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The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Ronald Hutton

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

From the Twelve Days of Christmas to the Spring traditions of Valentine, Shrovetide, and Easter eggs, through May Day revels and Midsummer fires, and on to the waning of the year, Harvest Home, and ... More


Low Politics: The Parish Unit

S. A. Skinner

in Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter argues that the locus of clerical government in Victorian England was to be the parish, whose functional autonomy was an antidote to the growth and pluralisation of the state. ... More


The Church and the Poor: ‘The poor man’s court of justice’

S. A. Skinner

in Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter addresses tractarian championship of the poor in Victorian England. In its most immediate form, this was seen in the strictures of the journalism and fiction over the working conditions ... More


Anti-Calvinists: The Rise of English Arminianism c.1590-1640

Nicholas Tyacke

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201847
eISBN:
9780191675041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201847.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This is a study of the rise of English Arminianism and the growing religious division in the Church of England during the decades before the Civil War of the 1640s. The widely accepted view has been ... More


Traditional Perspectives and New Approaches

Robert Tittler

in The Reformation and the Towns in England: Politics and Political Culture, c.1540-1640

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207184
eISBN:
9780191677540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207184.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers the profound disruption of the traditional system, referred to as ‘The Dissolution’, and the vacuum in both political ... More


Introduction

Nicholas Tyacke

in Anti-Calvinists: The Rise of English Arminianism c.1590-1640

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201847
eISBN:
9780191675041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201847.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter introduces an story of the rise of English Arminianism and the growing religious division in the Church of England during the few decades which preceeded the Civil War in the 1640s. This ... More


Names, Naming Patterns, and the Peerage

Scott Smith-Bannister

in Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter investigates the relationship between names and social status in England. It examines the names and naming practices of peers born ... More


‘Civilized Religion’ from Renaissance to Reformation and Counter-Reformation

EUAN CAMERON

in Civil Histories: Essays Presented to Sir Keith Thomas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207108
eISBN:
9780191677496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207108.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the historical role of religion in developing civilized behaviour. Many writers who advocated civilized behaviour in the early ... More


Introduction

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/9780198204480.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter presents the plan of the study. With the dialectic of theory and practice of priesthood and priest as the starting point of this work, it aims to elucidate the expectations of English ... More


The Priest as Teacher

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/9780198204480.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

To those who had embraced the teachings of Luther and his successors, the paramount duty of the priest was the preaching of the Word of God and instructs the faithful in the faith. This chapter ... More


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