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Theory and Theology in George Herbert’s Poetry: `Divinitie, and Poesie, Met'

Elizabeth Clarke

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263982
eISBN:
9780191682698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263982.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Theology

In 17th-century England the poet George Herbert became known as ‘Divine Herbert’, his poetry a model for those aspiring to the status of inspired Christian poet. This book explores the relationship ... More


Enlightenment in Dispute: The Reinvention of Chan Buddhism in Seventeenth-Century China

Jiang Wu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195333572
eISBN:
9780199868872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333572.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book studies the revival of Chan Buddhism in seventeenth‐century China. Focusing on a series of controversies, this book argues that the Chan revival was a systematic reinvention of Chan ideals ... More


University and Society

Stephen Porter

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume IV Seventeenth-Century Oxford

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510146
eISBN:
9780191700958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510146.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

After a period of change and adaptation, the university's role in the post-reformation order had been established before the beginning of the 17th century. The nature of its responsibilities was ... More


Gerald Edward Aylmer, 1926–2000

Keith Thomas

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 124. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, III

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263204
eISBN:
9780191734205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263204.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

The large oeuvre of Gerald Aylmer, a historian of 17th-century England, can be divided into five main categories. First, there are the occasional studies which were stimulated by the institutions, ... More


A Prophecy Fulfilled: From Cooperation to the Displacement of Indians

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

in Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how towards the end of the 17th century, efforts on the part of Indians and colonists to resolve problems caused by livestock gave way to conflict. It argues that the colonists' ... More


City and University

Alan Crossley

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume IV Seventeenth-Century Oxford

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510146
eISBN:
9780191700958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510146.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

During the 17th century, friction arose in the university because two constitutionally separate but closely dependent communities occupied the same restricted space. As the city of Oxford recovered ... More


Forgiving Trespasses: Living with Livestock in Early America

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

in Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter argues that trespassing livestock were a major cause of friction between Indians and English colonists. Even so, Native Americans and colonists found ways to cooperate with one another ... More


Introduction

Nicholas Tyacke

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume IV Seventeenth-Century Oxford

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510146
eISBN:
9780191700958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510146.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

How should we regard developments at Oxford University in England during the 17th century and what, if any, unity does the period possess? At first sight indeed it looks like a tale best told in ... More


Music

P. M. Gouk

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume IV Seventeenth-Century Oxford

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510146
eISBN:
9780191700958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510146.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Music in Oxford flourished throughout the 17th century, revolving about both the university and the city. The degree of Bachelor of Arts in Music was granted from the end of the 15th century at the ... More


Introduction

Paul Langford

in Englishness Identified: Manners and Character 1650–1850

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246403
eISBN:
9780191697586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246403.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This introductory chapter gives an overview of Englishness and its prevalence in the 17th century. It also shows the characteristics of the English people, their ancestry and ethnicity. It reveals ... More


Ad fontes argumentorum : The Sources of Reformed Theology in the Seventeenth Century

Richard A. Muller

in After Calvin: Studies in the Development of a Theological Tradition

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157017
eISBN:
9780199849581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157017.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter moves past the basic issue of definition and approach and raises the question of the actual sources and materials used by the Protestant scholastics of the 17th century in the fashioning ... More


“Changed … into the Fashion of Man” The Politics of Sexual Difference in a Seventeenth-Century Anglo-American Settlement

Kathleen M. Brown

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the gender identity of Thomas Hall and how it stirred controversy among the residents of Warraskoyack, Virginia, a small English settlement. It explains that Hall's case ... More


British North America in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Stephen Foster

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The maps that laid out the evolution of America from colony to an imperial power in its own right were mostly the work of the Harvard scholar-entrepreneur A. B. Hart, often denominated the creator of ... More


The Law Becomes You

Robert Colls

in Identity of England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245192
eISBN:
9780191697432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245192.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the origins of the English nation in the laws and territories and language of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. It is concerned with the creation of the myth of an ancient and English ... More


Epilogue

Richard W. Kaeuper

in Chivalry and Violence in Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244584
eISBN:
9780191697388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244584.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions. It talks about the revolt of Essex in 1601 as an important signpost pointing towards basic transformations of those ideas by the early 17th century. ... More


Milton’s History (1670) and Mr John Miltons Character of the Long Parliament and Assembly of Divines (1681)

Nicholas von Maltzahn

in Milton's History of Britain: Republican Historiography in the English Revolution

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128977
eISBN:
9780191671753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128977.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

By working back from the separate publication of the History of Britain (1670) and the Character of the Long Parliament and Assembly of Divines (1681), it is possible to reconstitute a fuller History ... More


Conclusions

Michael Moriarty

in Fallen Nature, Fallen Selves: Early Modern French Thought II

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199291038
eISBN:
9780191710599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291038.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The key themes of the book are recapitulated in the course of a general assessment of the relationship of Augustinianism and Cartesianism in 17th-century moral thought. The writers discovered are ... More


Drama

Michael Hawcroft

in Rhetoric: Readings in French Literature

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159841
eISBN:
9780191673726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159841.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses rhetoric in two plays from the 17th century: Molière's Tartuffe and Rancine's Britannicus. The chapter also looks at a play of a seemingly different kind, which was written ... More


A Vision of Progress

Andrew Lincoln

in Spiritual History: A Reading of William Blake's Vala or The Four Zoas

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183143
eISBN:
9780191673948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183143.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines The Four Zoas and the developments in its narrative that can be compared to developments in natural philosophy during the 17th and 18th centuries wherein the principle of ... More


The History of the University of Oxford: Volume IV Seventeenth-Century Oxford

Nicholas Tyacke (ed.)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510146
eISBN:
9780191700958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510146.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Volume IV of the series The History of the University of Oxford covers the 17th century, a period when both institutionally and intellectually the University was expanding. Oxford and its university ... More


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