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Assumptions and Assertions of American Theology

Mark A. Noll

in America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151114
eISBN:
9780199834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151119.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the early nineteenth century, a great deal of diversity existed in American theology. Nevertheless, despite substantial differences, American religious thinkers during this period were dominated ... More


“A Memory Sweet to Soldiers”: The Significance of Gender

Susan Lee Johnson

in A New Significance: Re-Envisioning the History of the American West

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195100471
eISBN:
9780199854059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100471.003.0008
Subject:
History, Historiography

Gender is a relation of difference and domination constructed such that it appears “natural” in day-to-day life. The American West is historically a place of disrupted gender relations and stunning ... More


The Americanization of Calvinism: The Congregationalist Era, 1793–1827

Mark A. Noll

in America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151114
eISBN:
9780199834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151119.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Between 1790 and 1840, Reformed theology reached the summit of its broad influence in American culture. With New England's Congregationalists in the lead, and then joined by mid‐state and southern ... More


Mathematics

K. C. Hannabuss

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Mathematicians played a prominent part in the reform and administration of Oxford University in the Victorian era. Bartholomew Price, the Sedleian Professor of Natural Philosophy, and Henry Smith, ... More


Henry Smith

Keith Hannabuss

in Oxford Figures: Eight Centuries of the Mathematical Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681976
eISBN:
9780191761737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681976.003.0012
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

Henry Smith was the first substantial mathematician to occupy the Savilian Chair of Geometry for well over a century. A highly cultured man who spoke several languages, he made internationally ... More


Reuniting the Old and New Schools

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/9780199740420.003.0053
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter fifty-three examines Hodge’s opposition to the reunion of the Old and New Schools of Presbyterianism just a few years later. Henry Boyton Smith of Union Seminary led the New School movement ... More


The Systematic Theology

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/9780199740420.003.0054
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter fifty-four examines the crowning achievement of Hodge’s publishing career, his three-volume Systematic Theology. Rather than simply compile and edit his theological writings of the past half ... More


The Economic Structure of Trusts

M. W. Lau

in The Economic Structure of Trusts: Towards a Property-based Approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199602407
eISBN:
9780191725203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602407.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Trusts

This chapter offers a property-based economic account of trusts. It explains the various functions of property and their limitations. Trusts can be understood as a functional extension of property. A ... More


The Spectator has a Picture in His Mind to Remember for a Long Time Photography

Amy Louise Wood

in Lynching and Spectacle: Witnessing Racial Violence in America, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832547
eISBN:
9781469603568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878118_wood.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the escape of Henry Smith after being accused of sexually assaulting and murdering Myrtle Vance, the three-year-old daughter of a former police officer. The incident brought ... More


Reconceptualizing Property and Funds in Law and Economics

M. W. Lau

in The Economic Structure of Trusts: Towards a Property-based Approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199602407
eISBN:
9780191725203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602407.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Trusts

This chapter shows the restoration of property in law and in economics and the development of the fund concept. The key to restoring property as a coherent idea in law is to de-emphasize the right to ... More


Looking Forward

Jocelyn Paul Betts

in Time Travelers: Victorian Encounters with Time and History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226676654
eISBN:
9780226676821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676821.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Through the works of the philosopher William Henry Smith, especially his 1857 book Thorndale: Or, the Conflict of Opinions, this chapter explores the complexity of Victorian ideas of progress, and ... More


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