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The Bible CauseA History of the American Bible Society

The Bible Cause: A History of the American Bible Society

John Fea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190253066
eISBN:
9780190253097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190253066.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

Endorsed in its time by Francis Scott Key, John Jay, and Theodore Roosevelt, the American Bible Society (ABS) is a seminar institution for American Protestants. The groups were founded in 1816 with ... More

Dispensational Modernism

Dispensational Modernism

B. M. Pietsch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190244088
eISBN:
9780190244101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244088.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

In the twentieth century, dispensationalism developed into a global religious movement claiming millions of adherents. Scholars have most often associated it with literalist, apocalyptic prophecy ... More

Hartford PuritanismThomas Hooker, Samuel Stone, and Their Terrifying God

Hartford Puritanism: Thomas Hooker, Samuel Stone, and Their Terrifying God

Baird Tipson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190212520
eISBN:
9780190212544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212520.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

Although their statues grace downtown Hartford, Connecticut, few tourists understand how the founding ministers of Hartford’s First Church, Thomas Hooker and Samuel Stone (after whose English ... More

The New England Watch and Ward Society

The New England Watch and Ward Society

P. C. Kemeny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190844394
eISBN:
9780190844424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844394.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

The New England Watch and Ward Society provides a new window into the history of the Protestant establishment’s prominent role in late nineteenth-century public life and its confrontation with ... More

Our Lady of the NationsApparitions of Mary in 20th-Century Catholic Europe

Our Lady of the Nations: Apparitions of Mary in 20th-Century Catholic Europe

Chris Maunder

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718383
eISBN:
9780191787706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718383.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This work is a detailed overview of the apparitions of Mary in twentieth-century Catholic Europe. It points out that the interpretation of visions as subjective and imaginative is held by the Church ... More

Performing the ReformationReligious Festivals in Contemporary Wittenberg

Performing the Reformation: Religious Festivals in Contemporary Wittenberg

Barry Stephenson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732753
eISBN:
9780199777310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732753.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

Over the past few decades, heritage tourism, pilgrimage routes, and public festivity have emerged as important resources shaping identities and channeling cultural flows in our global world. This ... More

Reformation of FeelingShaping the Religious Emotions in Early Modern Germany

Reformation of Feeling: Shaping the Religious Emotions in Early Modern Germany

Susan Karant-Nunn

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399738
eISBN:
9780199777198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399738.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The Reformation of Feeling looks beyond and beneath the formal doctrinal and moral demands of the Reformation in Germany in order to examine the emotional tenor of the programs that the ... More

The Second DisestablishmentChurch and State in Nineteenth-Century America

The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America

Steven Green

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399677
eISBN:
9780199777150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399677.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America is a history of the development of church-state law during what may be called the “forgotten century.” ... More

The Spiritual Lives of Young African Americans

The Spiritual Lives of Young African Americans

Almeda Wright

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190664732
eISBN:
9780190678951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190664732.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The Spiritual Lives of Young African Americans unearths the ways that African American Christian youth separate their lives and spirituality into mutually exclusive categories, with the result that ... More

Visionary Religion and Radicalism in Early Industrial EnglandFrom Southcott to Socialism

Visionary Religion and Radicalism in Early Industrial England: From Southcott to Socialism

Philip Lockley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199663873
eISBN:
9780191744792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663873.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The millenarian movement founded by Joanna Southcott (1750-1814), enjoyed a complex relationship with political radicalism in early nineteenth-century England. Southcott opposed radicalism during her ... More

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