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An Enthusiasm for Orchids: Sex and Deception in Plant Evolution

John Alcock

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182743
eISBN:
9780199790005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182743.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book reviews a variety of evolutionary themes and uses the small terrestrial orchids of Australia to introduce and illustrate these themes. Among the topics explored are the competing ideas of ... More


The Sermons of Charles Wesley: A Critical Edition with Introduction and Notes

Charles Wesley

Kenneth G. C. Newport (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269496
eISBN:
9780191600807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269498.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Charles Wesley was a man with real hymnographic genius, and not surprisingly it is chiefly for his poetic legacy that he is remembered. However, he was much more than just a hymn‐writer, and along ... More


Microeconometrics of Banking: Methods, Applications, and Results

Hans Degryse, Moshe Kim, and Steven Ongena

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340471
eISBN:
9780199852406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340471.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book provides a compendium to the empirical work investigating the hypotheses generated by recent banking theory. Since the publication of the The Microeconomics of Banking by Xavier Freixas and ... More


A Double Singleness: Gender and the Writings of Charles and Mary Lamb

Jane Aaron

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128908
eISBN:
9780191671739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128908.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In 1796, when Mary Lamb killed her mother in a sudden attack of violent frenzy, her brother Charles pledged himself to be responsible for her care, thus sparing her from threatened incarceration in ... More


Dickens and the Spirit of the Age

Andrew Sanders

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183549
eISBN:
9780191674068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183549.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book considers the extent to which Dickens and his work reflects the vibrant novelty of the middle third of the 19th century, an age in which the modern world was shaped and determined. It looks ... More


The Restoration: A Political and Religious History of England and Wales, 1658–1667

Ronald Hutton

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203926
eISBN:
9780191676048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203926.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The years 1658–67 form one of the most vital and eventful periods in English history, witnessing the Plague, the Great Fire of London, the naval wars against the Dutch, and, above all, the ... More


Darwin’s Legacy: What Evolution Means Today

John Dupré

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199284214
eISBN:
9780191700286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284214.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Charles Darwin transformed our understanding of the universe and our place in it with his development of the theory of evolution. One hundred and fifty years later, we are still puzzling over the ... More


Are You Alone Wise?: The Search for Certainty in the Early Modern Era

Susan Schreiner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195313420
eISBN:
9780199897292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313420.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

In present-day America, the topic of certitude is much debated. On one side, commentators like Charles Krauthammer urge us to achieve “moral clarity”. On the other, those like George Will contend ... More


Environmental Ethics and Process Thinking

Clare Palmer

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269526
eISBN:
9780191683664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269526.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book challenges the popular conception that process thinking offers an unambiguously positive contribution to the philosophical debate on environmental ethics. It critically examines the ... More


Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Gareth Lloyd

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Charles Wesley has been a problem figure for church historians. The great hymn‐writer's contribution to Methodism and the 18th century Evangelical Revival has frequently been seen primarily in terms ... More


Conclusion

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

Since the 18th century, the myth or myths of Harrow School provided consistent support to the practical efforts of governors and masters to sustain the institution. The memories of former schoolboys ... More


Charles James Fox

L. G. Mitchell

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201045
eISBN:
9780191674815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201045.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Charles James Fox was one of the most colourful figures in 18th-century politics. Notorious for the excesses of his private life, he was at the same time one of the leading politicians of his ... More


The Value of the Textual Evidence

Richard Sharpe

in Medieval Irish Saints' Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215820
eISBN:
9780191678219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215820.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The body of texts under examination is so large that it is not possible to attempt an item-by-item analysis of the textual evidence for the whole of the three collections. As each Life is studied, ... More


A Catholic Modernity?: Charles Taylor's Marianist Award Lecture

James L. Heft (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195131611
eISBN:
9780199853489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195131611.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers a series of reflections on the state of Christianity, and especially Catholicism, in the world today. The centrepiece of the volume is a lecture by the renowned philosopher Charles ... More


Exceeding Our Grasp: Science, History, and the Problem of Unconceived Alternatives

P. Kyle Stanford

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195174083
eISBN:
9780199786367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174089.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The incredible achievements of modern scientific theories lead most of us to embrace scientific realism: the view that our best theories offer us at least roughly accurate descriptions of otherwise ... More


Conclusions

Ronald Hutton

in The Restoration: A Political and Religious History of England and Wales, 1658–1667

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203926
eISBN:
9780191676048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203926.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter addresses the following questions: Whose victory did the Restoration Settlements represent? Who had effectively won in 1662? The reply most often given in recent years is that the King ... More


Prologue: The Pope of Presbyterianism

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Prologue argues for the importance of Charles Hodge in nineteenth-century American Protestantism through his publications (including forty years as the editor of the Biblical Repertory and ... More


Enlisting under the Banner of King Jesus

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Eight explores Charles Hodge’s conversion to Christianity during the revival at Princeton College in the winter of 1815. Hodge had been religious his entire life, but decided to take a step ... More


Happy Jaunts and the “Man of Men”

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Nine recounts how Hodge returned to Philadelphia to convalesce from his chest condition after graduation. After his health improved he took two important trips. First, he traveled to Silver ... More


The Repertory Reborn

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter twenty-one tells the story of the changing nature of the Biblical Repertory. Upon his return from Europe, Hodge decides to rename and change the name of this periodical, attempting to make it ... More


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