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The Priest as Confessor

Peter Marshall

in The Catholic Priesthood and the English Reformation

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204480
eISBN:
9780191676307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204480.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The theory and practice of auricular confession clearly defines the distinction between layman and priest. This chapter first illustrates the practice of auricular confession. In the performance of ... More


Medicalising enthusiasm

Lionel Laborie

in Enlightening Enthusiasm: Prophecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089886
eISBN:
9781526104007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089886.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 6 explores the medical debate on the nature and causes of religious enthusiasm that emerged with the scientific revolution. As Anglican ministers and divines increasingly resorted to a ... More


The Minister and his Household

Michael Everett

in The Rise of Thomas Cromwell: Power and Politics in the Reign of Henry VIII, 1485-1534

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207422
eISBN:
9780300213089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207422.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter situates Cromwell's private interests alongside his public activities to provide a more rounded assessment of his early career and the political environment in which it developed. It ... More


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