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The Edwardian Legacy, 1560–1604

Kenneth Fincham and Nicholas Tyacke

in Altars Restored: The Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207009
eISBN:
9780191677434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207009.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Elizabeth I's reign experienced the establishment of an Anglican via media or middle way between Rome and Geneva. This middle way perspective asserts that the excesses of the Edwardian rule were ... More


Avant-garde Conformity and the English Church, c. 1590–1625

Kenneth Fincham and Nicholas Tyacke

in Altars Restored: The Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207009
eISBN:
9780191677434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207009.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Despite the order that Elizabeth enforced in 1559, the altarwise positions of the communion tables and the use of wafer bread in communion did not become widespread practices. Religious images, even ... More


The Turning of the Tables, 1625–1640

Kenneth Fincham and Nicholas Tyacke

in Altars Restored: The Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207009
eISBN:
9780191677434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207009.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In 1640, Canon 7 signaled the authority for communion tables to be moved permanently to the tops of chancels standing altarwise but protected by a rail so it would be permissible and encouraging for ... More


Altars Restored, 1660–c. 1700

Kenneth Fincham and Nicholas Tyacke

in Altars Restored: The Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207009
eISBN:
9780191677434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207009.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

During the Restoration in the 1660s, the Episcopal government and the prayer book were reinstated, along with Sheldon's, Cosin's and other leading Laudians' return to power. Evidently, the world they ... More


Introduction: Anglican Gender Trouble

Timothy Willem Jones

in Sexual Politics in the Church of England, 1857-1957

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199655106
eISBN:
9780191744952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655106.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter locates the subsequent historical study in contemporary controversies in the global Anglican Communion. It highlights the book’s contribution to the historiographies of religion and ... More


The Experience of Worship

Alec Ryrie

in Being Protestant in Reformation Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199565726
eISBN:
9780191750731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565726.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter considers the Protestant experience of public worship. It begins with the public liturgy, which although it consumed a great deal of clergy and people’s time, was rarely commented on and ... More


Essential Rites?: Converts and the Sacraments of the Church

Tara Alberts

in Conflict and Conversion: Catholicism in Southeast Asia, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646265
eISBN:
9780191747830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646265.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Chapter VI explores how the sacraments of the Catholic Church—baptism, confirmation, communion, confession, marriage, holy orders and extreme unction—were introduced to, and understood by, Southeast ... More


We Who Must Die Demand a Miracle: Christmas 1989 at the Metropolitan Community Church of San Francisco

Lynne Gerber

in Devotions and Desires: Histories of Sexuality and Religion in the Twentieth-Century United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636269
eISBN:
9781469636276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636269.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In the 1980s and 1990s, gay religious leaders and communities faced a challenge that stretched their physical, emotional, spiritual, and theological resources past their limits. The emergence of AIDS ... More


Consuming Christ

Kat Hill

in Baptism, Brotherhood, and Belief in Reformation Germany: Anabaptism and Lutheranism, 1525–1585

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198733546
eISBN:
9780191797934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733546.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Scholarship has paid little attention to Anabaptist attitudes to the Eucharist but they were as important as baptism to the shaping of Anabaptist identity. Ordinary men and women often baldly stated ... More


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