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Preserving the Faith

Nicholas Hudson

in Samuel Johnson and Eighteenth-Century Thought

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112143
eISBN:
9780191670671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112143.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses a re-examination of the question of Samuel Johnson's religious ‘prejudice’. It is believed that this prejudice reflects a profoundly conservative habit of mind typical of the ... More


Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Raymond F. Gregory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

In a recent survey, twenty percent of workers interviewed reported that they had either experienced religious prejudice while at work or knew of a coworker who had been subjected to some form of ... More


Public Life and the Propertied Englishman 1689–1798: The Ford Lectures Delivered in the University of Oxford 1990

Paul Langford

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205340
eISBN:
9780191676574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205340.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book offers a reassessment of the place of propertied people in 18th-century England. Common views of politics in this period postulate aristocratic dominance coexisting with plebian vitality. ... More


Believing—Attitudes

Clive D. Field

in Secularization in the Long 1960s: Numerating Religion in Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198799474
eISBN:
9780191839740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198799474.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although most Britons judged religion was losing its influence on national life, and there was some diminution in the public standing of Church and clergy, the overwhelming majority continued to ... More


The Devil in Disguise: Deception, Delusion, and Fanaticism in the Early English Enlightenment

Mark Knights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199577958
eISBN:
9780191804472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199577958.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book illuminates the impact of the two British revolutions of the seventeenth century and the shifts in religious, political, scientific, literary, economic, social, and moral culture that they ... More


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