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Formalism and the Gothic Revival Among Evangelical Protestants

Jeanne Halgren Kilde

in When Church Became Theatre: The Transformation of Evangelical Architecture and Worship in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143416
eISBN:
9780199834372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143418.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Despite its effectiveness for evangelical services, the theater‐like church did not become popular after its introduction in the 1830s; in fact, it was virtually ignored as evangelicals at ... More


E. A. Freeman and G. G. Scott: An Episode in the Influence of Ideas

G. A. Bremner

in Making History: Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265871
eISBN:
9780191772030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This essay examines the long known but little studied relationship between E. A. Freeman and George Gilbert Scott (1811–78), one of the foremost architects of the Victorian age. Given his interests ... More


Meanings in Nineteenth‐Century Evangelical Architecture

Jeanne Halgren Kilde

in When Church Became Theatre: The Transformation of Evangelical Architecture and Worship in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143416
eISBN:
9780199834372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143418.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter reviews the ideological themes associated with these churches and asserts that the auditorium church type lost popularity as the evangelical consensus that had produced it deteriorated. ... More


E. A. Freeman and the Culture of the Gothic Revival

Chris Miele

in Making History: Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265871
eISBN:
9780191772030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This essay looks at E. A. Freeman’s involvement in the Oxford Architectural Society, which provided him with the platform to develop as an architectural historian and writer. The varied interests of ... More


‘Structured Shade’: Church Architecture and Poetry

Kirstie Blair

in Form and Faith in Victorian Poetry and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644506
eISBN:
9780191741593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644506.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

Focusing on ecclesiastical architecture and the Gothic revival, this chapter argues that church buildings were read in terms of harmonious formal structures and were frequently compared to poems, ... More


Art and Sacrament

Dominic Janes

in Victorian Reformation: The Fight Over Idolatry in the Church of England, 1840-1860

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378511
eISBN:
9780199869664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378511.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter surveys the background to ritualism in the religious and cultural ferment of the early 19th century. It explains how Tractarianism and Ecclesiology both led to an impetus amongst a ... More


Anglo-Indian Architecture and the Meaning of Its Styles

Preeti Chopra

in A Joint Enterprise: Indian Elites and the Making of British Bombay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670369
eISBN:
9781452947105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670369.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter explores the architectural style of Bombay during the period roughly between the second half of the nineteenth century and World War I, a period when most of Bombay's public institutions ... More


‘Venerable Ruin’ or ‘Nurseries of Superstition’: Ecclesiastical Architecture and the Gothic Literary Aesthetic

Dale Townshend

in Gothic Antiquity: History, Romance, and the Architectural Imagination, 1760-1840

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198845669
eISBN:
9780191880780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845669.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Ranging across antiquarian studies, executed architectural projects, romances, letters, essays, and topographical writing, this chapter seeks to show how the Gothic fictional aesthetic, in both its ... More


The Gothic Revival and the Arts and Crafts Movement

Peter W. Williams

in Religion, Art, and Money: Episcopalians and American Culture from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626970
eISBN:
9781469628134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626970.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Although it was eventually adopted by Episcopalians across the spectrum of “churchmanship” as well as by a wide variety of other American denominations, the use of the Gothic was for Anglo-Catholics ... More


Horace Walpole’s Enchanted Castles

Dale Townshend

in Gothic Antiquity: History, Romance, and the Architectural Imagination, 1760-1840

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198845669
eISBN:
9780191880780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845669.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Extending the discussion of Walpole’s architectural imagination in Chapter 1, this chapter pays sustained attention to the assumption that the eponymous castle in his The Castle of Otranto (1764) is ... More


Anglican Art and Architecture, c.1837–1914

Ayla Lepine

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199699704
eISBN:
9780191831812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699704.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Anglicans produced distinctive Victorian art and architecture, both in Britain and throughout the complex contexts of the British Empire. The visual arts and the transformation of sacred spaces ... More


New Zealand and the Pacific

Ian Lochhead and Paul Walker

in Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198713326
eISBN:
9780191781766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713326.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

New Zealand’s first architecture was shaped by the country’s geographical remoteness, its seismically active geology and its natural abundance of timber. Māori settlers, from around 1250–1300 CE, ... More


Ritualism Revived: From to Consumer Rites

Kathryn Lofton

in Consuming Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481937
eISBN:
9780226482125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482125.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter looks at a little-known episode in church history to think about how ritual became such a market force. In the nineteenth century, the Anglophone world was caught up in a crisis defined ... More


Romantic Ecumenism

Mark D. Chapman

in The Fantasy of Reunion: Anglicans, Catholics, and Ecumenism, 1833-1882

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688067
eISBN:
9780191767432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688067.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes the form of ecumenism stemming from a number of Roman Catholics under the influence of a group of converts led by Ambrose Phillipps de Lisle who began to re-imagine their newly ... More


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