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Conclusion

Caroline Humfress

in Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This concluding chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the preceding chapters. In late antiquity, practitioners of forensic rhetoric were trained in how to handle general legal principles and ... More


Heresy and the Courts

Caroline Humfress

in Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter analyses concrete legal processes involving accusations of heresy in late antiquity. Topics discussed include heretics before the courts, the use of heresy accusations by private ... More


Ecclesiastics as Forensic Practitioners

Caroline Humfress

in Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter demonstrates the forensic expertise of certain key late Roman ecclesiastics and lay Christians. This expertise was not simply gleaned from a general late Roman legal culture; the ... More


Forensic Expertise and the Development of Early ‘Canon Law’

Caroline Humfress

in Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter argues that the fact that some key late Roman ecclesiastics were trained as forensic practitioners is crucial to explaining how it was that early ‘canon law’ was elaborated using ... More


The Politics of Conscience

Graham Neville

in Radical Churchman: Edward Lee Hicks and the New Liberalism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269779
eISBN:
9780191683794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the presence of powerful and antagonistic groupings in parliament and the exercise of church patronage alternately by differing interests which had the effect of dividing ... More


Introduction

CATHERINE OSBORNE

in Religion and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century England: Theological Debate from Locke to Burke

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269427
eISBN:
9780191683640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269427.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about religion and Enlightenment in England during the 18th century and the theological debate from John Locke to Edmund Burke. ... More


Enlightened Ecclesiastics: The Shaping of an Antidogmatic Tradition

CATHERINE OSBORNE

in Religion and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century England: Theological Debate from Locke to Burke

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269427
eISBN:
9780191683640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269427.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the emergence of the so-called enlightened ecclesiastics and the development of an anti-dogmatic tradition in England during the 1700s. These developments resulted in the ... More


Testamentary Disposition

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/9780198203629.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

In the first of his letters criticizing cyfraith Hywel, written as a result of a dispute between Llywelyn ap Gruffudd and Bishop Anian of Bangor in 1279, Archbishop John Pecham accused Llywelyn of ... More


Cause in the Ecclesiastic Tradition

Peter V. Rabins

in The Why of Things: Causality in Science, Medicine, and Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164726
eISBN:
9780231535458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164726.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter discusses the application of the ecclesiastic method to the study of causality. It argues that the ecclesiastic tradition coexists with empirical and empathic approaches to causal ... More


A Rule for Children and Other Writings

Jacqueline Pascal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226648316
eISBN:
9780226648347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648347.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Jacqueline Pascal (1625–1661) was the sister of Blaise Pascal and a nun at the Jansenist Port–Royal convent in France. She was also a prolific writer who argued for the spiritual rights of women and ... More


The Three-Facet Model: An Overview

Peter V. Rabins

in The Why of Things: Causality in Science, Medicine, and Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164726
eISBN:
9780231535458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164726.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter describes the three-facet model of causality. Facet 1 consists of three models of causes: the categorical model (absolute or binary), the probabilistic model (dimensional or continuous), ... More


“More the Companion and Much Less the Subordinate”: Polygamy and Mormon Woman’s Citizenship

Christine Talbot

in A Foreign Kingdom: Mormons and Polygamy in American Political Culture, 1852-1890

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038082
eISBN:
9780252095351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038082.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines one of the paradoxes that has vexed the historiography of Mormon women since its inception: activist Mormon polygamous women who claimed access to citizenship in the name of ... More


Sexuality: A Challenge to Chastity

in Brides of Christ: Conventual Life in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752831
eISBN:
9780804787512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752831.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the sexuality emerging from the close relationships forged between nuns and their confessors in colonial Mexico. It analyzes several forms of courtship and sexually charged ... More


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