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The Priest as Celibate

Peter Marshall

in The Catholic Priesthood and the English Reformation

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204480
eISBN:
9780191676307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204480.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The call to celibacy clearly marks out parish priests from laymen. The ideal of a celibate ministry was as old as Christianity itself, and had found forceful advocates among many of the church ... More


A Slum and a Cathedral: Salford and Manchester (1892–1910)

Graham Neville

in Radical Churchman: Edward Lee Hicks and the New Liberalism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269779
eISBN:
9780191683794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes Edward Hicks's work as a parish priest as it related to his belief that his social and political convictions arose, no less than his pastoral ministry, from his understanding ... More


Avoidance of Offspring (III): The Pastoral Picture

Peter Biller

in The Measure of Multitude: Population in Medieval Thought

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199265596
eISBN:
9780191699085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265596.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

This chapter reviews medieval texts which are traces of priests dealing with ordinary people, looking at some examples from three periods, around 900, 1200, and 1300. It covers the Two books on ... More


Proliferation of Devotional Associations

Patricia Londoño-Vega

in Religion, Society, and Culture in Colombia: Medellín and Antioquia, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249534
eISBN:
9780191719318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249534.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter begins by discussing that the number, variety, and importance of religious associations active in Antioquia steadily increased between 1850 to 1930. It explains that these associations ... More


Defiant Priests

Michelle Armstrong-Partida

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707735
eISBN:
9781501707827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707735.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Two hundred years after canon law prohibited clerical marriage, parish priests in the late medieval period continued to form unions with women that were marriage all but in name. This book uses ... More


Remaking the Secular Clergy

Joseph Bergin

in Church, Society, and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150988
eISBN:
9780300161069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150988.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the problems that arise in the effort to transform the intricate layering of France's secular clergy, which resulted partly from their differing social backgrounds and, partly, ... More


Red Priests in Working-Class Blue

Gerd-Rainer Horn

in The Spirit of Vatican II: Western European Progressive Catholicism in the Long Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199593255
eISBN:
9780191761218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593255.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Second wave Left Catholicism was both cause and effect of a deep-going radicalization of the priesthood in Western Europe. A second wave of worker priests emerged in the wake of the reauthorization ... More


Gentlemen Priests and Rebellious Curates: Trollope’s Irish Catholic Clergy

John McCourt

in Writing the Frontier: Anthony Trollope between Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198729600
eISBN:
9780191796456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729600.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Chapter 5 studies Trollope’s depictions of the Irish clergy, both Catholic and Protestant. It reveals his considerable knowledge of the workings of the Irish churches and shows his unusual sympathy ... More


“Little Old Ladies at Three O’clock in the Afternoon”: Mississippi Delta, 1953–54

Araminta Stone Johnston

in And One Was a Priest: The Life and Times of Duncan M. Gray Jr.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738285
eISBN:
9781604738292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738285.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes Gray’s first parish assignment after graduating from the seminary: Calvary Church in Cleveland and the smaller but older Grace Church in Rosedale, both in Bolivar County, ... More


Epilogue: The Afterlives of Abbots and Priors in Reformation England

Martin Heale

in The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198702535
eISBN:
9780191772221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702535.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter sheds light on the subsequent careers and fortunes of the last generation of monastic superiors in post-Dissolution England. Many former heads retired quietly and comfortably with their ... More


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