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Farewell to Christendom: The Future of Church and State in America

Thomas J. Curry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145694
eISBN:
9780199834129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145690.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Protestantism abandoned Christendom by way of the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights, and Catholicism did the same in the Declaration of Religious Liberty of the Second Vatican Council. Because ... More


Kierkegaard's Critique of Christian Nationalism

Stephen Backhouse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604722
eISBN:
9780191729324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604722.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

The book draws out the critique of Christian nationalism that is implicit throughout the thought of Søren Kierkegaard, an analysis that is inseparable from his wider aim of reintroducing Christianity ... More


Kierkegaard: Thinking Christianly in an Existential Mode

Sylvia Walsh

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199208357
eISBN:
9780191695728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208357.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Søren Kierkegaard (1813–1855) was first and foremost a Christian thinker who is perhaps best known for his devastating attack upon Christendom or the established order of his time. Not since Luther ... More


Introduction

Robert T. Handy

in A History of the Churches in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
1976
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269106
eISBN:
9780191683572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269106.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The story of the beginnings of the Christian churches in the New World is closely related to the political and economic aspects of colonial origins. Christian beginnings in North America were thus ... More


England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales: The Christian Church 1900-2000

Keith Robbins

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198263715
eISBN:
9780191714283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263715.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

The book takes a wide-ranging look at all of the main bodies — Anglican, Free Church, Presbyterian, Roman Catholic — which collectively make up ‘the Christian Church’. Their distinctive beliefs, ... More


Toward a Theology of Social Change

Harvey Cox

in The Secular City: Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158853
eISBN:
9781400848850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158853.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that the starting point for any theology of church today must be a theology of social change. The church is first of all a responding community, a people whose task it is to ... More


Cultures in Conflict: Christians, Muslims and Jews in the Age of Discovery

Bernard Lewis

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102833
eISBN:
9780199854509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102833.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book uses the climatic year of 1492, a year laden with epic events and riven by political debate, to explore a clash of civilizations — between the Jews, Christendom, and Islam, as well as that ... More


The Papal Monarchy: The Western Church from 1050 to 1250

Colin Morris

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269250
eISBN:
9780191600708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269250.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Papal monarchy is a paradox, not a fact. Christianity has always drawn a firm line between church and state; yet the language of papal monarchy is inescapable in the high Middle Ages. It was also a ... More


Kent and Wheaton: The International Law of Christendom

Mark Weston Janis

in America and the Law of Nations 1776-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579341
eISBN:
9780191722653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579341.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter reopens the early 19th-century treatises of James Kent and Henry Wheaton, the first Americans to systematically describe and analyze international law. It remarks on the importance that ... More


Introduction

D. Bruce Hindmarsh

in The Evangelical Conversion Narrative: Spiritual Autobiography in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245758
eISBN:
9780191602436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245754.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Beginning with a case study of the conversion narrative of the Methodist Sampson Staniforth, the introduction raises questions about how such subject matter is to be treated. Two sorts of context are ... More


The Nineteenth-Century Bishops and Anti-Catholicism

William M. Shea

in The Lion and the Lamb: Evangelicals and Catholics in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195139860
eISBN:
9780199835232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139860.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

It is a common perception that Christendom thrives within the Catholic Church; that Catholics are not full participants in the democratic experiment nor are they free to do their own thinking. This ... More


Christian Witness in the Public Sphere:: Some Lessons and Residual Challenges from the Recent Political History of Ghana

Kwame Bediako

in The Changing Face of Christianity: Africa, the West, and the World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195177282
eISBN:
9780199835812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177282.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes the role of Christian churches, leaders and ideas in the democratization of Africa, with a focus on Ghana. The author argues first that African Christianity needs to be ... More


After Christendom: Evangelical Conversion After Christendom: Evangelical Conversion Narrative and its Alternatives

D. Bruce Hindmarsh

in The Evangelical Conversion Narrative: Spiritual Autobiography in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245758
eISBN:
9780191602436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245754.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Begins by reviewing the chronological proliferation, literary elaboration, and theological differentiation of the genre of conversion narrative over the course of the eighteenth century in England. ... More


Dimitri Dimitrievich Obolensky, 1918–2001

Jonathan Shepard

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 124. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, III

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263204
eISBN:
9780191734205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263204.003.0014
Subject:
History, Historiography

By the time that he completed his fiftieth year, Dimitri Obolensky had been Professor of Russian and Balkan History at the University of Oxford for nearly seven years and had achieved distinction in ... More


Justifying war

Alexandra Gajda

in The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199699681
eISBN:
9780191739057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699681.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the ideological contexts of Essex’s attitude towards the war with Spain. It is argued that the justification of aggressive anti-Spanish militarism in the 1590s was couched in a ... More


The English Church and the Continent in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries: Cultural, Spiritual, and Artistic Exchanges

Veronica Ortenberg

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198201595
eISBN:
9780191674945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201595.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This book is a study of the connections between the English and Continental churches during the tenth and eleventh centuries. The book draws on the whole range of narrative, liturgical, ... More


The Sleep of Behemoth: Disputing Peace and Violence in Medieval Europe, 1000-1200

Jehangir Yezdi Malegam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451324
eISBN:
9780801467899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451324.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book explores the emergence of conflicting concepts of peace in western Europe during the High Middle Ages. Ever since the early Church, Christian thinkers had conceived of their peace separate ... More


The History of the Holy Roman Empire

GEORGE GARNETT

in Marsilius of Padua and 'the Truth of History'

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199291564
eISBN:
9780191710520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291564.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Medieval History

This chapter begins with the hitherto unremarked parallels between Defensor Pacis and Dante's Monarchia. Both argued for a single monarch, who had to be the Roman emperor. According to Dante, he ... More


Sons of Ishmael: Muslims through European Eyes in the Middle Ages

John V. Tolan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032221
eISBN:
9780813038964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032221.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

“Sons of Ishmael” is the epithet that many Christian writers of the Middle Ages gave to Muslims. This book focuses on the history of conflict and convergence between Latin Christendom and the Arab ... More


Official Power and Non-Official Power

Jean-Claude Cheynet

in Fifty Years of Prosopography: The Later Roman Empire, Byzantium and Beyond

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262924
eISBN:
9780191734434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262924.003.0010
Subject:
History, Historiography

For the government of what was for a long time the largest state in Christendom, Byzantine the emperor had at his disposal a mere handful of official and armed forces whose strength was insufficient ... More


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