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7. Righteousness by faith and being in Christ: Romans

7. Righteousness by faith and being in Christ: Romans  

E. P. Sanders

in Paul: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191776755
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854513.003.0007
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‘Righteous by faith and being in Christ: Romans’ considers the interpretation of ‘being righteoused by faith’, ‘being in Christ Jesus’, ‘dying with Christ’, ‘dying to the law or the Flesh’, ... More
11. The salvation of Israel and of the world: Romans 9–11

11. The salvation of Israel and of the world: Romans 9–11  

E. P. Sanders

in Paul: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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9780191776755
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854513.003.0011
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‘The salvation of Israel and of the world: Romans 9–11’ returns to Paul's fundamental theological problem: how to hold together the two dispensations, one being God's election of Israel and ... More
2. Liberal arts

2. Liberal arts  

Henry Chadwick

in Augustine: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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9780191776762
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854520.003.0002
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Augustine did not draw sharp lines between philosophy and theology. This could be because he was heavily influenced by Platonism. He described the motive which led people to philosophize in ... More
2. The case for atheism

2. The case for atheism  

Julian Baggini

in Atheism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775925
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804242.003.0002
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‘The case for atheism’ summarises atheism as the position that is best supported by the evidence and the one that offers the best overall explanation for why the world is as it is and ... More
Locke: A Very Short Introduction

Locke: A Very Short Introduction  

John Dunn

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May 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775888
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803948.001.0001
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Locke: A Very Short Introduction unravels the meaning of John Locke's political thought and his contribution to English ideology. One of the greatest English philosophers of ... More
3. Knowledge, belief, and faith

3. Knowledge, belief, and faith  

John Dunn

in Locke: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2003
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9780191775888
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803948.003.0003
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‘Knowledge, belief and faith’ explores the link that Locke believed existed between knowledge, faith and morality. Locke thought that knowledge consisted of the union of the simple ideas of ... More
6. Righteousness by faith and being in Christ: Galatians

6. Righteousness by faith and being in Christ: Galatians  

E. P. Sanders

in Paul: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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‘Righteous by faith and being in Christ: Galatians’ is concerned with Paul's thoughts on the question: how does God's recent revelation in Christ relate to his former revelations to Israel? ... More
8. Jesus in Christian faith

8. Jesus in Christian faith  

Richard Bauckham

in Jesus: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777691
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10.1093/actrade/9780199575275.003.0008
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‘Jesus in Christian faith’ deals with Jesus' role in Christianity. The first Christians are Jews, many living in Jerusalem. Some of them had been his disciples, many had witnessed his ... More
4. Authenticity

4. Authenticity  

Thomas Flynn

in Existentialism: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2006
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Sep 2013
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9780191775932
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804280.003.0004
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9780192804280
‘Authenticity’ considers how to live a ‘free’ life. Authenticity comes from owning up to our self-defining choices and transcending one's situation to make something of oneself. To deny ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Eric Rauchway

in The Great Depression and New Deal: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780199365609
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10.1093/actrade/9780195326345.003.0888
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The Great Depression caused a profound crisis in the US. The world that broke down in 1929 broke down for reasons that had been predicted before. The Introduction gives a brief analysis of ... More
8. The Book of Mormon in LDS faith and worship

8. The Book of Mormon in LDS faith and worship  

Terryl L. Givens

in The Book of Mormon: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780199365678
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10.1093/actrade/9780195369311.003.0008
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The Book of Mormon has traditionally been a gateway to the LDS faith. The Book confers legitimacy on the church of the LDS, but the doctrinal claims it opens the way to are mainly comprised ... More
6. Against religion?

6. Against religion?  

Julian Baggini

in Atheism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775925
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804242.003.0006
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9780192804242
Atheist opposition to religion is essentially an opposition to its truth. So it is necessary for any defence of atheism to address the challenge posed by religious belief. ‘Against ... More
Augustine: A Very Short Introduction

Augustine: A Very Short Introduction  

Henry Chadwick

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Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191776762
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854520.001.0001
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Augustine: A Very Short Introduction traces the development of Augustine's thought, discussing his reaction to the thinkers before him, and themes such as freedom, creation, ... More
3. Free choice

3. Free choice  

Henry Chadwick

in Augustine: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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9780191776762
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854520.003.0003
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In 387, Augustine began his treatise on the origins of evil and free choice. He put strong emphasis on the will. Virtue depends on right and rational choices, so happiness lies in loving ... More
Atheism: A Very Short Introduction

Atheism: A Very Short Introduction  

Julian Baggini

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Jun 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775925
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804242.001.0001
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9780192804242
Atheism is often considered to be a negative, dark, and pessimistic belief that is characterized by a rejection of values and purpose and a fierce opposition to religion. Atheism: A Very ... More
Paul: A Very Short Introduction

Paul: A Very Short Introduction  

E. P. Sanders

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Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191776755
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854513.001.0001
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9780192854513
Paul is the most powerful human personality in the history of the Church. A missionary, theologian, and religious genius, in his epistles he laid the foundations on which later Christian ... More
9. The law

9. The law  

E. P. Sanders

in Paul: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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9780191776755
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854513.003.0009
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Paul wrote different things about the law depending on circumstances. ‘The law’ clearly illustrates that Paul did not have a single theology of the law. Four contexts in which the law ... More
Jesus: A Very Short Introduction

Jesus: A Very Short Introduction  

Richard Bauckham

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Jul 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777691
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10.1093/actrade/9780199575275.001.0001
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Jesus: A Very Short Introduction explores the figure of Jesus through the four Gospels of the New Testament. These ancient texts provide historical evidence for his life and ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Norman Solomon

in Judaism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Aug 2014
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Aug 2014
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9780191780035
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10.1093/actrade/9780199687350.003.0001
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9780199687350
The Introduction outlines why it is so important to consider the question of what Judaism is from a non-Christian, non-Western perspective. This perspective might lead someone to ask: what ... More
Philosophy of Religion: A Very Short Introduction

Philosophy of Religion: A Very Short Introduction  

Tim Bayne

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2018
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Feb 2018
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9780191816444
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10.1093/actrade/9780198754961.001.0001
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9780198754961
Philosophy of Religion: A Very Short Introduction introduces the field of philosophy of religion, and engages with some of the most burning questions that philosophers discuss. ... More

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