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The Circulation and Reception of Philip Doddridge's Hymns

Françoise Deconinck-Brossard

in Dissenting Praise: Religious Dissent and the Hymn in England and Wales

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199545247
eISBN:
9780191725708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545247.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter 3 discusses the chronological, geographical and denominational reception and circulation of Philip Doddridge’s hymns. Drawing on close readings of the variants on a few representative hymns, ... More


Interpreting the Bible

Isabel Rivers

in Vanity Fair and the Celestial City: Dissenting, Methodist, and Evangelical Literary Culture in England 1720-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198269960
eISBN:
9780191851209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198269960.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

The Bible was the most important book for the writers and readers discussed in this study. This chapter covers access to the Bible and advice on how to read it for children, families, and those of ... More


Practical Works

Isabel Rivers

in Vanity Fair and the Celestial City: Dissenting, Methodist, and Evangelical Literary Culture in England 1720-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198269960
eISBN:
9780191851209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198269960.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

Practical works were designed to enable readers to practise the Christian life. This chapter begins with comparative accounts of collections of sermons and prayers and their intended audiences. Some ... More


Dissenting Print Culture

Tessa Whitehouse

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume II: The Long Eighteenth Century c. 1689-c. 1828

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198702245
eISBN:
9780191838910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702245.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Print culture was expanding rapidly in the eighteenth century. Yet religious literature remained the largest category of printed book and Dissenters were significant contributors to this genre. From ... More


Congregationalists

Stephen Orchard

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume II: The Long Eighteenth Century c. 1689-c. 1828

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198702245
eISBN:
9780191838910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702245.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Like Presbyterians, Congregationalists drew on a broadly Calvinist heritage, which found expression in both the Westminster Confession and the Savoy Declaration. While Presbyterians emphasized the ... More


Inward Religion and its Dangers in the Evangelical Revival

Isabel Rivers

in Heart Religion: Evangelical Piety in England & Ireland, 1690–1850

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198724155
eISBN:
9780191791963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724155.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The chapter explores the different ways in which key leaders among the eighteenth-century evangelicals defined inward religion, the difficulties and problems they identified, the temptations they ... 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


Dissent and Education

Mark Burden

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume II: The Long Eighteenth Century c. 1689-c. 1828

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198702245
eISBN:
9780191838910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702245.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Much eighteenth-century Dissenting educational activity was built on an older tradition of Puritan endeavour. In the middle of the seventeenth century, the godly had seen education as an important ... More


Conclusion

David S. Sytsma

in Richard Baxter and the Mechanical Philosophers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190274870
eISBN:
9780190274894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274870.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter summarizes the findings of the book and briefly discusses how Baxter’s relation to mechanical philosophy relates to later nonconformist and Puritan tradition. Although Baxter’s response ... More


Theology and the Bible

David M. Thompson

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume II: The Long Eighteenth Century c. 1689-c. 1828

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198702245
eISBN:
9780191838910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702245.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Church History

When tracing the history of Dissenting religious thought it is important to remember the fluidity of denominational labels and the difficulties of tracing influence and reconstructing traditions. The ... More


Dissenting Hymnody

J. R. Watson

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume II: The Long Eighteenth Century c. 1689-c. 1828

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198702245
eISBN:
9780191838910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702245.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Just as sermons were central to Dissenting identity, so too were hymns. Hymns rapidly became a means of creating a sense of group cohesion, as well as transmitting important ideas and doctrine to the ... More


Selling Trust: The Living Bible and the Business of Biblicism

Daniel Vaca

in The Bible in American Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190468910
eISBN:
9780190468958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468910.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Biblical Studies

Focusing especially on the early history of The Living Bible (1971) and the Living Translation, this chapter asks how commodity status shapes the way that Americans have acquired, engaged, and ... More


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