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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


‘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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Cultures of Science in Early Victorian England

Ruth Barton

in The X Club: Power and Authority in Victorian Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551616
eISBN:
9780226551753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551753.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter identifies the diverse cultural contexts that shaped the future members of the X Club: gentlemanly London science (Busk, Hooker and Lubbock), Balliol College, Oxford (Spottiswoode), ... 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


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


Challenges and Responses

Gareth Dale

in Karl Polanyi: A Life on the Left

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231176088
eISBN:
9780231541480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176088.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

In which Polanyi battles with misery, and finds solace and inspiration in Christian-socialist circles, in traversing the USA, in Stalin's Russia, and in British culture.


‘Not the kind to die’: Katherine Mansfield and the Unquiet Ghost of ‘little brother’

J. Lawrence Mitchell

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474439657
eISBN:
9781474453813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439657.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This article documents the longstanding and special bond of affection between Katherine Mansfield and her brother Leslie Heron Beauchamp (known as ‘Chummie’ and ‘Bogey’ by family) and the often ... More


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