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The Victorian Eighteenth Century: An Intellectual History

B.W. Young

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199256228
eISBN:
9780191719660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256228.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Victorians were preoccupied by the 18th century. It was central to many 19th-century debates, particularly those concerning the place of history and religion in national life. This book explores ... More


John Henry Gordon

Timothy Larsen

in Crisis of Doubt: Honest Faith in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199287871
eISBN:
9780191713422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287871.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

John Henry Gordon wrote for G. J. Holyoake’s Reasoner. Gordon became the first full-time Secularist lecturer in Britain when he was appointed by the Leeds Secular Society. After a dramatic ... More


Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

S. A. Skinner

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book challenges the conventional view of tractarianism as an episode in church history, and the assumption that tractarians had little interest in the social condition of England. It argues ... More


The Vision Glorious: Themes and Personalities of the Catholic Revival in Anglicanism

Geoffrey Rowell

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263326
eISBN:
9780191682476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263326.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The year 1983 marked the 150th anniversary of John Keble's Assize Sermon, a sermon which Newman recognized as the beginning of the Oxford Movement. The religious revival which it signalled, though ... More


Sources of Tractarian Criticism

S. A. Skinner

in Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book makes systematic use of two neglected, though rich, sources for tractarian thought. The first is the British Critic, a quarterly periodical rapidly established by John Henry Newman as the ... More


John Henry Newman: A Biography

Ian Ker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199569106
eISBN:
9780191702044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569106.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This full-length life of John Henry Newman is a comprehensive biography of both the man and the thinker and writer. It draws extensively on material from Newman's letters and papers. Newman's ... More


Gibbon, Newman, and the Religious Accuracy of the Historian

B. W. Young

in The Victorian Eighteenth Century: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199256228
eISBN:
9780191719660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256228.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter uses the response of a prominent Christian reader of Gibbon, John Henry Newman, to explore how 18th-century unbelief was worried over, and occasionally accommodated within the available ... More


The Great Dissent: John Henry Newman and the Liberal Heresy

Robert Pattison

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067309
eISBN:
9780199855193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067309.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book provides a striking and lively reading of John Henry Newman in light, not of his role as autobiographer and prose stylist, but of his beliefs. As the book states, Newman was “an ... More


Introduction Introduction ‘Meddling with the World’: Tractarian Commentary and Posterity

S. A. Skinner

in Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book challenges conventional assumptions of tractarianism as an episode in church history and rejects the notion that tractarians had little interest in social questions. It argues that, by a ... More


The Commercial Spirit: ‘The worship of Mammon’

S. A. Skinner

in Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter looks at tractarian criticism of the commercial spirit — ‘the worship of Mammon’ — and of the industrialism and economic individualism that threatened paternal social structures in ... More


Afterlife

Anne Stott

in Wilberforce: Family and Friends

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199699391
eISBN:
9780191739132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699391.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides a brief summary of the lives of after the Clapham Sect after the death of Wilberforce. Barbara Wilberforce spent her widowhood travelling between the houses of her sons and her ... More


Evangelicals and Tractarians: Baptist Noel and the Evangelical Response to the Gorham Affair

Grayson Carter

in Anglican Evangelicals: Protestant Secessions from the Via Media, c. 1800-1850

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270089
eISBN:
9780191683886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270089.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

The 1840s rank as one of the most embattled periods in modern Anglican history. It was characterized by a succession of highly disturbing issues: the imprisonment of James Shore in 1844, John Henry ... More


A Change of Monarchs and the Whig’s Revenge

Maximillian E. Novak

in Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.003.0048
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

When Daniel Defoe published one of the three pamphlets that brought him so much grief, An Answer to a Question that No Body Thinks of, Vi?. But What if the Queen Should Die?, Queen Anne’s health was ... More


Times When Honest Men Must Reserve Themselves for Better Fortunes

Maximillian E. Novak

in Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.003.0049
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Whigs such as John Dunton were intent to have Robert Harley executed for treason and all who served him punished. In defending Harley, Defoe was also protecting himself. Henry St John Bolingbroke had ... More


The Black Wagner

Robert Peterson

in Only the Ball Was White: A History of Legendary Black Players and All-Black Professional Teams

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195076370
eISBN:
9780199853786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195076370.003.0032
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter discusses the story of John Henry Lloyd or more commonly, Black Wagner, in the United States, and El Cuchara or the Shovel, in Cuba, due to his protruding jaw and shovel-like hands. He ... More


These Dangerous Times: Or Wild Doings in This World 1

Maximillian E. Novak

in Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.003.0046
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Daniel Defoe chose to retain his identity as a Whig while accepting the policies of what was looking more like a Tory government with each passing day. A crucial moment came with the attempted ... More


David Roy Shackleton Bailey 1917–2005

Richard F. Thomas

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 153 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VII

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264348
eISBN:
9780191734250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264348.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

David Roy Shackleton Bailey (1917–2005), a Fellow of the British Academy, was a prodigious scholar, a towering figure in textual criticism and the editing and translating of Latin literature, and a ... More


Introduction

Geoffrey Rowell

in The Vision Glorious: Themes and Personalities of the Catholic Revival in Anglicanism

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263326
eISBN:
9780191682476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263326.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the personalities and the themes of the Catholic revival in Anglicanism in England. This book examines the contribution of ... More


Cantillon's Début as a Banker in Paris, 1714–1717

Antoin E. Murphy

in Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286820
eISBN:
9780191596681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286821.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Cantillon took over the Parisian‐based banking business of his cousin, the Chevalier Richard Cantillon, during the period 1714–17. One of his early transactions involved discounting a bill of ... More


John Henry Newman: Doctrine and Development

Geoffrey Rowell

in The Vision Glorious: Themes and Personalities of the Catholic Revival in Anglicanism

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263326
eISBN:
9780191682476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263326.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the contribution of clergyman John Henry Newman to the Oxford Movement and to the Catholic revival in Anglicanism in England during the 1830s. Newman delivered his University ... More


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