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Revolutionary Disestablishment

Steven K. Green

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399677
eISBN:
9780199777150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399677.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the intellectual foundations of the movement toward disestablishment during the revolutionary period. It argues that, while a variety of ideologies influenced the founders—Whig ... More


Republicanism and Religion: The American Exception

Mark A. Noll

in America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151114
eISBN:
9780199834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151119.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Outside the American context, republican ideology had always been seen as a pernicious influence upon religious life. According to orthodox Christians in the Old World, especially in Britain, ... More


The Enlightened Theologian

Jonathan Yeager

in Enlightened Evangelicalism: The Life and Thought of John Erskine

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199772551
eISBN:
9780199895144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772551.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter provides a summary and analysis of Erskine's five theological treatises. Here, he experimented with different ideas on the nature of the Mosaic and New Testament covenants, what it means ... More


Origin and Development

David Young

in F. D. Maurice and Unitarianism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263395
eISBN:
9780191682520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263395.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

This chapter discusses the origin and development of Unitarianism during the eighteenth century. Unitarianism was created in the latter part of the eighteenth century by the coming together of those ... More


A Private World of Ritual, 1797–1825

David G. Hackett

in That Religion in Which All Men Agree: Freemasonry in American Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281677
eISBN:
9780520957626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281677.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After the Revolution, the fraternity began to evolve its private ritual life. The new ritual quest for primeval truth was part of a larger Christian Restorationist, Primitivist, and Mormon attraction ... More


Godless Politics: Hobbes and Public Religion

Justin Champion

in God in the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190267070
eISBN:
9780190267100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267070.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on Thomas Hobbes’ theories of public religion. It argues that Hobbes’ particular take on the fundamental threat of religiously inspired violence to the security and civil peace ... More


Necessity

Irena Backus

in Leibniz: Protestant Theologian

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199891849
eISBN:
9780199392865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891849.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 4 deals with necessity as the philosophical counterpart to the doctrine of predestination. It discusses Leibniz’s disagreements on free will and necessity, especially with Hobbes, Locke, ... More


Justice for the Punishment of Sin

Jonathan Dickinson

in Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from Reasonableness of Christianity, in Four Sermons (1732), written by Jonathan Dickinson in response to John Locke's Reasonableness of Christianity, as Delivered in ... More


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