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Networks of Readers, Networks of Meaning

Amy Johnson Frykholm

in Rapture Culture: Left Behind in Evangelical America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195159837
eISBN:
9780199835614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159837.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Argues that especially with religious fiction, reading cannot be understood as a private act but must be placed into a social context. Readers engage in reading Left Behind through a series of ... More


The bishops, political reform, and public administration

Nigel Aston

in The End of an Élite: The French Bishops and the Coming of the Revolution 1786-1790

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202844
eISBN:
9780191675553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202844.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The Gallican Church acted as an important agency of social and political control in the realm, preaching the divine obligation of obedience to the Crown. Bishops in their oath of allegiance at ... More


An apostolic élite: the bishops of the French Church at the end of the ancien régime

Nigel Aston

in The End of an Élite: The French Bishops and the Coming of the Revolution 1786-1790

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202844
eISBN:
9780191675553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202844.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

To be nominated and consecrated as one of the 130 bishops of the French Church was the highest ambition any cleric could hold in France under the ancien régime. The office of bishop was one of ... More


The bishops and the first Assembly of Notables, spring 1787

Nigel Aston

in The End of an Élite: The French Bishops and the Coming of the Revolution 1786-1790

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202844
eISBN:
9780191675553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202844.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

Baron de Calonne, the Controller-General, advised Louis XVI in August 1786 to summon an Assembly of Notables. In the minister's mind, the Assembly was seen as a new device to obtain something like ... More


Afterword as Fast-Forward

Dale K. Van Kley

in Reform Catholicism and the International Suppression of the Jesuits in Enlightenment Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300228465
eISBN:
9780300235616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228465.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This concluding chapter reviews how the Civil Constitution of the Clergy implemented many of the mixed Gallican–Jansenist reforms that would have come out of any such legislative opportunity in 1771. ... More


The Decline in the Position of the Clergy in the Eyes of Muslims

Hussein Ahmad Amin

in The Sorrowful Muslim's Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474437073
eISBN:
9781474453653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437073.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In this chapter, Amin traces the decline in opinion of the clergy among contemporary Muslims, following their veneration in the early centuries of Islam, all the way to the contempt with which they ... More


Apostleship and the Authority of Change

Michael Hubbard MacKay

in Prophetic Authority: Democratic Hierarchy and the Mormon Priesthood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043017
eISBN:
9780252051876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043017.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In addition to baptism, a second foundational narrative that demonstrates Joseph Smith’s authority was the establishment of the Mormon apostleship. His translations and revelations called for major ... More


Church: Materializing Authority and Ordaining the Prophet

Michael Hubbard MacKay

in Prophetic Authority: Democratic Hierarchy and the Mormon Priesthood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043017
eISBN:
9780252051876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043017.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The third foundational narrative that secured Joseph Smith’s religious authority surrounds the founding of his church, the Church of Christ. It marked Smith’s prophetic voice extending beyond his ... More


The Development of Mormon Priesthood

Michael Hubbard MacKay

in Prophetic Authority: Democratic Hierarchy and the Mormon Priesthood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043017
eISBN:
9780252051876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043017.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter charts the emergence of Mormon priesthood through Smith’s restoration scripture and describes the institutional priesthood that defined Smith as the president of the high priesthood and ... More


The Kingdom of God: The Authority of Peter, James, and John

Michael Hubbard MacKay

in Prophetic Authority: Democratic Hierarchy and the Mormon Priesthood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043017
eISBN:
9780252051876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043017.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores Joseph Smith’s overarching narrative of priestly power by identifying a continuous chain of authority back to Adam in Mormon scripture. A crucial component of that chain was the ... More


Calculating Salvation: Priesthood Practice and Mormon Ritual

Michael Hubbard MacKay

in Prophetic Authority: Democratic Hierarchy and the Mormon Priesthood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043017
eISBN:
9780252051876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043017.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines Smith’s creation of the Mormon law (D&C 20 and 42) and formation of a hierarchical priesthood structure to govern the kingdom of God, which he based on a charismatic reception ... More


John Duns Scotus

Alexander Broadie

in A History of Scottish Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748616275
eISBN:
9780748652471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616275.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

John Duns Scotus was born in the village of Duns in Berwickshire in the Scottish Borders, and God was the focal point of almost all of his thinking. He writes against both the negative interpretation ... More


The Debt of Memory: Edmund Calamy and the Dissenters in Restoration England

John Seed

in Dissenting Histories: Religious Division and the Politics of Memory in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621514
eISBN:
9780748651306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621514.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

History was not merely one preoccupation of eighteenth-century Dissenters. It was a central and shaping force, or, perhaps more accurately, a set of sometimes-contending forces. It was through the ... More


A Voice at Its Full Thunder: Evangelical Oratory, Honor, and the Self

Robert Elder

in The Sacred Mirror: "Evangelicalism, Honor, and Identity in the Deep South, 1790-1860"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627564
eISBN:
9781469627588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627564.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter argues that as orators the evangelical clergy participated in one of the most significant public activities related to honor in the Deep South. The goal of southern oratory was both ... More


An Everlasting Name: Ambition, Fame, Duty, Death, and the Evangelical Ideal

Robert Elder

in The Sacred Mirror: "Evangelicalism, Honor, and Identity in the Deep South, 1790-1860"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627564
eISBN:
9781469627588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627564.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines funeral sermons preached for evangelical clergy to argue that evangelical ministers sought fame and lasting reputation in their occupations, especially as evangelicalism became ... More


Government.1

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Egypt was no longer a province of the Ottoman Empire but Mohamed Ali continued to profess his allegiance to the Sultan. Mohamed Ali was tied by the Qur’an and Traditions, but otherwise had a ... More


Spiritualism and Catholicism

Emily Suzanne Clark

in Luminous Brotherhood: Afro-Creole Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628783
eISBN:
9781469628806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628783.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The next chapter remains in the local concentric circle of New Orleans and examines Afro-Creole Spiritualism over and against Catholicism, its religious neighbor. The members of the Cercle Harmonique ... More


An Anglican British world: The Church of England and the expansion of the settler empire, c. 1790-1860

Joseph Hardwick

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087226
eISBN:
9781781707845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087226.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

When members of that oft-maligned institution, the Anglican Church – the 'Tory Party at prayer' – encountered the far-flung settler empire, they found it a strange and intimidating place. ... More


Straight from the Offering Plate: Church Resources and the New Black Power Coalition

Kerry Pimblott

in Faith in Black Power: Religion, Race, and Resistance in Cairo, Illinois

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168821
eISBN:
9780813169019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168821.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Four tracks Black Power activists’ mobilization of these new discourses to secure important organizational resources and coalitional support from local, state, and national Black church ... More


Introduction

Panteleymon Anastasakis

in The Church of Greece under Axis Occupation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823261994
eISBN:
9780823266548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261994.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Popular expectations of the Church of Greece forced the institution to respond to the crises that would define the nation’s experience during World War II. This introductory chapter explains how the ... More


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