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Introduction: John McManners, Man and Historian

Nigel Aston

in Religious Change in Europe 1650–1914: Essays for John McManners

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205968
eISBN:
9780191676871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205968.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of John McManners, one of the most honored British historians of the Church. The making of his distinctive historical sensibility owes much to his family ... More


Cesare Baronio and the Roman Catholic Vision of the Early Church *

Giuseppe Antonio Guazzelli

in Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

The Oratorian priest — later cardinal — Cesare Baronio (Sora 1538–Rome 1607), was extensively involved in several projects promoted by the Roman Curia, after the closure of the Council of Trent, to ... More


Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Katherine Van Liere, Simon Ditchfield, and Howard Louthan (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

This book surveys early modern ‘sacred history’, i.e. the historiography of the Christian Church, its leaders and saints, and its institutional and doctrinal developments, in the two centuries ... More


Episcopal Elections 250-600: Hierarchy and Popular Will in Late Antiquity

Peter Norton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207473
eISBN:
9780191708701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207473.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book details a topic of great importance in early Church history and late antiquity. It challenges the conventional view that after the adoption of Christianity by the Roman Empire the local ... More


The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

J. R. Watson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The English Hymn is a literary form that has been undervalued by literary criticism. This book, subtitled ‘a critical and historical study’, seeks to re‐establish it as a form that deserves serious ... More


Augustinian Case Studies

Katrin Ettenhuber

in Donne's Augustine: Renaissance Cultures of Interpretation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199609109
eISBN:
9780191729553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609109.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter outlines some of the most characteristic ways in which Donne absorbs, digests, and reworks Augustine's texts by presenting a series of case studies. It falls into two halves. The first ... More


Faith, Morals, and Thomas More

John Finnis

in Religion and Public Reasons: Collected Essays Volume V

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580095
eISBN:
9780191729416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580095.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter details the (moral) reason why Thomas More refused to swear to uphold the statute of 1534 declaring Henry VIII's marriage void, and his reasons for rejecting Luther's and other's revolt ... More


Introduction

Jed Z. Buchwald and Mordechai Feingold

in Newton and the Origin of Civilization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154787
eISBN:
9781400845187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154787.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This introductory chapter discusses Isaac Newton’s immersion in ancient prophecies, Church history, and alchemy. These investigations raise several questions: what links his interest in such matters ... More


Southern White Ministers and the Civil Rights Movement

Elaine Allen Lechtreck

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817525
eISBN:
9781496817570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817525.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

How did southern white ministers who believed that racial segregation was against God’s teachings attempt to convince people in their churches and their communities to abandon fears of integration ... More


The Making of Measure and the Promise of Sameness

Emanuele Lugli

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226612492
eISBN:
9780226612522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226612522.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Starting in the late twelfth century, the governments of Italy’s newly-formed city-republics rejected imperial measurement standards and created new local ones, displaying them in their main squares. ... More


Scholar and Controversialist: Seeking Order amidst Radical Change

W. B. Patterson

in Thomas Fuller: Discovering England's Religious Past

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198793700
eISBN:
9780191835513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793700.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Fuller faced an uncertain future on his return to London in the wake of the royalist collapse. Friends assisted him, and he found convenient lodging at Sion College. In 1648 he was appointed minister ... More


Introduction

PETER NORTON

in Episcopal Elections 250-600: Hierarchy and Popular Will in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207473
eISBN:
9780191708701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207473.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of how the selection of bishops was of vital importance to the Christian church. It describes the book’s primary and secondary source materials, and ... More


Gone Are the Days

Steven C. Harper

in First Vision: Memory and Mormon Origins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199329472
eISBN:
9780190063092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199329472.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Richard Bushman’s 2005 biography of Joseph Smith incorporated the findings of the New Mormon history. Bushman saw changes over time in Smith’s vision accounts and granted the critics that point, just ... More


Exclusion from the Eucharist: The Re-shaping of Idiocy in the Seventeenth-Century Church

C. F. Goodey

in Intellectual disability: A conceptual history, 1200-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526125316
eISBN:
9781526136213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125316.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Throughout the English revolution of the mid-seventeenth century, churchmen disagreed about whom to exclude from taking holy communion, who should do the excluding, and how this exclusion should be ... More


‘The Demands of Justice Must be Stated before the Words of Peace Find a Receptive Ground, 1972–1976’

Margaret M. Scull

in The Catholic Church and the Northern Ireland Troubles, 1968-1998

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198843214
eISBN:
9780191879081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843214.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

These years mark the bloodiest of the conflict with the highest number of deaths. Priests, women religious, and the Irish Catholic hierarchy continued to find their voice in condemning violence and, ... More


Poets and Prophets of the Resistance: Intellectuals and the Origins of El Salvador's Civil War

Joaquín M. Chávez

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199315512
eISBN:
9780190661106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315512.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

One of the most potent insurgencies in twentieth-century Latin American history emerged in El Salvador in the 1970s. This book examines the trajectories of urban and peasant intellectuals who ... More


Edessan Christians in Hayy al-Suryan

Tala Jarjour

in Sense and Sadness: Syriac Chant in Aleppo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190635251
eISBN:
9780190635299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635251.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

THIS CHAPTER SETS the foundation necessary for appreciating Urfalli Suryani religious emotionality through essential elements in the local musical experience. It draws on the history of the Syrian ... More


Cities

Emanuele Lugli

in The Making of Measure and the Promise of Sameness

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226612492
eISBN:
9780226612522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226612522.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This section looks at the enormous importance that measurement standards had in shaping urban and religious life. It begins by unearthing the overlooked role of friars as measurement checkers, and ... More


Spinoza and Biblical Philology in the Dutch Republic, 1660-1710

Jetze Touber

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198805007
eISBN:
9780191843112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805007.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book investigates the biblical criticism of Spinoza from the perspective of the Dutch Reformed society in which the philosopher lived and worked. It focusses on philological investigation of the ... More


Introduction: Clearly Written on His Face

Jon Bialecki

in Diagram for Fire: Miracles and Variation in an American Charismatic Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294202
eISBN:
9780520967410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294202.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

What are miracles as social phenomena, and what lessons do they have for anthropology? This chapter starts the inquiry into these questions by introducing both the Vineyard, and the wider ... More


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