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 George Washington and Providential Agency

Gary Scott Smith

in Faith and the Presidency: From George Washington to George W. Bush

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300604
eISBN:
9780199785285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300604.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although the religious convictions and practices of many presidents have been ignored, Washington’s have been closely scrutinized and endlessly debated. Some authors have portrayed the Virginian as ... More


Public Christianity's Renewal and Realignment 1815–1833

Jonathan D. Sassi

in A Republic of Righteousness: The Public Christianity of the Post-Revolutionary New England Clergy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129892
eISBN:
9780199834624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512989X.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After 1815 the intense partisanship of the preceding twenty years largely abated and an Era of Good Feelings dawned. This more placid environment fostered a recrudescence of patriotism among ... More


Scottish Episcopalianism 1560–1900

Rowan Strong

in Episcopalianism in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Religious Responses to a Modernizing Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249220
eISBN:
9780191600760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249229.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Provides an overview of the history of Episcopalianism within Scottish society since its emergence as a religious alternative after the Reformation. It also traces the development of a separate ... More


Aristocratic Episcopalianism

Rowan Strong

in Episcopalianism in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Religious Responses to a Modernizing Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249220
eISBN:
9780191600760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249229.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The religious cultures of both male and female members of the Scottish nobility are examined. While some members of this class began to exercise a greater interest in religion during the nineteenth ... More


Scougal’s The life of God in the soul of man: The fortunes of a book, 1676–1830

Isabel Rivers

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/9780199227044.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter analyses the ways in which this influential devotional work by a Scottish Episcopalian minister and professor of divinity was edited and adapted for different denominations and ... More


The Battle against “Churchianity”

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/9780199740420.003.0045
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter forty-five is a detailed examination of Hodge’s views on the Church universal. As denominations competed for members and new religious traditions arose on the American landscape, a wide array ... More


Alexander Forbes of Brechin: The First Tractarian Bishop

Rowan Strong

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263579
eISBN:
9780191682605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263579.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Alexander Forbes, Bishop of Brechin from 1847 to 1875, was the first member of the Oxford Movement to become a bishop. A leading example to many Tractarians and Anglo–Catholics in the Episcopal ... More


‘Guardians of the Faith’: The Established Churches of the United Kingdom, 1801–1828

Stewart J. Brown

in The National Churches of England, Ireland, and Scotland 1801-46

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242351
eISBN:
9780191697098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242351.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter discusses the three established churches of England, Ireland, and Scotland, and the respective conditions between the years 1801 and 1828. It reveals that the churches were a ... More


‘A Free, Valid and Purely Ecclesiastical Episcopacy’

F. C. MATHER

in High Church Prophet: Bishop Samuel Horsley (1733–1806) and the Caroline Tradition in the Later Georgian Church

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202271
eISBN:
9780191675263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202271.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Like English Catholics, the Episcopalians of Scotland suffered a denial of basic religious freedom for most of the 18th century. Like them also, they upheld a form of church order, a liturgy, and a ... More


Altars Restored, 1660–c. 1700

Kenneth Fincham and Nicholas Tyacke

in Altars Restored: The Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207009
eISBN:
9780191677434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207009.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

During the Restoration in the 1660s, the Episcopal government and the prayer book were reinstated, along with Sheldon's, Cosin's and other leading Laudians' return to power. Evidently, the world they ... More


Reformation Fictions: Polemical Protestant Dialogues in Elizabethan England

Antoinina Bevan Zlatar

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604692
eISBN:
9780191729430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604692.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book seeks to rehabilitate some twenty polemical dialogues published in Elizabethan England, for the first time giving them a literary, historicist and, to a lesser extent, theological reading. ... More


Lord, I Am (Not) Worthy to Receive You

Winnie S. Varghese

in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Voices of Our Times

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256570
eISBN:
9780823261369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256570.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter, an Episcopalian priest shares what she has learned about sexual diversity and the church through her experiences of growing up as a lesbian Christian woman and, later, of ministering ... More


Popular Resistance, Religion and the Union of 1707

T.M. Devine (ed.)

in Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents a discussion on popular resistance, religion and the Anglo-Scottish Union of 1707. In the early eighteenth century, Scotland saw noteworthy advances in the publicity of its ... More


Union: The Religious and Political Background, 1689–1706

Jeffrey Stephen

in Scottish Presbyterians and the Act of Union 1707

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625055
eISBN:
9780748653423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625055.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the religious and political background preceding the Anglo-Scottish union. It explores two key constitutional documents which provided the foundation of the Revolution ... More


The Politics of Blasphemy

Michael F. Graham

in The Blasphemies of Thomas Aikenhead: Boundaries of Belief on the Eve of the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634262
eISBN:
9780748653454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634262.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the politics of blasphemy. The issue of the Episcopal clergy was complicated by relations with England, whose Anglican religious establishment viewed the Scots Episcopal clergy ... More


The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled: Imagined Rituals of Sex, Death, and Madness in a Biblical Forgery

Peter Jeffery

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117608
eISBN:
9780300135084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117608.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In 1958, Bible scholar Morton Smith announced the discovery of a sensational manuscript—a second-century letter written by St. Clement of Alexandria, who quotes an unknown, longer version of the ... More


“A Nation Cannot Rise above Its Women”: The Social Gospel at St. Hilda’s School for Girls, Wuchang, China, 1929–1937

Judith Liu

in Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Founded in 1875 originally as the Jane Bohlen School for Girls in Wuchang, Hubei Province, St. Hilda’s would become known as a Christian “oasis” in Central China. Behind the school’s compound walls, ... More


James’s Religious Experiment

Alasdair Raffe

in Scotland in Revolution, 1685-1690

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427579
eISBN:
9781474445221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427579.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses responses to James VII’s Scottish indulgences of 1687, which granted freedom of worship to the great majority of the population. The king’s initiative was a radical break from ... More


Reformed and Dissenting Images

Terry Lindvall and Andrew Quicke

in Celluloid Sermons: The Emergence of the Christian Film Industry, 1930-1986

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753248
eISBN:
9780814765357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753248.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter illustrates how denominational films remain a mixed bag of ecumenical and sectarian products. Like the Methodists did in their features on John Wesley, Lutherans would release their own ... More


“The Bishop’s Role Is to Be a Pastor”: Jackson, 1974–93

Araminta Stone Johnston

in And One Was a Priest: The Life and Times of Duncan M. Gray Jr.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738285
eISBN:
9781604738292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738285.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes events in Gray’s life from 1974 to 1993. These include Gray’s consecration as bishop on May 1, 1974; his participation in the 1978 Lambeth Conference in England; his ... More


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