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Signs of the Times: 1843

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The widely publicized predictions of William Miller increased the millennial expectation. It was, to take the title of a millennialist newspaper, one of the Signs of the Times. Miller's preaching ... More


The Way of Life

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter thirty-one analyzes Hodge’s most popular book, his devotional The Way of Life. Hodge took over the role of Professor of Theology from Archibald Alexander in 1840, and thereby became the lead ... More


Early Years

Gordon B. McKinney

in Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140872
eISBN:
9780813141367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140872.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the youth and early manhood of Henry W. Blair. Among the key episodes were the death of both his parents, the religious ideas of William Miller, and Blair's struggle for formal ... More


Foul Play: WILLIAM IAN MILLER (1997), The Anatomy of Disgust

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Philosophical Interventions: Reviews 1986-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199777853
eISBN:
9780190267612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777853.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter reviews the book The Anatomy of Disgust (1997), by William Ian Miller. Aristotle's students did not want to study the parts of animals. Recoiling in disgust from the study of blood and ... More


Milton Friedman and the Federal Reserve Chairs in the 1970s

Edward Nelson

in Milton Friedman: Contributions to Economics and Public Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198704324
eISBN:
9780191773761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704324.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter studies Friedman’s commentaries on and interactions with Arthur Burns and G. William Miller, who were at the helm of the Federal Reserve during the 1970s. Friedman could claim to have ... More


Misty Mars

David A. Weintraub

in Life on Mars: What to Know Before We Go

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691209258
eISBN:
9780691209265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691209258.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter considers the invented craft of spectroscopy as one of the important research techniques used by mid-nineteenth-century astronomers to the study of Mars. It details how the tools of ... More


The Holy Trinity

David A. Patterson Silver Wolf

in The New Addiction Treatment: From Good Intentions and Bad Intuitions to Data, Performance, and Technology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197601372
eISBN:
9780197601402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197601372.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Decades of research have identified three effective treatments for substance use disorders. This chapter explores the three most studied and proven evidence-based interventions: Motivational ... More


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