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Perilous Futures: On Carl Schmitt's Late Writings

Peter Uwe Hohendahl

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726545
eISBN:
9781501730665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726545.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The book re-examines Carl Schmitt’s late work, which until fairly recently received less attention because of its seemingly non-systematic nature. The study focuses on Schmitt’s major post-war ... More


The Challenge of a New Theology

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/9780199595129.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the challenges to 18th century theology, particularly when it came to questions concerning Church hierarchy, revelation and morality, and how the Benedictines attempted to ... More


Demolishing Priesthood, Ancient and Modern

Jonathan I. Israel

in Enlightenment Contested: Philosophy, Modernity, and the Emancipation of Man 1670-1752

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199279227
eISBN:
9780191700040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279227.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

Toleration, purification, and rationalization — that was the agenda of the moderate mainstream. The leading theorists of the liberal Protestant middle ground all converged in regarding schisms and ... More


Is Religion Needed for a Well-Ordered Society?

Jonathan I. Israel

in Enlightenment Contested: Philosophy, Modernity, and the Emancipation of Man 1670-1752

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199279227
eISBN:
9780191700040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279227.003.0026
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

This chapter discusses how radical ideas challenged traditional conceptions of morality during the Early Enlightenment. Few questioned religion’s indispensability, or that Christianity was the faith ... More


The Kirk, the French Revolution, and the Burden of Scottish Whiggery

Colin Kidd

in Religious Change in Europe 1650–1914: Essays for John McManners

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205968
eISBN:
9780191676871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205968.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The effects of the French Revolutionary threat on Britain's two national religious establishments, the Church of England and the Church, or Kirk, of Scotland, differed substantially. The Church of ... More


Eastern Horizons: Anglicans and the Oriental Orthodox Churches

Geoffrey Rowell

in Religious Change in Europe 1650–1914: Essays for John McManners

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205968
eISBN:
9780191676871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205968.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The English Reformation was essentially an event within the history of Western Christianity. The theological and political debates in England as on the continent of Europe were debates conditioned by ... More


Towards the Enlightenment

Euan Cameron

in Enchanted Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257829
eISBN:
9780191698477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257829.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter moves on to the early 18th century and the first decades of the Enlightenment. The 18th century did not discard the heritage of previous centuries wholesale, whatever the statements of ... More


The Patristic and Early Medieval Heritage

Euan Cameron

in Enchanted Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257829
eISBN:
9780191698477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257829.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter argues that the heritage of authoritative texts on superstitions tended to be fragmentary and unsystematic. The early medieval accounts anticipated many of the key principles and ... More


The Demonological Reading of Superstitions in the Late Middle Ages: Areas of Consensus

Euan Cameron

in Enchanted Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257829
eISBN:
9780191698477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257829.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

The style, manner, and diversity of theological writing changed perceptibly in Europe around the middle of the 14th century, for reasons not entirely clear. Scholastic theology continued to be ... More


Enlightened Monks: The German Benedictines 1740-1803

Ulrich L. Lehner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199595129
eISBN:
9780191729096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595129.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The importance of early modern monasticism with its cultural and intellectual vigor as well as the plurality of religious Enlightenments are gaining increasing attention among historians. This book ... More


Sin

Porter-Szücs Brian

in Faith and Fatherland: Catholicism, Modernity, and Poland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195399059
eISBN:
9780199896844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399059.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The most prominent theme in Polish Catholic sermons from the late 19th and early 20th centuries was death and damnation, and fear was the corresponding pedagogical lever. The world was typically ... More


Polak-Katolik

Porter-Szücs Brian

in Faith and Fatherland: Catholicism, Modernity, and Poland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195399059
eISBN:
9780199896844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399059.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As the Church became more infused with talk of a Jewish-Masonic-Bolshevik conspiracy to destroy Christianity and achieve world dominion, it seemed increasingly vital to establish a common front with ... More


Religion and the State

Florian Schui

in Rebellious Prussians: Urban Political Culture under Frederick the Great and his Successors

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199593965
eISBN:
9780191750724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593965.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores conflicts between urban dwellers and state authorities over religious matters. In 1780 Frederick II decide to introduce a new hymnal in the Prussian provinces. The new hymnal ... More


Conclusion: The Crown of Thorns

James Mace Ward

in Priest, Politician, Collaborator: Jozef Tiso and the Making of Fascist Slovakia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449888
eISBN:
9780801468131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449888.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter reviews Tiso's life and presents some final thoughts. It argues that Tiso is best understood as a “Christian-National Socialist,” or a cross between a Christian Social and a ... More


The Return of Political Theology

Peter Uwe Hohendahl

in Perilous Futures: On Carl Schmitt's Late Writings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726545
eISBN:
9781501730665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726545.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The fifth chapter goes back to Schmitt’s 1922 Political Theology to frame the author’s late return to this theme. The chapter argues that this return underscores the centrality of political theology ... More


Pastors and Catechumens: Catholic Renewal at the Margins of Marxist Revolution

Piotr H. Kosicki

in Catholics on the Barricades: Poland, France, and "Revolution," 1891-1956

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300225518
eISBN:
9780300231489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225518.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on Catholic intellectuals of the 1940s who, while committed to “revolution,” and in some cases even supportive of nascent Communist regimes, categorically refused to follow the ... More


Historians and Philosophers: The Peculiarity of the Enlightenment as Historical Category

Vincenzo Ferrone

in The Enlightenment: History of an Idea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175768
eISBN:
9781400865833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175768.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the peculiarity of the Enlightenment as a category in the history of Western culture by highlighting the important differences and points of contact and reciprocal influences ... More


Interfering where they shouldn't: interaction with republicans

Brian Heffernan

in Freedom and the Fifth Commandment: Catholic priests and political violence in Ireland, 1919-21

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090486
eISBN:
9781781706862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090486.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Pulpit condemnations were part of a conversation with the flock rather than simply authoritative monologues. Priests did not operate in isolation from lay Catholics and weighed their words carefully ... More


Troublesome priests: responses to clerical support for republicanism

Brian Heffernan

in Freedom and the Fifth Commandment: Catholic priests and political violence in Ireland, 1919-21

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090486
eISBN:
9781781706862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090486.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Support for the IRA took place as far away from the limelight as possible. Nevertheless republican priests had to account for themselves often enough, to their bishop or religious superior for ... More


Introduction: Uncivil Unions

in Uncivil Unions: The Metaphysics of Marriage in German Idealism and Romanticism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226136936
eISBN:
9780226136950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136950.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book reports the story of a number of theorists of marriage who attempted to sidestep both the dictates of empirical reality and the precepts of conventional morality or theology, and instead ... More


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