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Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution

Ann Hughes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251926
eISBN:
9780191719042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251926.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book is a study of Thomas Edwards’s Gangraena, an intemperate, comprehensive attack on religious radicalism and religious toleration, published in three parts in 1646. It explores the place of ... More


Charles V and the Challenge of the Reformation in the 1520s

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Charles V, already king of Spain and ruler of the Low Countries, combined the imperial title with a wider collection of lands than any ruler previously. He had visions of establishing a new world ... More


Introduction: Religion, or Secularization: Dialectical Method For the Literary Study of Secularisms

Jordana Rosenberg

in Critical Enthusiasm: Capital Accumulation and the Transformation of Religious Passion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199764266
eISBN:
9780199895359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764266.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Religion and Society

The Introduction disputes the idea of modern history as a progressive disenchantment of spiritual meaning from the world, and it does so in the context of the Humanities’ recent reassessment of the ... More


Winstanley: the early writings

John Gurney

in Brave Community: The Digger Movement in the English Revolution

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061028
eISBN:
9781781700747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061028.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses Winstanley's early writings and the development of his religious ideas. Winstanley's four earliest pamphlets were produced in a remarkably short space of time, but each had its ... More


The Genius

Eliyahu Stern

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179309
eISBN:
9780300183221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179309.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Elijah ben Solomon, the “Genius of Vilna,” was perhaps the best-known and most understudied figure in modern Jewish history. This book offers a new narrative of Jewish modernity based on Elijah's ... More


The Salience of Ethnic and Religious Cleavages

Renaud Egreteau

in Caretaking Democratization: The Military and Political Change in Myanmar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190620967
eISBN:
9780190686468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190620967.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explores the deepening of religious and ethnic cleavages in the 2010s, attempting to evaluate their impact on the ongoing transitional process. It investigates the new round of ... More


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