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Conceptual history and conspiracy theory
McKenzie-McHarg, Andrew. (2020) Conceptual history and conspiracy theory. In In M. Butter and P. Knight (Ed.). Routledge Handbook of Conspiracy Theories pp. 16 - 27 Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429452734-1_1

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The corporeal orientation: Understanding deviance through the object(s) of love
Barbezat, Michael D.. (2020) The corporeal orientation: Understanding deviance through the object(s) of love. In In A. Lynch and S. Broomhall (Ed.). The Routledge History of Emotions in Europe: 1100-1700 pp. 119 - 132 Routledge.

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The Jesuit Giambattista Tolomei (1653–1726): Cardinal and philosopher
Pattenden, Miles. (2020) The Jesuit Giambattista Tolomei (1653–1726): Cardinal and philosopher. Journal of Jesuit Studies. 7(4), pp. 570 - 591. https://doi.org/10.1163/22141332-00704004

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Resacralizing the media of grace
Ocker, Christopher. (2020) Resacralizing the media of grace. In In C. Ocker and S. Elm (Ed.). Material Christianity: Western Religion and the Agency of Things pp. 69 - 101 Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32018-8_3

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Christianity and the material, medieval to modern
Elm, Susanne and Ocker, Christopher. (2020) Christianity and the material, medieval to modern. In In C. Ocker and S. Elm (Ed.). Material Christianity: Western Religion and the Agency of Things; Volume 32 pp. 1 - 25 Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32018-8

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Conspiracy theory and the history of media in the eighteenth century
McKenzie-McHarg, Andrew and Oberhauser, Claus. (2020) Conspiracy theory and the history of media in the eighteenth century. In In M. Butter and P. Knight (Ed.). Routledge Handbook of Conspiracy Theories pp. 401 - 414 Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429452734-4_2

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Religious commitment in scriptural reasoning: A critical engagement with Gavin D'Costa's “Catholics Reading the Scripture of Other Religions”
Sarisky, Darren. (2020) Religious commitment in scriptural reasoning: A critical engagement with Gavin D'Costa's “Catholics Reading the Scripture of Other Religions”. Modern Theology. 36, pp. 317 - 335. https://doi.org/10.1111/moth.12521

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Quaestio disputata: Aquinas's virtuous vision of the Divine Ideas
DeSpain, Benjamin. (2020) Quaestio disputata: Aquinas's virtuous vision of the Divine Ideas. Theological Studies. 81(2), pp. 453 - 466. https://doi.org/10.1177/0040563920930198

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Emotions, time and narrative: A liturgical frame
Champion, Matthew S.. (2020) Emotions, time and narrative: A liturgical frame. In In A. Lynch and S. Broomhall (Ed.). The Routledge History of Emotions in Europe: 1100-1700 pp. 30 - 42 Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315190778-3

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Cyril of Alexandria’s Contra Iulianum: Imperial politics, and Alexandrian Philosophy (c. 416–428)
Crawford, Matthew R.. (2020) Cyril of Alexandria’s Contra Iulianum: Imperial politics, and Alexandrian Philosophy (c. 416–428). In In E. Anagnostou-Laoutides and K. Parry (Ed.). Eastern Christianity and Late Antique Philosophy pp. 110 - 132 Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004429567_006

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Desacralizing political theology: Dionysius the Areopagite and Giorgio Agamben
Newheiser, David. (2020) Desacralizing political theology: Dionysius the Areopagite and Giorgio Agamben. Modern Theology. 36(1), pp. 76 - 89. https://doi.org/10.1111/moth.12506

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Why the world needs negative political theology
Newheiser, David. (2020) Why the world needs negative political theology. Modern Theology. 36(1), pp. 5 - 12. https://doi.org/10.1111/moth.12579

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Active and contemplative lives in a changing climate: The Emersonian roots of Thoreau’s political asceticism
Balthrop-Lewis, Alda. (2019) Active and contemplative lives in a changing climate: The Emersonian roots of Thoreau’s political asceticism. Journal of the American Academy of Religion. 87(2), pp. 311 - 332. https://doi.org/10.1093/jaarel/lfz010

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The reception of Paul and early Christian initiation: History and hermeneutics
Edsall, Benjamin A.. (2019) The reception of Paul and early Christian initiation: History and hermeneutics Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108558525

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Introduction: Bodies, Fluidity, and Change
Barbezat, Michael David and Scott, Anne M.. (2019) Introduction: Bodies, Fluidity, and Change. In In A. M. Scott and M. D. Barbezat (Ed.). Fluid Bodies and Bodily Fluids in Premodern Europe: Bodies, Blood, and Tears in Literature, Theology, and Art pp. 1 - 12 Amsterdam University Press.

