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Pilgrims in Petticoats: The Evangelicals

Joan Mickelson Gaughan

in The 'Incumberances': British Women in India, 1615-1856

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092148
eISBN:
9780199082780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092148.003.0014
Subject:
History, Social History

Evangelicalism allowed women to share in Britain’s ‘civilizing’ mission and also opened another genre of writing for women, the ‘conversion’ story or novel in which Mary Sherwood excelled. Besides ... More


Siblings and Salvation

Bernard Capp

in The Ties That Bind: Siblings, Family, and Society in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198823384
eISBN:
9780191862090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823384.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The Protestant Reformation often created divisions within families as well as in the nation at large, making religion an essential dimension of sibling relationships in this period. The chapter opens ... More


A Smoked Pig, Monsters, and Sheep: The Polish Church and Lutheranism

Natalia Nowakowska

in King Sigismund of Poland and Martin Luther: The Reformation before Confessionalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198813453
eISBN:
9780191851346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813453.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

How did the clerical leadership of the church in Poland and Prussia respond to the early Reformation? This chapter shows that paradoxical but ultimately ‘lax’ policy towards Lutheranism was not just ... More


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