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Sojourner

John A. Grigg

in The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372373
eISBN:
9780199870868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372373.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Although Brainerd had committed to working among the Indians in late 1742, he struggled for the next eighteen months with the consequences of this decision. This chapter describes Brainerd's work ... More


Hendrick Aupaumut: Christian-Mahican Prophet

Rachel Wheeler

in Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834060
eISBN:
9781469606316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899663_martin.14
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter describes Reverend Levi Parsons's tour, which he undertook to raise money for his upcoming mission to the Jews in the Holy Land. Like many contemporary Christians, Parsons believed ... More


Later British Reactions to Absolutism: 1690–1704

Emily Thomas

in Absolute Time: Rifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807933
eISBN:
9780191845727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807933.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers British reactions to absolutism between the 1690 publication of Locke’s Essay and the 1704 delivery of Clarke’s Boyle lectures. These reactions tended to focus on absolutism ... More


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