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Reformation and Resistance

John Knox

in The True Law of Kingship: Concepts of Monarchy in Early-Modern Scotland

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203841
eISBN:
9780191676017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203841.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter deals with the development in Scotland of themes such as the right or duty to resist ‘tyrannical’ rulers. The figure of John Knox imposes itself upon the scene as the enquiry moves into ... More


John Knox

Jane Dawson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book presents the life of John Knox, a leader of the Protestant Reformation in sixteenth-century Scotland. Based in large part on previously unavailable sources, including the recently ... More


‘The Highest Position in the Civilised World’: Commemorating John Knox and the Second Reformation

James J. Coleman

in Remembering the Past in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Commemoration, Nationality and Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748676903
eISBN:
9781474405966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676903.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The providential-unionist interpretation of the legacy of William Wallace and Robert Bruce might seem unusual in the early twenty-first century, yet few would argue that these patriot heroes are ... More


John Knox and Andrew Melville

Euan Cameron

in The History of Scottish Theology, Volume I: Celtic Origins to Reformed Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759331
eISBN:
9780191819889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759331.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

John Knox (c.1514–72) and Andrew Melville (1545–1622) have the reputation of leaders of the Scottish Reformed Kirk, yet the precise nature of their individual contributions is debated. Some of their ... More


Haste, lest you come too late

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This concluding chapter presents Knox's final moments amidst the religious and political turmoil sweeping across his homeland and in Europe. Even though she was a prisoner in England, Knox remained ... More


  Breaking the Waves: The Cry That Finds the Ear of the Heart

Michael Patrick Murphy

in A Theology of Criticism: Balthasar, Postmodernism, and the Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195333527
eISBN:
9780199868896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333527.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter 4 isolates several essential aspects of Balthasar's theodramatic theory and discusses how they “play” in and through Lars von Trier's dramatic film Breaking the Waves (1996), the first ... More


Rare and wonderful gifts

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter places John Knox at his newborn son's baptism in Geneva, on 23 May 1557. He named his son Nathaniel, which in Hebrew translates to “gift from God”. Already, this scene ... More


Quietness of conscience and contentment of heart

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses how the revolutionary tracts penned by Knox and Goodman drove their congregation to utilize to the full their time in exile. The great missionary endeavour of Calvin and his ... More


Scottish Political Thought and James VI and I

Christopher Hill

in Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses the contribution of three Scottish thinkers: John Knox, George Buchanan, and John Goodman. All three of these defenders of a right of resistance by subjects were at least as ... More


Judge Deborah and the Monstrous Regiment of Women: Sixteenth-Century Writers and the Prophetess

Joy A. Schroeder

in Deborah's Daughters: Gender Politics and Biblical Interpretation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199991044
eISBN:
9780199359615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199991044.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In the Reformation period, Argula von Grumbach and Marie Dentière used Deborah as justification for publishing and reforming activities. Male Lutheran, Reformed, and Jewish commentators generally ... More


Controversy and Reformed Liturgical Interpretation

Stephen Mark Holmes

in Sacred Signs in Reformation Scotland: Interpreting Worship, 1488–1590

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198747901
eISBN:
9780191810787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747901.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the place of Catholic and Reformed liturgical interpretation in the different stages of Reformation controversy and again shows the importance of the ‘Aberdeen Liturgists’. It ... More


Liturgical Interpretation in Two Scottish Reformations

Stephen Mark Holmes

in Sacred Signs in Reformation Scotland: Interpreting Worship, 1488–1590

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198747901
eISBN:
9780191810787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747901.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The poem, catechisms and other official texts studied in this chapter show that liturgical interpretation had a significant place in both rival versions of reformatio ecclesiae, Catholic and ... More


Berlin and the Return Home

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Nineteen traces Hodge’s final months in Europe, including the six months he spends in Berlin which he considers the highpoint of his trip. In Berlin he meets and befriends Ernst Hengstenberg ... More


Introduction: The Valley Cemetery

James J. Coleman

in Remembering the Past in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Commemoration, Nationality and Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748676903
eISBN:
9781474405966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676903.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The purpose of this book is to consider what these monuments meant to those who raised them, and what they signified to the wider Scottish nation at that time. The Presbyterian statues in the Valley ... More


Boundaries of Scottish Reformed Orthodoxy, 1560–1700

R. Scott Spurlock

in The History of Scottish Theology, Volume I: Celtic Origins to Reformed Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759331
eISBN:
9780191819889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759331.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

Protestant Scotland demonstrated a remarkable unity and unparalleled resistance to schism in its first century. This article addresses the core principles that facilitated resistance to ... More


Conclusion: Interpretation and Reformation

Stephen Mark Holmes

in Sacred Signs in Reformation Scotland: Interpreting Worship, 1488–1590

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198747901
eISBN:
9780191810787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747901.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The conclusion brings together the main contributions of Sacred Signs. By defining liturgical interpretation and showing its centrality to Scottish religious culture, it opens up a neglected area of ... More


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