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Crisis of Doubt: Honest Faith in Nineteenth-Century England

Timothy Larsen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199287871
eISBN:
9780191713422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287871.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

For fifty years or more, a dominant motif in 19th-century British studies has been the Victorian crisis of faith or loss of faith. From Basil Willey to A. N. Wilson, books have been written that ... More


The Victorians and the Bible

in The Historical Jesus and the Literary Imagination, 1860–1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314704
eISBN:
9781846316159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316159.003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the challenges in reading, interpreting and valuing the Bible in the mid-to-late nineteenth-century. Challenges to the traditional belief in the Bible's literal truth had not ... More


Sunday Lecture Societies: Naturalistic Scientists, Unitarians, and Secularists Unite against Sabbatarian Legislation

Ruth Barton

in Victorian Scientific Naturalism: Community, Identity, Continuity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226109503
eISBN:
9780226109640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109640.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Through analysis of two little-known anti-Sabbatarian organisations, Sunday Evenings for the People and the Sunday Lecture Society (SLS), this chapter examines the secularizing objectives of the ... More


A Reality-Based Assessment

Sherman A. Jackson

in Initiative to Stop the Violence: Sadat's Assassins and the Renunciation of Political Violence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196771
eISBN:
9780300211061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196771.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In this chapter the Gamā‘ah lays out three main realities that it sees as critical to its factual assessment of the reality facing Muslims: 1) Israel, 2) the U.S., 3) Egyptian Secularists. The ... More


Some Final Reflections

Marina and David Ottaway

in A Tale of Four Worlds: The Arab Region After the Uprisings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190061715
eISBN:
9780190099565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061715.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The Arab uprisings in2011 did not satisfy the demands voiced by protesters, but they left the countries where they occurred changedon a fundamental level –although not always for the better. Tunisia ... More


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