Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-13 of 13 items

  • Keywords: church building x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Church Building and Restoration in Ireland 1770–1850

Nigel Yates

in The Religious Condition of Ireland 1770-1850

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242382
eISBN:
9780191603815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242380.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the programmes of church building and restoration in Ireland between 1770 and 1850, including the evidence of surviving church interiors from this period. It concludes that this ... 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


Prehistory

Orri Vésteinsson

in The Christianization of Iceland: Priests, Power, and Social Change 1000-1300

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207993
eISBN:
9780191677885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207993.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter presents a prehistoric study of Iceland including its conversion to Christianity, the early Bishops, the early priests, and early church building. In the year 999 or 1000, the Icelanders ... More


Individuals and Communities

Christopher Dyer

in A Country Merchant, 1495-1520: Trading and Farming at the End of the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199214242
eISBN:
9780191740954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214242.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

The tensions and conflicts between ambitious individuals and communities raises questions about the social changes of the period and their effects on morality and economic ideas. Urban and rural ... More


Flames and Shrines: The Serbian Church and Serbian Nationalist Movement in the 1980s

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter starts with a brief account of Albanian anti‐Serbian activities (attacks on Serbian sacred places and monuments, said to be fuelled by religious hatred) in Kosovo in the 1980s. It then ... More


Building a Reformed Church and Society: Clergy, Princes, and Nobles

Graeme Murdock

in Calvinism on the Frontier 1600–1660: International Calvinism and the Reformed Church in Hungary and Transylvania

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208594
eISBN:
9780191678080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208594.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

By the early seventeenth century, the different churches in Hungary and Transylvania had become more polarized, with traditional patterns of confessional co-existence increasingly challenged by the ... More


What the church betokeneth: Placing the people at the heart of sacred space

Laura Varnam

in The church as sacred space in Middle English literature and culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781784994174
eISBN:
9781526132420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994174.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines the debate over the relationship between the church building and its community in orthodox and Lollard texts. The chapter begins with the allegorical reading of church ... More


A Miraculous Economy

Ariel G. López

in Shenoute of Atripe and the Uses of Poverty: Rural Patronage, Religious Conflict, and Monasticism in Late Antique Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520274839
eISBN:
9780520954922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274839.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the wealth of Shenoute's monastery, its origins, and how he claimed it was spent. Shenoute's writings and life are striking for their consistent emphasis on the miraculous ... More


“A White Mantle of Churches”

John Howe

in Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452895
eISBN:
9781501703713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452895.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the church building and reconstruction boom in postmillennial Europe, and especially in France and Italy: what Rodulfus Glaber calls a “white mantle of churches.” The new ... More


Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium

John Howe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452895
eISBN:
9781501703713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452895.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Historians typically single out the hundred-year period from about 1050 to 1150 as the pivotal moment in the history of the Latin Church, for it was then that the Gregorian Reform movement ... More


Church and Chapel

Nigel Saul

in Lordship and Faith: The English Gentry and the Parish Church in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198706199
eISBN:
9780191775291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706199.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Focusing on a century when the gentry’s contribution to church life is less easy to identify than in some other periods, this chapter argues that, if the gentry were perhaps less extensively involved ... More


“Enter Confidently into the War of the Lord God”

John Howe

in Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452895
eISBN:
9781501703713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452895.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the connection between the rise of the West and the revival and reform of the Latin Church. At the end of the eleventh century, descendants of the demoralized Latin Christians ... More


“The Very Beginning of Things”: Reading Wharton through Charles Eliot Norton’s Life and Writings on Italy

William Blazek

in Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062815
eISBN:
9780813051772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062815.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Edith Wharton benefited in her early career from the intellectual cosmopolitanism and encouraging support of the Harvard art professor Charles Eliot Norton. His emphasis on the imagination as a ... More


View: