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The International Human Rights Movement: A History

Aryeh Neier

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135151
eISBN:
9781400841875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135151.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

During the past several decades, the international human rights movement has had a crucial hand in the struggle against totalitarian regimes, cruelties in wars, and crimes against humanity. Today, it ... More


The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Paula McDowell

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

The period 1678–1730 was a decisive one in Western political history and in the history of the British press. Changing conditions for political expression and an expanding book trade enabled ... More


Introduction

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

Part II examines the largest category of writings in this period, religious and religio-political works. Underscoring the centrality of religious debates to the literary marketplace and the growth of ... More


Oral Religio-Political Activism and Textual Production

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

Chapter 3 examines the textual and oral activism of four women of the middling and lower ranks who wrote and spoke from different religio-political viewpoints: Anglican printer-author Elinor James, ... More


Metaphors of Being and Modes of Empowerment

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

While Chapter 3 considers material circumstances, Chapter 4 considers psychological or ideological ones, asking what worldviews and notions of the self in society enabled four women of the middling ... More


Alternative Viewpoint: Jonathan Edwards’s Life and Career

Chris Chun

in Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America's Theologian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195373431
eISBN:
9780199871681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373431.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses Edwards’s influence on British religious thinkers and particularly the English Dissenters and Scottish evangelicals, focusing on two oft-neglected works in this context: ... More


Introduction: Family Resemblances

J. Patrick Hornbeck II

in What is a Lollard?: Dissent and Belief in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199589043
eISBN:
9780191594564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589043.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The etymology of the term lollard remains a source of dispute among scholars: was it coined in the heat of the academic controversies in the University of Oxford in which John Wyclif and his ... More


Dissenting Histories: Religious Division and the Politics of Memory in Eighteenth-Century England

John Seed

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621514
eISBN:
9780748651306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621514.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book is the first major study of the historical writings of religious dissenters in England between the 1690s and the 1790s. It redefines the way we understand religious and political identities ... More


Contending for Liberty

Philip N. Mulder

in A Controversial Spirit: Evangelical Awakenings in the South

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131635
eISBN:
9780199834525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131630.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The American Revolution heightened the differences between Presbyterians, Baptists, and Methodists as the dissenters addressed the political crisis through petitions and met the resultant ... More


Jeffersonian Disillusions and Dreams 1799–1818

Jonathan D. Sassi

in A Republic of Righteousness: The Public Christianity of the Post-Revolutionary New England Clergy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129892
eISBN:
9780199834624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512989X.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The rise of the first party competition and the electoral successes of Thomas Jefferson and the Democratic‐Republican party shook the standing order's eighteenth‐century social ideology to its ... More


Introduction

John A. Ragosta

in Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388060
eISBN:
9780199866779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388060.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Anglican Church was the established church in colonial Virginia, and while the Great Awakening had encouraged growth in religious dissent, especially among evangelicals, it did not substantially ... More


Virginians Dissent

John A. Ragosta

in Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388060
eISBN:
9780199866779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388060.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Anglicans dominated Virginia's colonial polity; dissenters were subject to Anglican church taxes—the largest tax in colonial Virginia—and punishment for failure to attend Anglican services. Marriages ... More


Pleading for Reform and Demanding Freedom

John A. Ragosta

in Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388060
eISBN:
9780199866779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388060.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

As the war approached, Virginia's dissenters petitioned for increased toleration, but reforms were not forthcoming. By 1776, though, with recruiting lagging badly and facing the prospect of an ... More


William McKerrow (1803–1878)

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:
10.1093/0199250774.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

As a Scottish Presbyterian in the United Presbyterian Church and initially one of its formative bodies, the Secession Church, William McKerrow upheld the evangelical Calvinism of his denomination. ... More


The Connexion, the Church of England and Dissent

Alan Harding

in The Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion: A Sect in Action in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263692
eISBN:
9780191601149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263694.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Connexion’s secession from the Church of England in the early 1780s was triggered by a successful legal challenge to the Countess’s right to place her London chapel, Spa Fields, under her ... More


The Seventeenth Century Reprised: Conversion The Seventeenth Century Reprised: Conversion Narrative and the Gathered Church

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:
10.1093/0199245754.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Examines the narratives of evangelical Dissenters in the eighteenth century, whose experience looked back to the Commonwealth sects of the seventeenth century while still resembling in other respects ... More


Transatlantic Protestants

Peter J. Marshall

in Remaking the British Atlantic: The United States and the British Empire after American Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640355
eISBN:
9780191739279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640355.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

During the colonial period British Protestant denominations had established themselves in America. Right up to the Revolution most American Protestants kept close links with their colleagues in ... More


Introduction

Ruth Savage

in Philosophy and Religion in Enlightenment Britain: New Case Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199227044
eISBN:
9780191739309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227044.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The Introduction explains the general approach to the history of philosophy practised by the contributors to this book. Each chapter is briefly introduced, and where relevant, the light it throws on ... More


From Restoration to Exclusion

John Miller

in Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288397
eISBN:
9780191710902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288397.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the failure of the crown to establish control over office-holding in corporate towns. The Restoration seemed to offer an opportunity to exploit the need of many towns to renew ... More


Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865

A. Glenn Crothers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039732
eISBN:
9780813043142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039732.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book explores the experience of the Society of Friends (Quakers) in northern Virginia between the 1730s and 1865. The spiritual convictions of this religious minority, particularly the belief in ... More


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