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The Prison Narratives of Jeanne Guyon

Ronney Mourad and Dianne Guenin-Lelle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199841127
eISBN:
9780199919536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841127.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book presents the first-ever English translation of the Prison Narratives written by the seventeenth-century French mystic and Quietist, Jeanne Guyon (1648-1717). Guyon’s narrative describes her ... More


The Case for Cognitivism

Alan Thomas

in Value and Context: The Nature of Moral and Political Knowledge

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198250173
eISBN:
9780191604072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250177.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter sets out the position of Wiggins and McDowell. This theory is fatally incomplete, rather than fatally flawed. It is a view of moral truth and enquiry that has been much misunderstood, ... More


Radical Scepticism and Quietism

Duncan Pritchard

in Epistemological Disjunctivism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199557912
eISBN:
9780191743290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557912.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Although there are some important similarities, this particular undercutting way of responding to the radical sceptical problem is ultimately significantly different from a quietistic response to ... More


 The Kavvanot in Ḥasidism

Pinchas Giller

in Shalom Shar'abi and the Kabbalists of Beit El

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328806
eISBN:
9780199870196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328806.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Beit El is cited in the earliest records of the Hasidic movement, although the kabbalists were culturally and geographically disparate. The founder of Hasidism, the Baʾal Shem Shem Tov, moved among ... More


Death is a Bugbear: Socratic ‘Epode’ and Epictetus' Philosophy of the Self

Michael Erler

in The Philosophy of Epictetus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233076
eISBN:
9780191716416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233076.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Epictetus uses the words free and freedom more often than any other ancient Greek philosopher, and wrote the one complete treatise on freedom that has come down to us. This chapter discusses ... More


Two Communities

Geoffrey Cantor

in Quakers, Jews, and Science: Religious Responses to Modernity and the Sciences in Britain, 1650-1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276684
eISBN:
9780191603389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276684.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter provides a brief outline of the histories of the Quaker and Anglo-Jewish communities, from the mid-17th century to the end of the 19th century. The development of Quakerism is charted ... More


‘Poor Sinnership’: Moravian Narrative Culture

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:
10.1093/0199245754.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The narrative culture that emerged among English Moravians out of the original undivided revival movement in the 1730s bore witness to a different view of conversion. Consequently, among the Moravian ... More


Introduction

Ralph Wedgwood

in The Nature of Normativity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199251315
eISBN:
9780191719127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251315.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter first introduces one of the main ideas of the book — that the normativity of the intentional is the ‘key to metaethics’. It is suggested that this idea naturally captures a kind of ... More


13. Kelsen, Quietism, and the Rule of Recognition

MICHAEL STEVEN GREEN

in The Rule of Recognition and the U.S. Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343298
eISBN:
9780199867806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343298.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter contrasts Hart's approach with legal quietism. For Hart, when justification of law by law runs out, justification is still available by reference to social facts. For the quietist, legal ... More


Introduction

Ronney Mourad and Dianne Guenin-Lelle

in The Prison Narratives of Jeanne Guyon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199841127
eISBN:
9780199919536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841127.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The introduction explores Guyon's reasons for not publishing the Prison Narratives along with the rest of her autobiography and shows how Guyon's early reputation among Protestants outside France was ... More


Mysticism East and West as Christian Apologeti

Hugh Nicholson

in Comparative Theology and the Problem of Religious Rivalry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199772865
eISBN:
9780199897315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772865.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter and those that follow critically examine a particular “East versus West” apologetic contrast that has been constitutive of modern Christian self-understanding: namely, the contrast ... More


Conclusion

Hugh Nicholson

in Comparative Theology and the Problem of Religious Rivalry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199772865
eISBN:
9780199897315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772865.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The concluding chapter begins by reiterating the purpose of the foregoing comparison of Eckhart and Śhaṅkara: namely, to dismantle the orientalist dichotomy between world-affirmation and world-denial ... More


The Quiet Contemporary American Novel

Rachel Sykes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526108876
eISBN:
9781526132444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108876.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

What does it mean to describe a novel as ‘quiet’? The quiet contemporary American novel defines the term as an aesthetic of narrative that is driven by reflective principles. While, at first ... More


Particularity and Polemic (ii): Quietism

Richard Parish

in Catholic Particularity in Seventeenth-Century French Writing: 'Christianity is Strange'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596669
eISBN:
9780191729126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596669.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The second part of this bipartite enquiry looks at the movement known as Quietism. This is above all associated with its principal exponent, Madame Guyon, whose works are examined. It looks at the ... More


Pre-history: From the 1380s to the 1790s

Martin Ceadel

in The Origins of War Prevention: The British Peace Movement and International Relations 1730-1854

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198226741
eISBN:
9780191678660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198226741.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter chronicles the British peace movement. By the time this appeared during the French revolutionary wars, it had a pre-history going back almost exactly four centuries. Pacifism was first ... More


Epistemological Naturalism: Hume, Wittgenstein, and Strawson: A Quietist Alternative to Virtuous Circularity?

Ernest Sosa

in Reflective Knowledge: Apt Belief and Reflective Knowledge, Volume II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199217250
eISBN:
9780191696053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217250.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers the epistemological naturalism found in David Hume, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and P. F. Strawson. Epistemological naturalism might be defined as a kind of cognitive quietism that ... More


Contextualism and Communitarianism

Martin Kusch

in Knowledge by Agreement: The Programme of Communitarian Epistemology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199251223
eISBN:
9780191601767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251223.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Begins by introducing contextualism (David Annis, Richard Rorty, Michael Williams).Sides with the contextualists’ conception of dialectical justification and with their quietism regarding global ... More


Doing with Less

David Enoch

in Taking Morality Seriously: A Defense of Robust Realism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199579969
eISBN:
9780191729010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579969.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter critically discusses three families of attempts to give the metaethical or meta-normative realist pretty much all that she wants, without resorting to the metaphysical extravagance of ... More


Temporality and Ideology: Qualities of Motion in Seventeenth-Century French Music

Susan Mcclary

in Desire and Pleasure in Seventeenth-Century Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520247345
eISBN:
9780520952065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247345.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

“Temporality and Ideology” considers the timeless mode of temporality cultivated in many cultural forms in seventeenth-century France, but with a special focus on the keyboard music of Jean-Henry ... More


The Reception of the Georgics in Early Imperial Rome

Philip Thibodeau

in Playing the Farmer: Representations of Rural Life in Vergil's Georgics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268326
eISBN:
9780520950252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268326.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the story of the Georgics' reception by readers of the early Empire through a description of some of its more colorful encounters. It also shows that the features of the poem ... More


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