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Rural Settlements and Society in Anglo-Saxon England

Helena Hamerow

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199203253
eISBN:
9780191741760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203253.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In the course of the fifth century, the Roman farms and villas of lowland Britain were replaced by the new, distinctive settlements of Anglo-Saxon communities. This volume presents a major synthesis ... More


Concluding Observations

Jeanne Halgren Kilde

in Sacred Power, Sacred Space: An Introduction to Christian Architecture and Worship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195314694
eISBN:
9780199851867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314694.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the dynamism of church buildings. The result has confirmed that Christian space is a dynamic and powerful space and that in order to understand ... More


A House for Worship

Karen B. Westerfield Tucker

in American Methodist Worship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195126983
eISBN:
9780199834754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512698X.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The space where praise and prayer are offered not only signifies shelter from the elements but also represents an integral aspect of the worship itself. Methodist liturgical spaces evolved as ... More


Anglo-Saxon buildings: form, function, and social space

Helena Hamerow

in Rural Settlements and Society in Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199203253
eISBN:
9780191741760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203253.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter considers the origins of the early Anglo-Saxon timber building tradition, concluding that while its links with the other side of the North Sea are clear, those with late Roman Britain ... More


Reformation Legacy: Catholic Buildings and Protestant Worship

Nigel Yates

in Buildings, Faith, and Worship

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198270133
eISBN:
9780191683916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270133.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The inevitable consequence of the Reformation in those parts of Europe where reform was carried out as a matter of state policy was that the existing churches had to be adapted to new liturgical ... More


Church Buildings and Church Services

Nigel Yates

in Buildings, Faith, and Worship

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198270133
eISBN:
9780191683916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270133.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The 18th-century Church of England has had a bad press. It has been condemned as corrupt and lethargic, its churches as dilapidated and unsightly, its liturgy as slovenly and tedious. The orthodox ... More


The Anglican Liturgical Tradition

Nigel Yates

in Buildings, Faith, and Worship

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198270133
eISBN:
9780191683916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270133.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The restoration of the Anglican episcopate after 1660 did not lead wholly to a restoration of the liturgical arrangements favoured by the Laudian clergy, at least in the long term. Whilst such ... More


Apprentices to Chance Event: First Books of the 1920s

Jesse Zuba

in The First Book: Twentieth-Century Poetic Careers in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164472
eISBN:
9781400873791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164472.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores representations of career in Harmonium (Wallace Stevens), Observations (Marianne Moore), and White Buildings (Hart Crane) that resist the normative course of development that ... More


REFORMING PEOPLE AND COMMUNITY: CHURCH, CLERGY, AND LAITY, 1558–1600

FELICITY HEAL

in Reformation in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198269243
eISBN:
9780191602412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269242.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Finally, the experience of the people of the British Isles in the half-century after the political reformations is considered. The parish ministry in Scotland and England is compared, as is the use ... More


Habits of Faith: The Social Role of Small-Town Congregations

Robert Wuthnow

in Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the social role of religious congregations in small towns. Although religious participation is somewhat higher in small towns than in larger communities, the differences are ... More


Seeds of Destruction: Conflagration in the Grain Stores of Dichin

P. GRINTER

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter reviews the preliminary results and methodology used in the archaeobotanical research programme at Dichin, a multi-period late Roman site in Bulgaria. The remarkable state of ... More


Ephesus in the Late Roman and Early Byzantine Period: Changes in its Urban Character from the Third to the Seventh Century ad

S. LADSTÄTTER and A. PÜLZ

in The Transition to Late Antiquity, on the Danube and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264027
eISBN:
9780191734908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264027.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The third century marked a profound change in the urban landscape of Ephesus and proved to exert a profound influence on the city's later development. There is conclusive evidence for catastrophic ... More


Introduction

GEORGINA HERRMANN and JOE CRIBB

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter discusses the coverage of this book, which is about the history of Central Asia after its conquest by Alexander the Great and before the introduction of Islam. It explores ... More


The Arrangement of Buildings in the Quarters of a Sogdian City

GRIGORY SEMYENOV

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the pattern of arrangement of the buildings in ancient Sogdian towns. Recent archaeological excavations that identified the territorial units Paikend has made it possible to ... More


The Fire Temple at Tash-k’irman Tepe, Chorasmia

ALISON V. G. BETTS and VADIM N. YAGODIN

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter describes the fire temple in Tash-k'irman Tepe, Chorasmia. The interpretation of the Tash-k'irman Tepe fire temple is problematic, but there is strong enough evidence indicating the ... More


Creswell Photographs Re-examined: New Perspectives on Islamic Architecture

Bernard O'Kane (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162442
eISBN:
9781617970115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162442.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Creswell photographic archive at the American University in Cairo is an invaluable resource of over 12,000 printed images of Islamic architecture, mainly in Cairo, but also including buildings in ... More


Architecture and the Built Environment

Glenn Parsons and Allen Carlson

in Functional Beauty

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199205240
eISBN:
9780191709296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205240.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter seeks to vindicate the idea of aesthetically appreciating the built environment in light of function. It begins by arguing for the need for such appreciation, and detailing how our ... More


The Wonderous City of London

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author describes the city of London and is amazed by its magnificent buildings, St. James's Park, and even the streets and shops. He notes the river flowing through its midst, as well as the city ... More


The University of Oxford

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

After staying for three months in London, the author proceeded to Oxford and visited the University of Oxford. He was amazed by the school's beauty and clean appearance, noting its elegant buildings ... More


The Heritage Game: Economics, Policy, and Practice

Alan Peacock and Ilde Rizzo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213177
eISBN:
9780191707124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213177.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

A notable feature in cultural life is the growing demand to preserve and promote public access to historical buildings and sites and artistic treasures of the past. Governments are increasingly ... More


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