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1883: Luthermania, Germania, and the Novus Ordo Seclorum

Thomas Albert Howard

in Remembering the Reformation: An Inquiry into the Meanings of Protestantism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198754190
eISBN:
9780191815911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754190.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After briefly mentioning some Reformation-related commemorations that took place after the tercentenary in 1817, this chapter profiles the 400th anniversary of Martin Luther’s birth in 1883 as it was ... More


A “Caodaist in Black” Returns to Live in Vietnam

Janet Alison Hoskins

in The Divine Eye and the Diaspora: Vietnamese Syncretism Becomes Transpacific Caodaism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840044
eISBN:
9780824868611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840044.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The fifth chapter explores the “Caodaists in black,” members of Tâm Tông Miếu, an esoteric temple dedicated to the “three great Asian traditions” of Taoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism in the ... More


‘A Generall Reformation of Common Learning’ and its Reception in the English-Speaking World, 1560–1642

Howard Hotson

in The Reception of Continental Reformation in Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264683
eISBN:
9780191734878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264683.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter provides a synthesis of the ‘Reformation of Common Learning’, which progressively developed from Peter Ramus’s pedagogy in the mid-sixteenth century to the work of the Moravian Comenius ... More


1535: A Midsummer Night’s Apocalypse

Martin Wiggins

in Drama and the Transfer of Power in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199650590
eISBN:
9780191741982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650590.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter identifies an apocalyptic show described in diplomatic correspondence of 1535 as the London Midsummer Watch, which that year was staged with some practical assistance from the court. The ... More


The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

Martin Heale

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198702535
eISBN:
9780191772221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702535.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The importance of the medieval abbot needs no particular emphasis. The monastic superiors of late medieval England ruled over thousands of monks and canons, who swore to them vows of obedience; they ... More


The Accommodation of Protestant Christianity with the Enlightenment: An Old Drama Still Being Enacted

David A. Hollinger

in After Cloven Tongues of Fire: Protestant Liberalism in Modern American History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158426
eISBN:
9781400845996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158426.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the engagement of Protestant Christianity with the Enlightenment in the United States—an engagement that most often took the form of “accommodation.” The bulk of the men and ... More


Across the Red Sea: The Exodus Continues

Keith D. Miller

in Martin Luther King's Biblical Epic: His Final, Great Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031083
eISBN:
9781617031090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031083.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Martin Luther King Jr.’s use of the Exodus narrative in his oration to reconceive the garbage workers’ strike in Memphis and as he imagines traveling in a time machine to visit ... More


Advancing the Enterprise System

W. Mark Fruin

in The Japanese Enterprise System: Competitive Strategies and Cooperative Structures

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288985
eISBN:
9780191596285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288980.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter looks at the evolving enterprise system from the 1950s to the 1980s. It argues that the inter‐organizational model of focal factories, unitary firms, and interfirm networks remained the ... More


The aesthetic mediation: the cross in Baroque Catholic art

Richard Viladesau

in The Pathos of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts-The Baroque Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352685
eISBN:
9780199352708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352685.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Catholic church of the post-Tridentine period produced a well-defined body of religious art that spanned the Baroque period and lasted until the French revolution. Stylistic commonalities and ... More


Aftermath: St Colman's Church

Martin Carver

in Portmahomack: Monastery of the Picts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624416
eISBN:
9780748670703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624416.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Church of St Colman, nicknamed the “White Church”, is the first historic church in Scotland to be wholly excavated. It gave a sequence of nine main phases. The 8th century church was elusive – it ... More


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