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Religion, Thought and Education

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0021
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores David R. Blumenthal's protest theology in Facing the Abusing God: A Theology of Protest. Blumenthal poses a question in this book which veritably hurls at Jewish theology: Must ... More


Conversion and the Simple: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

Jack Tannous

in The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter looks at the observation that a person who was actually learned in both his own religious tradition and in the Islamic tradition would never convert for anything other than ... 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


Master

Jean Dunbabin

in A Hound of God: Pierre de la Palud and the Fourteenth-Century Church

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222910
eISBN:
9780191678523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222910.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Like his commentary on Book 4 of the Sentences, Pierre's De potestate Papae shows him working on a theme that caught his imagination and led him towards positions to which he adhered for the rest of ... 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


‘Tongues of Heaven’: Prodigies, Portents, and Prophets

Alexandra Walsham

in Providence in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208877
eISBN:
9780191678172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208877.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The chapter focuses on the various aspects of pre-Reformation practice and belief, and explores how traditional cultural paradigms were subtly altered and rehabilitated rather than permanently ... More


The Priest as Anointed

Peter Marshall

in The Catholic Priesthood and the English Reformation

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204480
eISBN:
9780191676307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204480.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In this chapter, the vocation of priesthood in early sixteenth century is first displayed. During the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, priest were considered ‘higher than the angels’ ... More


Introduction

Kenneth Fincham and Nicholas Tyacke

in Altars Restored: The Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207009
eISBN:
9780191677434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207009.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In early modern England, the altar, which is both a symbol and a site for religious events, has played a major role in religion. Throughout the mid-sixteenth century, altars became the target of ... 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


Inspiration and Authority in the Middle Ages: Prophets and their Critics from Scholasticism to Humanism

Brian FitzGerald

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808244
eISBN:
9780191845956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808244.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Inspiration and Authority rethinks the role of prophecy in the Middle Ages by examining how professional theologians responded to new assertions of divine inspiration. The book argues that the task ... More


Heresy and Dissent in the Carolingian Empire: The Case of Gottschalk of Orbais

Matthew Bryan Gillis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198797586
eISBN:
9780191839153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797586.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Heresy and Dissent in the Carolingian Empire: The Case of Gottschalk of Orbais recounts the history of an exceptional ninth-century religious outlaw. Frankish Christianity required obedience to ... More


Introduction: Anglican Gender Trouble

Timothy Willem Jones

in Sexual Politics in the Church of England, 1857-1957

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199655106
eISBN:
9780191744952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655106.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter locates the subsequent historical study in contemporary controversies in the global Anglican Communion. It highlights the book’s contribution to the historiographies of religion and ... More


Conscience and Authority in the Medieval Church

Alexander Murray

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198208839
eISBN:
9780191799952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208839.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

We are born and die alone, and are often alone in between. But this is true of all human beings, in their millions. So in another sense we are not alone at all, quite the opposite. To manage other ... More


Voices of Conscience: Royal Confessors and Political Counsel in Seventeenth-Century Spain and France

Nicole Reinhardt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198703686
eISBN:
9780191772856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703686.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This study analyses how the link between politics and conscience was articulated and shaped by confessors as counsellors to monarchs throughout the seventeenth century. Against the backdrop of the ... More


The Theology and Ideology of Creativity

George Michael

in Theology of Hate: A History of the World Church of the Creator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033501
eISBN:
9780813038698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033501.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter deals with the theology that Ben Klassen formulated — Creativity. Creativity did not rise in a vacuum but emerged in a political subculture that had grown increasingly disenchanted with ... More


God with Us: Lived Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia, 1942-1976

Ansley L. Quiros

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646763
eISBN:
9781469646787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646763.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

For many, the struggle over civil rights was not just about lunch counters, waiting rooms, or even access to the vote; it was also about Christian theology. Since both activists and segregationists ... More


Introduction “Biblical Traditions that Call for Liberation”

John Coffey

in Exodus and Liberation: Deliverance Politics from John Calvin to Martin Luther King Jr.

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199334223
eISBN:
9780199369393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334223.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Political History

In one of his first publications, a 1988 essay on community organizing, Barack Obama praised the black church for maintaining “biblical traditions that call for liberation.” This book aims to locate ... More


The Wager in Greenberg's The Ways of the River

Ehud Luz

in Wrestling with an Angel: Power, Morality, and Jewish Identity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092936
eISBN:
9780300129298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092936.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the concept of the Jewish ethos of wager in Uri Tzvi Greenberg's poetry The Ways of the River. It explains that this poem is considered one of the most profound and important ... More


Conclusion

Rebecca Rist

in Popes and Jews, 1095–1291

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198717980
eISBN:
9780191787430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717980.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Medieval History

Drawing on the different themes of the different chapters and bringing them together, this Conclusion explains the limited and specifically servile role which Jews were expected to play in a typical ... More


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