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Performing the Reformation: Religious Festivals in Contemporary Wittenberg

Barry Stephenson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732753
eISBN:
9780199777310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732753.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

Over the past few decades, heritage tourism, pilgrimage routes, and public festivity have emerged as important resources shaping identities and channeling cultural flows in our global world. This ... More


1522–1526: Unrest

Gregory B. Graybill

in Evangelical Free Will: Phillipp Melanchthon's Doctrinal Journey on the Origins of Faith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199589487
eISBN:
9780191594588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589487.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Wittenberg Unrest of 1521–2 caused Melanchthon to emphasize civil freedom, although he still maintained the spiritual bondage of the will. This new emphasis occurred in tandem with the ... More


Introduction: Approaching Lutherland

Barry Stephenson

in Performing the Reformation: Religious Festivals in Contemporary Wittenberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732753
eISBN:
9780199777310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732753.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The town of Wittenberg, Germany, was Martin Luther’s home for thirty-six years, and the seat of the German Reformation. Today, the town is A UNESCO World Heritage Site, a venue for Protestant ... More


Opening the Door

Barry Stephenson

in Performing the Reformation: Religious Festivals in Contemporary Wittenberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732753
eISBN:
9780199777310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732753.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

In this chapter, The Theses Door of Wittenberg’s Schlosskirche is described and analyzed as a ritual-architectural event. Wittenberg’s Schlosskirche is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, owing to the ... More


Martin Bucer (1491–1551): The Church and the Social Order

David C. Steinmetz

in Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130485
eISBN:
9780199869008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Martin Bucer, one of the principal pastors and theologians in Strasbourg, played a major role in the continental Reformation and a subordinate, but still important, role in the English Reformation. ... More


Johannes Bugenhagen (1485–1558): Structures of the Church

David C. Steinmetz

in Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130485
eISBN:
9780199869008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Johannes Bugenhagen was the pastor of the City Church in Wittenberg, close associate in reform to Martin Luther, translator of the Bible into Low German, and architect of church order for several ... More


Ritual Negotiations in Lutherland

Barry Stephenson

in Negotiating Rites

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812295
eISBN:
9780199919390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812295.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter is based on fieldwork conducted in Lutherstadt Wittenberg from 2004-2006, during the city’s two annual Reformation festivals (Reformation Day and Luther’s Wedding). The theoretical ... More


Prelude to the Eucharistic Controversy: Luther, Karlstadt, and the Wittenberg Movement

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Karlstadt and the Origins of the Eucharistic Controversy: A Study in the Circulation of Ideas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199753994
eISBN:
9780199894987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753994.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter summarizes Martin Luther's earliest discussions of the mass and describes the unrest in Wittenberg between 1521 and 1522 caused by efforts to reform the mass. The reforming party acted ... More


Halle

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/9780199740420.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Eighteen recounts Hodge’s time studying theology in Halle, Germany. While there, he begins a lifelong friendship with August Tholuck, and solidifies his own theological commitment to the ... More


The Reformation of Suffering: Pastoral Theology and Lay Piety in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany

Ronald K. Rittgers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199795086
eISBN:
9780199950171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795086.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Protestant reformers sought to effect a radical change in the way their contemporaries understood and coped with the suffering of body and soul that were so prominent in the early modern period. The ... More


Congregational Hymnals

Joseph Herl

in Worship Wars in Early Lutheranism Choir, Congregation and Three Centuries of Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195365849
eISBN:
9780199864263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365849.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the 16th century hymnals, pamphlets, and broadsheets are best understood in commercial terms: they were books without official status compiled by printers in order to make a profit. If they were ... More


The Wittenberg Interpretation of Copernicus's Theory

Robert S. Westman

in The Copernican Question: Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254817
eISBN:
9780520948167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254817.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Nicolaus Copernicus's reputation as a learned astronomer was established very quickly in the two decades after the appearance of the Narratio and De Revolutionibus. But De Revolutionibus was not the ... More


Varieties of Astrological Credibility

Robert S. Westman

in The Copernican Question: Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254817
eISBN:
9780520948167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254817.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Nicolaus Copernicus's name became associated with an optimistic and safe view of prognosticatory practice, especially through the Prutenic Tables. As a resource of astrological forecast, the ... More


Remembering the Reformation: An Inquiry into the Meanings of Protestantism

Thomas Albert Howard

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198754190
eISBN:
9780191815911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754190.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017 focuses the mind on the history and significance of Protestant forms of Christianity. It also prompts the question of how the Reformation has been ... More


Philip Melanchthon and the historical Luther

Ralph Keen

in Luther's Lives: Two Contemporary Accounts of Martin Luther

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061042
eISBN:
9781781700358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061042.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

If Luther remains a figure of heroic proportions, it is due as much to the work of his admirers as to his own efforts. And Philip Melanchthon, Luther's closest colleague, was so successful in ... More


The Wittenberg Affair: “On the senseless night of July 16” March–September 1943

in The Fall of a Sparrow: The Life and Times of Abba Kovner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762489
eISBN:
9780804772525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762489.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter focuses on the Wittenberg affair, which culminated in the death of the commander of the Vilna ghetto underground, Yitzhak Wittenberg. Wittenberg acceded to Gestapo demands and ... More


Introduction

Bridget Heal

in A Magnificent Faith: Art and Identity in Lutheran Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198737575
eISBN:
9780191800993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737575.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The introduction outlines the book’s key themes and methodological approaches. It situates the study within recent scholarly discussions of confessional culture and identity, and demonstrates the ... More


The Reformation Legacy: Images in Luther’s Wittenberg

Bridget Heal

in A Magnificent Faith: Art and Identity in Lutheran Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198737575
eISBN:
9780191800993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737575.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 1 focuses on the first half of the sixteenth century. It analyzes Martin Luther’s teachings on images: the link he drew between iconoclasm and radicalism; his emphasis on Christian freedom; ... More


The Lord’s Supper in Catechetical Literature

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Debating the Sacraments: Print and Authority in the Early Reformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190921187
eISBN:
9780190921217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921187.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

The introduction of a pre-communion examination in Wittenberg was the catalyst for the incorporation of a section on the Lord’s Supper into the earliest evangelical catechisms, which began to be ... More


1617, 1717: Commemoration in a Confessional Age

Thomas Albert Howard

in Remembering the Reformation: An Inquiry into the Meanings of Protestantism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198754190
eISBN:
9780191815911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754190.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on the first two centenary jubilees of the Reformation in 1617 and 1717 and argues that they are similar in many respects. It makes clear that these commemorations were largely ... More


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