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“Forsaking All for Jesus”: F. M. Messenger and Burning Bush Communalism

William Kostlevy

in Holy Jumpers: Evangelicals and Radicals in Progressive Era America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377842
eISBN:
9780199777204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377842.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In 1905, the MCA acquired the Fountain Spring House, an old resort hotel in Waukesha Wisconsin. Rejecting private property the MCA insisted that all true Christians would give up their possessions. ... More


Fountain of Presence, Fountain of Presence, Breasts of Wine:: The Flow of Knowledge in the The Flow of Knowledge in the In Canticum canticorum

Martin Laird

in Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith: Union, Knowledge, and Divine Presence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199267996
eISBN:
9780191601576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267995.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Discusses how knowledge of God works in Gregory. While God is beyond the grasp of comprehension, soul unites with God in the unknowing of faith. Faith yet gives something to the mind.


Berlin Sounds: Audible Cartography of a Formerly Divided City

Nicole Dietrich

in Germany in the Loud Twentieth Century: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199759392
eISBN:
9780199918911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759392.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter investigates auditory socialization mirrored in the ambient sounds of East and West Berlin, before and after 1989. These two urban entities produced different typical city sounds, ... More


England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Hester Lees-Jeffries

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book is about one of the most important features of early modern gardens: the fountain. It is also a detailed study of works by Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, and Ben Jonson, and of an ... More


Introduction: Origins

Hester Lees-Jeffries

in England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses the origins of this book. The book takes its title from the hill of the Muses in ancient Boeotia and the spring located there, and also from an anthology of English poetry — ... More


‘Some Fair Book’: The Hypnerotomachia Poliphili in England

Hester Lees-Jeffries

in England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The hypothetical ‘fair book’ is the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, architectural fantasy, philological nightmare, and ‘impossible, erudite, silly romance’. Michael Leslie notes, in his contribution to a ... More


The Fountains of Venus and Adonis: Revelation and Reflection

Hester Lees-Jeffries

in England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The first book of the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, and indeed the romance as a whole, reaches its climax at the Fountain of Venus. The Fountain of Venus epitomizes the symbolic polysemy of the ... More


The Fountain of Aeneas: Sidney Rewrites the Hypnerotomachia

Hester Lees-Jeffries

in England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

One of Philip Sidney's most striking additions to his revised Arcadia is his description of a not dissimilar setting to the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili's Fountain of Adonis, and his adaptation of ... More


Ad Fontes: Elizabeth and the English Bible

Hester Lees-Jeffries

in England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The metaphor which underpinned both the principle of transformation and, specifically, the pageant of Veritas Temporis Filia and the gift of the English Bible was that of the fountain. As this ... More


The Christian Knight: Redcrosse Learns to Read

Hester Lees-Jeffries

in England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores the fountains of Book 1 of The Faerie Queene as they relate to three influences, in which concerns with sources and genre tend to overlap. The first (and largest) is religious ... More


The Well of Life: All Things Made New

Hester Lees-Jeffries

in England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter suggests that Edmund Spenser's well can be located within what Alexandra Walsham, in her discussion of ‘the post-Reformation history of holy wells’, has cited as Book 1 of Spenser's The ... More


Fountains Seen and Unseen

Hester Lees-Jeffries

in England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The specific detail of the work being more beautiful than the material, together with the imagery decorating the basin, is indeed drawn from the description of the gates made by Vulcan for the Palace ... More


‘A Song expressing the Change of their Condition’: Tragicomedy and Opera, 1668–1676  

Derek Hughes

in English Drama 1660–1700

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119746
eISBN:
9780191671203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119746.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Tragicomedy, the dominant genre of the early Restoration, did not survive long into the 1670s, killed off by declining faith in the heroic and the hero-king. The decreasing convincingness of early ... More


The Public Fountain: Elizabethan Politics and the Humanist Tradition

Hester Lees-Jeffries

in England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Queen is associated with the unsullied springs of pure Scripture and doctrine and as she is refreshed at faith's fountain, so she in turn conveys that same spiritual refreshment to her people. ... More


A Visual Metaphor: Staging the Fountain

Hester Lees-Jeffries

in England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The young Edmund Spenser had been connected with, and perhaps influenced by, the pageants which had greeted Elizabeth Tudor when she made her official ‘coronation’ entry into London in January 1559, ... More


The Fountain of Salmacis: Self-Love and Satire

Hester Lees-Jeffries

in England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses Ben Jonson's play The Fountaine of Selfe-Love, which concerns the craze among a group of decadent courtiers for the waters of a magic fountain: they are members of ‘Cynthia's’ ... More


Diana's Justice: Essex, Nonsuch, and Hampton Court

Hester Lees-Jeffries

in England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses the relationship between Ben Jonson's play The Fountaine of Selfe-Love and the Earl of Essex. It argues that, as well as being a satire on court frivolities, Jonson's play used ... More


Fountain House: Creating Community in Mental Health Practice

Alan Doyle, Julius Lanoil, and Kenneth Dudek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157100
eISBN:
9780231535991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157100.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Often people with mental illness feel alone in society, with no place to go and little hope. Their isolation can be further perpetuated through typical approaches to treatment, such as case ... More


Towns, cities and palaces

Marcus Milwright

in An Introduction to Islamic Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623105
eISBN:
9780748671298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623105.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This chapter is concerned with the organization of complex settlements in the Islamic period. These can be defined as towns, cities, and palaces although the boundaries between such categories are ... More


4 The Religious Regeneration of the Landscape: Ritual, Rehabilitation, and Renewal

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/9780199243556.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses a series of processes which served to reinvest the early modern landscape with religious associations. It considers how lollards and Protestant dissenters used the natural ... More


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