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Covenants and Covenant Theology

David George Mullan

in Scottish Puritanism, 1590-1638

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269977
eISBN:
9780191600715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269978.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The notion of the covenant was essential to the Scottish Puritan experience. John Knox may well have imported the idea into Scotland from his prophetic interpretation of the English Reformation, and ... More


The Damnable Covenant 1

David George Mullan

in Scottish Puritanism, 1590-1638

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269977
eISBN:
9780191600715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269978.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The National Covenant (28 February 1638) once again bound the country to God to withstand all innovations in church and state, and under the wave of Presbyterian nationalism, which followed those who ... More


Scottish Puritanism, 1590-1638

David George Mullan

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269977
eISBN:
9780191600715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269978.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The book makes an implicit judgement that the religious culture that emerged in Scotland at the end of the sixteenth century was widely analogous to the Puritanism that dominated the Church of ... More


Caroline Covenants: Scotland, 1636–1640

Charles W. A. Prior

in A Confusion of Tongues: Britain's Wars of Reformation, 1625-1642

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698257
eISBN:
9780191739040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698257.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The flashpoint for the Wars of the Three Kingdoms was Scotland, where debates on ecclesiology and law generated attacks on the ecclesiastical supremacy of Crown and bishops. Debates on ecclesiology ... More


Politics in the Parishes: The National Covenant

Laura A. M. Stewart

in Rethinking the Scottish Revolution: Covenanted Scotland, 1637-1651

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718444
eISBN:
9780191787720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718444.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The 1638 National Covenant is an iconic document in Scottish history. Yet we know almost nothing about how the Covenant was received in the parishes. This chapter sites the events of 1638 in the ... More


Conclusion: The Covenanting Legacy

Laura A. M. Stewart

in Rethinking the Scottish Revolution: Covenanted Scotland, 1637-1651

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718444
eISBN:
9780191787720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718444.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The Covenanted confessional state was destroyed in 1651, but its influence on Scottish political identities was deep and long-lasting. In British and European terms, the Scottish Revolution was ... More


Seditious memories in Scotland and Ireland

Edward Legon

in Revolution remembered: Seditious memories after the British civil wars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526124654
eISBN:
9781526144652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124654.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter uses the methodology of previous chapters to illustrate and explain comparable sentiment in Scotland and Ireland. In Scotland, men and women are shown to have remained sympathetic to the ... More


Rethinking the Scottish Revolution: Covenanted Scotland, 1637-1651

Laura A. M. Stewart

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718444
eISBN:
9780191787720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718444.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

The English revolution is amongst the most intensely debated periods in history. Parallel events in Scotland have never attracted the same degree of interest. This book argues for a new ... More


Edinburgh and Scotland in the 1690s

Michael F. Graham

in The Blasphemies of Thomas Aikenhead: Boundaries of Belief on the Eve of the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634262
eISBN:
9780748653454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634262.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the situation of Edinburgh and Scotland in the 1690s. Thomas Aikenhead's trial and execution took place in a city that retains some elements that Aikenhead and his ... More


Presbyterian Empire

Joseph S. Moore

in Founding Sins: How a Group of Antislavery Radicals Fought to Put Christ into the Constitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190269241
eISBN:
9780190269272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269241.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In 1643 Covenanters forged a Solemn League and Covenant between the nation of Scotland and a Presbyterian God. Covenanters came to rule over Scotland, fall from power, and eventually occupy the ... More


‘Ane Uniformitie in Doctrine and good Order’: The Scottish Universities in the Age of the Covenant, 1638–1649

Steven J. Reid

in History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198803621
eISBN:
9780191842023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198803621.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the involvement of the Covenanters in higher education in the decade after the promulgation of the National Covenant. It first examines the extant evidence relating to the ... More


Parliamentary Politics and the Making of the Protestation

John Walter

in Covenanting Citizens: The Protestation Oath and Popular Political Culture in the English Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199605590
eISBN:
9780191779114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605590.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the parliamentary politics behind the making of the Protestation. It reconstructs proceeding of 3 May 1641, when the Protestation was proposed, drafted, debated, and sworn by ... More


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