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From Trent to Vatican II: Historical and Theological Investigations

Raymond F. Bulman and Frederick J. Parrella (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178067
eISBN:
9780199784905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178068.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The 19th ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church was held in the city of Trent from 1545 to 1563. Its main object was the definitive determination of the doctrines of the Church in answer to ... More


Catechizing, Education, and Reading Practices

Andrew R. Holmes

in The Shaping of Ulster Presbyterian Belief and Practice, 1770-1840

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199288656
eISBN:
9780191710759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288656.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter begins by outlining how catechizing and visitation was conducted, and the impact evangelicalism had upon pastoral efficiency in the Synod of Ulster. Section two examines the provision of ... More


 Preaching and Teaching in Theory and Practice

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Teaching the Reformation: Ministers and Their Message in Basel, 1529-1629

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305760
eISBN:
9780199784912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305760.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter surveys Basel’s official theology established in the decade after the Reformation, as embodied in the Basel Confession of 1534, the catechism written by Johannes Oecolampadius and ... More


 Laying the Foundation

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Teaching the Reformation: Ministers and Their Message in Basel, 1529-1629

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305760
eISBN:
9780199784912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305760.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The introduction of systematic religious instruction at Basel’s most important Latin school, the reformation of its stipendiary system, and the creation of colleges intended especially for future ... More


Promoting Christian Knowledge

David Albert Jones

in The Clerical Profession in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1680-1840

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213009
eISBN:
9780191707179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213009.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter investigates the third key role of clergy: to teach and deepen people's knowledge about the Christian faith. It explores the evidence for the clergy's activity in instructing children in ... More


 The Pastor as Teacher

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Teaching the Reformation: Ministers and Their Message in Basel, 1529-1629

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305760
eISBN:
9780199784912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305760.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Preaching and catechization were the primary responsibilities of Basel’s Reformed pastors. Rural pastors preached twice weekly; by the end of the 16th century, church attendance on Sundays was ... More


Parish Crisis in a Credulous World

Nicholas Hope

in German and Scandinavian Protestantism 1700-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269946
eISBN:
9780191600647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269943.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Looks at the way parishes and pastoral care coped in hard times (Ch. 1) in the interdependent German and Scandinavian churchscape of the Baltic region. Belief in divine intervention and superstition ... More


From Baptism to the Requiescat in Pace

John McManners

in Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France Volume 2: The Religion of the People and the Politics of Religion

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270041
eISBN:
9780191600692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270046.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Baptism was obligatory and universal by the laws on Church and State and the rules laid down by the Church were universally obeyed. As far as the other sacraments are concerned, the practice of ... More


Education

Owen Chadwick

in The Early Reformation on the Continent

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269021
eISBN:
9780191600470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269021.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The only form of teaching in the first reformed parishes was the catechism, in Germany based on Luther's Catechism, but this was not acceptable to the Swiss. Religious education lacked focus until ... More


Cosmos and Canon

M. L. West

in Indo-European Poetry and Myth

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280759
eISBN:
9780191712913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280759.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses so-called ‘Indo-European perceptions of the world, and their codification’. The first part deals with cosmology and cosmogony. The second part deals with the forms of ... More


The Christian's ABC: Catechisms and Catechizing in England c.1530-1740

Ian Green

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206170
eISBN:
9780191677007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206170.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This is really three books in one: a study in church history; an essay in theology; and a bibliographical source for scholars working in various disciplines, and for librarians with catechisms of ... More


“I Am Come into the Light”: Confessions of Faith, Sermons, and Ventriloquism

Richard A. Bailey

in Race and Redemption in Puritan New England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195366594
eISBN:
9780199894109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366594.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

By analyzing confessions of faith, puritan sermons, and catechisms, this chapter examines the processes by which whites placed words into the mouths of blacks and Native Americans. Through this form ... More


Religion and Education

William A. Green

in British Slave Emancipation

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202783
eISBN:
9780191675515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202783.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses popular education, which was Britain's instrument of social control in the West Indies. During British rule, education was seen as a means to tame the multitudes, repress ... More


Assurance, Justification, and the Covenant of Grace

Ian Green

in The Christian's ABC: Catechisms and Catechizing in England c.1530-1740

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206170
eISBN:
9780191677007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206170.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses how catechists who adopted a more flexible structure could introduce new material into their forms. A recent survey has pointed to the apparent spread of religious despair in ... More


The Beginnings of Self

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/9780199740420.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Four explores the early education and character formation of Charles Hodge. Hodge’s mother was indefatigable in her efforts to educate her sons, and she took a great personal interest in ... More


The Pauline Commentaries

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/9780199740420.003.0047
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter forty-seven explores three of the biblical commentaries Hodge wrote during the 1850s: Ephesians, First Corinthians, and Second Corinthians. Partly in response to the massive popularity of ... More


Introduction

Ian Green

in The Christian's ABC: Catechisms and Catechizing in England c.1530-1740

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206170
eISBN:
9780191677007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206170.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The history of catechizing in early modern England has been neglected until recently. This is surprising as the catechisms of mainland Europe have attracted much attention. Those produced in Germany ... More


‘What is catechizing?’

Ian Green

in The Christian's ABC: Catechisms and Catechizing in England c.1530-1740

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206170
eISBN:
9780191677007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206170.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In this chapter, the theory of catechizing is examined: how the act was defined by contemporaries, and what they thought were the main aims of catechizing. If the terms “catechism” or “catechesis” ... More


The Emergence of the English Catechetical Tradition

Ian Green

in The Christian's ABC: Catechisms and Catechizing in England c.1530-1740

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206170
eISBN:
9780191677007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206170.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In this chapter the different phases and the underlying continuities of English catechizing from about 1530 to about 1740 are outlined through an analysis of the new catechisms and repeat editions ... More


The Apostles' Creed

Ian Green

in The Christian's ABC: Catechisms and Catechizing in England c.1530-1740

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206170
eISBN:
9780191677007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206170.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

One of the most common sequences in which the staple items of catechizing were handled, if not the most common of all, was that of Creed, Decalogue, Lord's Prayer, and sacraments. Even the tripartite ... More


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