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Almsgiving in the Later Roman Empire: Christian Promotion and Practice 313-450

Richard Finn OP

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283606
eISBN:
9780191712692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283606.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The book examines the various sources, distinctive forms, privileged recipients, and likely extent of almsgiving in the churches of the later empire. Almsgiving was crucial in the construction of the ... More


Citizenship, Community, and the Church of England: Liberal Anglican Theories of the State Between the Wars

Matthew Grimley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270897
eISBN:
9780191709494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270897.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book traces the influence of Anglican writers on the political thought of inter-war Britain, and argues that religion continued to exert a powerful influence on political ideas and allegiances ... More


Elegies of Form in Bishop, Plath, Stevenson: Warton Lecture on English Poetry

Angela Leighton

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 121, 2002 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263037
eISBN:
9780191734007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263037.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses form, which is a term that has multiform meanings and is contradictory. It looks at the sense of form found in the works of Sylvia Plath, Elizabeth Bishop, and Anne Stevenson. ... More


Date of Composition

Eric Plumer

in Augustine's Commentary on Galatians: Introduction, Text, Translation, and Notes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199244393
eISBN:
9780191601194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244391.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Explains why Augustine's Commentary on Galatians, which he says was written while he was still a priest and not yet a bishop, should be assigned a date of 394/5.


The New Paradigm in the Colonies: Australia and New Zealand, 1820s–c.1850

Rowan Strong

in Anglicanism and the British Empire, c.1700-1850

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199218042
eISBN:
9780191711527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218042.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This new Anglican imperial paradigm was also framed in the colonies, where it was adopted at different speeds in different colonies. In Australia, between the 1820s and 1840s, the old church-state ... More


Particulars

David M. Armstrong

in Sketch for a Systematic Metaphysics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590612
eISBN:
9780191723391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590612.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It is argued that particulars have only a ‘loose and popular’ identity over time (Bishop Butler), ‘perdurantist’ rather than ‘endurantist’. For an unchanging particular we need to go to a ... More


Hensley Henson: A Study in the Friction between Church and State

Owen Chadwick

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264453
eISBN:
9780191682711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264453.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This is a biography of Hensley Henson, one of the most controversial religious figures in England during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This book examines Henson's education at ... More


Book III

Bridget Morris

in The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden: Volume I: Liber Caelestis, Books I–III

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195166446
eISBN:
9780199785049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166442.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents a modern English translation of Book III of the Revelationes of St. Birgitta of Sweden. The Book can be broadly described as a Speculum episcoporum, a mirror of bishops, ... More


The Religious Leadership of Ireland 1770–1850

Nigel Yates

in The Religious Condition of Ireland 1770-1850

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242382
eISBN:
9780191603815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242380.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the religious leadership of Ireland between 1770 and 1850. There are separate sections on the Church of Ireland, the Roman Catholic Church, and the Presbyterian churches. Within ... More


Papacy and Law in the Gregorian Revolution: The Canonistic Work of Anselm of Lucca

Kathleen G. Cushing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207245
eISBN:
9780191677571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207245.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This book explores the role of canon law in the ecclesiastical reform movement of the eleventh century, commonly known as the Gregorian Refom movement. Focusing on the ... More


Authority and Asceticism from Augustine to Gregory the Great

Conrad Leyser

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208686
eISBN:
9780191678127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208686.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the formation of the Christian ascetic tradition in the western Roman Empire during the period of the barbarian invasions, c.400–600. In an aggressively competitive political ... More


The Moravian Church in England, 1728–1760

Colin Podmore

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207252
eISBN:
9780191677588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207252.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

The effects of the great Evangelical Revival in eighteenth-century England were felt throughout the world, not least in America. It has long been accepted that the Revival owed much of its initial ... More


Episcopal Elections 250-600: Hierarchy and Popular Will in Late Antiquity

Peter Norton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207473
eISBN:
9780191708701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207473.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book details a topic of great importance in early Church history and late antiquity. It challenges the conventional view that after the adoption of Christianity by the Roman Empire the local ... More


Introduction

Nigel Aston

in The End of an Élite: The French Bishops and the Coming of the Revolution 1786-1790

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202844
eISBN:
9780191675553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202844.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This book examines how and where the bishops exerted their political influence between 1786 and 1790, and episcopal involvement to the National Assembly. In so doing, it concentrates particularly on ... More


Episcopal Visits to the Imperial Court

Hamilton Hess

in The Early Development of Canon Law and the Council of Serdica

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198269755
eISBN:
9780191601163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269757.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In response to a general problem in the fourth‐century Church arising from ambitious or unworthy petitions submitted to the imperial court by individual bishops, seven of the Serdican canons are ... More


The Hidden History of Women's Ordination: Female Clergy in the Medieval West

Gary Macy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189704
eISBN:
9780199868575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189704.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

For the first twelve hundred years of Christianity, women were ordained into various roles in the church. References to the ordination of women exist in papal, episcopal, and theological documents of ... More


The Early Development of Canon Law and the Council of Serdica

Hamilton Hess

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198269755
eISBN:
9780191601163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269757.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

An augmented second edition of The Canons of the Council of Sardica, ad 343: A Landmark in the Early Development of Canon Law (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1958). The earlier historical and ... More


The Religious Crisis of the 1960s

Hugh McLeod

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199298259
eISBN:
9780191711619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298259.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The 1960s were a time of explosive religious change. In the Christian churches, it was a time of innovation from the ‘new theology’ and ‘new morality’ of Bishop Robinson, to the evangelicalism of the ... More


Genovefa’s Territory

Lisa M. Bitel

in Landscape with Two Saints: How Genovefa of Paris and Brigit of Kildare Built Christianity in Barbarian Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195336528
eISBN:
9780199868599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336528.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

This chapter recounts the life of Genovefa (Saint Geneviève) from her birth at Nanterre ca. 420 to her death ca. 509 in Paris, as told by her earliest 6th-century biographer. Although a woman, and ... More


Sharing Christ's Priesthood

Gerald O'Collins and Michael Keenan Jones

in Jesus Our Priest: A Christian Approach to the Priesthood of Christ

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576456
eISBN:
9780191723032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576456.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This closing chapter is also built around twelve theses: four opening theses on the priesthood of all the baptized and then eight (sometimes more controversial) theses on the ordained ministry. As ... More


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