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Mother Church

Andrew Pettegree

in Emden and the Dutch Revolt

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227397
eISBN:
9780191678691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227397.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the impact the foundation of Dutch congregations in London, England, had on the situation of Protestants in the Netherlands. During this period in the 1550s, arrested ... More


Feminine Disguise in The Hind and the Panther

Anne Cotterill

in Digressive Voices in Early Modern English Literature

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261178
eISBN:
9780191717598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261178.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the disguise and threat of the feminine in Dryden's long, bewildering beast fable, The Hind and the Panther (1687), which apparently defends James II's Edict of Toleration while ... More


The Spiritual Feminine in New Testament and Patristic Christianity

Rosemary Radford Ruether

in Goddesses and the Divine Feminine: A Western Religious History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231467
eISBN:
9780520940413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231467.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The anti-gnostic church fathers of the late second century, such as Irenaeus and Tertullian, worked to canonize, as the original and true “deposit of faith,” those early Christian writings that ... More


Feminine Symbols in Medieval Religious Literature

Rosemary Radford Ruether

in Goddesses and the Divine Feminine: A Western Religious History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231467
eISBN:
9780520940413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231467.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Mary is the pure virgin at her conception and at the birth of Jesus as well as the exalted queen of heaven. But she is also the sorrowful mother. She understands and is with us in our suffering. More ... More


Mary and Wisdom in Protestant Mystical Millennialism

Rosemary Radford Ruether

in Goddesses and the Divine Feminine: A Western Religious History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231467
eISBN:
9780520940413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231467.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the world of sixteenth-century Europe, in the German context of the Reformation. Here, we see the most extensive effort of patriarchal Christianity to repress all female ... More


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

Kyle T. Bulthuis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479814275
eISBN:
9781479894178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814275.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the fifty years after the Constitution was signed in 1787, New York City grew from a port town of 30,000 to a metropolis of over half a million residents. This rapid development transformed a once ... More


The ‘Ecclesiastical Aristocracy’ and the Laity, 600–867

Thomas Pickles

in Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198818779
eISBN:
9780191859663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818779.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

Chapter 4 considers the potential impact of the ‘ecclesiastical aristocracy’ on lay society amongst the Deirans. It uses histories and letters, the archaeology of settlements and cemeteries, and the ... More


Church Mothers and Pentecostals in the Modern Age

Clarence E. Hardy III

in Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the role of black Pentecostal women leaders in the evolution of Afro-Pentecostalism into an urban religion from its beginnings in the Mississippi Delta and upper South. Drawing ... More


Everyday Life after Emigration, 1925–1931

Theodora Dragostinova

in Between Two Motherlands: Nationality and Emigration among the Greeks of Bulgaria, 1900-1949

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449451
eISBN:
9780801460685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449451.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter recounts the encounter of Attorney Dimitris Vogazlis—a resident of Greece who came from Bulgaria—with an elderly Bulgarian minister of the Mother of God Church. Since the repeated ... More


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