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A Question of Character: The “Labor of Composition” as “Preventative Medicine” in Theodoret of Cyrrhus’s Religious History

Rebecca Krawiec

in The Garb of Being: Embodiment and the Pursuit of Holiness in Late Ancient Christianity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823287024
eISBN:
9780823288908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287024.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The similarity of the accounts of monk’s lives, and the function of this homogeneity, in Theodoret of Cyrrus’s Religious History has been the focus of much scholarship on this work. This chapter ... More


Apologia

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/9780199569106.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After years of silence, Newman resurfaced mainly to defend himself from Charles Kingsley's grave accusation that he and the Roman Catholic Church were conspirators of false truths and deception. ... More


Confession and Criminal Justice in Late Medieval Italy: Siena, 1260-1330

Lidia Luisa Zanetti Domingues

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192844866
eISBN:
9780191937224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844866.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This monograph provides an in-depth comparison of lay and religious sources produced in Siena (1260-1330) on criminal justice, conflict and violence. Two main trends have been highlighted in the ... More


The Puritan Religion of New England

Brandon Grafius and Brandon Grafius

in The Witch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348356
eISBN:
9781800850989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348356.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Beginning with an overview of the Reformation, the chapter places the religious beliefs of the family portrayed in The Witch in historical context. The chapter provides the necessary background for ... More


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