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The Prison Narratives of Jeanne Guyon

Ronney Mourad and Dianne Guenin-Lelle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199841127
eISBN:
9780199919536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841127.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book presents the first-ever English translation of the Prison Narratives written by the seventeenth-century French mystic and Quietist, Jeanne Guyon (1648-1717). Guyon’s narrative describes her ... More


Introduction

Ronney Mourad and Dianne Guenin-Lelle

in The Prison Narratives of Jeanne Guyon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199841127
eISBN:
9780199919536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841127.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The introduction explores Guyon's reasons for not publishing the Prison Narratives along with the rest of her autobiography and shows how Guyon's early reputation among Protestants outside France was ... More


The Quiet Contemporary American Novel

Rachel Sykes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526108876
eISBN:
9781526132444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108876.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

What does it mean to describe a novel as ‘quiet’? The quiet contemporary American novel defines the term as an aesthetic of narrative that is driven by reflective principles. While, at first ... More


Particularity and Polemic (ii): Quietism

Richard Parish

in Catholic Particularity in Seventeenth-Century French Writing: 'Christianity is Strange'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596669
eISBN:
9780191729126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596669.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The second part of this bipartite enquiry looks at the movement known as Quietism. This is above all associated with its principal exponent, Madame Guyon, whose works are examined. It looks at the ... More


La Spiritualité à la Mode

in Believe Not Every Spirit: Possession, Mysticism, & Discernment in Early Modern Catholicism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226762821
eISBN:
9780226762951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226762951.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

By the early years of the sixteenth century, women, who had earlier been attributed with divine grace and had been celebrated as prophetesses and visionaries, were more likely now to be viewed as ... More


Holy Terror and Divine Majesty

Ronald Schechter

in A Genealogy of Terror in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226499574
eISBN:
9780226499604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499604.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The positive connotations of the word “terror” derive ultimately from the Bible. The Latin word terror appears 47 times in the Vulgate and typically indicates God’s rightful power to terrify or the ... More


Quietist Salafis, the Arab Spring and the Politicisation Process

Laurent Bonnefoy

in Salafism After the Arab Awakening: Contending with People's Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190274993
eISBN:
9780190662998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274993.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Focusing on political Salafis after the Arab Spring is of prime interest because the balance within the wide Salafi spectrum has shifted in their favor over the past few years. Nevertheless, quietist ... More


Revisiting Wiktorowicz: Categorising and Defining the Branches of Salafism

Joas Wagemakers

in Salafism After the Arab Awakening: Contending with People's Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190274993
eISBN:
9780190662998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274993.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The chapter revisits the classic categorization of Salafism Quintan Wiktorowicz put forth in 2006 and challenges the way in which it has been employed. Focusing on theological readings of the ... More


Salafi Movements and the Political Process in Morocco

Mohammed Masbah

in Salafism After the Arab Awakening: Contending with People's Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190274993
eISBN:
9780190662998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274993.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The chapter analyzes how Moroccan Salafism has gone from representing a challenge for the monarchy in the early 2000s to becoming one of its pillars. The chapter looks at the way in which the monarch ... More


The Dual Effect of the Arab Spring on Salafi Integration: Political Salafism in Jordan

Joas Wagemakers

in Salafism After the Arab Awakening: Contending with People's Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190274993
eISBN:
9780190662998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274993.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The chapter examines how the Arab Spring influenced the Jordanian Salafi movement. On the one hand, the Arab uprisings seemed to encourage Jordanian Salafis to embrace political participation to ... More


Early Quaker Theology and the Transatlantic Context

Jon R. Kershner

in John Woolman and the Government of Christ: A Colonial Quaker's Vision for the British Atlantic World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190868079
eISBN:
9780190868109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868079.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Quaker movement began in mid-seventeenth-century Britain and its followers coalesced around the common sentiment that they had experienced a spiritual Second Coming of Christ. The leaders of this ... More


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