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Unionism in Britain since 1961: Elite Attitudes

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses the evolution of elite attitudes in all parties. On the Unionist side, some of the earlier props of Unionism fell away (interests of local economic elites; the Empire; ... More


The European Union and Other Supranational Entanglements

Iain McLean

in What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546954
eISBN:
9780191720031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

EU membership and parliamentary sovereignty. The Schuman Plan and supranationalism. The United Kingdom's early attempts to join. The 1972 debates. The 1975 referendum. The Single European Act and its ... More


The Failure of Imperialism: Joseph Chamberlain and Enoch Powell

Iain McLean

in Rational Choice and British Politics: An Analysis of Rhetoric and Manipulation from Peel to Blair

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295297
eISBN:
9780191599873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295294.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A case study of the two politicians who came closest to constructing a winning majority for (the white) race and the British Empire: Chamberlain and Powell. Analyses Chamberlain's success over Home ... More


The Angels

Peter Schäfer

in The Jewish Jesus: How Judaism and Christianity Shaped Each Other

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153902
eISBN:
9781400842285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153902.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines rabbinic attitudes toward the angels. Enoch-Metatron, being transformed into the highest of all angels and becoming a divine figure next to God, stands at the extreme ... More


Conservatism, the State, and Civil Society in the Twentieth Century

E. H. H. GREEN

in Ideologies of Conservatism: Conservative Political Ideas in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205937
eISBN:
9780191717116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205937.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Conservative ideas on the role of the State in relation to economic and social policy over the course of the 20th century, and offers a new interpretation of the nature of the ... More


The Treasury Resignations of 1958: A Reconsideration

E. H. H. GREEN

in Ideologies of Conservatism: Conservative Political Ideas in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205937
eISBN:
9780191717116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205937.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter offers a new interpretation of the resignation of the Conservative Treasury team of Peter Thorneycroft, Nigel Birch, and Enoch Powell in January 1958, and suggests that this episode, ... More


Churchill, Powell and the Conservative ‘Brexiteers’: The Political Legacies of the Anglosphere

Michael Kenny and Nick Pearce

in The Anglosphere: Continuity, Dissonance and Location

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266618
eISBN:
9780191896064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266618.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter advances the case for a more ‘political’ reading of the Anglosphere discourse than is typically offered by its advocates, or by its academic commentators and critics. The authors stress ... More


Enoch from Antiquity to the Middle Ages, Volume I: Sources From Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

John Reeves and Annette Yoshiko Reed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198718413
eISBN:
9780191787683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198718413.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book provides scholars with a comprehensive collection of core references extracted from Jewish, Christian, and Muslim literature to a plethora of ancient writings associated with the name of ... More


The Firstborn in the Prayer of Joseph

Peter Schäfer

in Two Gods in Heaven: Jewish Concepts of God in Antiquity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181325
eISBN:
9780691199894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181325.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the enigmatic text of the so-called Prayer of Joseph. Only fragments have survived and the most important of them is a quotation from Origen's Commentary on John. It is ... More


Auto/biographese and Auto/biografiction in Verse: Ezra Pound and Hugh Selwyn Mauberley

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter suggests a new reading of one of Pound's most contested works in terms of the contexts provided in Part I. In particular, Pound's parody of aestheticism is compared to Beerbohm's in ... More


Hermes the Prophet

Kevin van Bladel

in The Arabic Hermes: From Pagan Sage to Prophet of Science

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195376135
eISBN:
9780199871636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376135.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Over the course of many centuries, one Arabic author after another borrowed different materials from earlier works and synthesized them together to form new accounts of the ancient life and ... More


Philo to Christian Beginnings

Terryl L. Givens

in When Souls Had Wings: Pre-Mortal Existence in Western Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195313901
eISBN:
9780199871933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313901.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the Hellenistic era, the center of Christian learning shifted to Alexandria. Philo effects a synthesis of Platonic and Hebraic ideas, including preexistence. The idea persists through numerous ... More


Solar and Lunar Calendars

Sacha Stern

in Calendar and Community: A History of the Jewish Calendar, 2nd Century BCE to 10th Century CE

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270348
eISBN:
9780191600753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270348.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Ancient sources including the books of Enoch and Jubilees, Qumran and related literature, Philo, Josephus, Graeco‐Roman, and early Christian sources, reveal that a variety of solar and lunar ... More


Justice Deferred: Banking on Life beyond the Grave

James L. Crenshaw

in Defending God: Biblical Responses to the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195140026
eISBN:
9780199835607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140028.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In some ways, the most satisfying theodicy has been the promise of equitable adjustment in a future existence. This response to rampant injustice is the second major intellectual revolution in ... More


The Son of Man–Enoch in the Similitudes of the Ethiopic Book of Enoch

Peter Schäfer

in Two Gods in Heaven: Jewish Concepts of God in Antiquity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181325
eISBN:
9780691199894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181325.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights the next prominent focal point of the Son of Man concept that originates from Daniel, the so-called Similitudes. The Similitudes are part of the Ethiopic Book of Enoch and are ... More


From the Human Enoch to the Lesser God Metatron

Peter Schäfer

in Two Gods in Heaven: Jewish Concepts of God in Antiquity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181325
eISBN:
9780691199894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181325.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Judaism that has a long tradition history of the antediluvian patriarch Enoch. It begins with an enigmatic passage in the Hebrew Bible and leads via the First and Second Books ... More


Tennyson

Paul Turner

in Victorian Poetry, Drama and Miscellaneous Prose 1832–1890

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122395
eISBN:
9780191671401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122395.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Gerard Manley Hopkins, after reading Enoch Arden, had begun to doubt Alfred Tennyson. He had previously thought of Tennyson as always new, touching, beyond other poets, not pressed with human ... More


Apotheosis

David Ellis

in Death and the Author: How D. H. Lawrence Died, and Was Remembered

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199546657
eISBN:
9780191701443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546657.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the lives and works of Max Beerbohm and Enoch Soames. Max Beerbohm published an elegant and ingenious short story about literary fame in 1919, while Enoch Soames is a typical ... More


Vergil and the Monastery in Beowulf

Richard North

in The Origins of Beowulf: From Vergil to Wiglaf

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199206612
eISBN:
9780191709807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206612.003.03
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This chapter offers a preliminary survey of Beowulf's likely Latin and vernacular written sources, which are here argued to cover reading from: Genesis, 1 Enoch, 1 Samuel, Judges, Psalms, Maccabees, ... More


Memories of Empire, Volume I: The White Man's World

Bill Schwarz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199296910
eISBN:
9780191730887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296910.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book explores various ideas of the white man as they evolved during the time of the British empire, from the mid 19th century to the mid 20th century, looking particularly at the transactions ... More


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