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John Knox, Christopher Goodman and the ‘Example of Geneva’1

Jane E. A. Dawson

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/9780197264683.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter provides a narrative of the sustained use of Genevan forms of worship in the British Isles after Knox and Goodman’s return from exile. Genevan devotional practices were not strictly ... More


Elizabethan First Editions

Debora Shuger

in Paratexts of the English Bible, 1525-1611

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780192843579
eISBN:
9780191926235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843579.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter 3 treats the first editions of the major Elizabethan bibles. These are “official” bibles, their translation and paratexts, but also their printing, curated by the period’s competing ... More


Platonic Captivity or Sublime Mystery? The Trinity and the Gospel of John in Early Modern England

Paul C. H. Lim

in Mystery Unveiled: The Crisis of the Trinity in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195339468
eISBN:
9780199979097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339468.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter tells the story of how the Gospel of John and its interpretive traditions and trajectories functioned in the culture of polemic surrounding the Trinity, particularly how exegeses of ... More


The Bible

Andrew Taylor

in The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: Volume 2 1550-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199246212
eISBN:
9780191803376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199246212.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the following versions of the Bible, dealing principally with those from the Geneva onwards: Tyndale's New Testament (1525), Tyndale's Pentateuch (1530), Coverdale (1535), The ... More


Henry Vaughan and the Scriptures

Robert Wilcher

in Keeping the Ancient Way: Aspects of the Life and Work of Henry Vaughan (1621-1695)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859746
eISBN:
9781800852440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859746.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the variety of ways in which Vaughan employed borrowings from the bible, exploring the reasons for the belated critical interest in this aspect of his practice and for his ... More


The Bible in English

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the early English translations of the Bible, including those prior to Reformation. English translations since the fourteenth century include those associated with John Wyclif, ... More


The Bible in Sixteenth-Century Scotland

Iain R. Torrance

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759331
eISBN:
9780191819889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759331.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

The Geneva Bible is commonly thought of as a single version produced by the Marian exiles with marginal notes which was disliked by King James VI and superseded by the Authorized or King James ... More


The Bible in Early Modern England

Lori Anne Ferrell

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume 1: Reformation and Identity c.1520-1662

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199639731
eISBN:
9780191836695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639731.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter assays the official attitude of the Protestant Church of England to Protestantism’s central text, the Bible. A closer examination of the claims made about Scripture’s authority in the ... More


Quietness of conscience and contentment of heart

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses how the revolutionary tracts penned by Knox and Goodman drove their congregation to utilize to the full their time in exile. The great missionary endeavour of Calvin and his ... More


English Literature

Susan Gillingham

in A Journey of Two Psalms: The Reception of Psalms 1 and 2 in Jewish and Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199652419
eISBN:
9780191766053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652419.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Chapter 9 assesses reception in English literature. Jewish use is primarily twentieth century: a comparison of Psalms 1 and 2 in The Jewish Study Bible, The Artscroll Tanach, and Tehillim:The Book of ... More


Traditional scriptural interpretation and sixteenth-century allegoresis: old and new

Margaret Christian

in Spenserian Allegory and Elizabethan Biblical Exegesis: A Context for the Faerie Queene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719083846
eISBN:
9781526121042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083846.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Allegoresis is interpreting a text written with straightforward literal intent as if it were an allegory. In typology, a literal person or object is treated as an anticipatory example of someone or ... More


The Prodigal Son and Shakespeare

Alison M. Jack

in The Prodigal Son in English and American Literature: Five Hundred Years of Literary Homecomings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198817291
eISBN:
9780191858819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817291.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In this chapter the ubiquity of references to the Prodigal Son in Shakespeare’s work is explored, leading to a discussion of Shakespeare’s use of the Bible in general and of the Geneva Bible in ... More


A New Era

Roger Wagner and Andrew Briggs

in The Penultimate Curiosity: How Science Swims in the Slipstream of Ultimate Questions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198747956
eISBN:
9780191810909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747956.003.0027
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

On a spring evening in 1676 boats began to arrive at the steps of the Dorset Garden Theatre, bringing a fashionable audience to a performance of Thomas Shadwell’s new comedy, The Virtuoso. Embedded ... More


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