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The Epworth Experience

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Charles Wesley was a complex man in terms of his denominational identity and this ambiguity is reflected in the Methodist movement that he helped to found. Some of the keys to understanding Charles ... More


Charles Wesley the Paradoxical Anglican

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The traditional image of Charles Wesley is that of a loyal Anglican whose attachment to the parent Church of England led to his isolation within Methodism in his later years. There is a contradiction ... More


t h r e e t h r e e On the Way toward the Precritical Project

Martin Schöneld

in The Philosophy of the Young Kant: The Precritical Project

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195132182
eISBN:
9780199786336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195132181.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores the role that True Estimation of Living Forces (1747) played in Kant’s intellectual development. Section 1 describes Kant’s way of dealing with controversies and discusses his ... More


f i v e The Universal Natural History The Purposiveness of Nature

Martin Schöneld

in The Philosophy of the Young Kant: The Precritical Project

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195132182
eISBN:
9780199786336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195132181.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores Kant’s second book, Universal Natural History and Theory of the Heavens (1755). Section 1 describes the context of the book and Kant’s critique of static and anthropocentric ... More


 The Yogi and the Commissar: Missions and the Colonial Pillar

Lamin Sanneh

in Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189605
eISBN:
9780199868582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189605.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter discusses the triumph of the antislavery movement and the beginning of colonial rule, with missions playing an ambivalent role. Protestant pietist missions undermined colonial rule by ... More


Anna Maria van Schurman and Other Women Scholars of Northern and Central Europe

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines poor survival rate of early modern German books. It emphasizes an increasing interest in women's capabilities and education, and discusses pietism as a movement that encouraged ... More


Conversations with Angels: The Pordages and their Angelical World

Raymond Joad

in Milton's Angels: The Early-Modern Imagination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199560509
eISBN:
9780191701801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560509.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Angels became less integral to the religious experiences of Ann Bathurst and John Pordage, though the spiritual journey of both begins with revelations by angels. Similarly, the tenor of the ... More


The German Territories, c.1648–c.1760

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume II: The Peace of Westphalia to the Dissolution of the Reich, 1648-1806

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693078
eISBN:
9780191732256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693078.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This section argues that absolutism is an inappropriate label to attach to the German territories. Government activity expanded in the face of the need for reconstruction after 1648 and new ideas ... More


Renewal versus Ossification

Kaspar Von Greyerz and Thomas Dunlap

in Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe, 1500–1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327656
eISBN:
9780199851478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327656.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the commonalities shared by the four movements of renewal. The war of independence fought by the Dutch appeared not only as the struggle of Dutch nobility and cities against ... More


The Puritan Cosmopolis: The Law of Nations and the Early American Imagination

Nan Goodman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190642822
eISBN:
9780190642846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642822.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book traces the emergence of a sense of kinship with and belonging to a larger, more inclusive world within the law and literature of late seventeenth-century Puritanism. Connected to this ... More


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

John Coffey (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198724155
eISBN:
9780191791963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724155.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Heart Religion provides a new account of the sources and trajectories of the eighteenth-century Evangelical Revival, a critical juncture in the history of Protestant spirituality. The book considers ... More


Religion and the State

Florian Schui

in Rebellious Prussians: Urban Political Culture under Frederick the Great and his Successors

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199593965
eISBN:
9780191750724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593965.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores conflicts between urban dwellers and state authorities over religious matters. In 1780 Frederick II decide to introduce a new hymnal in the Prussian provinces. The new hymnal ... More


Kierkegaard’s Knowledge of Kenotic Christology

David R. Law

in Kierkegaard's Kenotic Christology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698639
eISBN:
9780191745546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698639.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter falls into three parts. Part one provides a comprehensive study of Kierkegaard's treatment of the biblical passages upon which kenotic theologians have based their kenotic Christologies. ... More


Authenticity and Conversion

Noreen Khawaja

in The Religion of Existence: Asceticism in Philosophy from Kierkegaard to Sartre

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226404516
eISBN:
9780226404653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226404653.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter proposes a concept of asceticism that can apply to affirmative modes of life. Energetic asceticism, as defined here, refers to a regime of practice in which a thing’s value derives not ... More


Conversion as a Way of Life

Noreen Khawaja

in The Religion of Existence: Asceticism in Philosophy from Kierkegaard to Sartre

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226404516
eISBN:
9780226404653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226404653.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Here the core issue of Kierkegaard’s thought—what it means to become a Christian—is presented as a psychological adaptation of the Pietist ideal of conscious, ongoing conversion. As Kierkegaard ... More


Religion in Scotland and Norway

Arne Bugge Amundsen and Michael Rosie

in Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696208
eISBN:
9781474412506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696208.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Religion has played a key part in the development of both Scotland and Norway, in terms of local governance and the organisation of social structure and hierarchies, identity and popular history, yet ... More


Pietism

Dorothea E. von Mücke

in The Practices of the Enlightenment: Aesthetics, By (author)ship, and the Public

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172462
eISBN:
9780231539333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172462.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines Pietist confessional discourse and contrasts it with Johanna Eleonora Petersen's autobiography. It looks at the valorization of individual experience as one aspect of a very ... More


The Gestation of German Biology

John H. Zammito

in The Gestation of German Biology: Philosophy and Physiology from Stahl to Schelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226520797
eISBN:
9780226520827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520827.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

There is need for history of eighteenth-century biology, especially concerning German developments in that era. German approaches to the life sciences have suffered continual disparagement by ... More


Animism and Organism: G. E. Stahl and the Halle Medical Faculty

John H. Zammito

in The Gestation of German Biology: Philosophy and Physiology from Stahl to Schelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226520797
eISBN:
9780226520827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520827.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

A new impulse in life science originated in Germany at the outset of the eighteenth century with the articulation of the idea of organism by G.E. Stahl at the Halle medical school. That development ... More


Devotion

Bridget Ford

in Bonds of Union: "Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626222
eISBN:
9781469628028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626222.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter argues that laypeople recast their private devotional practices to permit a closer, more deeply felt, personal connection to the divine. Lay Catholics and Protestants rediscovered more ... More


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