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Preaching the Trinity: A Preliminary Investigation

Marguerite Shuster

in The Trinity: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Trinity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246120
eISBN:
9780191600531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246122.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Marguerite Shuster explores the intuitively likely thesis that the doctrine of the Trinity has been given short shrift in the preaching of the church, by analysing the sermons in the thirteen‐volume ... More


Henryson: The Preaching of The Swallow *

J.A. Burrow

in Essays on Medieval Literature

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198111870
eISBN:
9780191670657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198111870.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses in detail The Preaching of the Swallow, which is one of the animal fables in the uncompleted collection by Robert Henryson. Some of the features of the fable that are discussed ... More


Preaching: The Anointed Poetics of Breath

Anderson Blanton

in Hittin' the Prayer Bones: Materiality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623979
eISBN:
9781469623993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623979.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores a sacred soundscape that is punctuated by a particular technique of respiration practiced in southern Appalachia and within the African American church throughout the American ... More


True Honor Comes from God Alone: Evangelicalism and the Language of the Alternative Community

Robert Elder

in The Sacred Mirror: "Evangelicalism, Honor, and Identity in the Deep South, 1790-1860"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627564
eISBN:
9781469627588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627564.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines how early southern evangelicals redefined the meaning of honor and shame in their society by drawing on the definition of those terms used by the early church and found in the ... More


Everyday Heroes: Wilkie’s Version of History

Nicholas Tromans

in David Wilkie: The People's Painter

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625208
eISBN:
9780748651313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625208.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter considers the peculiarly visual characteristics of David Wilkie's version of history. It also discusses Wilkie's journey to Turkey and Palestine in 1840–1, undertaken in the hope of ... More


Laying Down Heads in Written and Oral Composition

William L. Davis

in Visions in a Seer Stone: Joseph Smith and the Making of the Book of Mormon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655666
eISBN:
9781469655680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655666.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter Two explores Joseph Smith's personal style of composition in relation to contemporary print conventions, as well as early American education and popular preaching methods and techniques. The ... More


Preaching “without Performing”

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Four analyses a preaching style that contrasts with that analysed in Chapter Three. Shiddiq Amien (d. 2009) was the chairman of Persatuan Islam (The Islamic Association). Like Al-Jauhari, he ... More


Conclusion

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The concluding chapter reflects back over the preceding chapters to characterise preaching’s popular uptake as a successful project of public Islam, and trace its contours and logics with reference ... More


Overview

Paul Murgatroyd

in Juvenal's Tenth Satire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940698
eISBN:
9781786945068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940698.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides a summary of satire 10 and scholarly comment on it. It describes the major issues raised by the poem and designates its layers and main thrusts. Its novelty is pointed out, and ... More


Attraction

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/9781469626222.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores the ways that Protestants and Catholics grew to resemble each other in their religious practices before the Civil War. Catholics cultivated a more personal preaching style ... More


Multiconfessional Scotland

Alasdair Raffe

in Scotland in Revolution, 1685-1690

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427579
eISBN:
9781474445221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427579.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the nature of religious coexistence and competition in Scotland in the years 1687–90. It argues that previous studies of the period have paid too little attention to the rival ... More


The Mystical and Connective Body

Antonio Spadaro

in Cybertheology: Thinking Christianity in the Era of the Internet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256990
eISBN:
9780823261451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256990.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In McLuhan’s terms, the Internet is a ‘hot’ place, where people vent their emotions, sometimes unwisely. Spadaro utilizes a variety of scholars’ works and Catholic Church documents to warn against ... More


“The Curse of Cowardice”: The Martial Power of the Sermon

James P. Byrd

in Sacred Scripture, Sacred War: The Bible and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199843497
eISBN:
9780199345380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843497.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter narrates the important context of biblical patriotism in the military sermon. In the colonies, sermons were the most important tool for disseminating biblical interpretation. Both before ... More


Sermon Culture in the Book of Mormon

William L. Davis

in Visions in a Seer Stone: Joseph Smith and the Making of the Book of Mormon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655666
eISBN:
9781469655680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655666.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter Five demonstrates how the Book of Mormon prophets delivered their sermons using the same patterns and techniques as nineteenth-century evangelical preachers. Two of the prophets, Nephi and ... More


Preaching and Sermons

Robert H. Ellison

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

This chapter examines the pulpit of Protestant Dissent in nineteenth-century Britain and North America. It focuses on a specific rhetorical genre: the lectures that seasoned ministers gave to young ... More


Preachers, Patriots and Islamists: Contemporary British Muslims and the Afterlives of Abdullah Quilliam

Yahya Birt

in Victorian Muslim: Abdullah Quilliam and Islam in the West

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190688349
eISBN:
9780190848477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688349.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Rediscovered by Islamic converts in the late 1960s and post-war migrants in Liverpool in the 1970s after he had been largely forgotten, British Muslim interest in Abdullah Quilliam has grown ... More


Introduction

Matthew Bowman

in The Urban Pulpit: New York City and the Fate of Liberal Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199977604
eISBN:
9780199363926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977604.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Harry Emerson Fosdick’s 1931 sermon “A Fundamentalist Sermon by a Modernist Preacher” reveals many of the ambiguities and internal inconsistencies of liberal evangelicalism. Fosdick criticizes ... More


John Roach Straton, Prophecy, and the Fundamentalist Style

Matthew Bowman

in The Urban Pulpit: New York City and the Fate of Liberal Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199977604
eISBN:
9780199363926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977604.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Baptist fundamentalist John Roach Straton embraced the term “fundamentalist” primarily as a description for his pastoral style, centered upon an aggressive assertion of the preached Word – a ... More


Harry Emerson Fosdick and Baptism at Riverside

Matthew Bowman

in The Urban Pulpit: New York City and the Fate of Liberal Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199977604
eISBN:
9780199363926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977604.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 8 evaluates the tumultuous 1920s career of Harry Emerson Fosdick, another Baptist who began the decade in the pulpit of the First Presbyterian Church and ended it at Riverside Church, a ... More


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