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John Hooper (1495–1555): The Birth of the Puritan Spirit

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:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Had Bishop John Hooper been born in the seventeenth century, he would have been regarded as a Low Church Anglican of a rather Puritan disposition. In the emerging Church of England of the sixteenth ... More


Philip Melanchthon (1497–1560): Return to Method

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:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Melanchthon was one of Martin Luther's closest associates in Wittenberg and the author of the Augsburg Confession, numerous commentaries on the Bible (including five commentaries on Romans), ... More


God's only daughter: Spenser's Una as the invisible Church

Kathryn Walls

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719090370
eISBN:
9781781706510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090370.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is the first book-length study devoted to Una, the beleaguered but ultimately triumphant heroine of Book One of The Faerie Queene. Challenging the standard identification of Spenser’s Una with ... More


Struggle and Resistance

Michael P. DeJonge

in Bonhoeffer’s Reception of Luther

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198797906
eISBN:
9780191839252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797906.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Bonhoeffer’s struggle for the church and resistance against the state can be divided into three phases, and in all of these he drew from the resistance resources of the Lutheran tradition. From 1933 ... More


Una’s adiaphoric dwarf

Kathryn Walls

in God's only daughter: Spenser's Una as the invisible Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719090370
eISBN:
9781781706510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090370.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Through the dwarf Spenser treats the relationship between the invisible Church and the institutional Church in England. The “needments” he carries represent the “ornaments” imposed by the contentious ... More


Priestly Magistrates: Thomas Cromwell’s Faction

Malcolm B. Yarnell III

in Royal Priesthood in the English Reformation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686254
eISBN:
9780191766152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686254.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Historians typically speak of two religious factions in Henry VIII’s court, evangelicals versus conservatives, but documents detailing disagreement over the clergy’s role under the Royal Supremacy ... More


The Debate over Authority:: Adiaphora, the Civil Magistrate, and the Settlement of Religion

Jacqueline Rose

in ‘Settling the Peace of the Church’: 1662 Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199688531
eISBN:
9780191767791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688531.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the triangular relationship between lay government, ecclesiastical authorities, and the individual Christian. Adiaphora constituted non‐doctrinal matters regarded as ... More


Music in the Margin of Indifference: J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion

Bettina Varwig

in Theology, Music, and Modernity: Struggles for Freedom

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198846550
eISBN:
9780191881633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846550.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Theology

This chapter considers the role of a specific Lutheran idea of freedom in the emancipation of sacred music from liturgy during the early modern period. It proposes that the Lutheran appropriation of ... More


Between Catholic Idolatry and Calvinist Iconoclasm: Images and Confessional Identity in the Sixteenth Century

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/9780198737575.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 2 analyses the role that images played in the theological controversies of the later sixteenth century. It opens with an investigation of Lutheran church furnishings during the mid-sixteenth ... More


Lutheran Resistance Resources

Michael P. DeJonge

in Bonhoeffer’s Reception of Luther

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198797906
eISBN:
9780191839252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797906.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

It has been common to assert that Martin Luther was, and theological ethics in the Lutheran tradition characteristically are, subservient to political authority, as assertion that has found ... More


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