove it. In What the Bible Really Says about Homosexuality, Roman Catholic theologian Daniel A. Helminiak shows that top Bible scholars... more
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      Neuroscience, Systematic Theology, Spirituality, Sexuality
Applying sociological imagination and theological perspectives and using some secondary literature that focus on the American pastoral experience, this article explains why sociology and the social sciences are underutilized in the... more
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      Sociology, Theology, Catholic Studies, Systematic Theology
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      Philosophy Of Religion, Theology, Systematic Theology, Continental Philosophy
This article examines the heritage destruction undertaken by the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria. To date, their iconoclasm has been mostly characterised either as acts of wanton barbarism devoid of religious or political... more
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      Religion, Comparative Religion, History, Ancient History
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      Philosophy, Systematic Theology
The article assays theological strategies for deploying poetry by narrowly focusing on the recruitment of Hopkins’s poetics in the thought of Charles Taylor and Hans Urs von Balthasar. Much has been written in response to Taylor’s... more
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      Systematic Theology, Poetry, Catholic Theology, Theological Aesthetics
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      Systematic Theology, Taxonomy, Cephalopods
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      Metaphysics, Systematic Theology, Philosophical Theology, Doctrine of God
In Practice in Christianity, Søren Kierkegaard's pseudonym, Anti-Climacus enters into an extended engagement with Matthew 11.6, ‘Blessed is he who takes no offense at me’. In so doing, he comes to an understanding that ‘the possibility of... more
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      Religion, Christianity, Philosophy, Philosophy Of Religion
I will reflect on the reconciliation between ‘subjective’ life and ‘objective’ doctrine experienced by Catholic LGBT couples. Even though their particular experience cannot be considered as universal it can nevertheless constitute a case... more
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      Anthropology, Ethics, Systematic Theology, Queer Theology
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      Systematic Theology, Victorian Literature, Jesuit history, Duns Scotus
This article interrogates the interpretation of Islam in the legacy of theological liberalism. Ernst Troeltsch (1865–1923) has been labelled the figurehead of such liberalism. Islam is a recurrent referent in his thought, running through... more
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      Theology, Systematic Theology, Liberalism, Islamic Studies
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      Religion, Comparative Religion, Mythology And Folklore, Mythology
What hope is there for South Africa? What role can the church play as a bearer of hope in South Africa? This article seeks to address these important questions. Firstly, it problematises the contemporary notion of hope in South Africa by... more
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      Ethics, Theology, Systematic Theology, Public Theology