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The Tolerationist Programmes of Thomasius and Locke

Ian Hunter

in Natural Law and Toleration in the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265406
eISBN:
9780191760457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265406.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that historical accounts of toleration should not be based in philosophical conceptions of religion and politics — as grounded in individual rational choice — but, rather, in ... More


The Demise of the Confessional State

Jeremy Morris

in F D Maurice and the Crisis of Christian Authority

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199545315
eISBN:
9780191602825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545315.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Frederick Denison Maurice’s decision to be baptized into the Church of England, and ultimately ordained into its ministry, was fraught with political implications. He was born into a religious ... More


The Demise of the Confessional State

JEREMY MORRIS

in F. D. Maurice and the Crisis of Christian Authority

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263172
eISBN:
9780191602825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263175.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The perspective narrows to concentrate on the crisis facing the Established Church in England at the beginning of the nineteenth century, situating Maurice amongst a number of Anglican theologians ... More


The Genesis of Confessional Choice

Ellie R. Schainker

in Confessions of the Shtetl: Converts from Judaism in Imperial Russia, 1817-1906

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798280
eISBN:
9781503600249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798280.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Chapter 1 charts the institutionalization of confessional difference in the Russian Empire, from Tsar Alexander I and the genesis of confessional choice for Jews in 1817, to freedom of conscience ... More


Introduction: Converts and Confessions

Ellie R. Schainker

in Confessions of the Shtetl: Converts from Judaism in Imperial Russia, 1817-1906

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798280
eISBN:
9781503600249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798280.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Thematically, the introduction first probes the role of the Russian government in managing religious diversity and toleration, and thus the relationship between mission and empire with regard to the ... More


The politics of religion and the religion of politics in Elizabethan England

Patrick Collinson

in This England: Essays on the English Nation and Commonwealth in the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084423
eISBN:
9781781702031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084423.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter notes that religion and politics are two distinct substances; but it is not at all clear that that is what they were in Elizabethan England. As for Western Europe in the sixteenth ... More


Confessions of the Shtetl: Converts from Judaism in Imperial Russia, 1817-1906

Ellie R. Schainker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798280
eISBN:
9781503600249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798280.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Confessions of the Shtetl explores Jewish conversions to a variety of Christian confessions in nineteenth-century imperial Russia. The book analyzes the surprisingly restrained policy of the Russian ... More


The Confessional State

Kenneth Stow

in Anna and Tranquillo: Catholic Anxiety and Jewish Protest in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300219043
eISBN:
9780300224719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219043.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses whether Anna's story, as well as the others', represent a specifically Roman Jewish dilemma. Aside from being a product of the much larger European Jewish past, these stories ... More


Introduction

Noël Valis

in Sacred Realism: Religion and the Imagination in Modern Spanish Narrative

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300152340
eISBN:
9780300152357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300152340.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book discusses one of the defining features of emerging modernity in Spain since the late eighteenth century—the notion that Spanish Catholicism, once a rallying cry to national unity and ... More


Conversion and the State

Kenneth Stow

in Anna and Tranquillo: Catholic Anxiety and Jewish Protest in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300219043
eISBN:
9780300224719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219043.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter turns to the matter of conversion, which allows for an analysis of the developing struggle between the confessional and the modern secular state. Over the question of conversion, the ... More


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