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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/9780199213009.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter highlights emerging themes from the study, including regional variations; the relationship between the regions and London, the centre and localities; the role of clergy as gatherers and ... More


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

W. M. Jacob

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213009
eISBN:
9780191707179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213009.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book focuses upon the clergy of the established Church in England and Wales as a professional group, and investigates their role in their parishes and society during the ‘long 18th century’ ... More


Introduction

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/9780199213009.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This introductory chapter discusses the concept of ‘profession’ during the period and considers the clergy in relation to the other ‘learned professions’, law, medicine, the civil service, and the ... More


The Incomes of the Clergy

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/9780199213009.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter investigates evidence for the level of clergy incomes, and compares the results with evidence for the income-levels of other professional groups. Attention is paid to the evidence for ... More


Nîmes: A Sixteenth-Century City

Allan A. Tulchin

in That Men Would Praise the Lord: The Reformation in Nimes, 1530-1570

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736522
eISBN:
9780199866229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736522.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter begins by discussing Nîmes’s political and human geography, focusing on the province of Languedoc. It then discusses the town’s major institutions, including the présidial court, ... More


Divine Callings: Understanding the Call to Ministry in Black Pentecostalism

Richard N. Pitt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768235
eISBN:
9780814768259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768235.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

One of the unique aspects of the religious profession is the high percentage of those who claim to be “called by God” to do their work. This call is particularly important within African American ... More


The End of One Epoch and the Beginning of Another

Margaret Bendroth

in The Last Puritans: Mainline Protestants and the Power of the Past

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624006
eISBN:
9781469624020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624006.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter looks at the 1930s and 1940s, which were a turning point in the Congregational churches' long engagement with their past. It shows how a century of sentimental pride over the Pilgrim and ... More


Laymen in Priestly Robes

Michelle Armstrong-Partida

in Defiant Priests

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707735
eISBN:
9781501707827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707735.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the extent to which parish clergy were embedded in their local community and considers how familial, social, and economic factors firmly bound clerics to a life that very much ... More


Nine to Five: Spiritual Presence at Work

Nancy Tatom Ammerman

in Sacred Stories, Spiritual Tribes: Finding Religion in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199896448
eISBN:
9780199367702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199896448.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

From the big decisions about finding and leaving jobs to the daily routines and frustrations, stories about work are less often interpreted as sacred stories. Some jobs, such as the arts and service ... More


Chiropractors on Parade

Holly Folk

in Religion of Chiropractic: Populist Healing from the American Heartland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632797
eISBN:
9781469632810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632797.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter five addresses the eclipse of D. D. Palmer by his son, in leading both the proprietary school and the burgeoning chiropractic profession. B. J. Palmer presented himself as the rightful heir ... More


History Repeats

Holly Folk

in Religion of Chiropractic: Populist Healing from the American Heartland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632797
eISBN:
9781469632810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632797.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The sixth chapter shows how the biography of B. J. Palmer recapitulated situations faced by his father. Endowed with energy and creativity, B. J. Palmer was dispossessed of leadership when a ... More


The Professions of Conversion

Elisheva Carlebach

in Divided Souls: Converts from Judaism in Germany, 1500-1750

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084108
eISBN:
9780300133066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084108.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter is concerned with the professions that the converts had before and after conversion. It starts with a discussion on the converts' professions before they were converted, which was mostly ... More


Doing Well by Doing Good: The Application of Ignatian Principles to Legal Education

David C. Koelsch

in Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World: Justice in Jesuit Higher Education

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254309
eISBN:
9780823260874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254309.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter, justice is not affiliated with any specific campaign for rights; it is a much broader concept than legal ethics or even morality. This idea of justice, rather, is less concerned with ... More


Legitimating New Understandings of Ministry and the Clergy

Richard N. Pitt

in Divine Callings: Understanding the Call to Ministry in Black Pentecostalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768235
eISBN:
9780814768259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768235.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter considers the ongoing expansion of the boundaries of the cleric's vocational identity, which has made the attributes that might mark the clergy as a profession more ambiguous. ... More


Belonging—Aggregate Measures

Clive D. Field

in Secularization in the Long 1960s: Numerating Religion in Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198799474
eISBN:
9780191839740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198799474.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Various aggregate measures of religious belonging are presented, relative to population. The data derive from opinion polls, church sources, and estimates by Peter Brierley. They reveal the extent of ... More


Secularization and the Clerical Profession

Bryan R. Wilson

in Religion in Secular Society: Fifty Years On

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198788379
eISBN:
9780191830297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788379.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This brief chapter documents the effects of secularization on the clerical profession. The clergy have lost social status to more specialized professions skilled in modern arts and sciences. ... More


Of Doing and Being: Broadening Our Understanding of Vocation

Jerome M. Organ

in Vocation across the Academy: A New Vocabulary for Higher Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190607104
eISBN:
9780190607135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607104.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Vocational reflection raises questions about the kinds of lives we will lead, but too often it is reduced to an account of what we will do (and especially what we will do as paid employment). This ... More


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