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Luke/Acts and the end of history
Crabbe, Kylie. (2019) Luke/Acts and the end of history De Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110615197-001

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‘The Jenny and the Colt’ in Matthew’s messianic entry, Part 1: Matthew 21:5 as a reading of Zechariah 9:9 in Light of Mark 11:1-10
Carlson, Stephen C.. (2019) ‘The Jenny and the Colt’ in Matthew’s messianic entry, Part 1: Matthew 21:5 as a reading of Zechariah 9:9 in Light of Mark 11:1-10. Catholic Biblical Quarterly. 81(1), pp. 62 - 84. https://doi.org/10.1353/cbq.2019.0051

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Genealogy as a heuristic device for Franciscan Order history in the Middle Ages and Early Modernity: Texts and trees
Ritsema van Eck, Marianne P.. (2019) Genealogy as a heuristic device for Franciscan Order history in the Middle Ages and Early Modernity: Texts and trees. Franciscan Studies. 77, pp. 135 - 169. https://doi.org/10.1353/FRC.2019.0007

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Tradition and habituation in rhetorical and monastic education at Gaza
Champion, Michael W.. (2019) Tradition and habituation in rhetorical and monastic education at Gaza. In In J. R. Stenger (Ed.). Learning Cities in Late Antiquity: The Local Dimension of Education pp. 212 - 229 Routledge.

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Ammianus Marcellinus' future signs: A historiographical study
Hanaghan, Michael P.. (2019) Ammianus Marcellinus' future signs: A historiographical study. Historia: Zeitschrift fuer Alte Geschichte. 68(2), pp. 233 - 255. https://doi.org/10.25162/historia-2019-0014

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From affectus to affect theory and back again
Champion, Michael. (2019) From affectus to affect theory and back again. In In J. F. Ruys, M. W. Champion and K. Essary (Ed.). Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling, 400-1800 pp. 240 - 255 Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429023279

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The aesthetics of hope in Late Greek Imperial Literature: Methodius of Olympus' Symposium and the Crisis of the Third Century
Lavalle Norman, Dawn. (2019) The aesthetics of hope in Late Greek Imperial Literature: Methodius of Olympus' Symposium and the Crisis of the Third Century Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108657389

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Reading with a Forger: Christoph Pfaff and the reception of Colossians 2:16
Edsall, Benjamin A.. (2019) Reading with a Forger: Christoph Pfaff and the reception of Colossians 2:16. Journal of Biblical Literature. 138(4), pp. 845 - 862. https://doi.org/10.15699/jbl.1384.2019.9

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The Roman Curia
Pattenden, Miles. (2019) The Roman Curia. In In P. M. Jones, B. Wisch and S. Ditchfield (Ed.). A Companion to Early Modern Rome, 1492-1692 pp. 44 - 59 Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004391963

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A conjuration of Patrick: A legacy of doubt and imagining in Hamlet
Barbezat, Michael D.. (2019) A conjuration of Patrick: A legacy of doubt and imagining in Hamlet. In In P. Megna, B. Phillips and R. S. White (Ed.). Hamlet and Emotions pp. 41 - 59 Palgrave MacMillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-03795-6_3

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Exemplarist environmental ethics: Thoreau’s political ascetism against solution thinking
Balthrop-Lewis, Alda. (2019) Exemplarist environmental ethics: Thoreau’s political ascetism against solution thinking. Journal of Religious Ethics. 47(3), pp. 525 - 550. https://doi.org/10.1111/jore.12275

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Origen's use of papias
Carlson, Stephen. (2019) Origen's use of papias. In B. Bitton-Ashkelony, O. Irshai and A. Kofsky, H. Newman and L. Perrone (Ed.). 12th International Origen Congress, Jerusalem, 25-29 June 2017. Leuven, Belgium: Peeters. pp. 535 - 545

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The Eusebian Canon Tables: Ordering textual knowledge in Late Antiquity
Crawford, Matthew R.. (2019) The Eusebian Canon Tables: Ordering textual knowledge in Late Antiquity Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198802600.001.0001

