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Recruitment, Background, and Education of the Clergy

David Albert Jones

in The Clerical Profession in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1680-1840

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213009
eISBN:
9780191707179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213009.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes the process of recruitment, selection, and examination of ordination candidates by bishops and their advisers. It examines the social and geographical backgrounds from which ... More


From Secret Garden to Reign of Terror? the Regulation of State Schools in England

Christopher Hood, Colin Scott, Oliver James, George Jones, and Tony Travers

in Regulation Inside Government: Waste-Watchers, Quality Police, and Sleazebusters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280996
eISBN:
9780191599491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280998.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Explores the complex institutional jungle of regulators involved in regulating state schools in England. In this sector, in contrast with the prisons sector, regulators were able to link their ... More


The Impact of the Human Rights Act on Advocacy

Rabinder Singh

in The United Kingdom's Statutory Bill of Rights: Constitutional and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265376
eISBN:
9780191760426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265376.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter reflects on the impact of the Human Rights Act (HRA) in its first 10 years on litigation and, in particular, on advocacy. It suggests that the impact has been important but not ... More


Ethical Reflection and Instruction

Gerald McKenny

in The Analogy of Grace: Karl Barth's Moral Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199582679
eISBN:
9780191722981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582679.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

How and by whom is it decided which among the possible courses of action available to the agent in a situation of choice is the one that God commands? This question is made both difficult and urgent ... More


A Genealogy of Dissent: The Progeny of Fallen Royals in Chosŏn Korea

Eugene Y. Park

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503602083
eISBN:
9781503607231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602083.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book seeks a better understanding of the politics, society, and culture of early-modern Korea by tracing and narrating the history of the descendants of the Koryŏ dynasty (918–1392). Decades ... More


Likelihood Ratios as a Measure of the Diagnostic Usefulness of Excretory Urogram Information

Jie W Weiss and David J Weiss

in A Science of Decision Making: The Legacy of Ward Edwards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322989
eISBN:
9780199869206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322989.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses a method for measuring the diagnostic usefulness of the information from a radiologic examination (excretory urography). The log likelihood ratio (LLR) method requires ... More


The Logical Antinomies of Knowledge

Herbert Gintis

in The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral Sciences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160849
eISBN:
9781400851348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160849.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The critique of common knowledge of rationality (CKR) developed in the preceding chapters should convince researchers interested in explaining social reality to simply avoid the concept. The actual ... More


1548–1553: Aftermath

Gregory B. Graybill

in Evangelical Free Will: Phillipp Melanchthon's Doctrinal Journey on the Origins of Faith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199589487
eISBN:
9780191594588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589487.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In the aftermath of the Protestant loss of the Schmalkaldic War, Melanchthon was faced with new challenges—including fielding energetic attacks from Matthias Flacius Illyricus. Another challenge ... More


1554–1560: Twilight

Gregory B. Graybill

in Evangelical Free Will: Phillipp Melanchthon's Doctrinal Journey on the Origins of Faith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199589487
eISBN:
9780191594588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589487.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Although embattled, Melanchthon continued to defend evangelical free will until his death in 1560. In the twilight of his career, he wrote the expanded and revised Latin version of the Examination of ... More


The Hour of the Dissectors

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0031
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The great empire of Alexander broke apart into four kingdoms after his death in 323 bc. This chapter examines only Alexandria, a center of Greek learning and knowledge. The change in the environment ... More


Item Response Theory

Christine DeMars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377033
eISBN:
9780199847341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377033.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book addresses an important issue for the design of survey instruments, which is rarely taught in graduate programs beyond those specifically for statisticians. Item Response Theory is used to ... More


Evaluating the Worry

David S. Wendler

in The Ethics of Pediatric Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730087
eISBN:
9780199776689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730087.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter begins with Paul Ramsey's argument which offers the most prominent and persuasive argument against nonbeneficial pediatric research. Ramsey argues that nonbeneficial pediatric research is ... More


Effectiveness of Traditional Safeguards Against Erroneous Conviction Arising From Mistaken Eyewitness Identification

Jennifer L. Devenport, Christopher D. Kimbrough, and Brian L. Cutler

in Expert Testimony on the Psychology of Eyewitness Identification

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331974
eISBN:
9780199868193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331974.003.003
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The legal system recognizes the potential for error in cases involving eyewitness identifications and has implemented numerous safeguards to protect defendants from wrongful conviction resulting from ... More


The Pilgrim's Progress

David George Mullan

in Scottish Puritanism, 1590-1638

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269977
eISBN:
9780191600715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269978.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Puritanism made the notion of pilgrimage central to piety—the Christian could not expect an easy road to perfection in this world, but rather a difficult passage to the blessed estate. The journey ... More


Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity

Flora L.F. Kan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098367
eISBN:
9789888180264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098367.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity investigates the ways in which Chinese history has evolved as a subject in Hong Kong secondary schools since 1945, and the ... More


Constant Practice Is Decisive

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

When Master Bontōan abandoned the Way of Poetry and wandered around the provinces of Azuma and Tsukushi for many years, someone remarked that he must have lost his touch completely. Bontō replied ... More


Conclusion

Ina Zweiniger‐Bargielowska

in Managing the Body: Beauty, Health, and Fitness in Britain 1880-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199280520
eISBN:
9780191594878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280520.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The conclusion discusses military medical examination statistics during the Second World War. These point towards considerable advances in public health compared with the First World War and, for the ... More


Market Harborough

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Uncle William was a town identity and had assisted in re-establishing the local grammar school. William excelled there, and at age ten was sent to undertake the maximum number of papers for the ... More


The Day of the Facts of the Case

Daniel Berrigan

in The Trial of the Catonsville Nine

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223305
eISBN:
9780823236701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223305.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a script from the play, Trial of the Catonsville Nine, featuring the cross-examination of a witness who was present when the Catonsville Nine stormed the ... More


Beyond the White Negro: Empathy and Anti-Racist Reading

Kimberly Chabot Davis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038433
eISBN:
9780252096310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038433.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Critics often characterize white consumption of African American culture as a form of theft that echoes the fantasies of 1950s-era bohemians, or “White Negroes,” who romanticized black culture as ... More


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