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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


‘Miracles of this Latter Age’: Providence, Confessional Politics, and Patriotism

Alexandra Walsham

in Providence in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208877
eISBN:
9780191678172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208877.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the persistent conflict between Catholics and Protestants, and the aggravated rifts and frictions in the 1620s within the established Church itself, regarding the ... More


From Vodka to Violence

Ellie R. Schainker

in Confessions of the Shtetl: Converts from Judaism in Imperial Russia, 1817-1906

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798280
eISBN:
9781503600249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798280.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Chapter 4 analyzes narratives of Jewish violence against converts as another aspect of the provincial social threads of conversion. Here, the local spaces of conversion are important for the ... More


Contemporary resonances

Peter Lake

in Hamlet's Choice: Religion and Resistance in Shakespeare's Revenge Tragedies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300247817
eISBN:
9780300256703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247817.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter argues that through the figure of the ghost, William Shakespeare deliberately inserted the issue of confessional politics into his plays. It explains Hamlet's relation to Catholicism and ... More


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