Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 85 items

  • Keywords: Institutes x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Contextualizing Cassian: Aristocrats, Asceticism, and Reformation in Fifth-Century Gaul

Richard J. Goodrich

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213139
eISBN:
9780191695841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213139.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book examines the attempt by the 5th-century ascetic writer John Cassian to influence and shape the development of Western monasticism. The book's close analysis of Cassian's earliest work (The ... More


The Development of Calvin's Language of ‘Participation in Christ’

J. Todd Billings

in Calvin, Participation, and the Gift: The Activity of Believers in Union with Christ

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199211876
eISBN:
9780191706004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211876.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter shows how attention to the development of Calvin's ‘programme’, as carried out in the Institutes and the biblical commentaries, can illuminate the theme of participation in Christ in ... More


Lactantius and Augustine

PETER GARNSEY

in Representations of Empire: Rome and the Mediterranean World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262764
eISBN:
9780191753947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262764.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter puts Lactantius and Augustine side by side, compares their interests and preoccupations, and attempts to confront their contributions in certain key areas of Christian thought, in ... More


Rural England

James Hinton

in Women, Social Leadership, and the Second World War: Continuities of Class

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243297
eISBN:
9780191714054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243297.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the shire counties as in the towns, the WVS built on existing women's networks, notably the Women's Institutes which, despite their formally democratic structures, usually served to uphold middle ... More


Family Education

Harriet P. Lefley

in Family Psychoeducation for Serious Mental Illness

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340495
eISBN:
9780199863792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340495.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

Family education (FE) shares uniformities of content with FPE but differs in length, format, target group, and expected outcomes. Ranging from six to twelve weeks, FE is group education targeted to ... More


The Influence of the Agricultural Lobbies

Alan F. Wilt

in Food for War: Agriculture and Rearmament in Britain before the Second World War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208716
eISBN:
9780191717024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208716.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the influence of the agricultural lobbies on the government's preparations in food and agriculture. Agriculture lobbies, rather than food associations, are emphasized, ... More


Providence and Predestination

Paul Helm

in Calvin at the Centre

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199532186
eISBN:
9780191714580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532186.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The chapter begins by offering an explanation of why Calvin chose in the 1559 Institutes to treat the doctrines of providence and predestination separately when they had not been considered ... More


John Cassian

William, S.J. Harmless

in Desert Christians: An Introduction to the Literature of Early Monasticism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195162233
eISBN:
9780199835645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195162234.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

John Cassian (d. after 345) was one of the key figures who brought traditions of desert monasticism to the Latin West. He grew up in what today is Romania and became a monk in Bethlehem and then ... More


Introduction

Eric Descheemaeker

in The Division of Wrongs: A Historical Comparative Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562794
eISBN:
9780191705533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562794.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

The civilian tradition, as exemplified by Justinian's Institutes and the French Civil Code, has generally divided its law of civil wrongs into two categories, wrongs ‘proper’ and ‘quasi-wrongs’. ... More


Delicts and ‘Quasi-delicts’ on the Map of Roman Law

Eric Descheemaeker

in The Division of Wrongs: A Historical Comparative Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562794
eISBN:
9780191705533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562794.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter explains where delicts and ‘quasi-delicts’ fitted on the map of Roman law. It first looks at the interrelated notions of contractus (contract), delictum(delict or wrong), and obligatio ... More


Reception and Response Referencing and Understanding Calvin in Seventeenth-Century Calvinism

Richard A. Muller

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/9780199751846.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This is an examination of the reception of Calvin's thought in the works of seventeenth century Calvinist theologians. The chapter focuses on four ways in which Calvin's work was received: (1) the ... More


Avot in the Light of Classical Roman Jurisprudence

Amram Tropper

in Wisdom, Politics, and Historiography: Tractate Avot in the Context of the Graeco-Roman Near East

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199267125
eISBN:
9780191699184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267125.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter investigates some comparable themes in the contemporary sphere of the Roman law. It considers some salient features of the Roman setting and their relevance to Avot. The presence of ... More


Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: God in History

Fania Oz-salzberger

in Translating the Enlightenment: Scottish Civic Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205197
eISBN:
9780191676543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205197.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the influence of Adam Ferguson's work on the religious philosophy of German philosopher Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. It aims to determine which of Ferguson's books influenced ... More


The Mobilization of Popular Anti-Catholicism

John Wolffe

in The Protestant Crusade in Great Britain 1829–1860

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201991
eISBN:
9780191675119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201991.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the mobilization of popular anti-Catholicism and investigates how the ‘No Popery’ feeling was stimulated and maintained in Great Britain during the mid-nineteenth century. It ... More


Ferguson in Germany: An Overview

Fania Oz-salzberger

in Translating the Enlightenment: Scottish Civic Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205197
eISBN:
9780191676543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205197.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents an overview of the reception of the Scottish philosopher in Germany during the Enlightenment. It states that though Ferguson was not the first Scottish writer to be admired by ... More


Christian Garve: The Trouble with ‘Public Spirit’

Fania Oz-salzberger

in Translating the Enlightenment: Scottish Civic Discourse in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205197
eISBN:
9780191676543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205197.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Christian Garve's problems in translating Adam Ferguson's Institutes of Moral Philosophy in German. It states that Garve earned considerable fame and esteem for his translation. ... More


Academic Medicine—The Elephant in the Room

Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein

in Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646862
eISBN:
9781469646886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646862.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The war on disease has been a primary animating purpose of higher education and the partnership with the public ever since Vannevar Bush wrote the influential paper, Science: The Endless Frontier, ... More


Funding Social Work Research: Federal and Foundation Opportunities

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer, and Joan Levy Zlotnik

in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195399646
eISBN:
9780199932757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399646.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Finding grant funding for research is one of the biggest challenges social work faculty and research administrators often face. While few research funding resources are specifically targeted only to ... More


Elitism, Democracy, and Science Policy

Philip Kitcher

in Science, Truth, and Democracy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145830
eISBN:
9780199833344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145836.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

From the perspective of well‐ordered science one can explore previous attempts to set science policy. This chapter considers three: Bacon's story of the New Atlantis, Vannevar Bush's Science: The ... More


Life and Death in Calcutta: A Courtroom View of the Ethics of Empire

Michael J. Franklin

in Orientalist Jones: Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746-1794

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199532001
eISBN:
9780191730900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532001.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

This penultimate chapter deals with Jones's representation of Hindu and Muslim in poetry, in research, in translation, and in court. It considers his comparativist attempts to find similitude, ... More


View: