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Nathaniel Taylor, New Haven Theology, and the Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

Douglas A. Sweeney

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195154283
eISBN:
9780199834709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154282.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Nathaniel William Taylor (1786–1858) was arguably the most influential American theologian of his generation. Despite his tremendous national influence, however, his views were chronically ... More


Prologue: The Pope of Presbyterianism

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Prologue argues for the importance of Charles Hodge in nineteenth-century American Protestantism through his publications (including forty years as the editor of the Biblical Repertory and ... More


Faith, Reason, and Revelation in Theodore Beza (1519–1605)

Jeffrey Mallinson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199259595
eISBN:
9780191698620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259595.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book investigates the direction of religious epistemology under a chief architect of Calvinism (1519–1605). The book contends that Theodore Beza consolidated his tradition by balancing the ... More


Cooperation, Conflict, and Controversy During the Early Years of the Revival

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

One of the ways in which the strength of the Wesley brothers' partnership proved of fundamental importance to the future of Methodism was in the controversies that plagued the Evangelical Revival ... More


Engagements and Marriages

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The marriage of Charles Wesley to Sarah Gwynne in April 1749 represented a watershed in the groom's life and ministry. Charles's itinerant preaching was reduced until it ceased altogether in 1756 and ... More


A New Phase of Charles Wesley's Ministry

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

After retiring from the itinerancy in 1756, Charles Wesley exercised a localized preaching and pastoral ministry in Bristol, and then from 1771, in London. He also established himself as the foremost ... More


 Woodrow Wilson: Presbyterian Statesman

Gary Scott Smith

in Faith and the Presidency: From George Washington to George W. Bush

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300604
eISBN:
9780199785285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300604.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

His contemporaries, subsequent historians and biographers, and Woodrow Wilson himself have all agreed that his religious convictions are crucial to understanding the Democrat’s political thought and ... More


Conclusion

Alan C. Clifford

in Atonement and Justification: English Evangelical Theology 1640–1790: An Evaluation

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198261957
eISBN:
9780191682254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261957.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter summarizes the discussion in the preceding chapters. It argues that Owen's particularism and Wesley's universalism are alike one-sided accounts of the gospel. At their best, both men may ... More


The Development of High and Evangelical Calvinism to c.1860

Ian J. Shaw

in High Calvinists in Action: Calvinism and the City - Manchester and London, c. 1810-1860

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250776
eISBN:
9780191600739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250774.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The development of Calvinism to c.1860 is explored, from its roots in the work of John Calvin to early nineteenth‐century proponents. Key figures in the development of evangelical Calvinism were ... More


Conclusion

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/9780198201847.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Along with various other issues, religion played a major contributory role in the English Civil War. The religious fears voiced in the late 1620s were given increasing substance during the 1630s. The ... More


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


John Calvin's American Legacy

Thomas Davis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390971
eISBN:
9780199777099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390971.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

The point of this book is that, despite all the changes and challenges, and despite Calvinism’s ultimate failure to hold the American consciousness, and despite an especially fervent effort to ... More


Anti-Arminians: The Anglican Reformed Tradition from Charles II to George I

Stephen Hampton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533367
eISBN:
9780191714764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533367.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This book is a study of the Anglican Reformed tradition (often inaccurately described as Calvinist) after the Restoration and it sets out to revise our picture of the theological world of the later ... More


“Jonathan Edwards, Calvin, Baxter & Co.”: Mark Twain and the Comedy of Calvinism

Joe B. Fulton

in John Calvin's American Legacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390971
eISBN:
9780199777099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390971.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

Mark Twain grappled seriously with theologians from the Calvinist tradition. While many of his comments seem dismissive (and funny), it is clear that Calvinism charged his writing with what one might ... More


Conclusion: John Calvin at “Home” in American Culture

Thomas J. Davis

in John Calvin's American Legacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390971
eISBN:
9780199777099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390971.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This conclusion focuses on the published writings of Pulitzer-Prize winner Marilynne Robinson, who, in her works of nonfiction and fiction, has engaged the negative stereotypes that are often ... More


Calvinism Improved

Ann Lee Bressler

in The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129861
eISBN:
9780199834013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195129865.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

At first glance, American Universalism seems to have been one of the clearest manifestations of the rational spirit of the revolutionary era, and with its bold assertion of salvation for all, the ... More


The Reformed Churches

Susan C. Karant-Nunn

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399738
eISBN:
9780199777198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399738.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on Calvinism and the mood of Calvin's preaching. Calvin is not typical of those of his followers who ministered within the Holy Roman Empire and who most assuredly agreed with ... More


Proper Feelings in and around the Death-Bed

Susan C. Karant-Nunn

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399738
eISBN:
9780199777198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399738.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The Crucifixion and Resurrection of Christ conferred upon Christianity its essential meaning. The Passion was to guide the faithful through their entire existence on earth. Even had they failed to ... More


The Religious Emotions: Conclusions

Susan C. Karant-Nunn

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399738
eISBN:
9780199777198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399738.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter begins by examining the sermons of men who are representative of their respective faith-alliances, namely, Catholicism, Lutheranism, and Calvinism. It then considers the ... More


Conclusion

Ian J. Shaw

in High Calvinists in Action: Calvinism and the City - Manchester and London, c. 1810-1860

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250776
eISBN:
9780191600739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250774.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The preceding chapters demonstrate the need for a re‐examination of the image of the isolated, scholastic, proponent of high Calvinism, unable to engage with the world around. Although high Calvinism ... More


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