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The Cossacks and Religion in Early Modern Ukraine

Serhii Plokhy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247394
eISBN:
9780191714436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247394.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Ukrainian Cossacks, often compared in historical literature to the pirates of the Mediterranean and the frontiersmen of the American West, constituted one of the largest Cossack hosts in the ... More


The Religious Crisis

Serhii Plokhy

in The Cossacks and Religion in Early Modern Ukraine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247394
eISBN:
9780191714436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247394.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The events of the last quarter of the 16th century in the Kyivan metropolitanate largely determined the course of further ecclesiastical development, playing a decisive role in the history of the ... More


Epilogue: The Legacy of Neale

LEON LITVACK

in J. M. Neale and the Quest for Sobornost

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263517
eISBN:
9780191682582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263517.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book has treated Neale’s career as it relates to his activities as an interpreter of Byzantium and Eastern Orthodoxy to the Victorian England of his day. He found in Orthodoxy a powerful weapon ... More


J. M. Neale and the Quest for Sobornost

Leon Litvack

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263517
eISBN:
9780191682582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263517.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

John Mason Neale (1818–1866), the famous Victorian divine, hymnologist, novelist, historian, and author of the carol ‘Good King Wenceslas’, was also noted for his interest in ecunemism. This book ... More


The Orthodox hesitation: the ‘liberal-democracy’ paradox

John Anderson

in Christianity and Democratisation: From Pious Subjects to Critical Participants

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077388
eISBN:
9781781702000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077388.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter addresses liberalism and pluralism. It explains how traditionally dominant churches have handled the acceptance of a wider range of sexual difference, with the focus on homosexuality, ... More


Europe Othered, Europe Enlisted, Europe Possessed: Greek Public Intellectuals and the European Union

Xenophon A. Yataganas and George Pagoulatos

in European Stories: Intellectual Debates on Europe in National Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594627
eISBN:
9780191595738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594627.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

George Pagoulatos and Xenophon Yataganas argue that the prevalent European story among Greek public intellectuals has equated Europe with progress, identifying the country's modernization challenge ... More


Gregory the Great's Prayer for Trajan

Jeffrey A. Trumbower

in Rescue for the Dead: The Posthumous Salvation of Non-Christians in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140996
eISBN:
9780199834747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140990.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The eighth and final chapter briefly surveys the history of posthumous salvation after Augustine. Central is a story told about Pope Gregory the Great (sixth century), who supposedly uttered a prayer ... More


‘People of God’ Part I: The Logics of Popular Orthodoxy

Nicholas Doumanis

in Before the Nation: Muslim-Christian Coexistence and its Destruction in Late-Ottoman Anatolia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199547043
eISBN:
9780191746215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547043.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

Despite the fact that Muslims and Christians were determined to remain distinct, the most intimate connections that were developed between these communities in Anatolia were through religion. The ... More


The Character and Development of the English Reformation

Nigel Yates

in Buildings, Faith, and Worship

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198270133
eISBN:
9780191683916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270133.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Whilst it is true that the Reformed Church of England had no exact parallel in Europe, it would be a mistake to assume that the two main branches of the European Reformation, the one Calvinist and ... More


The Epistemic Fortunes of Sola Scriptura

William J. Abraham

in Canon and Criterion in Christian Theology: From the Fathers to Feminism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250035
eISBN:
9780191600388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250030.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The appeal to sola scriptura, scripture alone, had devastating consequences for the canonical heritage of the Church within Western Christendom, systematically eroding and eliminating everything that ... More


Jewish Ethics Through a Hasidic Lens: Incarnation, the Law, and the Universal

Shaul Magid

in Hasidism Incarnate: Hasidism, Christianity, and the Construction of Modern Judaism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791304
eISBN:
9780804793469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791304.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter engages a series of texts that I determine illustrate what I call “incarnational ethics” and juxtaposes them to the larger discussion of Jewish ethics in Modern Jewish Thought. The ... More


Conclusion: Other Religions, Outliers, and the Future

Amy Adamczyk

in Cross-National Public Opinion about Homosexuality: Examining Attitudes across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288751
eISBN:
9780520963597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288751.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

The concluding chapter summarizes the book’s major contributions, addresses some important remaining issues, and anticipates how legislation is likely to proceed in the future. The chapter touches on ... More


Folly in the Orthodox East

John Saward

in Perfect Fools: Folly for Christ's Sake in Catholic and Orthodox Spirituality

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192132307
eISBN:
9780191670046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192132307.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In the Holy Orthodox Churches of the East ‘fool for Christ's sake’ is a hagiographical category like ‘martyr’, ‘virgin’, or ‘confessor’. The salos or yurodivy (the Greek and Russian technical terms ... More


Interpretations IV: Edwards and the Catholic and Orthodox Traditions

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0043
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Although Edwards was a Calvinist and a Puritan, he had more in common with Roman Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy than one might expect. Similar to a number of Catholic theologians, discernment was ... More


Teaching Religion in Bulgarian Schools: Historical Experience and Post-Atheist Developments

Maria Schnitter and Daniela Kalkandjieva

in Religious Education and the Challenge of Pluralism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199359479
eISBN:
9780199359509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359479.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter explores the issue of religious education in Bulgarian schools from a socio-historical perspective. It traces the models of teaching religion from the liberation of Bulgaria (1878) to the ... More


The Peoples of the Islamic Empires

Gerald MacLean and Nabil Matar

in Britain and the Islamic World, 1558–1713

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199203185
eISBN:
9780191728433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203185.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Early British travellers and traders in the Islamic world met people from different ethnicities, religions, and races. Unlike the internal uniformity of European countries, the Ottoman, Safavid, and ... More


The Noetics of Nature: Environmental Philosophy and the Holy Beauty of the Visible

Bruce V. Foltz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254644
eISBN:
9780823261024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254644.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Contemplative or “noetic” knowledge has been traditionally regarded as the highest mode of understanding, a view persisting in many non-Western cultures and in Eastern Christianity, where “thēoria ... More


Autocephaly and Facets of Orthodoxy

Lucien J. Frary

in Russia and the Making of Modern Greek Identity, 1821–1844

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733775
eISBN:
9780191798191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733775.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

Russian responses to the question of Greek Church independence demonstrate the centrality of religion to the foreign policy of St Petersburg during the reign of Nicholas I. Considering the relations ... More


The Importance of Religion, and the Role of Individual Differences

Amy Adamczyk

in Cross-National Public Opinion about Homosexuality: Examining Attitudes across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288751
eISBN:
9780520963597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288751.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Drawing on an original analysis of the last three waves of World Values Survey, this chapter explores the role of a nation’s religious context and individual demographic factors for shaping ... More


The Russian Ecclesiastical Mission and the Defense of Orthodoxy

Lucien J. Frary

in Russia and the Making of Modern Greek Identity, 1821–1844

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733775
eISBN:
9780191798191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733775.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

Responses to the independence of the Greek Church and the creation of new ecclesiastical institutions illustrate the central distinction within Greek society in the post-revolutionary era, between ... More


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