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Prologue: The Pope of Presbyterianism

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Prologue argues for the importance of Charles Hodge in nineteenth-century American Protestantism through his publications (including forty years as the editor of the Biblical Repertory and ... More


Ulster Protestants

Steve Bruce

in Paisley: Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199281022
eISBN:
9780191712760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281022.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter sets the context of understanding Paisley by explaining the settler origins of the Ulster Protestants, describing the major differences between Protestantism and Catholicism, and ... More


New Century, Old Faith

Keith Robbins

in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales: The Christian Church 1900-2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198263715
eISBN:
9780191714283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263715.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

The chapter presents a broad picture of the different churches across the Isles at the dawn of the century. It identifies structures, modes of government (episcopacy, presbyterianism, connexionalism, ... More


Scottish Puritanism, 1590-1638

David George Mullan

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269977
eISBN:
9780191600715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269978.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The book makes an implicit judgement that the religious culture that emerged in Scotland at the end of the sixteenth century was widely analogous to the Puritanism that dominated the Church of ... More


Milton, John Hall, and Cultural Communities in Post‐War London, 1646–1647

Nicholas Mcdowell

in Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the Cause of Wit

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199278008
eISBN:
9780191707810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278008.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses initially on John Hall of Durham, who had been under Stanley's patronage since 1642 and was a key member of his London literary group. Hall was also an avid reader of Milton's ... More


A Puritan Brotherhood

David George Mullan

in Scottish Puritanism, 1590-1638

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269977
eISBN:
9780191600715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269978.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Though Puritanism was a piety intended very much for the laity, the clergy remained central to the practice and thinking of the movement. Scottish Presbyterians, in particular, formed a tightly knit ... More


Episcopalianism and Scotland

Rowan Strong

in Episcopalianism in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Religious Responses to a Modernizing Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249220
eISBN:
9780191600760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249229.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The authenticity of an indigenous Scottish Episcopalianism is argued for in this chapter, using the debates around the Eucharistic liturgy known as the Scottish Communion Office. This liturgy ... More


Philosophy and Religion in Enlightenment Britain: New Case Studies

Ruth Savage (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199227044
eISBN:
9780191739309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227044.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

These studies explore themes and issues relating to religion, philosophy, and their interrelations, as they exercised British thinkers in the ‘long’ eighteenth century, while at the same time ... More


Isaac Nelson: Radical Abolitionist, Evangelical Presbyterian, and Irish Nationalist

Daniel Ritchie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941282
eISBN:
9781789629149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941282.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book reconsiders the career of an important, controversial, but neglected figure in this history of Irish Presbyterianism. The Revd Isaac Nelson is mostly remembered for his opposition to the ... More


Samuel Haliday (1685–1739): Travelling scholar, court lobbyist, and non-subscribing divine

A. D. G. Steers

in Philosophy and Religion in Enlightenment Britain: New Case Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199227044
eISBN:
9780191739309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227044.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Samuel Haliday, an Ulster-Scots Presbyterian minister, was a leader of the non-subscription movement in the controversy over the Westminster Confession after his settlement in Belfast in 1720. ... More


Presbyterianism and the right of private judgement: Church government in Ireland and Scotland in the age of Francis Hutcheson

James Moore

in Philosophy and Religion in Enlightenment Britain: New Case Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199227044
eISBN:
9780191739309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227044.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines Hutcheson’s ideas of rights and prudence in the context of debated issues of church government in early eighteenth-century Ireland and Scotland. He agreed with ministers in ... More


The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44

Hunter Powell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096341
eISBN:
9781781708811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096341.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book seeks to bring coherence to two of the most studied periods in British history, Caroline non-conformity (pre-1640) and the British revolution (post-1642). It does so by focusing on the ... More


Hellfire and Common Sense

Nigel Leask

in Robert Burns and Pastoral: Poetry and Improvement in Late Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199572618
eISBN:
9780191722974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572618.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 18th-century Literature

This chapter turns to religion, finding in Burns's Kirk satires and related poems manifestations of the poet's satirical genius at its closest rapprochement with the spirit of enlightenment. As well ... More


Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Paul C. Gutjahr

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

One is reminded of just how fickle a mistress Fame can be when considering how the renown of certain historical figures only grows with time, while the reputations of countless others fade in the ... More


The Reign of the New Light

I. R. Mcbride

in Scripture Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206422
eISBN:
9780191677113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206422.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the reign of the so-called New Light Presbyterianism in Ireland during the 18th century. It traces the progress of the New Light from its origins in the 1720s to its triumph in ... More


‘The Rattling of Dry Bones’: Seceders and Covenanters

I. R. Mcbride

in Scripture Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206422
eISBN:
9780191677113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206422.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter deals with the history of the Seceding and Covenanting Sects of Presbyterianism in Ireland during the 18th century. It examines their distinctive teachings, their organizational ... More


Baxter, Bates, and Howe: Calvinist Natural Theology and “Evidences”

Dewey D. Wallace, Jr.

in Shapers of English Calvinism, 1660–1714: Variety, Persistence, and Transformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744831
eISBN:
9780199897339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744831.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Natural theology in England has been chiefly associated with Church of England authors. But three moderate Calvinist Presbyterians, Richard Baxter, William Bates, and John Howe, developed versions of ... More


James Martineau and the Evolution of Unitarian Hymnody ∗

Alan Ruston

in Dissenting Praise: Religious Dissent and the Hymn in England and Wales

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199545247
eISBN:
9780191725708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545247.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter 7 outlines the history of Unitarian hymnody from its origins in English Presbyterianism in the eighteenth century to the denominational hymn-books of the early twentieth. The mid nineteenth ... More


The Battle against “Churchianity”

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0045
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter forty-five is a detailed examination of Hodge’s views on the Church universal. As denominations competed for members and new religious traditions arose on the American landscape, a wide array ... More


Eighteenth-Century Scotland and the Three Unions

Colin Kidd

in Anglo-Scottish Relations from 1603 to 1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263303
eISBN:
9780191734137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263303.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter is concerned with the way Enlightenment Scotland viewed the British unions. The focus of the Scottish Enlightenment was on the deeper social and economic underpinnings of political ... More


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