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Introduction

CARL R. TRUEMAN

in Luther’s Legacy: Salvation and English Reformers, 1525-1556

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263524
eISBN:
9780191682599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263524.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This study is divided into three parts. Part One deals with the historical and intellectual context of five English Reformers: William Tyndale, John Frith, Robert Barnes, John Hooper, and John ... More


Ethos, History, and Religious Parties

James Pereiro

in `Ethos' and the Oxford Movement: At the Heart of Tractarianism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230297
eISBN:
9780191710650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230297.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter considers how far ethos determined the Tractarian stance towards the Reformers, the English Reformation, Church parties (Evangelical and High Church), and the Church of England itself. ... More


‘Le Jargon des Errans’: Arguments Against Pilgrimage

Wes Williams

in Pilgrimage and Narrative in the French Renaissance: 'The Undiscovered Country'

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159407
eISBN:
9780191673610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159407.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the edition, translation, and reception of Gregory of Nyssa's second letter on pilgrimage. It suggests that this letter influenced the movement where pilgrimage was redefined by ... More


The Protestant Reformers and Inclusive Biblical Interpretation

Cheryl B. Anderson

in Ancient Laws and Contemporary Controversies: The Need for Inclusive Biblical Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195305500
eISBN:
9780199867028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305500.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

Contrary to traditional belief, Protestant tradition offers precedent for the contextual readings of Scripture that liberationists encourage. In re‐interpreting the Bible, the Reformers read the ... More


Beyond Expulsion: Jews, Christians, and Reformation Strasbourg

Debra Kaplan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774420
eISBN:
9780804779050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774420.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book is a history of Jewish–Christian interactions in early modern Strasbourg, a city from which the Jews had been expelled and banned from residence in the late fourteenth century. It shows ... More


Theological Ethics: Ethics of Freedom

Oswald Bayer and Jeff Cayzer

in Freedom in Response

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249091
eISBN:
9780191697807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249091.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses how to approach theological ethics. Theological ethics is interested not only in human acts or behaviour but with being. To approach theological ethics it is important to adopt ... More


The Legacy of Aristotle

Alan C. Clifford

in Atonement and Justification: English Evangelical Theology 1640–1790: An Evaluation

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198261957
eISBN:
9780191682254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261957.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

The Protestant Reformers rejected the medieval scholastic theology in favour of a truly biblical one. In repudiating the speculations of the schoolmen they laid the foundations of a theology which, ... More


The Via Media

Ian Ker

in John Henry Newman: A Biography

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199569106
eISBN:
9780191702044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569106.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

John Bowden warned John Henry Newman that “one day” he and theTractswould be “charged with rank Popery”, and suggested that aTractshould be written to refute the accusation. Newman took Bowden's ... More


Apprenticed to the Word

Richard Lischer

in The Preacher King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Word that Moved America

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111323
eISBN:
9780199853298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111323.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

King seldom spoke publicly about the Sustainers and Reformers who preceded him or the powerful mentors who shaped him as a preacher. He understood perhaps that American culture wants utter ... More


Rewriting the Record: Skelton's Posthumous Reputation

Jane Griffiths

in John Skelton and Poetic Authority: Defining the Liberty to Speak

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273607
eISBN:
9780191706301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273607.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on Skelton's reception during the century after his death. Taking as its starting-point Skelton's divided reputation in the late 16th century, when he is referred to both as a ... More


“Adew, to al Popish satisfactions”: Reforming Repentance in Early Modern England

Heather Hirschfeld

in The End of Satisfaction: Drama and Repentance in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452741
eISBN:
9780801470639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452741.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter discusses the re-evaluation of satisfaction, outlining a history of early approaches to satisfactory atonement, and dwelling on the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century dismantling of the ... More


Cinema and Prison Reform

Alison Griffiths

in Carceral Fantasies: Cinema and Prison in Early Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231161060
eISBN:
9780231541565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161060.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 6: “Cinema and Prison Reform” examines how penal reformers appropriated cinema for their cause, addressing not only the moral rehabilitation of individual prisoners, but also changes in ... More


Shaping Reformed Identities

Steven Vanderputten

in Monastic Reform as Process: Realities and Representations in Medieval Flanders, 900-1100

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451713
eISBN:
9780801468117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451713.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter critics the scholars' framing of reformers' ideas—about abbatial leadership, monastic discipline, and other subjects—in the context of an abstract, semi-institutionalized reform ... More


My first anchor

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter narrates the circumstances leading to Knox's radical shift from Catholicism to Protestantism. Such a change occurred within the backdrop of Anglo-French conflict, as a series of ... More


Victorian Political Culture: 'Habits of Heart and Mind'

Angus Hawkins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198728481
eISBN:
9780191795336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728481.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This is a study of British political culture from the 1790s to c.1900. It explores the public values animating electoral activity, partisan attitudes, and political organization. It describes the ... More


‘Parliamentary Government’ and its Critics: 1832–1867

Angus Hawkins

in Victorian Political Culture: 'Habits of Heart and Mind'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198728481
eISBN:
9780191795336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728481.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

With ‘parliamentary government’ after 1832 executive authority became seen as dependent upon party support in the Commons. This safeguarded parliamentary sovereignty from the Royal prerogative and ... More


The Dynamics of Voting: 1832–1867

Angus Hawkins

in Victorian Political Culture: 'Habits of Heart and Mind'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198728481
eISBN:
9780191795336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728481.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the different electoral cultures in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. In England the predominance of multi-member constituencies with nearly all electors possessing more ... More


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