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Joseph Priestley and the Complexities of Latitudinarianism in the 1770s *

G. M. Ditchfield

in Joseph Priestley, Scientist, Philosopher, and Theologian

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199215300
eISBN:
9780191706929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215300.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines one of the most significant ways in which, through his published work and unpublished correspondence, Priestley had constructed for himself a reputation as a forceful and at ... More


‘Hell, and Rome…have long been confederate against us’:1 Jesuits and Protestantism

Peter Hinds

in ‘The Horrid Popish Plot’: Roger L’Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late Seventeenth-Century London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264430
eISBN:
9780191733994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264430.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses how Jesuits were represented and perceived in popular discourse. It looks at the significance of this perception throughout the Popish Plot. It considers in detail how the ... More


Religion

John Miller

in Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288397
eISBN:
9780191710902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288397.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter argues that to see the divisions within English Protestantism in terms of ‘Church’ and ‘Dissent’ is simplistic. The boundaries between the two (and between different Dissenting ... More


Anglican Evangelicals: Protestant Secessions from the Via Media, c. 1800-1850

Grayson Carter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270089
eISBN:
9780191683886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270089.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This study examines, within a chronological framework, the major themes and personalities that influenced the outbreak of a number of Evangelical clerical and lay secessions from the Church of ... More


Introduction 1

Elizabeth J. Clapp

in Women, Dissent, and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790–1865

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199585489
eISBN:
9780191728969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585489.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Introduction gives an historical overview of the movements to abolish the slave trade and slavery in Britain and the United States and explores the central themes of the book. It considers 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


The Case of the Reverend James Shore

Grayson Carter

in Anglican Evangelicals: Protestant Secessions from the Via Media, c. 1800-1850

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270089
eISBN:
9780191683886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270089.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

The Evangelical clergymen who seceded from the Church of England into Protestant Dissent during the first half of the nineteenth century often paid a considerable price for their action. If not so ... More


Women, Dissent, and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790–1865

Elizabeth J. Clapp and Julie Roy Jeffrey (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199585489
eISBN:
9780191728969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585489.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

As historians have gradually come to recognize, the involvement of women was central to the anti-slavery cause in both Britain and the United States. Like their male counterparts, women abolitionists ... More


The Eighteenth‐Century Religious Background

Alan Harding

in The Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion: A Sect in Action in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263692
eISBN:
9780191601149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263694.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Eighteenth-century England presented a picture of substantial religious diversity. The Restoration Church of England had not regained all the ground lost after the Civil War, but despite some ... More


Introduction

Jehu J. Hanciles

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume IV: The Twentieth Century: Traditions in a Global Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199684045
eISBN:
9780191838927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199684045.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The ‘dissenting tradition’ is traceable to Christian groups in Britain—variously labelled ‘Dissent’, ‘Nonconformist’, and ‘Free Church’—that emerged from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. ... More


4 The Religious Regeneration of the Landscape: Ritual, Rehabilitation, and Renewal

Alexandra Walsham

in The Reformation of the Landscape: Religion, Identity, and Memory in Early Modern Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199243556
eISBN:
9780191725081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243556.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses a series of processes which served to reinvest the early modern landscape with religious associations. It considers how lollards and Protestant dissenters used the natural ... More


The impact of Anglican ritualism

Nigel Yates

in Anglican Ritualism in Victorian Britain 1830–1910

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198269892
eISBN:
9780191683848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269892.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter explores the increase of ritualist activity in Anglican parishes in the thirty years following the passing of the Public Worship Regulation Act of 1874. It examines the effect that ... More


On Tongues and Ears: Divine Voices in the Modern Metropolis

James Grande

in London Voices, 1820-1840: Vocal Performers, Practices, Histories

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226670188
eISBN:
9780226670218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226670218.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In accounts of voice and vocality in early nineteenth-century London, two dominant narratives emerge. If one concerns political representation—having, or finding, a voice, in an age of petitions, ... More


Conclusion

Grayson Carter

in Anglican Evangelicals: Protestant Secessions from the Via Media, c. 1800-1850

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270089
eISBN:
9780191683886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270089.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

Despite all the polemic and publicity that accompanied the various Evangelical secessions, the number of clergymen who formally seceded from the Church of England in the first half of the nineteenth ... More


Faithful Bodies: Performing Religion and Race in the Puritan Atlantic

Heather Miyano Kopelson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479805006
eISBN:
9781479814268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805006.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the seventeenth-century English Atlantic, religious beliefs and practices played a central role in creating racial identity. English Protestantism provided a vocabulary and structure to describe ... More


The Textual Culture of English Protestant Dissent 1720–1800

Tessa Whitehouse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198717843
eISBN:
9780191787348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717843.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The book is about an under-researched but highly significant group of educators and writers in the Puritan tradition of moderate nonconformity. It explores the sociable character of dissenters’ ... More


The Politics of Blasphemy

Michael F. Graham

in The Blasphemies of Thomas Aikenhead: Boundaries of Belief on the Eve of the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634262
eISBN:
9780748653454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634262.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the politics of blasphemy. The issue of the Episcopal clergy was complicated by relations with England, whose Anglican religious establishment viewed the Scots Episcopal clergy ... More


Strengthening Virginia’s Legal Order

William E. Nelson

in The Common Law in Colonial America: Volume III: The Chesapeake and New England, 1660–1750

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190465056
eISBN:
9780190465087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465056.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

After Bacon’s Rebellion, the victors gradually transformed Virginia from a fragile, rebellious colony into a stable polity and the polity on the North American continent most supportive of British ... More


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