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Revolutionary America

Peter Brock (ed.)

in Liberty and Conscience: A Documentary History of Conscientious Objectors in America through the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151220
eISBN:
9780199870424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151224.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Seven documents are presented, with an introductory text, illustrating the treatment of conscientious objectors in America after the outbreak of the War of the Revolution in 1775. Various peace sects ... More


Epigraphy and Roman Religion

John Scheid

in Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265062
eISBN:
9780191754173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265062.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

An abundance of Latin votive inscriptions adds much to the knowledge of religious belief in the Roman World. Several major cults of Roman (e.g. emperor worship) and foreign (e.g. Mithras) origin, and ... More


“Love Your Enemies”: Anabaptists and the Peace Tradition

David W. Kling

in The Bible in History: How the Texts Have Shaped the Times

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195130089
eISBN:
9780199835393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130081.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on the emergence of the Anabaptist peace tradition in the sixteenth century and its various expressions extending into the present. It considers the importance of the person of ... More


Viewpoints Around 1000: Ṭūs, Baṣra, Baghdad, Pisa

Garth Fowden

in Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158532
eISBN:
9781400848164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158532.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter considers the years around 1000 as a viewing point from which to consolidate the argument that emphasizes the First Millennium's distinctiveness. It explores four themes broached earlier ... More


Civil War America

Peter Brock (ed.)

in Liberty and Conscience: A Documentary History of Conscientious Objectors in America through the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151220
eISBN:
9780199870424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151224.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Thirteen documents are presented, with an introductory text, illustrating the experiences of conscientious objectors in America in the Civil War. This war presented many pacifists, especially in the ... More


The Scope and Accuracy of Ezekiel's Prophecy

Daniel Davies

in Method and Metaphysics in Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199768738
eISBN:
9780199918980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768738.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

One of the most hidden aspects of the Guide, and possibly the most shocking, is that Maimonides intimates that Ezekiel's picture of the cosmos, depicted in the vision of the chariot, contains ... More


Ad Dextram Patris: Hussite Influences on the Early Eucharistic Controversy

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Karlstadt and the Origins of the Eucharistic Controversy: A Study in the Circulation of Ideas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199753994
eISBN:
9780199894987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753994.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes arguments against Christ's corporeal presence developed by Hussite theologians in the fifteenth century that became prominent at the beginning of the eucharistic controversy. ... More


The Plymouth Brethren

Massimo Introvigne

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190842420
eISBN:
9780190842451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842420.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religious Studies

Plymouth Brethren are a larger Christian movement, including a dozen of different denominations. They originate from a 19th-century revival in the British Isles, around John Nelson Darby—regarded by ... More


Irish Millennialism: The Irish Prophetic Movement and the Origins of the Plymouth Brethren

Grayson Carter

in Anglican Evangelicals: Protestant Secessions from the Via Media, c. 1800-1850

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270089
eISBN:
9780191683886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270089.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

While the English prophetic movement coalesced around Henry Drummond and Edward Irving, a similar outburst of millennial speculation occurred among Dublin’s influential, but unsettled, Evangelical ... More


The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44

Hunter Powell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096341
eISBN:
9781781708811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096341.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book seeks to bring coherence to two of the most studied periods in British history, Caroline non-conformity (pre-1640) and the British revolution (post-1642). It does so by focusing on the ... More


Tory Sensibilities Old and New: The Perils of False Brethren and Passive Obedience

Toni Bowers

in Force or Fraud: British Seduction Stories and the Problem of Resistance, 1660-1760

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592135
eISBN:
9780191725340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592135.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Chapter 5 marks a transitional moment early in the eighteenth century, when old‐ and new‐tory‐oriented discourses came into conflict around the doctrine of passive obedience and non‐resistance. It ... More


Episcopal Attitudes to the Moravians before 1749

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

In the Moravian Church, the Anglican bishops were confronted with another episcopal Church within England that claimed the apostolic succession, yet in 1749 they met at Lambeth and agreed to support ... More


‘An Antient Protestant Episcopal Church’: The Moravian Act of 1749

Colin Podmore

in The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

In 1749, the British Parliament passed an Act that allowed Moravians in America to make payment in lieu of military service, and permitted Moravians in Great Britain and Ireland as well as America to ... More


Conclusion: Maps, Seas, and the Ismaʿili Mission

Yossef Rapoport and Emilie Savage-Smith

in Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226540887
eISBN:
9780226553405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226553405.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

The conclusion concentrates upon the relationship of the Book of Curiosities to the wider Fatimid Egyptian intellectual milieu in which the author operated and the Ismaʿili missionary network of ... More


Raven and the Time of Divisions: A Map of the Brethren Movement

Massimo Introvigne

in The Plymouth Brethren

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190842420
eISBN:
9780190842451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842420.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religious Studies

Divisions in the Brethren movement occurred already during Darby’s lifetime and cannot be simply reduced to the split between an Open and Exclusive wings. The chapter discusses the 1936 ... More


Hierarchy and Structure in Roman Polytheism: Roman Methods of Conceiving Action†

John Scheid

in Roman Religion

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615650
eISBN:
9780748650989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615650.003.0033
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Theology of Rome is seen as a strong argument in favor of Roman cultural underdevelopment. So, the well-known litanies of ‘functional’ deities, those ‘Sondergötter’ dear to the heart of Hermann ... More


Jodocus Badius Ascensius: The Making of a Name

Paul White

in Jodocus Badius Ascensius: Commentary, Commerce and Print in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265543
eISBN:
9780191760358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265543.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter, by way of introduction, explores the life and work of Badius, drawing on judgements by his contemporaries and posterity. It introduces Badius via perspectives on the various roles he ... More


Introduction

Massimo Introvigne

in The Plymouth Brethren

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190842420
eISBN:
9780190842451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842420.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religious Studies

The chapter lists the different uses of the word ‘Brethren’ in modern Protestantism and defines the book’s focus on the group commonly called Exclusive Brethren (particularly, on the Plymouth ... More


Darby and the Origins of the Plymouth Brethren

Massimo Introvigne

in The Plymouth Brethren

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190842420
eISBN:
9780190842451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842420.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religious Studies

The chapter describes the career of John Nelson Darby, from his early ministry in Ireland to the birth of the Brethren movement and its worldwide expansion through Darby’s international and ... More


Retrenchment and Mainstreaming: The Plymouth Brethren Christian Church in the 21st Century

Massimo Introvigne

in The Plymouth Brethren

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190842420
eISBN:
9780190842451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842420.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religious Studies

This final chapter presents a case study of Brethren IV, known today as the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church (PBCC). It starts with a discussion of the legal case before the British Charity ... More


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