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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


The Lord's Supper

Karen B. Westerfield Tucker

in American Methodist Worship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195126983
eISBN:
9780199834754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512698X.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Methodism arguably became a separate denomination in response to the desire for the “constant communion” advocated by John Wesley. Yet, the frequency of reception varied over the years because of ... More


“Male and Female He Created Them” (Genesis 1:27): Interpreting Gender after Darwin

Stephen C. Barton

in Reading Genesis after Darwin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383355
eISBN:
9780199870561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383355.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, History of Christianity

Beginning with Darwin's almost religious awe at the wonder of natural selection, this chapter moves to an account of the ambiguous legacy of Darwin's views on gender, including the support they ... More


Jonathan Edwards’s Life of Brainerd

John A. Grigg

in The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372373
eISBN:
9780199870868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372373.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Although Brainerd's published journals had proven to be popular reading, the publication of his private writings as The Life of David Brainerd by Jonathan Edwards provided a fresh burst of interest ... More


Good Reasons to Believe

Philip N. Mulder

in A Controversial Spirit: Evangelical Awakenings in the South

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131635
eISBN:
9780199834525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131630.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Although the Great Awakening temporarily split Presbyterians into Old Side and New Side, moderation prevailed as Presbyterians tamed the New Light with their traditional emphases on clerical ... More


Episcopalianism and Scotland

Rowan Strong

in Episcopalianism in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Religious Responses to a Modernizing Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249220
eISBN:
9780191600760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249229.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The authenticity of an indigenous Scottish Episcopalianism is argued for in this chapter, using the debates around the Eucharistic liturgy known as the Scottish Communion Office. This liturgy ... More


The Enlightened Theologian

Jonathan Yeager

in Enlightened Evangelicalism: The Life and Thought of John Erskine

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199772551
eISBN:
9780199895144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772551.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter provides a summary and analysis of Erskine's five theological treatises. Here, he experimented with different ideas on the nature of the Mosaic and New Testament covenants, what it means ... More


From Pastoral Care to Polemic: The Evolution of Early Evangelical Views of the Mass

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Karlstadt and the Origins of the Eucharistic Controversy: A Study in the Circulation of Ideas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199753994
eISBN:
9780199894987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753994.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes discussion of the mass in pamphlets published between 1518 and 1524. Luther's earliest pamphlets, which dominated the market through 1520, emphasized the assurance of ... More


Aftermath (2): The Larger Scene

Jill Raitt

in The Colloquy of Montbéliard: Religion and Politics in the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075663
eISBN:
9780199854783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075663.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

At the close of the colloquy, Count Frederick seemed to have been won over to the Lutheran side and continued to refuse to allow the French refugees to receive communion without first signing a ... 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


Divine and Human Unity

David Young

in F. D. Maurice and Unitarianism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263395
eISBN:
9780191682520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263395.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

This chapter examines Maurice's concern with divine and human unity and also outlines his teachings on the divine. For Maurice, Fatherhood was the ground and primary quality of God, hence society ... More


Introduction

James Mckinnon

in The Advent Project: The Later Seventh-Century Creation of the Roman Mass Proper

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221987
eISBN:
9780520924338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221987.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes the conditions that were prevalent in the later fourth and earlier fifth centuries. The most dramatic developments of that history took place in the later fourth and earlier ... More


The Communion

James Mckinnon

in The Advent Project: The Later Seventh-Century Creation of the Roman Mass Proper

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221987
eISBN:
9780520924338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221987.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the annual cycle of the communion and examines the relation of each segment with the other items of the Mass Proper. The communion is described as an antiphon and psalm ... 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


The Later Fourth Century

James Mckinnon

in The Advent Project: The Later Seventh-Century Creation of the Roman Mass Proper

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221987
eISBN:
9780520924338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221987.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on liturgical developments in the later fourth century, including psalmody of the Fore-Mass and communion time. Monastic psalmody had a specific influence on two liturgical ... More


Dating the Mass Proper II: The Sanctorale

James Mckinnon

in The Advent Project: The Later Seventh-Century Creation of the Roman Mass Proper

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221987
eISBN:
9780520924338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221987.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter provides information on the creation of the Roman Mass Proper. The Paduensis manuscript represents a papal sacramentary that was brought from the Lateran to St. Peter's sometime before ... More


Authority as Charm

Andrew Greeley and Paul Wink

in The Catholic Revolution: New Wine, Old Wineskins, and the Second Vatican Council

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238176
eISBN:
9780520938779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238176.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter proposes that the problem of authority experienced in the Church is not in relation to the authority wielded by the Vatican but that wielded by the local parish. The local parish being ... 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


Historical Background to Food and Christianity

Ken Albala

in Food and Faith in Christian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149976
eISBN:
9780231520799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149976.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the food practices during the first millennium and a half of Christianity, and the several strands that influenced Christian attitudes toward food. Christianity was at that ... More


The Reformed Pastor as Nonconformist: Richard Baxter After 1662

N. H. Keeble

in Church Life: Pastors, Congregations, and the Experience of Dissent in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198753193
eISBN:
9780191814822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753193.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the complexities and tensions of Richard Baxter’s pastoral and ecclesiastical thought and practice after 1662 when, an unwilling Nonconformist, he continued to work for a less ... More


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