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Calvin and the Social Order in Early America: Moral Ideals and Transatlantic Empire

Mark Valeri

in John Calvin's American Legacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390971
eISBN:
9780199777099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390971.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This chapter explores the mixed history of Calvin’s influence on economic mores and practices in early America. It retraces Calvin’s ideal for economic discipline over the emergent market in Geneva. ... More


The Huguenots: The Great Persecution

John McManners

in Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France Volume 2: The Religion of the People and the Politics of Religion

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270041
eISBN:
9780191600692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270046.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Discusses the erosion of the rights of the Calvinist minority in seventeenth‐century France, setting the scene for Church and State policy and the struggle for toleration in the eighteenth century. ... More


Cruelty and Compromise, 1700–1774

John McManners

in Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France Volume 2: The Religion of the People and the Politics of Religion

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270041
eISBN:
9780191600692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270046.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Camisard revolt in the Cévennes in the early eighteenth century led not only to fierce repression of Protestantism in southern France but also to the reorganization of the clandestine Huguenot ... More


Towards a Grudging Toleration, 1774–1789

John McManners

in Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France Volume 2: The Religion of the People and the Politics of Religion

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270041
eISBN:
9780191600692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270046.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Church History

By the beginning of Louis XVI's reign the Huguenots of the Desert had come to see themselves as loyal subjects of the French king, and many of the Catholic parish clergy acquiesced in a ‘patchwork ... More


Journalism, Exile, and Clandestinity

Ann Thomson

in Bodies of Thought: Science, Religion, and the Soul in the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199236190
eISBN:
9780191717161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236190.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

This chapter traces the circuits by which information about these English theological debates (including the works of Coward and Dodwell) reached French readers, in particular the role played by ... More


Lost, Then Found: Calvin in French Protestantism, 1830–1940

Andre Encrévé and Calvin Tams

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Over the course of the nineteenth century both interest in and knowledge about the life and writings of Calvin increased substantially among French Protestants, for whom he was a distant, little ... More


Ancient Liberties and Evangelical Reform

Jill Raitt

in The Colloquy of Montbéliard: Religion and Politics in the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075663
eISBN:
9780199854783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075663.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Colloquy of Montbéliard was not just an example of the theological problems of the late sixteenth century but also a paradigm for the international intrigue that involved Roman Catholics, ... More


Aftermath (2): The Larger Scene

Jill Raitt

in The Colloquy of Montbéliard: Religion and Politics in the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195075663
eISBN:
9780199854783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195075663.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

At the close of the colloquy, Count Frederick seemed to have been won over to the Lutheran side and continued to refuse to allow the French refugees to receive communion without first signing a ... More


The Father

Frank Noack

in Veit Harlan: The Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167008
eISBN:
9780813167794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167008.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Veit Harlan’s family background, the Harlans having French Huguenot roots. Walter Harlan, Veit Harlan’s father, comes from an upper-class family and is supposed to follow in ... More


The Triumph of the ‘Moderate Enlightenment’ in the United Provinces

Jonathan I. Israel

in Enlightenment Contested: Philosophy, Modernity, and the Emancipation of Man 1670-1752

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199279227
eISBN:
9780191700040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279227.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the rise and fall of a Dutch- and French-language movement of Radical Enlightenment characterized as the Spinosisten or Spinosistes. It then considers how the ... More


Pierre de Cardonnel (1614-1667), Merchant, Printer, Poet, and Reader of Hobbes

Noel Malcolm

in Aspects of Hobbes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247141
eISBN:
9780191597992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247145.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Explores the life and mental world of one of the first recorded readers of Leviathan: Pierre de Cardonnel, whose annotated copy of the book records that it was given to him by the Earl of Devonshire ... More


The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre: The Mysteries of a Crime of State

Arlette Jouanna

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097553
eISBN:
9781781708880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097553.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Saint Bartholomew’s Day Massacre, which began in Paris in August 1572 and later spread to numerous other French towns, was the most notorious bloodbath of its kind in early modern Europe. ... More


The battle of Britishness: Migrant journeys, 1685 to the present

Tony Kushner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719066405
eISBN:
9781781704721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066405.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This pioneering study of migrant journeys to Britain begins with Huguenot refugees in the 1680s and continues to asylum seekers and east European workers today. Analysing the history and memory of ... More


Language and Cultural Identity: The Controversy over Prémontval's Préservatif

Avi Lifschitz

in Language and Enlightenment: The Berlin Debates of the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661664
eISBN:
9780191751653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661664.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on the socio-cultural background of the language debates, mainly through a detailed exploration of a largely forgotten quarrel in Berlin of the late 1750s and early 1760s. At ... More


“She Therein Ruling”: Hagiographic Politics in The Countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia

Melissa E. Sanchez

in Erotic Subjects: The Sexuality of Politics in Early Modern English Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199754755
eISBN:
9780199896912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754755.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Milton Studies

Chapter Two focuses on Philip Sidney, whose use of romance frameworks to explore the concept of sovereignty would shape literary forms and political discourse for the century to come. This chapter ... More


“Who Can Loue the Worker of Her Smart?”: Tyrannous Seduction in The Faerie Queene

Melissa E. Sanchez

in Erotic Subjects: The Sexuality of Politics in Early Modern English Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199754755
eISBN:
9780199896912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754755.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Milton Studies

Chapter Three reads Spenser’s The Faerie Queene as a study of the limitations of hagiographic resistance. Writing in a period of increasingly pronounced absolutist discourse, Spenser questions ... More


The French and Walloon Communities in London, 1550–1688

Pettegree Andrew

in From Persecution to Toleration: The Glorious Revolution and Religion in England

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201960
eISBN:
9780191675102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201960.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the French immigrants who created the community in which the Huguenots were able to integrate so painlessly. It describes the inauguration of an official French-speaking ... More


The Reception of the Huguenots in England and the Dutch Republic, 1680–1690

G. C. Gibbs

in From Persecution to Toleration: The Glorious Revolution and Religion in England

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201960
eISBN:
9780191675102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201960.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter emphasizes that the nonconformist church policies which were introduced at the accession of William and Mary encouraged the Huguenots, who had already settled in the Dutch Republic and ... More


Enlightening Enthusiasm: Prophecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Lionel Laborie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089886
eISBN:
9781526104007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089886.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines the nature and significance of religious enthusiasm in early Enlightenment England. In the early modern period, the term ‘enthusiasm’ was a smear word used to discredit the ... More


The origins of the French Prophets

Lionel Laborie

in Enlightening Enthusiasm: Prophecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089886
eISBN:
9781526104007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089886.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 1 traces the footsteps of the French Prophets from their origins in the Cévennes mountains in Languedoc to their arrival in London in the summer 1706. It identities the Camisards as a poorer ... More


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