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The Enterprisers: The Politics of School in Early Modern Russia

Igor Fedyukin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190845001
eISBN:
9780190845032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845001.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Enterprisers traces the emergence of “modern” school in Russia during the reigns of Peter I and his immediate successors, up to the accession of Catherine II. The efforts to “educate” Russia ... More


The Neutral Dead and the Pietist Dead

Susan Weissman

in Final Judgement and the Dead in Medieval Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781906764975
eISBN:
9781800851085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764975.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the role of the neutral dead in Sefer ḥasidim and shows how the concern for clothing the dead, in its various stages of existence, assumed specifically medieval forms. It also ... More


On Sin, Penance, and Purgation

Susan Weissman

in Final Judgement and the Dead in Medieval Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781906764975
eISBN:
9781800851085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764975.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter evaluates R. Judah the Pious's position on posthumous punishment as compared with rabbinic tradition and tosafist commentary. It assess his views on the matter in light of the changes ... More


Three Themes in Sefer Ḥasidim

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: Volume III

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781904113997
eISBN:
9781800851061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113997.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses how R. Yehudah he-Ḥasid's sense of right and justice, what he termed din shamayim (heavenly law), had little in common with halakhic norms; it resembled instead the 'natural ... More


Pietists and Kibbitzers

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: Volume III

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781904113997
eISBN:
9781800851061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113997.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter offers a reply to the criticism on the essay presented in the previous chapter. It focuses on Edward Fram's article, 'German Pietism and Sixteenth- and Early Seventeenth-Century Polish ... More


The Midrash, Sefer Ḥasidim, and the Changing Face of God

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: Volume III

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781904113997
eISBN:
9781800851061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113997.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter evaluates how the Pietists detached themselves from the religious mood and imaginative world of the Midrash and the significance of this change. To be sure, there is a wholly different ... More


On Reading Sefer Ḥasidim

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: Volume III

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781904113997
eISBN:
9781800851061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113997.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses Ivan Marcus's Piety and Society: The Jewish Pietists of Medieval Germany (1981). It looks at his manner of reading and interpreting Sefer Ḥasidim. Marcus insists on the need of ... More


The Jewish Attitude to Usury in the High and Late Middle Ages (1000–1500)

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: v. 1

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113973
eISBN:
9781800341104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113973.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses the Jewish attitude towards usury in the high and late Middle Ages, treating four kinds of data: legal sources (halakhic sources), ethical and philosophical writings, biblical ... More


Introducing the Orphanage

Kelly Joan Whitmer

in The Halle Orphanage as Scientific Community: Observation, Eclecticism, and Pietism in the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226243771
eISBN:
9780226243801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226243801.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Introduction offers a virtual tour of the Halle Orphanage using an account of King Friedrich I’s visit to the ensemble on October 4th, 1720. It provides readers with an accessible way into to the ... More


The Life of Lady Johanna Eleonora Petersen, Written by Herself: Pietism and Women's Autobiography in Seventeenth-Century Germany

Johanna Eleonora Petersen

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226662985
eISBN:
9780226663005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226663005.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In a time when the Pauline dictum decreed that women be silent in matters of the Church, Johanna Eleonora Petersen (1644–1724) was a pioneering author of religious books, insisting on her right to ... More


The Emergence of a Free-Church Ecclesiology, 1863–1867

John Halsey Wood

in Going Dutch in the Modern Age: Abraham Kuyper's Struggle for a Free Church in the Netherlands

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199920389
eISBN:
9780199980383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920389.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Kuyper first broached his idea of a free church during his years as a pastor in the town of Beesd. During this time he sparred with various parties, from pietists like PietjeBaltusto modernists like ... More


Monks, Masters, and Missionaries: From “Teachership” to Schools in Late Muscovy

Igor Fedyukin

in The Enterprisers: The Politics of School in Early Modern Russia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190845001
eISBN:
9780190845032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845001.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter offers an overview of the development of schools in Muscovy in the seventieth century, as well as Peter I’s own views on education and schooling. It argues that rather than in schools, ... More


The Noble Cadet Corps and the “Germans,” 1730s

Igor Fedyukin

in The Enterprisers: The Politics of School in Early Modern Russia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190845001
eISBN:
9780190845032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845001.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the establishment of the Noble Land Cadet Corps in St. Petersburg (1731), the most important educational institution for the nobility in Russia in the eighteenth century, in the ... More


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