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Methodism at the Crossroads

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The year 1784 represents a landmark in Methodist history as John Wesley established the Conference as his successor and ordained preachers for the United States. These events, which established de ... More


 “Zion Shall Be Built”: Architecture and City Planning

Terryl C. Givens

in People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167115
eISBN:
9780199785599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167115.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The first Mormon structure was the Kirtland Temple, followed by the grander Nauvoo Temple. In Utah, Mormons built ward houses (often called chapels), tabernacles, and more temples. Their architecture ... More


The Problem of Preacher Influence: Chapel Politics 1

Matthew Cragoe

in Culture, Politics, and National Identity in Wales 1832-1886

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207542
eISBN:
9780191716737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207542.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Very little work has been done on the political aspects of chapel life in Victorian Wales, and this chapter examines only one aspect of the subject — the political influence of the dissenting ... More


New Century, Old Faith

Keith Robbins

in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales: The Christian Church 1900-2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198263715
eISBN:
9780191714283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263715.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

The chapter presents a broad picture of the different churches across the Isles at the dawn of the century. It identifies structures, modes of government (episcopacy, presbyterianism, connexionalism, ... More


Spaces for Musical Performance in the Este Court in Ferrara (c. 1440–1540)

LAURA MORETTI

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The aim of this chapter is to identify the spaces most commonly used for musical performance in the residences of the court of Ferrara in the period between 1440 and 1540. Various types of musical ... More


God on the Quad: Making Room for Faith on Campus

Elaine Howard Ecklund

in Science vs Religion: What Do Scientists Really Believe?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195392982
eISBN:
9780199777105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392982.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In chapter 7, Ecklund presents the voices of the over 40 percent of scientists who think religion plays a positive role on university campuses. Scientists are searching for boundary pioneers to cross ... More


Samuel Francis Wood: A London Tractarian

James Pereiro

in `Ethos' and the Oxford Movement: At the Heart of Tractarianism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230297
eISBN:
9780191710650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230297.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter contains a brief biographical study of Samuel Francis Wood, the author of the two appendices included at the end of the book. Wood's life and personality offer revealing insights into ... More


 Republicanism Emergent

J. Rixey Ruffin

in A Paradise of Reason: William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326512
eISBN:
9780199870417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326512.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

If the factionalization of the 1780s allowed the coexistence in Bentley of both liberalism and libertarianism, the partisanship of the 1790s would force him into the political camp of one or the ... More


Towards a Greater Presence of the Church

Patricia Londoño-Vega

in Religion, Society, and Culture in Colombia: Medellín and Antioquia, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249534
eISBN:
9780191719318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249534.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the ecclesiastical structure, geography, and sociology of dioceses, churches, chapels, parishes, and clergy. It explains that ecclesiastical jurisdictions varied a great deal ... More


Women and the Shaping of British Methodism: Persistent Preachers, 1807-1907

Jennifer M. Lloyd

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078859
eISBN:
9781781702574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078859.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A response to the prominent Methodist historian David Hempton's call to analyse women's experience within Methodism, this book deals with British Methodist women preachers over the entire nineteenth ... More


Looking Forward, Looking Backward

John Wigger

in American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the wake of the sacramental crisis Asbury established a pattern of relentless travel by horseback across the continent that defined the church for decades to come. He visited New York City, which ... More


The First Factor: Spatial Dynamics

Richard Kieckhefer

in Theology in Stone: Church Architecture From Byzantium to Berkeley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154665
eISBN:
9780199835676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154665.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The kinetic dynamism of a classic sacramental church, with its longitudinal space for processions, is exemplified by the design and the use of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome. The tendency of ... More


The Second Factor: Centering Focus

Richard Kieckhefer

in Theology in Stone: Church Architecture From Byzantium to Berkeley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154665
eISBN:
9780199835676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154665.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In the classic sacramental tradition, the main focus is the altar, conceived as the place of eucharistic sacrifice. The history of the altar is discussed, with reference to the pagan temples and the ... More


The Third Factor: Aesthetic Impact

Richard Kieckhefer

in Theology in Stone: Church Architecture From Byzantium to Berkeley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154665
eISBN:
9780199835676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154665.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

There is broad consensus that churches should be places of beauty, but for different reasons. The aesthetic design of a church may be viewed as a way of signaling holiness--the presence of the holy ... More


The Chapel of Princeton University

Richard Stillwell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691195209
eISBN:
9780691211657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195209.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Like the medieval English cathedrals that inspired it, the Princeton University Chapel is an architectural achievement designed to evoke wonder, awe, and reflection. This book is the essential ... More


Andrew Reed (1787–1862)

Ian J. Shaw

in High Calvinists in Action: Calvinism and the City - Manchester and London, c. 1810-1860

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250776
eISBN:
9780191600739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250774.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Andrew Reed was called to the New Road Independent Chapel in the East End of London in 1811. Moving from an early adherence to high Calvinism into evangelical Calvinism, his pastoral ministry saw ... More


Redefining Clerical and Audience Authority in the Architecture of Urban Revivals

Jeanne Halgren Kilde

in When Church Became Theatre: The Transformation of Evangelical Architecture and Worship in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143416
eISBN:
9780199834372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143418.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Examines the impact of early nineteenth‐century revivalism on church space and argues that the progenitors of the late nineteenth‐century auditorium churches were the theater‐like buildings used ... More


William Gadsby (1773–1844)

Ian J. Shaw

in High Calvinists in Action: Calvinism and the City - Manchester and London, c. 1810-1860

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250776
eISBN:
9780191600739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250774.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The ministry of William Gadsby at St George's Road Baptist Chapel, Manchester, provides both parallels and points of contrast to that of William Nunn. Similarly espousing high Calvinism and working ... More


Joseph Irons (1785–1852)

Ian J. Shaw

in High Calvinists in Action: Calvinism and the City - Manchester and London, c. 1810-1860

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250776
eISBN:
9780191600739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250774.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Camberwell, a rapidly expanding suburb to the south of London, was the scene of the ministry of Joseph Irons. The strong emphasis on high Calvinism in his work at Grove Chapel, Camberwell, led to ... More


A House for Worship

Karen B. Westerfield Tucker

in American Methodist Worship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195126983
eISBN:
9780199834754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512698X.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The space where praise and prayer are offered not only signifies shelter from the elements but also represents an integral aspect of the worship itself. Methodist liturgical spaces evolved as ... More


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