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Two Worlds Meet

Nicholas P. Cushner

in Why Have You Come Here?: The Jesuits and the First Evangelization of Native America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307566
eISBN:
9780199784936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307569.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Renaissance Europeans were “certain” that they had reached the pinnacle of human endeavor. Religion, culture, art, society, and behavior were elements that differed from Europe to America. The ... More


A History of the Churches in the United States and Canada

Robert T. Handy

Published in print:
1976
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269106
eISBN:
9780191683572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269106.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The religious histories of both the USA and Canada contain many dramatic themes, such as the Great Awakenings, the triumph of religious freedom, the clashes between Catholics and Protestants, the ... More


Experience and Good Order: Presbyterian Revival in North Carolina, 1857

David Bebbington

in Victorian Religious Revivals: Culture and Piety in Local and Global Contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199575480
eISBN:
9780191741449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575480.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In 1857 a revival at Union Church, Moore County, North Carolina, revealed an interplay between uninhibited undenominational religion and disciplined Presbyterian management. The event was marked by ... More


Full Circle: Social Theology and Criticism in the Inter-War Years

Johnston McKay

in The Kirk and the Kingdom: A Century of Tension in Scottish Social Theology 1830–1929

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748644735
eISBN:
9780748676705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748644735.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

While there was an attempt by Robert Flint's disciple successor in Edinburgh's chair of divinity William P Paterson, who was moderator of the Church of Scotland's General Assembly in 1919, to ... More


Alienation

Bridget Ford

in Bonds of Union: "Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626222
eISBN:
9781469628028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626222.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

By 1860, this chapter argues, white Ohioans and Kentuckians had articulated starkly different purposes for their religious organizations and laws. With Cincinnatians sometimes at the forefront and at ... More


Missionaries

Patricia Lim

in Forgotten Souls: A Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099906
eISBN:
9789882207714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099906.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses three groups of missionaries who were part of the missionary fervour that led men to bring their families to China. These groups were the English Nonconformist Union Church ... More


Ecumenicalism and the Denominations

Bryan R. Wilson

in Religion in Secular Society: Fifty Years On

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198788379
eISBN:
9780191830297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788379.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter pursues in more detail the themes of Chapters 8 and 9.


Rus′

Robert Frost

in The Oxford History of Poland-Lithuania: Volume I: The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union, 1385-1569

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198208693
eISBN:
9780191746345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208693.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter considers the situation of the union’s Orthodox Ruthenian population following the adoption of Catholicism by the Lithuanian elite. It charts the reaction of Orthodox Ruthenians, ... More


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