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Arthur Geoffrey Dickens 1910–2001

Margaret Clark

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

For many students of history in the later 20th century, the name of A. G. Dickens was synonymous with the English Reformation. He was, however, a scholar of diverse and cultured interests, with a ... More


Martin Bucer and Early Seventeenth-Century Scottish Irenicism

Nicholas Thompson

in The Reception of Continental Reformation in Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264683
eISBN:
9780191734878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264683.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The call for religious unification was part of a polemical project itself. Irenic concerns nonetheless represent another use of reception for reformation study: the hermeneutic of ecumenism. Scottish ... More


The Priest as Enemy

Peter Marshall

in The Catholic Priesthood and the English Reformation

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204480
eISBN:
9780191676307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204480.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the phenomenon of overt expressions of hostility towards priests and the priesthood. Three interrelated problems are presented. First is the concept of ‘anticlericalism’ itself, ... More


Erasmus or Calvin? The Politics of Book Purchase in the Early Modern English Parish

John Craig

in The Reception of Continental Reformation in Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264683
eISBN:
9780191734878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264683.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter notes that the purchase of books alone misrepresents the readership and reception of continental reform in English parishes. For instance, it argues that the demands of the laity for ... More


Introduction

PETER MARSHALL

in Beliefs and the Dead in Reformation England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207733
eISBN:
9780191716812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207733.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter surveys the recent scholarship in the social history of death, drawing attention to a relative neglect of studies on attitudes towards the dead. It discusses the benefits ... More


Matthew Parker and the Practice of Church History

Madeline McMahon

in Confessionalisation and Erudition in Early Modern Europe: An Episode in the History of the Humanities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266601
eISBN:
9780191896057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266601.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Elizabethan archbishop of Canterbury Matthew Parker is best known for his efforts to collect medieval manuscripts, which had changed hands or been repurposed after the Dissolution of the ... More


Vernacular Theology

Brian Cummings

in The Literary Culture of the Reformation: Grammar and Grace

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187356
eISBN:
9780191674709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187356.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The story of the English Reformation is the story of the politics of the vernacular, and at the same time, it is called vernacular theology. Fisher's problem is not just that there are no agreed ... More


Introduction

W. P. Stephens

in Zwingli: An Introduction to His Thought

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263630
eISBN:
9780191682629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263630.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This study aims to unfold Zwingli's thought historically. Writings are examined from every period of his life, showing the development of his thought. This chapter notes some important areas where ... More


Luther’s Legacy: Salvation and English Reformers, 1525-1556

Carl R. Trueman

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263524
eISBN:
9780191682599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263524.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This book is a study of the Christian idea of salvation as seen through the eyes of five 16th-century English reformers: John Frith, John Hooper, Robert Barnes, John Bradford, and the famous Bible ... More


The Priest as Neighbour

Peter Marshall

in The Catholic Priesthood and the English Reformation

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204480
eISBN:
9780191676307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204480.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter first explores the social standing of priests in the pre-Reformation English Church. As seen in this chapter, their social standing was dictated not merely by the amount of income they ... More


The origins of Victorian ritualism

Nigel Yates

in Anglican Ritualism in Victorian Britain 1830–1910

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198269892
eISBN:
9780191683848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269892.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The interest that was to emerge in the Victorian period in a revival of ceremonial in public worship was not without precedent in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The view that an interest ... More


Introduction

Alexandra Walsham

in Providence in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208877
eISBN:
9780191678172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208877.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Protestantism represented every indication of continuing vitality and vigour, a radical disjuncture with the Roman Catholic past and a violent disruption of the settled patterns of a late medieval ... More


Elizabethan Histories of English Christian Origins

Rosamund Oates

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/9780199594795.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

This chapter explores how Elizabethan clerics used the history of English Christianity to promote or criticise the Tudor Church. Ecclesiastical history was used in intra-confessional and ... More


The Rise and Fall of Merry England: The Ritual Year 1400–1700

Ronald Hutton

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203636
eISBN:
9780191675911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203636.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the religious and secular rituals that marked the passage of the year in late medieval and early modern England, and tells the story of how these rituals altered over time in ... More


The Catholic Priesthood and the English Reformation

Peter Marshall

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204480
eISBN:
9780191676307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204480.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In this scholarly new study, the author offers a fresh look at the impact of the English Reformation at parish level. The religious changes of Henry VIII and Edward VI had a profound effect upon the ... More


The Impact of the Reformation

Martin Pugh

in Britain and Islam: A History from 622 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300234947
eISBN:
9780300249293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300234947.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century. Following Henry VIII's break with Rome in 1531, the English Reformation led Britain into a protracted struggle with the ... More


The voice of Laudianism? Polemic and ideology in Heylyn’s 1630s writings

Anthony Milton

in Laudian and Royalist Polemic in Seventeenth-century England: The Career and Writings of Peter Heylyn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064449
eISBN:
9781781700815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064449.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the dominant themes in the published works of Peter Heylyn during the 1630s, particularly those relating to the English Reformation, Puritanism, Roman Catholicism and the ... More


Eastern Horizons: Anglicans and the Oriental Orthodox Churches

Geoffrey Rowell

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/9780198205968.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The English Reformation was essentially an event within the history of Western Christianity. The theological and political debates in England as on the continent of Europe were debates conditioned by ... More


Poetic Relations: Intimacy and Faith in the English Reformation

Constance M. Furey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226434155
eISBN:
9780226434292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226434292.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

What is the relationship between our isolated and our social selves, between aloneness and interconnection? Poetic Relations probes this question through a suggestive literary tradition: early ... More


English Protestantism (1520–1700)

David W. Kling

in A History of Christian Conversion

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780195320923
eISBN:
9780190062620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195320923.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter examines conversion from the English Reformers to John Bunyan. Beginning with William Tyndale’s translation and annotations of the New Testament, the early evangelical movement promoted ... More


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