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Martin Bucer and Early Seventeenth-Century Scottish Irenicism

Nicholas Thompson

in The Reception of Continental Reformation in Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264683
eISBN:
9780191734878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264683.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The call for religious unification was part of a polemical project itself. Irenic concerns nonetheless represent another use of reception for reformation study: the hermeneutic of ecumenism. Scottish ... More


An Anglicized Young Scotsman

ROWAN STRONG

in Alexander Forbes of Brechin: The First Tractarian Bishop

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263579
eISBN:
9780191682605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263579.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter discusses the life of Alexander Forbes as an Anglicized young Scotsman. He was born in Edinburgh on 6 June 1817. His father was John Hay Forbes, a prominent lawyer who was appointed to ... More


The Origins of the Glasgow Law School: The Professors of Civil Law, 1714–1761

John W Cairns

in Enlightenment, Legal Education, and Critique: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682133
eISBN:
9781474415972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682133.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the establishment of legal education in the University of Glasgow in 1714 and its development over the next five decades. The University of Glasgow established a chair in Civil ... More


Savage Hospitality

Rebecca Tinio McKenna

in American Imperial Pastoral: The Architecture of US Colonialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226417769
eISBN:
9780226417936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226417936.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The final chapter centers on the Baguio Country Club and Topside, the private home of Baguio’s biggest booster, William Cameron Forbes. An heir to the Forbes family fortune, one amassed through trade ... More


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