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Communion and Discipline

Andrew R. Holmes

in The Shaping of Ulster Presbyterian Belief and Practice, 1770-1840

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199288656
eISBN:
9780191710759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288656.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The first section of this chapter examines the communal, personal, and practical preparations for communion, including a general discussion of the practice of church discipline. The last two sections ... More


Conducting Worship

David Albert Jones

in The Clerical Profession in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1680-1840

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213009
eISBN:
9780191707179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213009.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the clergy's core task of leading worship in their parishes. It explores the evidence about Sunday services, about how frequently they were held, the manner in which they were ... More


The Perils of Prosperity, 1953–1975

Keith Robbins

in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales: The Christian Church 1900-2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198263715
eISBN:
9780191714283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263715.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

The chapter begins by considering the advent of the American evangelist Billy Graham and crusading revivalism, its success and failures. It then considers ecclesiastical decolonization — the impact ... More


Church as Sacrament: The Ecclesiology of de Lubac and Congar

Hans Boersma

in Nouvelle Théologie and Sacramental Ontology: A Return to Mystery

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229642
eISBN:
9780191710773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229642.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This chapter discusses the connection between sacrament and Church in de Henri de Lubac and Yves Congar. Both impacted the communion ecclesiology of Vatican II. De Lubac emphasized the reciprocal ... More


Conclusion: The Future of Ressourcement

Hans Boersma

in Nouvelle Théologie and Sacramental Ontology: A Return to Mystery

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229642
eISBN:
9780191710773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229642.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This concluding chapter reiterates that nouvelle théologie is best interpreted not as a stepping stone between Modernism and post-Vatican II pluralism, but as an attempt to recover the mystery of God ... More


The Religion of the People

Owen Chadwick

in The Popes and European Revolution

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269199
eISBN:
9780191600487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269196.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An account is given of the slow reforming changes that occurred in the Catholic Church in Europe in the eighteenth century, before the Enlightenment. The Church of that time still mingled magic with ... More


The Life of the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion

Alan Harding

in The Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion: A Sect in Action in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263692
eISBN:
9780191601149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263694.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The chapter shows how itinerant preaching served to extend and nurture the work of the Connexion, where the initiative came from in opening new areas of work, how itinerancy was organised (including ... More


The New Services

Owen Chadwick

in The Early Reformation on the Continent

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269021
eISBN:
9780191600470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269021.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

All Reformers agreed that church services should be simpler; in language people understood; and contain nothing contrary to Scripture. Differences over communion in the 1520s saw Luther opposed to ... More


Particularity and Polemic (i): Jansenism

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/9780199596669.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This is again a two-chapter topic, dealing first here with the most notorious divergent spiritual movement of the period, known as Jansenism. It examines certain theories which serve to explain the ... More


The Circulation and Reception of Philip Doddridge's Hymns

Françoise Deconinck-Brossard

in Dissenting Praise: Religious Dissent and the Hymn in England and Wales

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199545247
eISBN:
9780191725708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545247.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter 3 discusses the chronological, geographical and denominational reception and circulation of Philip Doddridge’s hymns. Drawing on close readings of the variants on a few representative hymns, ... More


Didactic Theology

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter thirty-two explores the Didactic Theology lectures Hodge offered from the mid-1840s through the early 1870s. Hodge based these lectures on the doctrinal teachings found in the Westminster ... More


The Battle against “Churchianity”

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0045
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter forty-five is a detailed examination of Hodge’s views on the Church universal. As denominations competed for members and new religious traditions arose on the American landscape, a wide array ... More


Introduction: The Theology of Thomas Cranmer

Ashley Null

in Thomas Cranmer’s Doctrine of Repentance: Renewing the Power to Love

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270218
eISBN:
9780191683954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270218.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

Thomas Cranmer took down Catholicism's hegemony over English society by using the powers of his position to encourage the Protestant faith. Cranmer was martyred because of his support for ... More


The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume V: Global Anglicanism, c. 1910-2000

William L. Sachs (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199643011
eISBN:
9780191840111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199643011.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Oxford History of Anglicanism is a major new and unprecedented international study of the identity and historical influence of one of the world’s largest versions of Christianity. This global ... More


The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume IV: Global Western Anglicanism, c.1910-present

Jeremy Morris (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199641406
eISBN:
9780191838958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641406.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This volume covers the twentieth-century history of Anglicanism in North America, Britain and Ireland, and Australasia. A historiographical introduction sets the scene in terms of currents of ... More


The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

Rowan Strong (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199699704
eISBN:
9780191831812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699704.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The Oxford History of Anglicanism is a major new and unprecedented international study of the identity and historical influence of one of the world’s largest versions of Western Christianity. This ... More


Church Building and Architecture

Louis P. Nelson

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume II: Establishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199644636
eISBN:
9780191838941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644636.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Contrary to popular perceptions, the long eighteenth century was a period of significant church building and the architecture of the Church of England in this era played a critical role in religious ... More


Christian Empire (2): Managing the Missions, 1840–60

Bob Tennant

in Corporate Holiness: Pulpit Preaching and the Church of England Missionary Societies, 1760-1870

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199567850
eISBN:
9780191747366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567850.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes the mid-century beginnings of the Anglican communion’s development as a global and potentially ecumenical Church. It was underpinned by the missiology of Anthony Grant’s ... More


From Christian Empire to Global Communion, 1850–70

Bob Tennant

in Corporate Holiness: Pulpit Preaching and the Church of England Missionary Societies, 1760-1870

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199567850
eISBN:
9780191747366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567850.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The final chapter shows that by the mid-century the missionary societies were serving the colonial Churches rather than the home Church’s agenda. The anniversary sermons declined in status and then ... More


Relations between the Churches of the Anglican Communion and the Churches of Eastern Christianity

Peter Eaton

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume V: Global Anglicanism, c. 1910-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199643011
eISBN:
9780191840111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199643011.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In this chapter the author discusses the Anglican Communion and the Churches of the Christian East which have had a long and significant relationship both at an official level of international ... More


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