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The Jansenist Quarrel

John McManners

in Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France Volume 2: The Religion of the People and the Politics of Religion

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270041
eISBN:
9780191600692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270046.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Outlines the seventeenth‐century origins of the Jansenist controversy and the difficulties faced by the historian in arriving at a viable definition of Jansenism. The grim theology of Cornelius ... More


The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

Kevin Dougherty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461534
eISBN:
9781626740822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461534.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The victory at Port Royal, South Carolina in November 1861 left the Federal government with the responsibility for some ten thousand now-masterless slaves. Lacking a sufficient policy or plan for ... More


Jansenism: An Early Ressourcement Movement?

Gemma Simmonds

in Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199552870
eISBN:
9780191731037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552870.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The ressourcement movement within twentieth‐century French theology shares much in common with the Jansenist movement of the seventeenth century as a theological and spiritual renewal based on a ... More


Biblical Erudition

Michel de Certeau, Luce Giard, and Michael B. Smith

in The Mystic Fable, Volume Two: The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226209135
eISBN:
9780226209272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226209272.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The tension in the sixteenth century between Christian institutions, viewed as corrupt, and the Scriptures, taken to be the unsullied source of spiritual renewal, gives rise to an energetic biblical ... More


Charlotte Forten (1837–1914)

Louis P. Masur (ed.)

in “… The Real War Will Never Get in the Books”: Selections from Writers During the Civil War

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195098372
eISBN:
9780199853908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098372.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After an arduous journey that challenged her romantic notions of voyage at sea, Charlotte Forten arrived at Port Royal on October 1862. From that moment on, Forten became a student of nature and ... More


A Rule for Children and Other Writings

Jacqueline Pascal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226648316
eISBN:
9780226648347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648347.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Jacqueline Pascal (1625–1661) was the sister of Blaise Pascal and a nun at the Jansenist Port–Royal convent in France. She was also a prolific writer who argued for the spiritual rights of women and ... More


Interrogation of Soeur Jacqueline De Sainte Euphémie (Pascal), Subprioress and Novice Mistress

in A Rule for Children and Other Writings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226648316
eISBN:
9780226648347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648347.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The ecclesiastical interrogation of the Port–Royal nuns took place in two sessions in the summer of 1661: June 26–29, under the direction of Monsieur Louis Bail alone, and July 11–26, under the joint ... More


A Memoir of Mère Marie Angélique by Soeur Jacqueline De Sainte Euphémie Pascal

in A Rule for Children and Other Writings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226648316
eISBN:
9780226648347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648347.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Shortly after the death of the abbess Mère Angélique on August 6, 1661, Mère Angélique de Saint–Jean asked members of the Port–Royal community to write their recollections of her words and actions. ... More


Contraband Camps

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

in Bluejackets and Contrabands: African Americans and the Union Navy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125541
eISBN:
9780813135311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125541.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Union operations along the southern coast in 1861 created opportunities for hundreds of slaves to seek freedom either on Union ships or in areas occupied by Union forces. When General Thomas W. ... More


From the Academy to Port-Royal

in Translation, Subjectivity, and Culture in France and England, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759441
eISBN:
9780804779791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759441.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Two important centers for translation, two major groups of translators, existed in France during the seventeenth century: the academicians and the Solitaires. The first group included Nicolas Perrot ... More


Awakening Terror: Hellfire Preaching, Jonathan Edwards, and the Logic of Revivalist Affect

Paul hurh

in American Terror: The Feeling of Thinking in Edwards, Poe, and Melville

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804791144
eISBN:
9780804794510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791144.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The first chapter argues, against current received understandings, that Jonathan Edwards’s terror was materially innovative and different, and that the matter of its difference derives from Edwards’s ... More


Setting the Stage for the Port Royal Experiment

Kevin Dougherty

in The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461534
eISBN:
9781626740822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461534.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Sea Islands of South Carolina are a series of various sized tidal and barrier islands cut by salt creeks and marshes, sounds, and rivers. It was in this particular environment that the highly ... More


A Survey of Philanthropic Society Activity at Port Royal

Kevin Dougherty

in The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461534
eISBN:
9781626740822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461534.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Part of Edward Pierce’s plan was to send missionaries and teachers to assist the development of the Sea Islands blacks. Existing religious and abolitionist organizations took up the cause, and in ... More


The Development of Civil Society

Kevin Dougherty

in The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461534
eISBN:
9781626740822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461534.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Modern-day nation-builders describe civil society as occupying “the political space between the individual and the government.” It includes a variety of organizations and activities, all of which ... More


Black Bart’s Ranger

Chad M. Gulseth

in Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Bartholomew Roberts was one of the most successful pirates. From June of 1719 until his death on 10 February 1722, Roberts captured, plundered or burned more than 400 ships. Roberts was killed in a ... More


The project of a science of language

Wolfram Hinzen and Michelle Sheehan

in The Philosophy of Universal Grammar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199654833
eISBN:
9780191747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654833.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Chapter 1 re-thinks the foundations of grammar by putting the contemporary version of universal grammar into a broader historical and systematic perspective. History helps, both to see continuity in ... More


Introduction

in A Rule for Children and Other Writings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226648316
eISBN:
9780226648347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648347.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Jacqueline Pascal's writings present her model of education for women, rooted in her direction of the convent school at Port–Royal. They defend the right to pursue a vocation against paternal ... More


Letters of Jacqueline Pascal

in A Rule for Children and Other Writings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226648316
eISBN:
9780226648347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648347.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Both as a laywoman and as a nun, Jacqueline Pascal conducted an extensive correspondence. Frequent correspondents included family members (father Étienne, brother Blaise, sister Gilberte) and the ... More


A New Dawn on an Old Sea, 1500–1600

Matthew R. Bahar

in Storm of the Sea: Indians and Empires in the Atlantic's Age of Sail

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190874247
eISBN:
9780190874278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874247.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The arrival of European fishermen, explorers, ships, and supplies in the sixteenth-century northeast emerged from the long-standing paradox that was the Wabanaki ocean. Indians first made sense of ... More


Introduction

Thomas Palmer

in Jansenism and England: Moral Rigorism across the Confessions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198816652
eISBN:
9780191858307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816652.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This Introduction briefly describes the work’s principal actors, namely the seventeenth-century Jansenists of Port-Royal and those contemporary English Protestant theologians committed to the defence ... More


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