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Prelude: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo

Renée Levine Packer

in This Life of Sounds: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199730773
eISBN:
9780199863532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730773.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The Center of the Creative and Performing Arts in the State University of New York at Buffalo celebrates its tenth anniversary with a gala sold-out concert at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery that ... 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


Situating Acts

Shelly Matthews

in Perfect Martyr: The Stoning of Stephen and the Construction of Christian Identity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195393323
eISBN:
9780199866618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393323.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter situates Acts within debates concerning the Jews in Acts, Acts’ view of empire, and the possibility that Acts, along with canonical Luke chapters 1 and 2, are written in response to ... More


Monks and Kings Intervene: The Kandy Perahara in Central Śrī Lanka

Paul Younger

in Playing Host to Deity: Festival Religion in the South Indian Tradition

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140446
eISBN:
9780199834907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140443.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The festival in Kandy in the highlands of central Sri Lanka is unusual because in the eighteenth century, an older festival tradition was transformed by an order of the emperor Krti or Rajasimha to ... More


‘The Ablest Race’: The Ancient Greeks in Victorian Racial Theory

Debbie Challis

in Classics and Imperialism in the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199584727
eISBN:
9780191595301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584727.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter considers how the idealization of the human body in Greek art, as defined by Winckelmann, fed the theory that physical beauty and racial perfection were to be found among the ancient ... More


Introduction

George F. Hofmann

in Through Mobility We Conquer: The Mechanization of U.S. Cavalry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124032
eISBN:
9780813134819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124032.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of the book, which is about the history of the mechanization of the U.S. Army horse cavalry during the first half of the twentieth century. The book ... 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


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

J. H. Burns

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203841
eISBN:
9780191676017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203841.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

‘Fear God, honour the king’. Sixteenth-century people were supposed to do both. But what was the king entitled to command? And what if he ordered one thing and God's law said another? This book ... More


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


Congregation, Kirk, and Crown

J. H. Burns

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/9780198203841.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The political ideas of the Congregation in the struggle which led to the establishing of the kirk contained Knoxian elements, but the arguments that were used had a broader basis and their appeal was ... 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


Preserving Pathology: Craft and Technique in the Medical Museum

Samuel J. M. M. Alberti

in Morbid Curiosities: Medical Museums in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199584581
eISBN:
9780191725159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584581.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The preservative techniques intended to render organic remains stable are the subject of Chapter 4. The messy, contingent business of museum conservation is concealed by the pristine pages of the ... More


Early Years

Richardson John T. E.

in Howard Andrew Knox: Pioneer of Intelligence Testing at Ellis Island

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231141680
eISBN:
9780231512114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231141680.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes Howard Andrew Knox’s childhood, education, and medical training. Knox was born on March 7, 1885, in Romeo, Michigan; he was the only child of Howard Reuben Knox and Jennie ... 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


Early Encounters

Jonathan S. Addleton

in Mongolia and the United States: A Diplomatic History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139941
eISBN:
9789888180868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139941.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter briefly describes early encounters between the United States and Mongolia, starting in 1862 when possibly the first American citizen to ever visit Mongolia was granted a travel pass to ... More


Hunt's Racist Anthropology

Ter Ellingson

in The Myth of the Noble Savage

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222687
eISBN:
9780520925922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222687.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

James Hunt had developed an interest in ethnology by 1854, when he “became a disciple” of Dr. Robert Knox, promoter of the doctrine that “race is everything in human affairs.” For Hunt, the great ... More


Conclusion: A Revisionist Bank Narrative—Lessons Timely and Timeless

Eric Lomazoff

in Reconstructing the National Bank Controversy: Politics and Law in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226579313
eISBN:
9780226579597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226579597.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter concludes the book by (1) outlining the role of the national bank controversy in shaping contemporary constitutional politics, and (2) returning to the broader import of a revisionist ... 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


Everyday Heroes: Wilkie’s Version of History

Nicholas Tromans

in David Wilkie: The People's Painter

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625208
eISBN:
9780748651313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625208.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter considers the peculiarly visual characteristics of David Wilkie's version of history. It also discusses Wilkie's journey to Turkey and Palestine in 1840–1, undertaken in the hope of ... 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


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