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Introduction

Nigel Yates

in Buildings, Faith, and Worship

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198270133
eISBN:
9780191683916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270133.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This book presents principles that governed the restoration of old churches and the building of new ones between the late 16th and the early 19th centuries, and have continued to do so, though with ... More


CUIUS REGIO, EIUS RELIGIO? THE CHURCHES, POLITICS, AND RELIGIOUS IDENTITIES, 1558–1600

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:
10.1093/0198269242.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This discusses the political history of the religious settlements between 1558 and the end of the century. It contrasts England and Scotland, roughly characterized by having reformation from above ... More


Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

S. A. Skinner

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book challenges the conventional view of tractarianism as an episode in church history, and the assumption that tractarians had little interest in the social condition of England. It argues ... More


After Redemption: Jim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

John M. Giggie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304039
eISBN:
9780199866885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304039.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

This book explores religious transformation in the lives of ex-slaves and their descendants living in the Arkansas and Mississippi Delta between the end of Reconstruction and the start of the Great ... More


Introduction Introduction ‘Meddling with the World’: Tractarian Commentary and Posterity

S. A. Skinner

in Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book challenges conventional assumptions of tractarianism as an episode in church history and rejects the notion that tractarians had little interest in social questions. It argues that, by a ... More


Introduction: John McManners, Man and Historian

Nigel Aston

in Religious Change in Europe 1650–1914: Essays for John McManners

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205968
eISBN:
9780191676871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205968.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter presents a biographical sketch of John McManners, one of the most honored British historians of the Church. The making of his distinctive historical sensibility owes much to his family ... More


In Session: Forensic Epic 1830–1840

Herbert F. Tucker

in Epic: Britain's Heroic Muse 1790–1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232987
eISBN:
9780191716447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232987.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In its 1820–40 efflorescence, the poetic closet drama staked out a space that renewed epic also made its own during the heyday of British national Reform. Literalizing poetic ‘argument’ into debate, ... More


Cesare Baronio and the Roman Catholic Vision of the Early Church *

Giuseppe Antonio Guazzelli

in Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

The Oratorian priest — later cardinal — Cesare Baronio (Sora 1538–Rome 1607), was extensively involved in several projects promoted by the Roman Curia, after the closure of the Council of Trent, to ... More


God Knows There's Need: Christian Responses to Poverty

Susan R. Holman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195383621
eISBN:
9780199870479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

This book discusses issues of need, poverty, social welfare, and social justice in the history of the Christian tradition, and their modern relevance for ethical responses today. The book weaves ... More


Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Katherine Van Liere, Simon Ditchfield, and Howard Louthan (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

This book surveys early modern ‘sacred history’, i.e. the historiography of the Christian Church, its leaders and saints, and its institutional and doctrinal developments, in the two centuries ... More


Familiar Spirits, Part Two: The 1980s and Early 1990s

J. B. Haws

in The Mormon Image in the American Mind: Fifty Years of Public Perception

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199897643
eISBN:
9780199369676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199897643.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Old suspicions about Mormons’ despotic dreams were given new life in the 1980s. It was concern over the church’s “ambition” to “wield . . . absolute authority” more than doctrinal disputes with ... More


Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Gender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Marie Keenan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199895670
eISBN:
9780199919604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895670.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This book engages the first-person narratives of a group of Roman Catholic clergy in depth and detail, offering a thorough analysis of the perpetrators' accounts of how and why they sexually abused ... 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


The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

J. R. Watson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The English Hymn is a literary form that has been undervalued by literary criticism. This book, subtitled ‘a critical and historical study’, seeks to re‐establish it as a form that deserves serious ... More


Augustinian Case Studies

Katrin Ettenhuber

in Donne's Augustine: Renaissance Cultures of Interpretation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199609109
eISBN:
9780191729553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609109.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter outlines some of the most characteristic ways in which Donne absorbs, digests, and reworks Augustine's texts by presenting a series of case studies. It falls into two halves. The first ... More


An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

J.R. Watson (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269731
eISBN:
9780191600791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269730.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This is an anthology of 250 hymns plus one, with a foreword by Timothy Dudley‐Smith, one of the greatest living hymn writers (the two hundred and fifty‐first hymn, which is a postscript to the ... More


The Challenge of Theology and Power in Action: Bishops, Cities, and Empire, a.d. 337–361

Carlos R. Galvão-Sobrinho

in Doctrine and Power: Theological Controversy and Christian Leadership in the Later Roman Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520257399
eISBN:
9780520954663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257399.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 8 argues that the dispute encouraged bishops to devise new strategies of asserting their authority in city and empire, sometimes in sheer opposition to the emperor and even questioning his ... More


Introduction

PETER NORTON

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207473
eISBN:
9780191708701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207473.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of how the selection of bishops was of vital importance to the Christian church. It describes the book’s primary and secondary source materials, and ... More


Introduction: The Pursuit of Religious, Racial, and Social Unity in an Early Republic Metropolis

Kyle T. Bulthuis

in Four Steeples over the City Streets: Religion and Society in New York's Early Republic Congregations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479814275
eISBN:
9781479894178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814275.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter outlines the specific points of study to be undergone in further detail in the latter parts of this book, which can be more broadly termed as the urban impact within church ... More


Doctrine and Power: Theological Controversy and Christian Leadership in the Later Roman Empire

Carlos R. Galvão-Sobrinho

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520257399
eISBN:
9780520954663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257399.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

During the fourth century AD, theological controversy divided Christian communities throughout the eastern half of the Roman Empire. At stake in these disputes was not only the truth about God but ... More


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