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Jesuits and Jesuitism

Geoffrey Cubitt

in The Jesuit Myth: Conspiracy Theory and Politics in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228684
eISBN:
9780191678790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228684.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the arguments and ideas surrounding Jesuitism that formed the framework of the anti-Jesuit movement. It examines the organization of the Society of Jesus and the individual ... More


Familiar Prayers

Mary Heimann

in Catholic Devotion in Victorian England

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205975
eISBN:
9780191676888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205975.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses and attempts to identify the most popular prayer books. Next, it analyzes those individual prayers that appear to be most distinctive of the piety of the community. The latter ... More


A Community Apart

Mary Heimann

in Catholic Devotion in Victorian England

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205975
eISBN:
9780191676888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205975.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the life of an individual Catholic during the nineteenth century. It shows that the more devout a Catholic aspired to be, the more he was thrown back into the company of other ... More


The Challenge of a New Liberty

Ulrich L. Lehner

in Enlightened Monks: The German Benedictines 1740-1803

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199595129
eISBN:
9780191729096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595129.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses monks' increasing desire for more personal liberties and freedom, e.g. more privacy. Members of monastic communities increasingly appealed to higher authorities when they felt ... More


Making ‘men moral by act of parliament’: Personal Redemption Versus Environmental Reformation

Michael R. Watts

in The Dissenters Volume III: The Crisis and Conscience of Nonconformity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198229698
eISBN:
9780191744754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229698.003.0029
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on debates over personal redemption vs environmental reformation in the late nineteenth century. Traditional Evangelicals believe that the root of an individual's problems, and ... More


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