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The doxological quality of the text will be replaced by moral didacticism, or even worse, by autonomous academic controversy.
All missiology is theology in the fundamental doxological and experiential dimension of the word theologia in the Orthodox tradition.
It is because, as claimed by Radical Orthodoxy, there is no territory independent of God (despite an individual's, in this case Murdoch's, opinion to the contrary) and, as Plato thought and Pickstock maintains, the character of language is essentially doxological in that 'language exists primarily for, and in the end only has meaning as, the praise of the divine.' Words inhabiting 'a zone apart from God, [are] grounded literally in nothing' (Pickstock 1998:xiii).
We might say, then, that Agamben's new project aims to "flesh out" more fully Walter Benjamin's notion of aura and its place in the "aestheticization of politics" that he saw at work in the doxological machinery of fascism.
Modeled on a plan by the ninth-century Benedictine Walhafrid Strabo, it is a place where plant life is ordered as doxological expression.
It is only the doxological prologue and epilogue (frame), and the insertions (e.g., biblical quotations) which point to the obvious background and religious affinity of the scribe of such texts.
He suggests that four basic issues were common to all eras of the Christian intellectual tradition: the importance of the liberal arts for the development of the individual as a person, a citizen, and a religious being; the unity of truth; what Holmes calls "contemplative (or doxological) learning"; and spiritual formation.
While Elizabeth I and her Church of England were "perpetuating the same abuses as the Roman pope" (258), in Puritan preaching we find proclamation of the covenant and "beautiful examples of preaching at its most doxological" (329).
Knitter also regards exclusive statements about Jesus in the New Testament, such as calling him the "one Mediator between God and humanity," as doxological -- the language of devotion and love, not strict logic.
Deprived of any anchor in the specifics of Singapore society, such guidelines risk slipping back into a doxological view of literature as high culture, produced elsewhere.
Grace, then, while not excluding the individual's experience of regeneration, refers primordially to the ontological reality of God's establishment of the kingdom through Jesus Christ, a reality now only dimly perceived but which the church, in voluntary, doxological response, partially embodies and anticipates.
The doxological context of theological knowledge is another leading motif in Hardy's theological endeavour.