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Keeping vigil is an important aspect of irenic apocalypse which Lanyer chooses to convey through the biblical parable most often associated with vigil, and frequently interpreted as foreshadowing Christ's apocalyptic second coming.
Indeed, irenicism may have "failed," when viewed with hindsight and in light of emerging confessional currents late in the sixteenth century, but Louthan decisively shows that irenic sentiments certainly shaped the individual careers of the figures under discussion and clearly illustrates, in turn, how their activities shaped the culture of the Habsburg imperial court during the key decades between 1550 and 1580.
The great claims of medieval popes like Gregory VII and Boniface VIII to power over kings and emperors are likewise discussed in a dispassionate and irenic manner.
On at least one occasion she evidently misuses a source in a way that furthers the common picture of a mildly irenic Zell who struggled against more dogmatic evangelical theologians.
Westerholm provides a fair-minded, irenic, and detailed analysis of a disputatious epoch in Pauline scholarship.
Would Kung, Knitter, Panikkar, Ela, Ballasuriya, Boff, Sobrino, Daly, or Ruether give such irenic responses?
The response of the archbishop, Giovanne Morone, was to attempt to reconcile these people by means of the irenic program of dialogue espoused by Gasparo Contarini in 1542.
s intent and interpretive scheme are ironically irenic, even though the most valuable portions of the book recount the hostility and misinterpretation that characterize the history of these communities and some of their present evaluations of one another.
Smahel dashes the irenic picture of the Bohemian Reformation to bits and describes a very pragmatic solution for living with religious differences.
This candid, careful, and contrarian study is a solid contribution to the philosophy of religions, an old-fashioned yet bracing challenge to both irenic comparativists and clash-of-civilizations theorists.
Under the leadership of their first bishop, the irenic Jean-Louis de Cheverus, Catholics began to win acceptance into the larger society of Boston.
Ruusbroec's writings were not merely irenic meditations on the life of prayer, but were theologically crafted to controvert any notion (such as that held by the Brethren of the Free Spirit) that contemplative union surmounts the ontological distinction between creature and Creator and therefore the intrinsically mediational (sacramental and ecclesial) character of the Christian spiritual life.