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Edwards on (and in) the Ministry

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter outlines Edwards’s views of the roles and tasks of a Christian minister. It also examines his pastorates and dismissal from the Northampton pulpit. It concludes that the written record ... More


Vying for Attention: The Contents of Dublin, Trinity College, MS 432

Raluca Radulescu

in Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on Dublin, Trinity College, MS 432, a miscellany often neglected in criticism, with the exception of two texts within it, a romance, King Robert of Sicily, and a play, the ... More


Introduction

James McDermott

in British Military Service Tribunals, 1916–18: A Very Much Abused Body of Men

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084775
eISBN:
9781781702673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084775.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book provides a discrete analysis of Military Service Tribunals. The Appeals Tribunal files and supplementary material, now held at Northampton Record Office, constituted the principal primary ... More


Rank, deference and empathy

James McDermott

in British Military Service Tribunals, 1916–18: A Very Much Abused Body of Men

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084775
eISBN:
9781781702673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084775.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Tribunalists came from widely different backgrounds and enjoyed markedly dissimilar expectations of themselves and their immediate society. In the early months of the Tribunal system, many single ... More


The Aftermath of Cnut’s Death

Timothy Bolton

in Cnut the Great

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300208337
eISBN:
9780300226256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208337.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses how Cnut's sudden death left no clear path of succession, and two heirs by different mothers—both of whom had spent considerably more time in Denmark than in England. Initial ... More


Travels

Douglas L. Winiarski

in Darkness Falls on the Land of Light: Experiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469628264
eISBN:
9781469628288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628264.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

During the next several decades, from the 1750s through the 1770s, Congregational ministers across New England struggled and frequently failed to corral the unruly religious experiences of their ... More


Jonathan Edwards Assesses a Revival

Thomas Prince

in Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from Jonathan Edwards's letter to Thomas Prince, published in the Christian History on December 12, 1743. The Christian History was a weekly magazine established by ... More


Spiritual Devotions for the Soul

Philip Doddridge

in Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from Philip Doddridge's 1745 book The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul. Dedicated to his friend and fellow Dissenter Isaac Watts, the book brought Doddridge ... More


Natural versus Moral Necessity in the Will

Jonathan Edwards

in Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from Jonathan Edwards's A Careful and Strict Enquiry into the Modern Prevailing Notions of That Freedom of Will, Which is Supposed to Be Essential to Moral Agency, ... More


Life as the Wife of a College President

Esther Edwards Burr

in Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from Esther Edwards Burr's “The Journal of Esther Edwards Burr, 1754-1757,” which offers a firsthand perspective of the day-to-day life of a prominent woman living in ... More


Firsting: Local Texts Claim Indian Places As Their Own

Jean M. O’Brien

in Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out of Existence in New England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665778
eISBN:
9781452946672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665778.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter looks at how the naming of local historical texts is crucial in claiming places, as the titles already give imperative clues about when the places “first” came to be. For instance, local ... More


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