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 Competing Models of Church‐State Relations

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Religion and Politics in Post-Communist Romania

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195308532
eISBN:
9780199785728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308532.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since 1989, four competing models of church‐state relations have been advocated by the dominant Orthodox Church, the religious minority groups, the humanistic civil society, and the Romanian ... More


The Sovereign and the Church

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Church of England and the Church of Scotland (a Presbyterian church) are both established churches, and the sovereign enjoys a special relationship with each. She is under a statutory duty to ... More


Church and Nation

JEREMY MORRIS

in F. D. Maurice and the Crisis of Christian Authority

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263172
eISBN:
9780191602825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263175.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Complements the previous chapter, turning to Maurice’s view of the State. Explores the links between Maurice’s defence of the comprehensiveness of the National Church and his understanding of the ... More


Revolution and Reformation: Parliament ‘Fast Sermons,’ the Elect Nation, and Biblical Israel

Achsah Guibbory

in Christian Identity, Jews, and Israel in 17th-Century England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199557165
eISBN:
9780191595004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557165.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter shows how ‘puritan’ fast sermons, preached to Parliament during the English Revolution and then published, contributed to the idea of England as an ‘elect’ nation. These sermons ... More


Calvin and Calvinism within Congregational and Unitarian Discourse in Nineteenth-Century America

David D. Hall

in John Calvin's American Legacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390971
eISBN:
9780199777099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390971.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

At the end of the first-ever National Council of Congregational Churches (1865), Congregationalists were reluctant to embrace either the figure of John Calvin or the words that descend from him ... More


Slovakia

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Church, State, and Democracy in Expanding Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337105
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337105.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religion plays an important role in post-communist Slovakia, and the dominant Roman Catholic Church behaves and is treated as the de facto national church. While formally the government cannot ... More


Conclusion

Stewart J. Brown

in The National Churches of England, Ireland, and Scotland 1801-46

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242351
eISBN:
9780191697098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242351.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This concluding chapter recalls some of the important events involving the established Churches in Great Britain and Ireland. It reveals that many had looked up to the established national churches ... More


Decolonization

David Maxwell

in Missions and Empire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253487
eISBN:
9780191698156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253487.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the negative impact of decolonization on the works of Christian missionaries. By the mid-1950s, the global prospects for mission Christianity started to look bleak and gloomy. ... More


Church and State

Roger Trigg

in Religion in Public Life: Must Faith Be Privatized?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543670
eISBN:
9780191701313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543670.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter first looks into the recent European history to examine the horror of the removal of liberty, and of religious freedom, it examines the persecution of churches and believers. The second ... More


A Movement Emerges

David D. Hall

in The Puritans: A Transatlantic History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691151397
eISBN:
9780691195469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151397.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines how reformation unfolded in England. A tiny number of people acted on the imperative to quit the state church. Why did others who wanted reform or reformation not follow their ... More


The Challenge of Ecumenical Advocacy: Interfaith Impact for Justice and Peace

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The rise and fall of Interfaith Impact for Justice and Peace from 1975 to 1995 offers a telling example of the conflict between two models of the public church in mainline Protestantism within its ... More


Members of One Body: The Churches and the National Council of Churches

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How can the churches be the Church? That central question remains pressing for the mainline Protestant churches in American public life. This sharpened in the wake of Interfaith Impact for Justice ... More


Law

Christopher B. Strain

in Burning Faith: Church Arson in the American South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032399
eISBN:
9780813038919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032399.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the government's response to the arsons. The government responded vigorously to allegations of white racists burning black churches in the South. When publicity about the church ... More


The Mainline in Motion: Resisting the Right, Remaking the Center

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The urgency of efforts by the National Council of Churches (NCC) to unify the mainline churches as a public church over the past decade stemmed, first, from its mounting concern over the powerfully ... More


From the Catholic Enlightenment to Reform Catholicism, 1540–1759

Dale K. Van Kley

in Reform Catholicism and the International Suppression of the Jesuits in Enlightenment Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300228465
eISBN:
9780300235616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228465.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents anti-Jesuitism as the negative face of Reform Catholicism while making a case for the utility of this concept in revisionist opposition to the current one of “Catholic ... More


The Bulgarian Orthodox Church

Daniela N. Kalkandjieva

in Orthodox Christianity and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Southeastern Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256068
eISBN:
9780823261307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256068.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the 19th century encounter between Orthodoxy and nationalism in the Bulgarian lands. It points to the peculiarity of the Bulgarian case where the advent of nationalism preceded ... More


One Foot in Hollywood: The Protestant Film Commission

William D. Romanowski

in Reforming Hollywood: How American Protestants Fought for Freedom at the Movies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387841
eISBN:
9780199950188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387841.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at the challenges Protestants encountered after World War II when an emphasis on individual liberties translated into public opposition to film censorship and boycotts. ... More


Making War on the Saints: The Church under Siege in France and the Soviet Union

Brian Stanley

in Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196848
eISBN:
9781400890316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196848.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on France and the Soviet Union. France and the Soviet Union constitute the two most prominent European examples of a concerted campaign by twentieth-century states to reduce or ... More


A Changing of the Guard

William D. Romanowski

in Reforming Hollywood: How American Protestants Fought for Freedom at the Movies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387841
eISBN:
9780199950188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387841.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter probes dynamics and conflicts between the church film agencies and movie industry over the effectiveness of the rating system during the 1970s. Amidst public outrage over several ... More


Movie Consulting—Protestant Style

William D. Romanowski

in Reforming Hollywood: How American Protestants Fought for Freedom at the Movies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387841
eISBN:
9780199950188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387841.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Events in the late 1950s that led the National Council of Churches to seek a new role for the church role in Hollywood are the concern of this chapter. To engage the media industries, a new ... More


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