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The Need for a Council

Owen Chadwick

in A History of the Popes 1830-1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269229
eISBN:
9780191600456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269226.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In the 1860s the pope's position in Rome depended on the presence of the French garrison there and, although Napoleon III wished to withdraw, he could not do so unless the Piedmontese promised not to ... More


Holiness and Ministry: A Biblical Theology of Ordination

Thomas B Dozeman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195367331
eISBN:
9780199867417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367331.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book is an initial response to the call of the World Council of Churches for renewed theological reflection on the biblical roots of ordination to strengthen the vocational identity of the ... More


The Council of Chalcedon by Michael Whitby

G. E. M. De Ste. Croix

in Christian Persecution, Martyrdom, and Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199278121
eISBN:
9780191707872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278121.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Ste. Croix continued his challenge to traditional views about the history of the early Church through an exhaustive study of the Council of Chalcedon, which Emperor Marcian summoned in 451 in an ... More


Christian Persecution, Martyrdom, and Orthodoxy

Geoffrey de Ste. Croix

Michael Whitby and Joseph Streeter (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199278121
eISBN:
9780191707872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278121.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The volume presents in seven chapters papers on early Christian topics by Geoffrey de Ste. Croix. Three of the chapters include papers which have previously been published and are widely accepted as ... More


The Concept of Catholicity: Yesterday and Today

Avery Dulles

in The Catholicity of the Church

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198266952
eISBN:
9780191600555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198266952.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In the creeds and for the Church Fathers, the catholicity of the Church generally meant completeness and authenticity. In the Reformation period, Roman Catholics picked up especially on the idea of ... More


Forensic Expertise and the Development of Early ‘Canon Law’

Caroline Humfress

in Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter argues that the fact that some key late Roman ecclesiastics were trained as forensic practitioners is crucial to explaining how it was that early ‘canon law’ was elaborated using ... More


The Fourth Edict in the West and the Date of the Council of Elvira 1

G. E. M. De Ste. Croix

in Christian Persecution, Martyrdom, and Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199278121
eISBN:
9780191707872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278121.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter responds to criticisms by W.H.C. Frend of the conclusions of Chapter 1 by investigating whether Diocletian's so-called fourth edict against the Christian Church was ever promulgated in ... More


Ecumenical Addresses: Presentations at Ecumenical Gatherings

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

in Speaking the Truth in Love: Theological and Spiritual Exhortations of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233373
eISBN:
9780823240463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233373.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the Patriarch's various ecumenical addresses including the encyclical for Sunday of Orthodoxy 2010; greetings to the Papal Delegation, Ecumenical Patriarchate; addresses at the ... More


Calvin and Calvinism within Congregational and Unitarian Discourse in Nineteenth-Century America

David D. Hall

in John Calvin's American Legacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390971
eISBN:
9780199777099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390971.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

At the end of the first-ever National Council of Congregational Churches (1865), Congregationalists were reluctant to embrace either the figure of John Calvin or the words that descend from him ... More


Service Outside the Cloister, c.1042–1070

H. E. J. COWDREY

in Lanfranc: Scholar, Monk, Archbishop

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259601
eISBN:
9780191717406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259601.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

William II, Duke of Normandy, succeeded to the Duchy of Normandy in 1035 as a boy aged only some 7 years. Some features of the Norman church under Duke William are particularly relevant when ... More


Putting a Presbyterian in Charge of Hollywood

William D. Romanowski

in Reforming Hollywood: How American Protestants Fought for Freedom at the Movies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387841
eISBN:
9780199950188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387841.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with Will H. Hays, an eminent Presbyterian layman and powerful leader in the national Republican Party, becoming the first president of the Motion Picture Producers and ... More


Constantius' Double Council of Unity

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0036
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Constantius II organized councils in 359–60 for the acceptance of the Dated Creed, the western bishops meeting at Ariminium (Rimini), and the easterners at Seleucia. The majority in the west adhered ... More


That the World May Believe: Christian Mission to the Modern World

Brian Stanley

in Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196848
eISBN:
9781400890316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196848.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores how the Catholic and Protestant churches respectively reconceived their theologies of mission in the final four decades of the twentieth century. Particular attention is devoted ... More


Messages and Declarations

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

in Speaking the Truth in Love: Theological and Spiritual Exhortations of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233373
eISBN:
9780823240463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233373.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the Patriarch's messages and declarations including those to heads of Orthodox Churches, declarations with the Pope, and reflections on the World Council of Churches.


Is Christ Divided?: The Ecumenical Movement and Its Converse

Brian Stanley

in Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196848
eISBN:
9781400890316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196848.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the ecumenical movement. The twentieth century has sometimes been denominated by historians of Christianity as “the ecumenical century.” Narratives of the ecumenical movement ... More


One Foot in Hollywood: The Protestant Film Commission

William D. Romanowski

in Reforming Hollywood: How American Protestants Fought for Freedom at the Movies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387841
eISBN:
9780199950188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387841.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at the challenges Protestants encountered after World War II when an emphasis on individual liberties translated into public opposition to film censorship and boycotts. ... More


Members of One Body: The Churches and the National Council of Churches

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How can the churches be the Church? That central question remains pressing for the mainline Protestant churches in American public life. This sharpened in the wake of Interfaith Impact for Justice ... More


The Mainline in Motion: Resisting the Right, Remaking the Center

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The urgency of efforts by the National Council of Churches (NCC) to unify the mainline churches as a public church over the past decade stemmed, first, from its mounting concern over the powerfully ... More


The Princes of the Western Nations

Peter Sarris

in Empires of Faith: The Fall of Rome to the Rise of Islam, 500-700

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199261260
eISBN:
9780191730962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261260.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter charts the crystallization of a new social, political, and economic order in the West. In the emergent Langobard kingdom of Italy, a society dominated by a warrior aristocracy achieved a ... More


The Federal Council of Churches Enters the Frame

William D. Romanowski

in Reforming Hollywood: How American Protestants Fought for Freedom at the Movies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387841
eISBN:
9780199950188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387841.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the contours of movie regulation in the wake of a crucial and far-reaching Supreme Court decision that denied free speech protection to movies in 1915. The National Board ... More


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