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 Pillar of Charismatic Renewal: Obstacles and Horizons

Lamin Sanneh

in Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189605
eISBN:
9780199868582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189605.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter expounds the role of Bible translation in the indigenous awakening and local adaptation. It describes Nigeria's Mojola Agbebi and his call for liturgical renewal in Christianity's ... More


Leviathan and the Cromwellian Revolution

JEFFREY R. COLLINS

in The Allegiance of Thomas Hobbes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199237647
eISBN:
9780191708442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237647.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter contextualizes the composition of Leviathan by placing that text within the religious debates roiling the English Revolution in the aftermath of the regicide. It demonstrates how ... More


The Self‐Interest‐Based Contractarian Response to the Skeptic

Anita M. Superson

in The Moral Skeptic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195376623
eISBN:
9780199871551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376623.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter examines the self‐interest based contractarian response to the skeptic. Such contractarians (e.g., Gauthier) reject the Hobbesian strategy of demonstrating that every morally required ... More


The ‘builders’ of the new Church of England

Hunter Powell

in The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096341
eISBN:
9781781708811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096341.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter is a close examination of a brief, but crucial, debate at the opening of the Westminster assembly in late October 1643. This was the first debate over church government in the assembly, ... More


Presbyterianism in Elizabethan and Early Stuart England

Polly Ha

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume I: The Post-Reformation Era, 1559-1689

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198702238
eISBN:
9780191840135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702238.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

English Presbyterianism emerged as a subversive tradition of dissent by its sustained attempt to dismantle the Church of England’s episcopal hierarchy. This chapter explains why it exercised a wider ... More


The Godly Magistrate

Jacqueline Rose

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/9780199639731.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The royal supremacy is a defining feature of the Church of England. In place since Henry VIII’s break from Rome, supremacy has provided the ‘official’ interpretation of godly magistracy, i.e. the ... More


Hobbes and the Future of Religion

Jon Parkin

in Hobbes on Politics and Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198803409
eISBN:
9780191860836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803409.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Hobbes gives only ambiguous hints about the future of religion under a Hobbesian scheme. The chapter argues that consideration of that ambiguity might tell us something important about the nature of ... More


The origins of the concept of freedom of the press

David Como

in Freedom of speech, 1500-1850

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526147103
eISBN:
9781526155566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526147110.00010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter investigates the origins of concepts of press freedom in the anglophone world. It charts the ways in which arguments about freedom of speech in the English Parliament combined with ... More


Hobbes’s Erastianism and Interpretation

A.P. Martinich

in Hobbes's Political Philosophy: Interpretation and Interpretations

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197531716
eISBN:
9780197531747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531716.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter is a response to Jeffrey Collins, who maintains that Hobbes was Erastian and promoted Independency and irreligious views. The author agrees that Hobbes was an Erastian; the Act of ... More


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