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The Battle of Belief

David Bebbington

in The Mind of Gladstone: Religion, Homer, and Politics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267651
eISBN:
9780191708220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267651.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Gladstone waged a campaign against infidelity in his later years. He was unwilling to take up the ground of the Roman Catholic Church of intransigent resistance to modern thought, contending instead ... More


Two (Or More) Kinds of Scripture Scholarship

Alvin Plantinga

in Warranted Christian Belief

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131932
eISBN:
9780199867486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131932.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Continuing an examination of proposed defeaters for Christian belief, I turn in this chapter to some of the issues raised by contemporary historical biblical criticism, arguing that contemporary ... More


Student Years at the Seminary

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Eleven looks at the years Charles Hodge studied at Princeton Theological Seminary. His studies included classes with Archibald Alexander (in systematic theology and biblical criticism among ... More


The Shape of Revolution

Bruce Kuklick

in A History of Philosophy in America: 1720-2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199260164
eISBN:
9780191597893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260168.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Towards the end of the nineteenth century, the American speculative system composed of divinity school theologians, college philosophers, and amateurs was revolutionized. The amateurs vanished as a ... More


“The Nonsensical Dialect of Transcendentalism”

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0036
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter thirty-six is primarily concerned with the rise of Transcendentalism in America and Princeton’s response to this new variation of American Unitarianism. Hodge, along with Albert Dod and James ... More


The Pentateuch as Scripture and the Challenge of Biblical Criticism: Responses among Modern Jewish Thinkers and Scholars

Baruch J. Schwartz

in Jewish Concepts of Scripture: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740620
eISBN:
9780814724798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740620.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses how severe challenges to traditional Judaism emerged from the so-called “Higher” Criticism of the Pentateuch. Higher Criticism proceeds from the realization that the solution ... More


The Common Sense Bible: Irish Presbyterians, Samuel Davidson, and Biblical Criticism, c.1800–65

Andrew R. Holmes

in Dissent and the Bible in Britain, c.1650-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199608416
eISBN:
9780191755422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608416.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter explores Irish Presbyterian attitudes to biblical criticism and the inspiration of Scripture in the early and mid-Victorian period. Presbyterian evangelicals believed that correct ... More


Education and Religion in the Nation's Service, 1868-1888

P.C Kemeny

in Princeton in the Nation's Service: Religious Ideals and Educational Practice, 1868-1928

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195120714
eISBN:
9780197561263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195120714.003.0005
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Can the oversight of the religion and morals of the young men, long kept up in American Colleges,” President James McCosh asked an international audience of Presbyterian leaders in 1884, be ... More


Biblical Criticism and the Phenomenology of Scripture

Adam Y. Wells

in Phenomenologies of Scripture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275557
eISBN:
9780823277230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275557.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This introductory chapter has three aims. First, it summarizes the phenomenological method. Second, it explores the way that various assumptions about the epistemic priority of the natural sciences ... More


Biblical Criticism and Scots Presbyterian Dissent in the Age of Robertson Smith

Colin Kidd and Valerie Wallace

in Dissent and the Bible in Britain, c.1650-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199608416
eISBN:
9780191755422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608416.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter revisits the rise of biblical criticism in the Free Church of Scotland during the late nineteenth century. Why did biblical criticism feature so prominently in the life of a ... More


Biblical Criticism in the Nineteenth Century: Alexander Geddes to William Robertson Smith

William Johnstone

in The History of Scottish Theology, Volume II: From the Early Enlightenment to the Late Victorian Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759348
eISBN:
9780191819896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759348.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

Against the background of the Enlightenment and the weakening of the restrictions imposed by the Westminster Confession, this chapter seeks to trace the development of biblical interpretation in ... More


Conder and Sons: Dissent and the Oriental Bible in Nineteenth-Century Britain *

Michael Ledger-Lomas

in Dissent and the Bible in Britain, c.1650-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199608416
eISBN:
9780191755422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608416.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter uses the case study of the Congregational journalist and scholar Josiah Conder (1789-1855) to explore the sustained and pragmatic engagement of evangelical nonconformists with the ... More


The Bible and Scriptural Interpretation

Mark A. Noll

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

Until late in the nineteenth century, the otherwise fractious universe of Dissent united in affirming Scripture as the supreme religious authority and in exalting the individual conscience as the ... More


The Travails of Becoming a University, 1888-1902

P.C Kemeny

in Princeton in the Nation's Service: Religious Ideals and Educational Practice, 1868-1928

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195120714
eISBN:
9780197561263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195120714.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In bringing the College of New Jersey to the brink of university status, McCosh stood on the verge of the promised land. As the nineteenth century was coming to a close, alumni, professors, and ... More


Unitarians and Presbyterians

Michael Ledger-Lomas

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

Unitarianism and Presbyterian Dissent had a complex relationship in the nineteenth century. Neither English Unitarians nor their Presbyterian cousins grew much if at all in the nineteenth century, ... More


Naturalizing the Bible: The Shifting Role of the Biblical Account of Nature

Scott Gerard Prinster

in Science Without God?: Rethinking the History of Scientific Naturalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198834588
eISBN:
9780191872679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834588.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The modern development of secular knowledge exerted a powerful influence over the Protestant interpretation and use of the Bible. As German innovations in biblical scholarship spread in the early ... More


John Colquhoun

J. V. Fesko

in The Covenant of Works: The Origins, Development, and Reception of the Doctrine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190071363
eISBN:
9780190071394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071363.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

In the nineteenth century indifference toward the doctrine of works grew to outright rejection and hostility because of the influence of higher criticism and negative opinions of Reformed ... More


Originalism, Infallibility, and the Institutionalization of White Supremacy: 1880s–1940s

Joanna Brooks

in Mormonism and White Supremacy: American Religion and The Problem of Racial Innocence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190081768
eISBN:
9780190081782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190081768.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

When a predominantly white religious community casts its lots, chooses whiteness, and designates its Black scapegoats, history shows that it attributes these outcomes to the will of God. White ... More


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