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Reformation of Feeling: Shaping the Religious Emotions in Early Modern Germany

Susan Karant-Nunn

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399738
eISBN:
9780199777198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399738.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The Reformation of Feeling looks beyond and beneath the formal doctrinal and moral demands of the Reformation in Germany in order to examine the emotional tenor of the programs that the ... More


Self: Rooting and Uprooting

Jerome P. Baggett

in Sense of the Faithful: How American Catholics Live Their Faith

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326956
eISBN:
9780199870301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326956.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the topic of the religious self. It considers various “conversational shards” indicative of Catholics' negotiation with their tradition on the basis of what feels authentic to ... More


Institution: Dilemmas of Authenticity and Authority

Jerome P. Baggett

in Sense of the Faithful: How American Catholics Live Their Faith

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326956
eISBN:
9780199870301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326956.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers parishioners' awareness of the various institutional dilemmas that encumber their church, as well as the ways in which these influence their perceptions of themselves as ... More


Community: Narratives for Belonging

Jerome P. Baggett

in Sense of the Faithful: How American Catholics Live Their Faith

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326956
eISBN:
9780199870301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326956.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows that Catholics' personally tailored projects of identity construction are both highly localized and communal in nature. They also complicate one of the most broadly accepted master ... More


Civil Society: Private and Public Good

Jerome P. Baggett

in Sense of the Faithful: How American Catholics Live Their Faith

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326956
eISBN:
9780199870301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326956.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows that parishioners are unaware of the ways their parish cultures often delimit the role the church's social justice teachings might otherwise play in influencing Catholics' sense of ... More


Introduction: Dim Views of the Pastoral Relationship

Karin E. Gedge

in Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The perception of a “peculiar” alliance between nineteenth-century Protestant clergy and their female parishioners emerges from contemporary sources such as Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel The Scarlet ... More


The View from Pulpits and Pews

Patricia Snell

in Passing the Plate: Why American Christians Don't Give Away More Money

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195337112
eISBN:
9780199868414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337112.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a survey of Christian pastors and church members about money and stewardship in order to understand the thoughts, feelings, experiences, and meanings of American Christians ... More


A Mental Experiment in Raised Expectations

Christian Smith, Michael O. Emerson, and Patricia Snell

in Passing the Plate: Why American Christians Don't Give Away More Money

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195337112
eISBN:
9780199868414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337112.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the results of a focused mental experiment wherein a nationally representative sample of American Christians was asked to ponder their response to the idea of their churches ... More


The Purpose of Augustine's Commentary

Eric Plumer

in Augustine's Commentary on Galatians: Introduction, Text, Translation, and Notes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199244393
eISBN:
9780191601194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244391.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Although a first reading of Augustine's Commentary suggests that his purpose was simply to expound the meaning of the Letter to the Galatians line by line in a clear and concise manner, closer ... More


Theologus: Pastor of a Flock

CHRISTOPHER HAIGH

in The Plain Man's Pathways to Heaven: Kinds of Christianity in Post-Reformation England, 1570–1640

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216505
eISBN:
9780191711947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216505.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on how parishioners viewed the clergy's responsibilities. It describes the particular characteristics that parishioners commended. Parishioners had strong ideas of what a ... More


Antilegon: Attitudes to Authority

CHRISTOPHER HAIGH

in The Plain Man's Pathways to Heaven: Kinds of Christianity in Post-Reformation England, 1570–1640

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216505
eISBN:
9780191711947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216505.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores parishioners' attitudes to church authority. Good fellowship among the less-godly was bestial sin to the godly, and the ceremony of ‘good and faithful drunkards’ became ... More


Antilegon: Scoffing at the Sacred

CHRISTOPHER HAIGH

in The Plain Man's Pathways to Heaven: Kinds of Christianity in Post-Reformation England, 1570–1640

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216505
eISBN:
9780191711947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216505.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on parishioners' mocking of the clergy. It shows that making fun of the ministry was easy — and a good laugh. Any of the functions of the clergy could be mocked, including their ... More


The Parish and the Dead

Andrew D. Brown

in Popular Piety in Late Medieval England: The Diocese of Salisbury 1250-1550

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198205210
eISBN:
9780191676550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205210.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

In 1484, the day before the feast of St. Edward, an eclipse of the sun was considered worthy of mention. Equally worthy were the deaths of important people within the parish, notably eleven members ... More


Parish Church-Building

Andrew D. Brown

in Popular Piety in Late Medieval England: The Diocese of Salisbury 1250-1550

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198205210
eISBN:
9780191676550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205210.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

Church-building unites two themes that are present in this book: the efforts of living parishioners and the communal commemoration of the dead. The vast number of churches that were rebuilt or ... More


Conclusion

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/9780198204480.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The restoration of Catholic sacramental worship which accompanied Mary's accession brought with it a traditional presentation of the role and function of the priest. The Latin mass was restored ... More


Changes and Challenges

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the changes and challenges in the tradition of baptism in England during the period from 1642 to 1660. Even before the start of the war in August 1642, there were already ... More


The Star Chamber

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0032
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In early September of that year Thomas Barber, the suspended preacher of Bow and a leading London classis member, made a full and valuable deposition. In October, Snape's parishioners were asked to ... More


The Priest as Confessor

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/9780198204480.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The theory and practice of auricular confession clearly defines the distinction between layman and priest. This chapter first illustrates the practice of auricular confession. In the performance of ... More


The Priest as Teacher

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/9780198204480.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

To those who had embraced the teachings of Luther and his successors, the paramount duty of the priest was the preaching of the Word of God and instructs the faithful in the faith. This chapter ... More


Fear of Atheism

Antoinina Bevan Zlatar

in Reformation Fictions: Polemical Protestant Dialogues in Elizabethan England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604692
eISBN:
9780191729430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604692.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter argues that George Gifford's Countrie diuinitie (1581) and I.B.'s much less well-known A dialogue between a vertuous gentleman and a popish priest (1581) form a polemical pair, and that ... More


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