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The Body of the CrossHoly Victims and the Invention of the Atonement

The Body of the Cross: Holy Victims and the Invention of the Atonement

Travis E. Ables

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823297993
eISBN:
9781531500580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823297993.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Body of the Cross is a study of holy victims in Western Christian history, and how their deaths led to the idea of the cross as a substitutionary sacrifice. Since its first centuries, ... More

Political Theology on EdgeRuptures of Justice and Belief in the Anthropocene

Political Theology on Edge: Ruptures of Justice and Belief in the Anthropocene

Clayton Crockett and Catherine Keller (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298112
eISBN:
9781531500573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298112.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This volume develops new resources around the topic of political theology. The discourse of political theology is here situated on an edge, that is, on the edge of a world that is grappling with ... More

Women and Religiosity in Orthodox Christianity

Women and Religiosity in Orthodox Christianity

Ina Merdjanova (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298600
eISBN:
9781531500610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298600.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This volume seeks to redress a gap in the study of Orthodox Christianity, which has largely remained gender blind. It engages women’s lifeworlds, practices, and experiences in relation to Orthodox ... More

Missions Begin with BloodSuffering and Salvation in the Borderlands of New Spain

Missions Begin with Blood: Suffering and Salvation in the Borderlands of New Spain

Brandon L. Bayne

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294206
eISBN:
9780823297474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294206.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In 1695, Father Antonio Menéndez, the Rector of the Mayo and Yaqui missions of Sonora, wrote to Father Eusebio Kino to assure him that the recent revolt of the O’odham and death of the missionary ... More

Atonement and Comparative TheologyThe Cross in Dialogue with Other Religions

Atonement and Comparative Theology: The Cross in Dialogue with Other Religions

Catherine Cornille (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294350
eISBN:
9780823297375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294350.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The central Christian belief in salvation through the suffering, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ remains one of the most intractable mysteries of Christian faith. In Atonement and Comparative ... More

Material MysteryThe Flesh of the World in Three Mythic Bodies

Material Mystery: The Flesh of the World in Three Mythic Bodies

Karmen MacKendrick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294541
eISBN:
9780823297450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294541.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The material turn in the humanities (and social sciences) entails rejections along with its embrace of positive ideas about matter. It has largely rejected theology, though scholars of religion have ... More

The Survival of DullesReflections on a Second Century of Influence

The Survival of Dulles: Reflections on a Second Century of Influence

Michael M. Canaris (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294909
eISBN:
9780823297511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294909.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This collection, marking the centenary of Avery Dulles's birth, makes an entirely distinctive contribution to contemporary theological discourse as we approach the second century of the cardinal's ... More

Anarchy and the Kingdom of GodFrom Eschatology to Orthodox Political Theology and Back

Anarchy and the Kingdom of God: From Eschatology to Orthodox Political Theology and Back

Davor Džalto

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294381
eISBN:
9780823297368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294381.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Anarchy and the Kingdom of God presents the reader with a unique critique of both traditional and contemporary political theologies that have rationalized and justified power structures and ... More

Commodified CommunionEucharist, Consumer Culture, and the Practice of Everyday Life

Commodified Communion: Eucharist, Consumer Culture, and the Practice of Everyday Life

Antonio Eduardo Alonso

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294121
eISBN:
9780823297405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294121.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

A range of contemporary theological reflection on consumer culture in the United States shares a conviction that the central task of theology is to respond, resist, or reshape consumer culture. And ... More

Passing OrdersDemonology and Sovereignty in American Spiritual Warfare

Passing Orders: Demonology and Sovereignty in American Spiritual Warfare

S. Jonathon O'Donnell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289677
eISBN:
9780823297177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289677.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Demonization has increasingly become central to the global religious and political landscape. Passing Orders interrogates this centrality through an analysis of evangelical “spiritual warfare” ... More

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