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Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Scott Smith-Bannister

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book contains the results of the first large-scale quantitative investigation of naming practices in early modern England. It traces the history of the fundamentally ... More


 Pastoral Care from Cradle to Grave

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:
10.1093/0195305760.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The pastor’s pedagogical role dominated in all aspects of Reformed pastoral care: administering the sacraments of baptism and the Lord’s Supper, visiting the sick, and preaching at funerals. Basel ... More


Some Conclusions

Scott Smith-Bannister

in Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This concluding chapter offers a fundamental reinterpretation of the subject of names and naming patterns in England from 1538 to 1700. This ... More


Single But Not Alone: The Family History of Never-Married Women

Amy M. Froide

in Never Married: Singlewomen in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270606
eISBN:
9780191710216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270606.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter re-examines the early modern family through the prism of the singlewoman. Rather than lonely, bereft individuals, singlewomen appear (especially in their wills and letters) to have ... More


Kinship with the Martyrs: Saints as Relatives and Relatives as Saints

Vasiliki M. Limberis

in Architects of Piety: The Cappadocian Fathers and the Cult of the Martyrs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199730889
eISBN:
9780199895229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730889.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter addresses how the Cappadocians’ imbrication with their own families merges with their promotion of martyr piety. They use it to forge new relationships with the martyrs and to promote ... More


Introduction

Scott Smith-Bannister

in Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The naming of children is a common human act of fundamental significance. Its study, in a historical context, has been much neglected, and its importance ... More


Names, Naming Patterns, and Godparents

Scott Smith-Bannister

in Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter is based entirely upon evidence from those parish registers in which detailed mention is made of a child's godparents. It offers an ... More


The People with the Children

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the people involved in the baptism ceremony in Stuart England. The godparents were the principal participants in baptism. The father was responsible for arranging the baptism ... More


The Ministry of Pastoral Care

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/9780199938575.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 9 explores the manner in which Geneva’s reformed ministers provided intensive, personal, pastoral care for their parishioners between 1536 and 1609. Calvin and his pastoral colleagues ... More


Shtetls, Taverns, and Baptisms

Ellie R. Schainker

in Confessions of the Shtetl: Converts from Judaism in Imperial Russia, 1817-1906

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798280
eISBN:
9781503600249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798280.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Chapter 3 explores the social dynamics of religious toleration and the confessional state from below by examining the spaces of Jewish conversion. The chapter presents a range of conversion ... More


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