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Liberty and Religion

Hilary Gatti

in Ideas of Liberty in Early Modern Europe: From Machiavelli to Milton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163833
eISBN:
9781400866304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163833.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses the question of liberty in sixteenth-century religious debates. It first takes a look at the discussion between the Augustinian friar Martin Luther and Dutch humanist Erasmus ... More


Identity, Distinction, or Tension in Trinitarian Language?: ‘Loose’ Approaches to the Son’s Aseity

Brannon Ellis

in Calvin, Classical Trinitarianism, and the Aseity of the Son

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199652402
eISBN:
9780191742002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652402.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This chapter employs the conclusions of Chapter 3 to begin to frame the entire autothean controversy — both its beginnings, as explored in Chapters 1 and 2, and the post-Reformation development of ... More


Jacob Arminius: Theologian of Grace

Keith D. Stanglin and Thomas H. McCall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755660
eISBN:
9780199979493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755660.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The impact of “Arminianism” upon Protestantism is undeniable, yet the theology of Jacob Arminius is not broadly known or well understood. This book seeks to provide a reliable account of this ... More


Introduction

Keith D. Stanglin and Thomas H. McCall

in Jacob Arminius: Theologian of Grace

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755660
eISBN:
9780199979493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755660.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

After briefly reflecting upon the strange scholarly neglect of the theology of Jacob Arminius, the Introduction offers a brief review of common portrayals of this theology: Arminius the Pelagian or ... More


Arminius in National Socialism

Martin M. Winkler

in Arminius the Liberator: Myth and Ideology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190252915
eISBN:
9780190252939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190252915.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Arminius’ importance in this period has long been controversial. This chapter offers a new evaluation of multiple evidence and argues that the Liberator myth was more prominent than often assumed. It ... More


The Dutch Reformed Church and the World: The International Concerns of the Calvinist Ministry

D. L. Noorlander

in Heaven's Wrath: The Protestant Reformation and the Dutch West India Company in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780801453632
eISBN:
9781501740336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453632.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter is about the Protestant Reformation in the Netherlands, the church’s initial response to expansion, and the clergy who supported and chose to work for the company. Calvinists already had ... More


The Terrifying God of William Perkins, Thomas Hooker, and Samuel Stone

Baird Tipson

in Hartford Puritanism: Thomas Hooker, Samuel Stone, and Their Terrifying God

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190212520
eISBN:
9780190212544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212520.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

In attacking Jesuit theology, William Perkins, Hooker’s widely influential theological mentor, systematically eliminated any unaided human initiative toward salvation. Jacobus Arminius found ... More


Salvation and the Thirty-Nine Articles

W. B. Patterson

in William Perkins and the Making of a Protestant England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199681525
eISBN:
9780191773235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681525.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Perkins contributed significantly to the English and European discussion of the controversial issues of salvation and predestination. He wrote two important Latin treatises on the subject, both ... More


After Arminius: A Historical Introduction to Arminian Theology

Thomas H. McCall and Keith D. Stanglin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190874193
eISBN:
9780190874230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874193.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

“Arminianism” was the subject of important theological controversies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and it maintains an important position within Protestant thought. What became known ... More


Church at the Crossroads: The Reformed in the Dutch Republic

Freya Sierhuis

in The Literature of the Arminian Controversy: Religion, Politics and the Stage in the Dutch Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749738
eISBN:
9780191814037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749738.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Chapter 1 gives an overview of the history and development of the Reformed Church in the Dutch Republic, from its establishment during the days of the Revolt to the controversies over religious ... More


The Wolf and the Hare

Caitlin C. Gillespie

in Boudica: Warrior Woman of Roman Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190609078
eISBN:
9780190875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190609078.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 7 places Boudica’s revolt in the context of other native revolts against Rome in order to demonstrate both the similarities between provincial uprisings and the uniqueness of Boudica as a ... More


History Without Ideology: Media and Spectacle

Martin M. Winkler

in Arminius the Liberator: Myth and Ideology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190252915
eISBN:
9780190252939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190252915.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter broadens the perspectives advanced so far by examining the influence of popular films and novels and of cinema and computerized video productions on each other. Action-driven plots, ... More


Arminius in the New World

Martin M. Winkler

in Arminius the Liberator: Myth and Ideology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190252915
eISBN:
9780190252939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190252915.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century German immigrants brought their own memories of Arminius to the United States. But the myth of the Liberator had been prominent among Britons as well. As a result, ... More


Nationalism at a Boil: Die Hermannschlacht

Martin M. Winkler

in Arminius the Liberator: Myth and Ideology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190252915
eISBN:
9780190252939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190252915.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter begins the book’s detailed examination of Arminius in visual mass media. The Liberator first appeared on screen in Die Hermannschlacht (“Hermann’s Battle,” 1924). This modest but fervent ... More


National Socialism: Romans and Germans in Ewiger Wald

Martin M. Winkler

in Arminius the Liberator: Myth and Ideology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190252915
eISBN:
9780190252939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190252915.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Immediately upon coming to power, the Nazis brought the German film industry under their direct command. The 1936 feature film Ewiger Wald (“Eternal Forest”) shows the Nazis’ view of the cycle of ... More


Biblical Philology: Nothing Radical (1609–1619)

Dirk van Miert

in The Emancipation of Biblical Philology in the Dutch Republic, 1590-1670

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198803935
eISBN:
9780191842177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803935.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 2 gives an example of how historiography has hitherto been skewed in favour of aligning philology with latitudinarian readings of the Bible. Philology was not the prerogative of the more ... More


Grotius’ Imago Dei Anthropology: Grounding

Janne E. Nijman

in International Law and Religion: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198805878
eISBN:
9780191843778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805878.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

In the standard account Hugo Grotius secularized international law by grounding it on human nature. This chapter argues we should not stop at the standard account, but rather should dig deeper and ... More


Jacob Arminius

J. V. Fesko

in The Covenant of Works: The Origins, Development, and Reception of the Doctrine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190071363
eISBN:
9780190071394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071363.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter surveys the works of Jacob Arminius, a figure infrequently associated with covenant theology. Through his labors at the University of Leiden, Arminius and his colleagues continued to ... More


Arminianism: Backgrounds and Beginnings

Thomas H. McCall and Keith D. Stanglin

in After Arminius: A Historical Introduction to Arminian Theology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190874193
eISBN:
9780190874230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874193.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

Chapter 1 discusses the purpose of the book as an introduction to the historical development of Arminian theology. It then offers a preliminary description and definition of Arminianism. The late ... More


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