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Burning Faith: Church Arson in the American South

Christopher B. Strain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032399
eISBN:
9780813038919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032399.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1990s, churches across the south-eastern United States were targeted and set ablaze. These arsonists predominately targeted African American congregations and captured the attention of the ... More


‘This Common Cause of Christ and Liberty?’ 1

CLARE KELLAR

in Scotland, England, and the Reformation 1534-61

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199266708
eISBN:
9780191708930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266708.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter begins by discussing that the accession of Elizabeth some months ago had brought joy to the godly with the vision of the overthrow of popery in England; and those who favoured the cause ... More


Towards a Greater Presence of the Church

Patricia Londoño-Vega

in Religion, Society, and Culture in Colombia: Medellín and Antioquia, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249534
eISBN:
9780191719318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249534.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the ecclesiastical structure, geography, and sociology of dioceses, churches, chapels, parishes, and clergy. It explains that ecclesiastical jurisdictions varied a great deal ... More


Four Steeples over the City Streets: Religion and Society in New York's Early Republic Congregations

Kyle T. Bulthuis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479814275
eISBN:
9781479894178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814275.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the fifty years after the Constitution was signed in 1787, New York City grew from a port town of 30,000 to a metropolis of over half a million residents. This rapid development transformed a once ... More


Disorder and Innovation: The Reshaping of the French Churches of London after the Glorious Revolution

Robin D. Gwynn

in From Persecution to Toleration: The Glorious Revolution and Religion in England

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201960
eISBN:
9780191675102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201960.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Henry Compton, bishop of London, asked a proctor in the Canterbury Court of Arches to prepare a formal order which required both the French churches of Savoy and of London in Threadnettle street to ... More


The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Jennifer M. Dueck

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This volume asks fundamental questions about the political impact of cultural institutions by exploring the power struggles for control over such institutions in Syria and Lebanon under French ... More


Mother Church

Andrew Pettegree

in Emden and the Dutch Revolt

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227397
eISBN:
9780191678691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227397.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the impact the foundation of Dutch congregations in London, England, had on the situation of Protestants in the Netherlands. During this period in the 1550s, arrested ... More


Emden Printing

Andrew Pettegree

in Emden and the Dutch Revolt

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227397
eISBN:
9780191678691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227397.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the activities of the printing presses in Emden, Germany, and their role in supporting the evangelical congregation of the Netherlands. Emden printing represented possibly the ... More


The Legal Faculties of Late Medieval Oxford

J. L. Barton

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume II: Late Medieval Oxford

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510122
eISBN:
9780191700941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510122.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter begins by discussing the disputes that occurred between legists and artists, and the university's stand regarding these issues. It also talks about how certain civilians took proceedings ... More


Congregation, Kirk, and Crown

J. H. Burns

in The True Law of Kingship: Concepts of Monarchy in Early-Modern Scotland

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203841
eISBN:
9780191676017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203841.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The political ideas of the Congregation in the struggle which led to the establishing of the kirk contained Knoxian elements, but the arguments that were used had a broader basis and their appeal was ... More


Discipline and the Eldership

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0027
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Where there was common fame of scandalous conduct in a member of the congregation, the puritan minister who was worth his salt would attempt on his own authority to apply what he conceived to be the ... More


Worship

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0028
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The puritan participation in the sacraments and of what took place in the parish church on Sundays, that is, with the principal occasions on which the congregation met for the service of God and to ... More


A New Dogma

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

When the first presbyterians claimed on scriptural authority that there must be a strict parity of pastors and congregations, they were rebuffed with no stronger weapons than these. Even Archbishop ... More


From Mendicants to Congregations

Joseph Bergin

in Church, Society, and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150988
eISBN:
9780300161069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150988.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter aims to identify who the religious orders were who continued to develop and contributed hugely to the needs—pastoral, educational, charitable, and many others—of French lay society, and ... More


Strange Doctrines

Geoffrey Alderman

in Modern British Jewry

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207597
eISBN:
9780191677731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207597.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The dislocation which the great immigration from eastern Europe caused to the established structures of British Jewry went beyond mere numbers and extended into areas far removed from those of ... More


Secularization and Other Influences

Christopher Hill

in Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

William Tyndale's emphasis on the supremacy of the congregation made two important points: the local congregation is the significant religious body, not the national church; the congregation and its ... More


The Moravians' Role in the Evangelical Revival

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Having examined the Moravians' relationships with the other main figures of the English Evangelical Revival and noted their importance within the movement at large, this chapter now focuses on their ... More


Gemeinde and Congregation: Jewish Welfare at Community Level

Rainer Liedtke

in Jewish Welfare in Hamburg and Manchester c.1850–1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207238
eISBN:
9780191677564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207238.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter distinguishes analytically between Jewish welfare at the level of the entire community in the sense of either the DIG in Hamburg or the Manchester congregations on the one side, and on ... More


Conclusion: Looking for “Reality”

Stephen Murray

in A Gothic Sermon: Making a Contract with the Mother of God, Saint Mary of Amiens

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238473
eISBN:
9780520930070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238473.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

A successful preacher might have learned his métier from listening to others, from transcribing sermons as they were delivered, or from studying written transcripts. The result might draw more on ... More


“To Bee Trained Up Among the English”: John Wompas and the Civilizing Project

Jenny Hale Pulsipher

in Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300214932
eISBN:
9780300235548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214932.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter details John Wompas's youth in the town of Roxbury. Although Roxbury was an English town, it had a decidedly Indian side. Because Roxbury was the home of John Eliot, the “apostle to the ... More


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