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“A German Professor Dropped into the American Forests”: British, French, and German Views of Jonathan Edwards, 1758–1957

Michael J. McClymond

in After Jonathan Edwards: The Courses of the New England Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756292
eISBN:
9780199950379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756292.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that Edwards’s intellectual influence in the three nations of Britain, France, and Germany is primarily focused on three areas of discussion: (1) metaphysical and philosophical ... More


‘A Lapsu Corruptus’: Calvinist Doctrines and Seventeenth-Century Scottish Theses Ethicæ

Christian Maurer

in History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198803621
eISBN:
9780191842023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198803621.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the treatment of doctrinal issues in seventeenth-century Scottish moral philosophy. It explores how some Calvinist doctrines, which were really central to the positions ... More


“A Tour Round America”: The American South and the Bethesda Orphanage

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on George Whitefield's evangelical work in America during the eighteenth century, beginning with his arrival in Philadelphia on November 2, 1739 and his itinerary in other states ... More


After Calvin: Studies in the Development of a Theological Tradition

Richard A. Muller

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157017
eISBN:
9780199849581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157017.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This is a sequel to Richard Muller's The Unaccommodated Calvin (OUP 2000). The previous book attempted to situate Calvin's theological work in its historical context and to strip away various ... More


Afterword

Amanda Porterfield

in Words, Works, and Ways of Knowing: The Breakdown of Moral Philosophy in New England before the Civil War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226337746
eISBN:
9780226337883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226337883.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This concluding chapter reviews how the Andover Seminary supported a cadre of Christian scholars who helped revolutionize intellectual life in nineteenth-century New England. It discusses Sara ... More


Althusius: Back to the Future

Thomas O. Hueglin

in System, Order, and International Law: The Early History of International Legal Thought from Machiavelli to Hegel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198768586
eISBN:
9780191821974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768586.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that the contribution of Johannes Althusius to system and order in international law lies in his early-modern construction of a federal theory of politics not yet based on the ... More


Andrew Jackson: Providentialist President

Gary Scott Smith

in Religion in the Oval Office: The Religious Lives of American Presidents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391394
eISBN:
9780199391424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391394.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In many ways Andrew Jackson’s faith reflected the evangelicalism of the antebellum frontier. Although Jackson was a Presbyterian, like the Methodists, Disciples of Christ, and most Baptists who ... More


Andrew Reed (1787–1862)

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:
10.1093/0199250774.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Andrew Reed was called to the New Road Independent Chapel in the East End of London in 1811. Moving from an early adherence to high Calvinism into evangelical Calvinism, his pastoral ministry saw ... More


Anglican Evangelicalism

Gareth Atkins

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume II: Establishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199644636
eISBN:
9780191838941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644636.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter traces the emergence and development of Anglican Evangelicalism from the early eighteenth century onwards. It argues that while Evangelicals have always harked back to the first, ... More


An Anglican Minister Describes Faith

William Romaine

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/9780199916955.003.0037
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from William Romaine's A Treatise upon the Life of Faith (1764). Romaine was ordained a deacon in the Anglican Church in 1736 and a minister two years later. ... More


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