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Reading the confessional divide

Geoff Baker

in Reading and Politics in Early Modern England: The Mental World of a Seventeenth-century Catholic Gentleman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080241
eISBN:
9781781701799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080241.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses William Blundell's entries on devotional writing and religious histories in his commonplace books. It considers how Blundell used his reading to bolster his own religious ... More


The Vernacular Alternatives Composed during the Age of Revolutions

Nicholas Canny

in Imagining Ireland's Pasts: Early Modern Ireland through the Centuries

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198808961
eISBN:
9780191846656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808961.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Irish-language vernacular verse history proved adaptable throughout the eighteenth century to take account both of new reverses, and of opportunities presented by revolutionary developments in North ... More


After the Wrath of God: AIDS, Sexuality, and American Religion

Anthony M. Petro

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199391288
eISBN:
9780199391318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391288.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book demonstrates how Christian leaders and AIDS activists in the United States have posited HIV/AIDS as a religious and moral epidemic and asks how this understanding has informed cultural and ... More


The Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Writing of Ireland’s History in the Sixteenth Century

Nicholas Canny

in Imagining Ireland's Pasts: Early Modern Ireland through the Centuries

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198808961
eISBN:
9780191846656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808961.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter contrasts the annalistic tradition expressing pride in ancestry that had prevailed for centuries in Gaelic Ireland with the twelfth-century writings of Gerald of Wales that convinced ... More


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