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Wisdom and the Character of Instruction

Stuart Weeks

in Instruction and Imagery in Proverbs 1-9

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199291540
eISBN:
9780191710537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291540.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Where Proverbs 1-9 offers specific advice in chapter 3, this involves commendations of proper behaviour towards God and other humans, linked by an association of wisdom and teaching with God. The ... More


High Priestess 1809–1816

Anne Stott

in Hannah More: The First Victorian

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274888
eISBN:
9780191714962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274888.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter argues, against some other More scholars, that Hannah More remained a significant character into her sixties. She became ever more closely associated with the Evangelical wing of the ... More


The Gods in the Greek Novel

Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine

in The Gods of Ancient Greece: Identities and Transformations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637980
eISBN:
9780748670758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637980.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

If we look, in the ‘ideal novel’, at the frequency of mention of significant named divinities (such as Aphrodite, Dionysos, Artemis, Zeus, Isis), as well as of theos and theoi in general, we find ... More


The Married Bohemian

Bradley J. Birzer

in Russell Kirk: American Conservative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166186
eISBN:
9780813166643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166186.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 10 looks at Kirk as a father, husband, teacher, mentor, storyteller, and Roman Catholic. In particular, it focuses on his near saintlike charity without discrimination of any form.


“A Citadel of Piety”: The Good Shepherd Magdalen Asylum, Waterford.

Frances Finnegan

in Do Penance or Perish: Magdalen Asylums in Ireland

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174601
eISBN:
9780199849901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174601.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Illustrated Guide to Waterford by Edmund Downey states that the City's Magdalen Asylum (later under the care of the Good Shepherd Sisters) was originally founded in 1799. A more detailed account ... More


The Gentlewoman's Remembrance: Patriarchy, Piety, and Singlehood in Early Stuart England

Isaac Stephens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991432
eISBN:
9781526115102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991432.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

A microhistory of a never-married English gentlewoman named Elizabeth Isham, this book centres on an extremely rare piece of women’s writing – a relatively newly discovered 60,000-word spiritual ... More


Fighting Fire with Fire: the Islamic Novel in Iraq and the Battle for Hearts and Minds

Hawraa Al-Hassan

in Women, Writing and the Iraqi Ba'thist State: Contending Discourses of Resistance and Collaboration, 1968-2003

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474441759
eISBN:
9781474491341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441759.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines for the first time the phenomena of religious novel writing by Iraqi women. It argues that the conservative, and often reactionary religious discourses expounded by devout ... More


Ideas, Attitudes and Ambitions

John McCallum

in Poor Relief and the Church in Scotland, 1560-1650

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474427272
eISBN:
9781474453929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427272.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The first chapter analyses early modern Scottish thinking on the poor, their condition, and their relief. While emphasising significant continuities from late medieval attitudes, it argues that ... More


Diodorus Siculus

Lisa Irene Hau

in Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474411073
eISBN:
9781474422048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411073.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the Diodorus source problem and its bearing on the argument. It then offers a thorough analysis of the moral-didactic lessons and moralising techniques ... More


Herodotus

Lisa Irene Hau

in Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474411073
eISBN:
9781474422048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411073.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter analyses the moralising techniques and moral lessons of Herodotus. Using the moralising techniques found and analysed in Polybius and Diodorus as its point of departure, it discovers ... More


Thucydides

Lisa Irene Hau

in Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474411073
eISBN:
9781474422048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411073.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter analyses the moralising techniques and moral lessons of Thucydides. Using the moralising techniques found and analysed in Polybius and Diodorus as its point of departure, it discovers ... More


Xenophon, Hellenica

Lisa Irene Hau

in Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474411073
eISBN:
9781474422048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411073.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter analyses the moralising techniques and moral lessons of Xenophon’s Hellenika. In terms of techniques, it discovers that Xenophon stands at a midway point between his Classical ... More


Review of Meditation and Piety in the Far East

Jeff Wilson, Tomoe Moriya, and Richard M. Jaffe (eds)

in Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume III: Comparative Religion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520269170
eISBN:
9780520965355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269170.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter contains D. T. Suzuki's review of Meditation and Piety in the Far East, a book on Chinese religion and meditation authored by Karl Ludvig Reichelt, a Norwegian Lutheran missionary in ... More


Falling away from the Church? Negotiating religious selfhoods in post-1945 England

Barry Hazley

in Life history and the Irish migrant experience in post-war England: Myth, memory and emotional adaptation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128003
eISBN:
9781526150554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128010.00012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

While recent commemorative histories mythologise fervent devotion to the faith as a distinctive attribute of the post-war migrant experience, catholic observers at the time feared migrants were ... More


Introduction: finding and remembering Elizabeth Isham

Isaac Stephens

in The Gentlewoman's Remembrance: Patriarchy, Piety, and Singlehood in Early Stuart England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991432
eISBN:
9781526115102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991432.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Introduction lays out the central sources, themes, questions, and methods utilized in this microhistory of Elizabeth Isham. With the ‘Booke of Remembrance’ as the foundational source of the book, ... More


‘The sweet private life’: singlehood in the patriarch’s household

Isaac Stephens

in The Gentlewoman's Remembrance: Patriarchy, Piety, and Singlehood in Early Stuart England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991432
eISBN:
9781526115102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991432.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter gives pride of place to the interplay that existed in the early modern period between piety, marriage formation, singlehood and patriarchy by examining Elizabeth Isham’s relationships ... More


‘To piety more prone’: Elizabeth Isham’s religion

Isaac Stephens

in The Gentlewoman's Remembrance: Patriarchy, Piety, and Singlehood in Early Stuart England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991432
eISBN:
9781526115102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991432.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter addresses two central themes found throughout the monograph – Elizabeth Isham’s personal piety and confessional identity. At the foundation of her life was religion and it served as the ... More


Conclusion: a memory restored

Isaac Stephens

in The Gentlewoman's Remembrance: Patriarchy, Piety, and Singlehood in Early Stuart England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991432
eISBN:
9781526115102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991432.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The book has allowed Elizabeth Isham’s ‘Booke of Rememberance’ to become an invaluable document for viewing the early modern world in which she inhabited, with patriarchy, piety, and singlehood ... More


Religious Patriotism and Conciliation

Sebastian Elsässer

in The Coptic Question in the Mubarak Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199368396
eISBN:
9780199368419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368396.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

An influential discourse in modern Egypt fuses religion with nationalism, and allocates to religion (or the religions) a socially and politically integrating function. The main point made in this ... More


An Islamic Revival

Anne Wolf

in Political Islam in Tunisia: The History of Ennahda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190670757
eISBN:
9780190872588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670757.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Although it is generally assumed that Ennahda did not have any structures in Tunisia in the years before the uprisings, this chapter uncovers how the movement tried to tentatively recreate itself, ... More


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