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Confessionalisation and Erudition in Early Modern Europe: An Episode in the History of the Humanities

Nicholas Hardy and Dmitri Levitin (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266601
eISBN:
9780191896057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266601.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This volume examines the relationship between the history of scholarship and the history of Christianity in the early modern period. Leading British, American and continental scholars explore the ... More


 The Transformation of the Pastoral Ministry

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Teaching the Reformation: Ministers and Their Message in Basel, 1529-1629

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305760
eISBN:
9780199784912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305760.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the century after the Reformation, Basel’s clergy gradually met the criteria of professionalization. Central to this transformation was the church’s control over the education and appointment of ... More


Conclusion

Regina Pörtner

in The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe: Styria 1580-1630

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246151
eISBN:
9780191715228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246151.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book demonstrates that the Counter-Reformation of the 16th and 17th centuries contributed to the process of state building in Inner Austria in various ways, most important among which were the ... More


Introduction: Confessionalisation and Erudition in Early Modern Europe: A Comparative Overview of a Neglected Episode in the History of the Humanities

Dmitri Levitin

in Confessionalisation and Erudition in Early Modern Europe: An Episode in the History of the Humanities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266601
eISBN:
9780191896057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266601.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

What effect did the structural process of religious confessionalisation have on the production, publication, and dissemination of works of erudition, and on shaping those aspects of European ... More


Religion and Nation

S. J. Connolly

in Contested Island: Ireland 1460-1630

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208167
eISBN:
9780191716546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208167.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

By the early 17th century, the blurred religious allegiances of previous decades were rapidly giving way to a clear confessionalization. The Protestant Church of Ireland had become a colonial ... More


Introduction

Serhii Plokhy

in The Cossacks and Religion in Early Modern Ukraine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247394
eISBN:
9780191714436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247394.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book explores the interaction of Cossackdom and religion, specifically the role of the Cossacks in the religious wars that began in Ukraine in the late 16th century and the influence of religion ... More


The Religious Crisis

Serhii Plokhy

in The Cossacks and Religion in Early Modern Ukraine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247394
eISBN:
9780191714436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247394.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The events of the last quarter of the 16th century in the Kyivan metropolitanate largely determined the course of further ecclesiastical development, playing a decisive role in the history of the ... More


Order, Religion, and Nation

Serhii Plokhy

in The Cossacks and Religion in Early Modern Ukraine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247394
eISBN:
9780191714436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247394.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the relationship, if any, between Cossackdom and nationhood, how social and national identities were interconnected in Ruthenian society, and the role of religion in that ... More


The Bredenburg Disputes

Jonathan I. Israel

in Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity 1650-1750

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206088
eISBN:
9780191676970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206088.003.0019
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

Among the most protracted of the Dutch controversies was the bitter quarrel which erupted around the well-meaning figure of Johannes Bredenburg, a dispute which reached such a pitch of intensity that ... More


Introduction

Arnoud S. Q. Visser

in Reading Augustine in the Reformation: The Flexibility of Intellectual Authority in Europe, 1500-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199765935
eISBN:
9780199895168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765935.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter introduces the reader to Augustine of Hippo and his varied reception in the long sixteenth century. It explains the aims, scope, and organization of the book and situates its main ... More


The German Territories and Cities After 1555

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

After 1555 princes and urban magistrates faced the task of re‐establishing order and equilibrium. German historians have generally described this as a process of confessionalisation that led to state ... More


Vera Philosophia cum sacra Theologia nusquam pugnat: Keckermann on Philosophy, Theology, and the Problem of Double Truth

Richard A. Muller

in After Calvin: Studies in the Development of a Theological Tradition

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157017
eISBN:
9780199849581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157017.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The study discussed in this chapter, of Barholomaus Keckermann, not only addresses the issue of the late Reformation or early orthodox approaches to philosophy as a necessary element in the academy ... More


The Sultan’s Renegades: Christian-European Converts to Islam and the Making of the Ottoman Elite, 1575-1610

Tobias P. Graf

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198791430
eISBN:
9780191833908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791430.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

The figure of the renegade—a European Christian or Jew who had converted to Islam and was now serving the Ottoman sultan—is omnipresent in all genres produced by those early modern Christian ... More


A Commerce of Knowledge: Trade, Religion, and Scholarship between England and the Ottoman Empire, 1600-1760

Simon Mills

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198840336
eISBN:
9780191875915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840336.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

A Commerce of Knowledge: Trade, Religion, and Scholarship between England and the Ottoman Empire, c.1600–1760 tells the story of three generations of Church of England chaplains who served the ... More


Conclusion

Brent S. Sirota

in The Christian Monitors: The Church of England and the Age of Benevolence, 1680-1730

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300167108
eISBN:
9780300199277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167108.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers the effect of postrevolutionary Anglican benevolence on the structure and character of British national life in the mid-eighteenth century. It argues that although reactionary ... More


The Pastoral Vocation

Scott M. Manetsch

in Calvin's Company of Pastors: Pastoral Care and the Emerging Reformed Church, 1536-1609

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938575
eISBN:
9780199980741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938575.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 3 explores the view of vocation and ordination held by Calvin and his colleagues. The ministers’ responsibility to proclaim the Christian gospel was of primary importance to their sense of ... More


Introduction: Turning “Rumi” Conversion to Islam, Fashioning of the Ottoman Imperial Ideology, and Interconfessional Relations in the Early Modern Mediterranean Context

in Contested Conversions to Islam: Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773171
eISBN:
9780804777858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773171.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book explores the process of conversion to Islam and how it was related to various aspects of gradual confessional and political polarization in the Ottoman Empire. Drawing on texts from the ... More


Illuminated by the Light of Islam and the Glory of the Ottoman Sultanate: Self-Narratives of Conversion to Islam in the Age of Confessionalization

in Contested Conversions to Islam: Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773171
eISBN:
9780804777858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773171.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines Ottoman self-narratives of conversion, focusing on five texts dating from the late sixteenth through the early eighteenth centuries. The texts have been attributed to Murad b. ... More


Between the Turban and the Papal Tiara: Orthodox Christian Neomartyrs and Their Impresarios in the Age of Confessionalization

in Contested Conversions to Islam: Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773171
eISBN:
9780804777858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773171.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Orthodox Christians, Protestants, and Catholics challenged conversion to Islam and martyrdom in the Ottoman Empire by producing and circulating neomartyrologies narrating the suffering and death of ... More


Everyday Communal Politics of Coexistence and Orthodox Christian Martyrdom: A Dialogue of Sources and Gender Regimes in the Age of Confessionalization

in Contested Conversions to Islam: Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773171
eISBN:
9780804777858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773171.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Drawing on neomartyrologies and legal sources, including fetvas (opinions of the Ottoman Empire's leading jurists), along with relevant sources from the Mediterranean region from the sixteenth to ... More


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