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Milton’s Christian Temper

N. H. Keeble

in John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264706
eISBN:
9780191734557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264706.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter discusses Milton's Christian temper. It is believed Milton did not belong to any worshipping Christian community. No existing records ecist to attest that he attended Christian service, ... More


Martyrs, Patriots, Frenchmen

J. P. DAUGHTON

in An Empire Divided: Religion, Republicanism, and the Making of French Colonialism, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305302
eISBN:
9780199866991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305302.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at popular missionary journals, political pamphlets, and works of mission history from the 1890s to 1914. It traces how conflicts between Catholics and anticlerical critics drove ... More


Anticlerical Gothic: Matthew Lewis’s The Monk

Jacqueline Howard

in Reading Gothic Fiction: A Bakhtinian Approach

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119920
eISBN:
9780191671258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119920.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes the ways in which Matthew Lewis's novel, The Monk, can be said to define itself against Udolpho. In brief, it does this by expropriating discourses of sensibility, taste, and ... More


Anticlericalism and Disestablishment

James E. Crimmins

in Secular Utilitarianism: Social Science and the Critique of Religion in the Thought of Jeremy Bentham

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277415
eISBN:
9780191684173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277415.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

When the term ‘anticlerical’ is employed what is usually meant is that the person expressing such views is an opponent of the clergy of the established religion in a state, a critic of Churchmen who ... More


The Priest as Celebrant

Peter Marshall

in The Catholic Priesthood and the English Reformation

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204480
eISBN:
9780191676307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204480.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The logical coherence of the mass as a vehicle for intelligible allegory depended very largely on the identification of the celebrant with the person of Christ. This chapter presents how the public ... More


Introduction: Religion in the Cristero Revolt

Matthew Butler

in Popular Piety and Political Identity in Mexico's Cristero Rebellion: Michoacán, 1927-29

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262986
eISBN:
9780191734656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262986.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the Cristero Revolt in Michoacán, Mexico from 1926 to 1929. It traces the origin of the revolt from the President Plutarco Elías ... More


Tudor Precursors

Antoinina Bevan Zlatar

in Reformation Fictions: Polemical Protestant Dialogues in Elizabethan England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604692
eISBN:
9780191729430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604692.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter takes nine dialogues published in the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and Mary I, and determines the extent of their influence on the Elizabethan publications. We meet Hans Sachs, ... More


Raging against Priests in Italian Renaissance Verse

Lauro Martines

in Society and Individual in Renaissance Florence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232549
eISBN:
9780520928220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232549.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores anticlerical verse in the fifteenth century, which appears to have been written principally by Florentines. Since the great wealth of early Renaissance manuscripts reveals that ... More


Conclusion

Sheryl Kroen

in Politics and Theater: The Crisis of Legitimacy in Restoration France, 1815-1830

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222144
eISBN:
9780520924383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222144.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This section lays out the historiographical consequences of recasting the Restoration through the prism of Tartuffe. It presents an interpretation of the Revolution of 1830 which comes directs out of ... More


From Revelation to Radicalism

Dr Philip Lockley

in Visionary Religion and Radicalism in Early Industrial England: From Southcott to Socialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199663873
eISBN:
9780191744792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663873.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter pieces together the origins of a working alliance between certain Southcottian figures and freethinkers in 1830 and 1831. It recovers the settings of the emergent alliance, the points of ... More


Editing the republic: Milton, Harrington and the Williamite monarchy, 1698–1714

Justin Champion

in Republican Learning: John Toland and the Crisis of Christian Culture, 1696-1722

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719057144
eISBN:
9781781700259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719057144.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on John Toland's efforts to defend the sovereignty of reason in politics by undertaking the adventurous project of republishing the canonical works of the commonwealth tradition ... More


Paris and the Materialist Alternative: The Widow Stockdorff

Margaret C. Jacob

in The Secular Enlightenment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691161327
eISBN:
9780691189123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161327.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the origins of the Enlightenment in France. The Enlightenment in France depended partially on foreign influences, generally coming from England and the Dutch Republic. That does ... More


Reading and Not Reading The Black Pig in A Farewell to Arms

Miriam B. Mandel

in Hemingway and Italy: Twenty-First-Century Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054414
eISBN:
9780813053158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054414.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Mandel takes a brief reference to an anticlerical novel made by one of the characters in A Farewell to Arms and explores the historical and ideological basis for its presence in the novel. In a novel ... More


Oldcastle redivivus

Peter Lake

in How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300222715
eISBN:
9780300225662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222715.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter focuses on Sir John Oldcastle, part I, a play that was clearly written to respond to, indeed, in some sense, to refute, Shakespeare's version of Falstaff in his original persona as Sir ... More


Welfare as Charity

in Measuring Up: A History of Living Standards in Mexico, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773164
eISBN:
9780804782852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773164.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the history of welfare as charity provision in Mexico. It shows how the state authorities were blinded by their anticlerical animosities and forced the Catholic Church to sell ... More


Revolutionary Exhumations in Spain

Bruce Lincoln

in Discourse and the Construction of Society: Comparative Studies of Myth, Ritual, and Classification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199372362
eISBN:
9780199372393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372362.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the first weeks of the Spanish Civil War, the cadavers of cloistered nuns were exhumed and placed on public display throughout Republican Spain, an event the insurgents prominently featured ... More


A History of Faith and Conflict

Julia G. Young

in Mexican Exodus: Emigrants, Exiles, and Refugees of the Cristero War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190205003
eISBN:
9780190205027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205003.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides the historical background for the Church-state conflict in Mexico, contextualizing Mexico’s popular culture with its long history of tension between the institutional Catholic ... More


The Wirsberger Letters

Frances Courtney Kneupper

in The Empire at the End of Time: Identity and Reform in Late Medieval German Prophecy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190279363
eISBN:
9780190279387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190279363.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

These predictions, circulated by two laypeople known as the Wirsberger brothers, are virtually unknown to modern scholarship. Most of what is known about the brothers and their letters has been ... More


The Church and Clergy in Prophetic Thought

Frances Courtney Kneupper

in The Empire at the End of Time: Identity and Reform in Late Medieval German Prophecy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190279363
eISBN:
9780190279387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190279363.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The evidence of the eschatological prophecies discussed throughout the book reveals that the late medieval German Empire witnessed the widespread circulation of violent anticlerical imagery and ... More


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