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The Perils of Prosperity, 1953–1975

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/9780198263715.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

The chapter begins by considering the advent of the American evangelist Billy Graham and crusading revivalism, its success and failures. It then considers ecclesiastical decolonization — the impact ... 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


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

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

John Chryssavgis and Dr. Rowan Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233373
eISBN:
9780823240463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233373.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has made it his mission to foster ecumenical relations and religious tolerance, as well as to promote global human rights and protect the ... More


Athanasius' Return: A Wind of Change

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:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0035
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Describes in detail the complex interaction of Church and political affairs in the decade of the 350s. Religious divisions connected with struggles for power persisted in Rome and Alexandria, while ... More


The Church as Communion: March 31, 1993

Avery Cardinal Dulles

in Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228621
eISBN:
9780823236619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228621.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter, dedicated to the memory of Father John Meyendorff, discusses the unity of the Church and the Church as communion. As a mere term, communion does not say a great ... More


A Greek Roman Empire: Power and Belief under Theodosius II (408-450)

Fergus Millar

Todd Keeler-Wolf and Allan Schoenherr (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247031
eISBN:
9780520941410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247031.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

In the first half of the fifth century, the Latin-speaking part of the Roman Empire suffered vast losses of territory to barbarian invaders. However, in the Greek-speaking half of the Eastern ... More


Defining Catholicism

Natalia Nowakowska

in King Sigismund of Poland and Martin Luther: The Reformation before Confessionalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198813453
eISBN:
9780191851346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813453.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This discussion asks what King Sigismund of Poland and his subjects understood catholicism to be in the 1520s and 1530s, through language analysis of a diverse and large corpus of sources. It finds ... More


A Scottish Fundamentalist? Thomas Whitelaw of Kilmarnock (1840–1917)

Neil T. R. Dickson

in Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism in the United Kingdom during the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664832
eISBN:
9780191765391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664832.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religious Studies

The career and writings of Thomas Whitelaw, a minister in nineteenth-century Scottish dissenting Presbyterianism and contributor to The Fundamentals, are traced. His place in the religious, ... More


‘The future rests with the Free Churches’: Free Church Union and the Welsh Revival

Michael R. Watts

in The Dissenters Volume III: The Crisis and Conscience of Nonconformity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198229698
eISBN:
9780191744754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229698.003.0023
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses how faltering church growth led to church union and the successful revival movement in Wales in the early twentieth century. Between 1900 and 1906, the combined membership of ... More


The Reformed Pastor as Nonconformist: Richard Baxter After 1662

N. H. Keeble

in Church Life: Pastors, Congregations, and the Experience of Dissent in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198753193
eISBN:
9780191814822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753193.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the complexities and tensions of Richard Baxter’s pastoral and ecclesiastical thought and practice after 1662 when, an unwilling Nonconformist, he continued to work for a less ... More


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