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Benjamin Jowett and the Christian Religion

Peter Hinchliff

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266884
eISBN:
9780191683091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266884.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The conventional picture of Benjamin Jowett (1817–93) is of the outstanding educator, the famous master of Balliol College, Oxford, whose pupils were extremely influential in the public life of ... More


WYCLIF’S LIFE AND WORK

Stephen E. Lahey

in John Wyclif

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183313
eISBN:
9780199870349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183313.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter provides the basic biographical material necessary to understand the course of Wyclif’s life. The first section traces Wyclif’s career at Oxford University, specifically at Merton and ... More


Laurence Jonathan Cohen 1923–2006

Issac Levi

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 153 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VII

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264348
eISBN:
9780191734250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264348.003.0008
Subject:
History, Historiography

Laurence Jonathan Cohen (1923–2006), a Fellow of the British Academy, was one of two sons of Israel Cohen and Theresa Jacobs. His parents were orthodox Jews who were active in the World Zionist ... More


Frederick Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury: A Life

Peter Hinchliff

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263869
eISBN:
9780191682667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263869.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book is a biography of Frederick Temple, who was an eminent, 19th-century figure and father of William Temple who was Archbishop of Canterbury during the Second ... More


Epilogue

J. C. Holt

in The Northerners: A Study in the Reign of King John

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203094
eISBN:
9780191675713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203094.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Once John had gone and the war had ended, the lines of political division altered. The Charter was quickly reissued, in a more limited form. Very soon ex-rebels and the native loyalists were working ... More


A Share in the Appointments

Richard Symonds

in Oxford and Empire: The Last Lost Cause?

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203001
eISBN:
9780191675645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203001.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines University of Oxford graduates who have served the British Empire in various positions overseas. During the period from 1874 to 1913 Balliol College had the most number of ... More


Richard Arthur Wollheim 1923–2003

Malcolm Budd

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

Richard Arthur Wollheim (1923–2003), a Fellow of the British Academy, was an advocate of pacifism. Born in London to Eric Wollheim and Constance Baker, he went to Westminster School as a King’s ... More


John Edward Christopher Hill 1912–2003

Donald Pennington

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Edward Christopher Hill (1912–2003), a Fellow of the British Academy, was a great historian. Nearly all his huge output was on the seventeenth-century ‘English Revolution’ and its origins. It ... More


‘Balliol, For Example’ *

John Prest

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

When Richard Jenkyns died in 1854, there were two candidates to succeed him, Benjamin Jowett and Robert Scott, and Scott won by a single vote. Scott shared the diehards’ view of the endowments of ... More


The Oxford of Raymond Asquith and Willie Elmhirst

M. G. Brock

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0031
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Raymond Asquith came up to Balliol College as a scholar in 1897 and held an All Souls fellowship from 1903 to 1910. His father, who had also been a Balliol scholar, became Prime Minister in April ... More


Gerald Aylmer at Balliol

CHRISTOPHER HILL

in Public Duty and Private Conscience in Seventeenth-Century England: Essays Presented to G.E. Aylmer

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202295
eISBN:
9780191675270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202295.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The author discusses Gerald Aylmer's personal character and achievements at Balliol. Thomas Hinde, a contemporary Wykehamist, describes Gerald as a person who possessed a hyperactive conscience, and ... More


Gerald Aylmer as a Scholar

AUSTIN WOOLRYCH

in Public Duty and Private Conscience in Seventeenth-Century England: Essays Presented to G.E. Aylmer

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202295
eISBN:
9780191675270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202295.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The author of this chapter describes Gerald Aylmer as one of a select band of historians who made a considerable reputation in his field before he published so much as an article. He reports that ... More


The Early Jowett

Peter Hinchliff

in Benjamin Jowett and the Christian Religion

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266884
eISBN:
9780191683091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266884.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Benjamin Jowett was born in Camberwell on 15 April 1817. He was the son of a small businessman and was educated at St Paul's School. He entered Balliol as a scholar in October 1836, and spent ... More


Master

Peter Hinchliff

in Benjamin Jowett and the Christian Religion

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266884
eISBN:
9780191683091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266884.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Jowett was finally elected master of Balliol in September 1870, just ten years after the publication of Essays and Reviews. After he became master he preached regularly, twice each term in the ... More


Educating England *

PETER HINCHLIFF

in Frederick Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury: A Life

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263869
eISBN:
9780191682667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263869.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter traces the development of Temple’s notions about education. At Balliol College he taught mathematics, though he was not a tutor. He became ... More


The Life of an Absent-minded Professor

Iain McLean

in Adam Smith, Radical and Egalitarian: An Interpretation for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623525
eISBN:
9780748672110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623525.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter introduces the life of Adam Smith as an absent-minded professor. Smith became absent-minded as he grew up. The events of his quiet life give vital clues as to how and why he shaped the ... More


The War of the Three Kings (1332–57)

Michael Brown

in The Wars of Scotland 1214–1371

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612376
eISBN:
9780748672301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612376.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

War returned to Scotland as a struggle for crown and kingdom between the rival dynasties and parties which had divided the realm for forty years. The opposing factions were the new Bruce ... More


Bruce of Annandale

G.W.S. Barrow

in Robert Bruce: And the Community of the Realm of Scotland

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620227
eISBN:
9780748672189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620227.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter opens by tracing the family history of the Bruces. In the twelfth century King David I of Scotland granted land in Annandale, controlling one of the main routes into southwestern ... More


Bruce versus Balliol

G.W.S. Barrow

in Robert Bruce: And the Community of the Realm of Scotland

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620227
eISBN:
9780748672189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620227.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

To decide the succession dispute (the Great Cause), Edward I set up a court of 104 auditors under himself on the model of the centumviri of the Roman republic; of the fourteen competitors for the ... More


A Lamb among Wolves

G.W.S. Barrow

in Robert Bruce: And the Community of the Realm of Scotland

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620227
eISBN:
9780748672189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620227.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The chapter opens with discussion of how Edward I's stance on appeals affected the constitutional position of Scotland at the opening of Balliol's reign. Examination of appeals brought from Scotland ... More


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