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Augustine on the Flesh of the Resurrection Body in the De fide et symbolo: Origen, Manichaeism, and Augustine's developing thought regarding human physical perfection
Barbezat, Michael David. (2019) Augustine on the Flesh of the Resurrection Body in the De fide et symbolo: Origen, Manichaeism, and Augustine's developing thought regarding human physical perfection. In In A. M. Scott and M. D. Barbezat (Ed.). Fluid Bodies and Bodily Fluids in Premodern Europe: Bodies, Blood, and Tears in Literature, Theology, and Art pp. 175 - 192 Amsterdam University Press. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctvp2n51g.13

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‘The Jenny and the Colt’ in Matthew’s messianic entry, Part 2: Matthew 21:7 as a reading of Mark 11:7 in Light of Zechariah 9:9
Carlson, Stephen C.. (2019) ‘The Jenny and the Colt’ in Matthew’s messianic entry, Part 2: Matthew 21:7 as a reading of Mark 11:7 in Light of Zechariah 9:9. Catholic Biblical Quarterly. 81(2), pp. 235 - 251. https://doi.org/10.1353/cbq.2019.0105

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Financial interests and the secularization of Church property
Ocker, Christopher. (2019) Financial interests and the secularization of Church property. In In G. Melville, G. Melville and J. I. Saranyana Closa (Ed.). Lutero 500 anni dopo: Una rilettura della Riforma luterana nel suo contesto storico ed ecclesiale: Raccolta di Studi in occasione del V centenario (1517-2017) pp. 209 - 238 Libreria Editrice Vaticana.

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The Eusebian Canon Tables as a corpus - Organizing paratext within the multiple-text manuscript of the Fourfold Gospel
Crawford, Matthew. (2019) The Eusebian Canon Tables as a corpus - Organizing paratext within the multiple-text manuscript of the Fourfold Gospel. In In A. Bassi, M. Friedrich and M. Maniaci (Ed.). The Emergence of Multiple-Text Manuscripts pp. 107 - 124 De Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110645989

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Spirit, writers, and biblical readers in "the Practical Circumstances of Life": A political hermeneutic
Ocker, Christopher. (2019) Spirit, writers, and biblical readers in "the Practical Circumstances of Life": A political hermeneutic. In In S. Alkier (Ed.). Sola Scriptura 1517-2017 pp. 59 - 82 Mohr Sieback.

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Chrysostom's use of origen: Interpreting 1 Corinthians 4:6, gospel proof-texts, and a case for direct dependence
Edsall, Benjamin A.. (2019) Chrysostom's use of origen: Interpreting 1 Corinthians 4:6, gospel proof-texts, and a case for direct dependence. Journal of Theological Studies. 70(1), pp. 239 - 250. https://doi.org/10.1093/jts/flz005

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Theological interpretation of non-biblical texts
Sarisky, Darren. (2019) Theological interpretation of non-biblical texts. Scottish Journal of Theology. 72(4), pp. 385 - 397. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0036930619000607

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Les repères éblouissants: Renouveler la phénoménologie
Romano, Claude. (2019) Les repères éblouissants: Renouveler la phénoménologie Presses Universitaires de France.

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“A Possession for Eternity”: Thomas De Quincey’s Feeling for War
Champion, Michael and Stanyon, Miranda. (2019) “A Possession for Eternity”: Thomas De Quincey’s Feeling for War. In In S. Downes, A. Lynch and K. O’Loughlin (Ed.). Writing War in Britain and France, 1370-1854: A History of Emotions pp. 219 - 237 Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429446245-13

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The ontology of scripture and the ethics of interpretation in the theology of John Webster
Sarisky, Darren. (2019) The ontology of scripture and the ethics of interpretation in the theology of John Webster. International Journal of Systematic Theology. 21(1), pp. 59 - 77. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijst.12332

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Hope in a secular age: Deconstruction, negative theology, and the future of faith
Newheiser, David. (2019) Hope in a secular age: Deconstruction, negative theology, and the future of faith Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108595100

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Sexual crime and political conflict: An Alsatian nobleman is burned to death with his male lover in 1482
Ocker, Christopher. (2019) Sexual crime and political conflict: An Alsatian nobleman is burned to death with his male lover in 1482. In In U. Lotz-Heumann (Ed.). A Sourcebook of Early Modern History: Life, Death, and Everything in Between pp. 115 - 117 Routledge.

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