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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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9780192854513
‘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
8. Christology

8. Christology  

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/9780192854513.003.0008
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‘Christology’ considers Paul's discussions of the two aspects to ‘Christology’: the person of Christ and the work of Christ. There are two streams of thought in Paul with regard to how ... More
2. Paul's life

2. Paul's life  

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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10.1093/actrade/9780192854513.003.0002
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‘Paul's life’ provides a biographical summary of Paul's career and personal characteristics, using excerpts from his letters from Corinthians and Galatians, in order to understand his role ... 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
1. The sources of Christian ethics

1. The sources of Christian ethics  

D. Stephen Long

in Christian Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191777523
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10.1093/actrade/9780199568864.003.0002
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‘The sources of Christian ethics’ considers the term ‘ethics’ in detail and develops the sources for Christian ethics. When Christianity arrived on the scene, ‘ethics’ was already well ... More
2. Types and traditions

2. Types and traditions  

Philip Sheldrake

in Spirituality: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777981
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10.1093/actrade/9780199588756.003.0003
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Spiritualties take a variety of different shapes. ‘Types and traditions’ shows a way of categorizing different forms of spirituality that can be applied across boundaries, and illustrates ... More
3. An argument against the existence of God

3. An argument against the existence of God  

Stephen Law

in Humanism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777363
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10.1093/actrade/9780199553648.003.0004
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God in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam has three important characteristics: omnipotence, omniscience, and supreme benevolence. Through these three characteristics, theism is challenged by ... More
4. Divine messengers

4. Divine messengers  

David Albert Jones

in Angels: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777301
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10.1093/actrade/9780199547302.003.0004
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Angel (malach) is a Hebrew word meaning messenger. It means the same in Arabic and Greek. The tradition of angels begins with an encounter of an angel as a messenger. Augustine sees the ... More
7. The Mormon world

7. The Mormon world  

Richard Lyman Bushman

in Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780199365562
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10.1093/actrade/9780195310306.003.0007
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The end of polygamy and the achievement of Utah statehood in the 1890s altered Mormonism's relationship with the rest of the USA. For the first time, Mormons could aspire to national ... More
3. Zion

3. Zion  

Richard Lyman Bushman

in Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2013
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10.1093/actrade/9780195310306.003.0003
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Although the meaning of Zion has changed since the Mormons founded their first city in Missouri, it gave rise to many of Mormonism's fundamental features. ‘Zion’ identifies these as ... More
Introduction: defining paganism

Introduction: defining paganism  

Owen Davies

in Paganism: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777110
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10.1093/actrade/9780199235162.003.0001
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9780199235162
‘Introduction: defining paganism’ emphasizes that the notion of paganism, as generally understood today, was created by the early Christian Church. It was a label Christians applied to ... More
The Abrahamic Religions: A Very Short Introduction

The Abrahamic Religions: A Very Short Introduction  

Charles L. Cohen

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Apr 2020
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Jan 2020
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9780190654375
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10.1093/actrade/9780190654344.001.0001
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9780190654344
Connected by their mutual—if differentiated—veneration of the One God proclaimed by Abraham, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam compose a family of related traditions. The Abrahamic ... More
3. The Gospels

3. The Gospels  

Kyle Keefer (ed.)

in The New Testament As Literature: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780199365500
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10.1093/actrade/9780195300208.003.0003
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9780195300208
The New Testament does not follow the normal pattern of a biography. It consists of four narratives, called gospels. The gospels may seem opaque, but they are full of content and style. All ... More
5. Revelation

5. Revelation  

Kyle Keefer (ed.)

in The New Testament As Literature: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780199365500
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10.1093/actrade/9780195300208.003.0005
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Since ancient times the concept of good vs evil has resonated in literature. The last book of the New Testament, Revelation, can be placed between one of the earliest written texts Enuma ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Beth Williamson

in Christian Art: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2004
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Sep 2013
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9780191775772
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803283.003.0001
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9780192803283
‘Christian art’ is an unusual term in that it does not describe a particular style of art, period, or region, but describes art for a particular range of purposes. The Introduction outlines ... More
3. Missionary strategy and message

3. Missionary strategy and message  

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/9780192854513.003.0003
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How did Paul persuade people that God had sent his Son for the salvation of all, Jew and Gentile alike? ‘Missionary strategy and message’ examines the techniques he used, referring to two ... More
5. Theological presuppositions: monotheism and providence

5. Theological presuppositions: monotheism and providence  

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/9780192854513.003.0005
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9780192854513
‘Theological presuppositions: monotheism and providence’ explains the presuppositions that Paul brought to his debates. He believed in one God; he thought that there were other powers in ... 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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Sep 2013
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9780191776755
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854513.003.0006
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9780192854513
‘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
7. Conclusion: leading a spiritual life

7. Conclusion: leading a spiritual life  

Philip Sheldrake

in Spirituality: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777981
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10.1093/actrade/9780199588756.003.0008
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9780199588756
Spirituality is widespread and increasingly influential. There is a growing use of the term ‘spiritual capital’ with reference to the potential value of spirituality in everyday lives. What ... More
9. ‘Eternal law’, changing times

9. ‘Eternal law’, changing times  

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/9780199687350.003.0010
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9780199687350
‘“Eternal law”, changing times’ takes a look at how poskim (rabbis who decide the law) have drawn on traditional sources to deal with contemporary issues such as abortion, artificial ... More

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