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Ecclesiastical History

Mayr-Harting Henry

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the study of ecclesiastical history in Great Britain. It explains that the various departments of ecclesiastical history have tended to be under the umbrella of Theology rather ... More


An Erastian Descent: History and Establishment in the Thought of Arthur Penrhyn Stanley and E. A. Freeman

Michael Ledger-Lomas

in Making History: Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265871
eISBN:
9780191772030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

E. A. Freeman’s distaste for Erastianism, his contempt for Whigs, and his equivocal interventions in debates on disestablishment and disendowment are well-attested. Yet the career of Arthur Penrhyn ... More


Gibbon, Newman, and the Religious Accuracy of the Historian

B. W. Young

in The Victorian Eighteenth Century: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199256228
eISBN:
9780191719660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256228.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter uses the response of a prominent Christian reader of Gibbon, John Henry Newman, to explore how 18th-century unbelief was worried over, and occasionally accommodated within the available ... More


A Geography of Victorian Gothic Fiction: Mapping History's Nightmares

Robert Mighall

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199262182
eISBN:
9780191698835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262182.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book is a full-length study of Victorian Gothic fiction. Combining original readings of familiar texts with historical sources, this book is a historicist survey of 19th-century Gothic ... More


Classification in a Christian Empire

Philip Wood

in ‘We have no king but Christ’: Christian Political Thought in Greater Syria on the Eve of the Arab Conquest (c.400-585)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588497
eISBN:
9780191595424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588497.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines fifth‐century ecclesiastical historians as evidence for the Christianisation of Roman politicatl ideas. These historians used heresiology as an extension of classical ... More


Roman Ecclesiastical History in the Sasanian World: Reception, Adaptation, and Reaction

Philip Wood

in The Chronicle of Seert: Christian Historical Imagination in Late Antique Iraq

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199670673
eISBN:
9780191760709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670673.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Church History

This chapter and the next examine the massive expansion in the historical awareness of the Church of the East of c.580, including the incorporation of large amounts of Roman ecclesiastical history, ... More


Introduction

Alan Deyermond

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about twentieth-century British scholarship on the European Middle Ages. This book covers English and European history, ... More


The Last Pagans of Rome

Alan Cameron

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199747276
eISBN:
9780199866212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747276.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Eusebius' Ecclesiastical History (402/3 CE) gives a vivid account of the confrontation between the Eastern Roman Emperor Theodosius and the Western usurper Eugenius. To many, the defeat of Eugenius ... More


Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Katherine Van Liere, Simon Ditchfield, and Howard Louthan (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

This book surveys early modern ‘sacred history’, i.e. the historiography of the Christian Church, its leaders and saints, and its institutional and doctrinal developments, in the two centuries ... More


3 Britannia sancta: Catholicism, Counter‐Reformation, and the Landscape

Alexandra Walsham

in The Reformation of the Landscape: Religion, Identity, and Memory in Early Modern Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199243556
eISBN:
9780191725081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243556.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers how the landscape was implicated in Roman Catholicism’s struggle to resist the attempts of the Tudor and Stuart state to eradicate it. It describes how the Counter-Reformation ... More


Religion and Anticlericalism

Theodore Zeldin

in France 1848–1945: Volume Two: Intellect, Taste and Anxiety

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198221258
eISBN:
9780191678424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221258.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The anxieties from which people suffered during the period cannot be attributed to the decline of religious belief. First because it is by no means certain that religious belief did decline; secondly ... More


Introduction

Huw Pryce

in Native Law and the Church in Medieval Wales

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203629
eISBN:
9780191675904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203629.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This book explores the relationship between native secular law and the Catholic Church in Wales during the medieval period. It examines legal texts containing cyfraith Hywel or the law of Hywel, the ... More


Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

James Graham-Campbell and Michael Ryan (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Although there has been much recent interest in the interaction of England and Ireland in the Viking Age, the links between the Anglo-Saxons and the Irish in the period before 800 have been much less ... More


Reconstructing Irish Catholic History after the Reformation

Salvador Ryan

in Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

This chapter examines the efforts made by Irish Catholic writers of the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries to reconstruct the history of the Irish Christian past. This was undertaken both to ... More


Wordsworth’s Ecclesiastical Heritage

Jessica Fay

in Wordsworth's Monastic Inheritance: Poetry, Place, and the Sense of Community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198816201
eISBN:
9780191853555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816201.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Ecclesiastical Sketches (1822) is an attempt to promote national ecclesiastical unity at a time when Wordsworth considered the Anglican Establishment to be threatened by the prospect of Catholic ... More


Introduction: A Pre-Gregorian Reform?

John Howe

in Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452895
eISBN:
9781501703713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452895.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book explores ecclesiastical history and the history of Western civilization more generally by focusing on the tenth-and early eleventh-century Latin Church, or more precisely the millennial ... More


Sozomen and Eusebius: The Lawyer as Church Historian in the Fifth Century

Jill Harries

in The Inheritance of Historiography 350–900

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859892728
eISBN:
9781781380796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859892728.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter examines how bishop Eusebius of Caesarea influenced Sozomen in writing Ecclesiastical History. It states that Sozomen dedicated this particular work to the Eastern Roman Emperor ... More


The Confessor’s Paradox

Nicole Reinhardt

in Voices of Conscience: Royal Confessors and Political Counsel in Seventeenth-Century Spain and France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198703686
eISBN:
9780191772856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703686.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

The trilogy on the models for confessors concludes with an analysis of a treatise of advice dedicated in 1686 to the Spanish royal confessor Tomás Carbonell following his disgrace due to factional ... More


The Politics of Hobbes’s Historia Ecclesiastica

Patricia Springborg

in Hobbes on Politics and Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198803409
eISBN:
9780191860836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803409.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Hobbes’s Historia Ecclesiastica takes the name of the great Byzantine ecclesiastical histories from the fourth century on by Eusebius, Rufinus, Socrates of Constantinople, by Sozomen and Evagrius, by ... More


Theology in the Church of England

B. W. Young

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume II: Establishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199644636
eISBN:
9780191838941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644636.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The dismissive characterization of Anglican divinity between 1688 and 1800 as defensive and rationalistic, made by Mark Pattison and Leslie Stephen, has proved more enduring than most other aspects ... More


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