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John Edwards: Church of England Calvinist

Dewey D. Wallace, Jr.

in Shapers of English Calvinism, 1660–1714: Variety, Persistence, and Transformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744831
eISBN:
9780199897339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744831.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The last Calvinist discussed in this book is John Edwards, whose father Thomas Edwards had been a Puritan heresiographer. Nonetheless he conformed to the Church of England in 1660, picturing himself ... More


Shapers of English Calvinism, 1660–1714: Variety, Persistence, and Transformation

Dewey D. Wallace

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744831
eISBN:
9780199897339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744831.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book contributes to studies on the development of Calvinism and Reformed Theology in the post-Reformation era and on later English Puritanism as it transitioned into Dissent. Beginning with the ... More


“Fictitious Prosperity”: Florida, to 1842

Canter Brown and Larry Eugene Rivers

in Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061146
eISBN:
9780813051420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061146.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter establishes Mary Edwards Bryan’s family background, focusing on her parents John David Edwards and Louisa Houghton Edwards. It explains the pertinent history of the Territory of Florida, ... More


John Edward Christopher Hill 1912–2003

Donald Pennington

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Edward Christopher Hill (1912–2003), a Fellow of the British Academy, was a great historian. Nearly all his huge output was on the seventeenth-century ‘English Revolution’ and its origins. It ... More


The Making of EP Thompson: family, anti-fascism and the 1930s

Scott Hamilton

in The Crisis of Theory: E.P. Thompson, the New Left and Postwar British Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084355
eISBN:
9781781702338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084355.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Edward Palmer Thompson's family. The British intelligentsia did not enjoy a great deal of institutional and cultural autonomy. The incompleteness of Edward John's ... More


Cyclic coordinates

JESPER LÜTZEN

in Mechanistic Images in Geometric Form: Heinrich Hertz's 'Principles of Mechanics'

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198567370
eISBN:
9780191717925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567370.003.0018
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

In Heinrich Hertz's account of conservative systems, the concept of a cyclic coordinate, and, in particular, what he called an adiabatic cyclical system, enters as an important technical tool. This ... More


The Inheritance

Ava Chamberlain

in The Notorious Elizabeth Tuttle: Marriage, Murder, and Madness in the Family of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723722
eISBN:
9780814723739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723722.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the inheritance left by Richard Edwards as part of his last will and testament. Richard Edwards did not have a hard time rebuilding his life following his divorce from ... More


Translating Ion Physics from Cambridge to Oxford: John Townsend and the Electrical Laboratory, 1900–24

Benoit Lelong

in Physics in Oxford, 1839-1939: Laboratories, Learning and College Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198567929
eISBN:
9780191718328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567929.003.06
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The postgraduate career of John Sealy Edward Townsend occurred in three places: Dublin, Cambridge, and Oxford. After graduating in 1890 at Trinity College, Dublin, Townsend spent the next five years ... More


Nation: The Story of American Values

Leslie Dorrough Smith

in Compromising Positions: Sex Scandals, Politics, and American Christianity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190924072
eISBN:
9780190924102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190924072.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 4 shows how American sex scandals have a specifically national element inspired by evangelical thinking. How a politician is accountable for illicit sex depends on whether he typifies white ... More


When perception becomes campaign reality

Christopher J. Devine and Kyle C. Kopko

in The VP Advantage: How running mates influence home state voting in presidential elections

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993375
eISBN:
9781526109934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993375.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The perception of a vice presidential home state advantage influences campaign strategy. To demonstrate this, this chapter presents an empirical analysis indicating that competitive states are ... More


Quantum Chemistry qua Applied Mathematics: Approximation Methods and Crunching Numbers

Kostas Gavroglu and Ana Simões

in Neither Physics nor Chemistry: A History of Quantum Chemistry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016186
eISBN:
9780262298759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016186.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In Britain, John Edward Lennard-Jones, Douglas Rayner Hartree, and Charles Alfred Coulson played important roles in expanding the domain of applied mathematics to include quantum chemistry. This ... More


Scandal: The Story of Wayward Men

Leslie Dorrough Smith

in Compromising Positions: Sex Scandals, Politics, and American Christianity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190924072
eISBN:
9780190924102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190924072.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 1 examines the concept of sex scandals as they are commonly treated in current scholarship. The two most dominant models view them as (a) moments of social harm caused by a leader’s moral ... More


The "Popular Story"

David Gleicher

in The Rescue of the Third Class on the Titanic: A Revisionist History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893410
eISBN:
9781786944634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893410.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter introduces the concept of the “popular story”, a combination of the dramatisations of the Titanic’s fate in literature and film, and survivor accounts that fail to include ... More


By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them

Timothy Larsen

in John Stuart Mill: A Secular Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198753155
eISBN:
9780191814815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753155.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter focuses on Mill as political and social activist, including his parliamentary career as MP for Westminster. ‘By their fruits ye shall know them’ was the scriptural text he offered to ... More


The Nature Theatre of Oklahoma

David Gleicher

in The Rescue of the Third Class on the Titanic: A Revisionist History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893410
eISBN:
9781786944634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893410.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter aims to delineate a timeline of events in order to provide an accurate account of the movement of third class passengers during the sinking. The timeline is broken down into 5 phases ... More


Police and US Government Relations

Paul J. Magnarella

in Black Panther in Exile: The Pete O'Neal Story

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066394
eISBN:
9780813058603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066394.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 4 discusses the strained relations between the Black Panthers and the Kansas City, Missouri, police department and the federal government. Police hostility toward Pete O’Neal resulted in ... More


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