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Heinrich Bullinger (1504–1575): Covenant and the Continuity of Salvation History

David C. Steinmetz

in Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130485
eISBN:
9780199869008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Heinrich Bullinger was Huldrych Zwingli's successor as the chief pastor in Zurich and a theologian whose Second Helvetic Confession became the most widely adopted confession of faith by Reformed ... More


Creed

Owen Chadwick

in The Early Reformation on the Continent

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269021
eISBN:
9780191600470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269021.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The reforming churches all ended up with creeds designed to express their positive beliefs, but also inevitably being criticisms of the Church of Rome. The main creedal statements of the evangelicals ... More


Philip Melanchthon (1497–1560): Return to Method

David C. Steinmetz

in Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130485
eISBN:
9780199869008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Melanchthon was one of Martin Luther's closest associates in Wittenberg and the author of the Augsburg Confession, numerous commentaries on the Bible (including five commentaries on Romans), ... 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


Samuel Haliday (1685–1739): Travelling scholar, court lobbyist, and non-subscribing divine

A. D. G. Steers

in Philosophy and Religion in Enlightenment Britain: New Case Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199227044
eISBN:
9780191739309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227044.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Samuel Haliday, an Ulster-Scots Presbyterian minister, was a leader of the non-subscription movement in the controversy over the Westminster Confession after his settlement in Belfast in 1720. ... More


Mastering the Reformation c.1526–1555

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Some princes began to undertake the reformation of their territories in the early 1520s; many more moved to do so after the Peasants’ War, but others remained Catholic. At the same time those princes ... More


‘But Halfly Reformed’

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Queen Elizabeth's church policy was not unaffected by her private religious opinions, which seem to have been those of a moderate protestant, held with the independence of a mind which was not ... More


The Beginnings of Self

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/9780199740420.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Four explores the early education and character formation of Charles Hodge. Hodge’s mother was indefatigable in her efforts to educate her sons, and she took a great personal interest in ... More


Writing History

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/9780199740420.003.0030
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter thirty addresses Hodge in his role as his denomination’s historian. In 1839, he decides to write a definitive history of American Presbyterianism. He completes two volumes, which show that he ... More


The Pauline Commentaries

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/9780199740420.003.0047
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter forty-seven explores three of the biblical commentaries Hodge wrote during the 1850s: Ephesians, First Corinthians, and Second Corinthians. Partly in response to the massive popularity of ... More


The Systematic Theology

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/9780199740420.003.0054
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter fifty-four examines the crowning achievement of Hodge’s publishing career, his three-volume Systematic Theology. Rather than simply compile and edit his theological writings of the past half ... More


The Political Background

Jill Raitt

in The Colloquy of Montbéliard: Religion and Politics in the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075663
eISBN:
9780199854783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075663.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The story of Montbéliard is not only part of the complex history of France and the empire; it is involved in the history of all of Europe. Its problems are a microcosm of the problems of people ... More


Conversion at Kilmany

Stewart J. Brown

in Thomas Chalmers and the Godly Commonwealth in Scotland

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192131140
eISBN:
9780191670039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192131140.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

The Church of Scotland was organized on the presbyterian model, with ecclesiastical law defined and enforced by a hierarchy of Church courts. Two clerical factions developed. Each party represented a ... More


The Church Militant

Stewart J. Brown

in Thomas Chalmers and the Godly Commonwealth in Scotland

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192131140
eISBN:
9780191670039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192131140.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

The Church of Scotland was revitalized between 1820 and 1830. Within the Church, there was a new awareness that the number of parish churches was insufficient for the needs of the population. With ... More


Introduction: The Problem Stated

David A. Weir

in The Origins of the Federal Theology in Sixteenth-Century Reformation Thought

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266907
eISBN:
9780191683107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266907.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

One of the basic theological shifts during the 16th and 17th centuries was the manner in which Reformed Protestant theologians of northern Europe divided biblical time. Whereas John Calvin, in his ... More


The martyr: dramaturgies of endurance, exhaustion and confession

Stephen Greer

in Queer exceptions: Solo performance in neoliberal times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526113696
eISBN:
9781526141941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113696.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Drawing on the cultural tradition of the martyr as a figure whose suffering confirms the truth of his testimony to a cause, this chapter examines the precarious terms on which singular individuals ... More


Baptismal Efficacy in the Reformed Confessions: Calvin’s Legacy

Lyle D. Bierma

in Font of Pardon and New Life: John Calvin and the Efficacy of Baptism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197553879
eISBN:
9780197553909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197553879.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter Abstract: To round out the narrative of this book, this chapter examines the impact of Calvin’s doctrine of baptismal efficacy on the codification of Reformed theology in eight major ... More


Change and Continuity: Theology and Social Practice, c. 1640–1660

David D. Hall

in The Puritans: A Transatlantic History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691151397
eISBN:
9780691195469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151397.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explains that by the mid-1640s, a Holy Spirit-centered understanding of conversion and assurance (nicknamed “Antinomianism”) had acquired a new group of advocates who hailed it as an ... More


The History of Scottish Theology, Volume I: Celtic Origins to Reformed Orthodoxy

David Fergusson and Mark W. Elliott (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759331
eISBN:
9780191819889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759331.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

Straddling over a millennium of theological work, these essays explore the beginnings of Scottish theology from the time of the Columban church through monasticism to the era of medieval ... More


Katherine Garret (Pequot; ?–1738)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

In 1738, a Pequot woman named Katherine Garret was hanged for infanticide. Garret, who was an unmarried servant in the Connecticut household of Reverend William Worthington, hid her pregnancy. After ... More


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