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Fundamental Concepts of Authority in Early Rome (to 367 BC)

Fred K. Drogula

in Commanders and Command in the Roman Republic and Early Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621265
eISBN:
9781469623146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621265.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the most basic and fundamental concepts of authority that defined the early military commander in Roman tradition, and it attempts to create a foundation from which to chart the ... More


A Movement Emerges

David D. Hall

in The Puritans: A Transatlantic History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691151397
eISBN:
9780691195469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151397.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines how reformation unfolded in England. A tiny number of people acted on the imperative to quit the state church. Why did others who wanted reform or reformation not follow their ... More


When the Righteous Rule: Proverbs 29:2 and the Character of a Godly Magistrate

Daniel L. Dreisbach

in Reading the Bible with the Founding Fathers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199987931
eISBN:
9780190624286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987931.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

In the New England election sermons of the American founding era, few topics commanded more attention and analysis than the qualifications for and duties of a righteous civil magistrate. And no ... More


The Debate over Authority:: Adiaphora, the Civil Magistrate, and the Settlement of Religion

Jacqueline Rose

in ‘Settling the Peace of the Church’: 1662 Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199688531
eISBN:
9780191767791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688531.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the triangular relationship between lay government, ecclesiastical authorities, and the individual Christian. Adiaphora constituted non‐doctrinal matters regarded as ... More


Prophecy and the Pastoral Office: Luther and Zwingli

G. Sujin Pak

in The Reformation of Prophecy: Early Modern Interpretations of the Prophet & Old Testament Prophecy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190866921
eISBN:
9780190866952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866921.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Luther and Zwingli employed the prophet and biblical prophecy later in their careers to define the key functions of the pastoral office and consolidate Protestant clerical authority. Luther ... More


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