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Pastoral Care and Public Worship in 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:
10.1093/0199242380.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the pastoral functions of the churches in Ireland. It considers the educational and social background of the clergy, the role of the laity, public worship, and the principle ... More


Ecclesiastical Reform in Action: Some Diocesan and Presbytery Case Studies

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:
10.1093/0199242380.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines in detail, based on surviving documentary evidence, the reform programme in specific dioceses and presbyteries.


THE WORD DISSEMINATED

FELICITY HEAL

in Reformation in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198269243
eISBN:
9780191602412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269242.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The first of two chapters that depart from the chronological framework of the text to discuss text and doctrine. This considers Protestant evangelism, the dissemination of scriptural knowledge, ... More


Catechizing in Theory and Practice: In Church

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/9780198206170.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses different forms of catechizing. Catechizing could take place in church, in the home, or in school, or any combination of these, and it could take place in large groups of mixed ... More


The Lord's Prayer

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/9780198206170.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The Lord's Prayer was not only the shortest but also probably the most frequently reproduced of the staple formulae of early modern English catechizing. It was short enough, and deemed sufficiently ... More


Conclusion

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/9780198206170.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Gerald Strauss's study of religious instruction in 16th-century Germany is one of the most detailed accounts of early modern catechizing that is currently available. Catechists' motives were very ... More


Catechizing in Theory and Practice: In School and at Home

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/9780198206170.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter reveals that in practice catechizing in school was much more common than catechizing in the home, and took various forms. In the first stages of formal education in dame or ABC schools ... More


“The Two Great Articles of Faith and Obedience”: Anglican Missionaries and Slavery, 1701–40

Travis Glasson

in Mastering Christianity: Missionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199773961
eISBN:
9780199919017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773961.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the Society’s slave conversion efforts in the colonies between 1701 and 1740. Beginning with Elias Neau’s New York school and soon spreading elsewhere, many SPG missionaries ... More


Fear of Atheism

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/9780199604692.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter argues that George Gifford's Countrie diuinitie (1581) and I.B.'s much less well-known A dialogue between a vertuous gentleman and a popish priest (1581) form a polemical pair, and that ... More


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