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The Church Militant

Stewart J. Brown

in Thomas Chalmers and the Godly Commonwealth in Scotland

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192131140
eISBN:
9780191670039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192131140.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

The Church of Scotland was revitalized between 1820 and 1830. Within the Church, there was a new awareness that the number of parish churches was insufficient for the needs of the population. With ... More


The Political Parish and 1648

Nicholas Hope

in German and Scandinavian Protestantism 1700-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269946
eISBN:
9780191600647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269943.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Deals with attempts to impose religious uniformity on the bizarre parish order created by historical accident and custom since the Reformation. This was frozen by the Westphalian peace, and its ethos ... More


The Church as Cultural Space

Peter Coss

in The Foundations of Gentry Life: The Multons of Frampton and their World 1270-1370

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560004
eISBN:
9780191723094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560004.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Religious belief and practice are central to the understanding of any, or at least almost any, culture. As far as the gentry is concerned religious sensibility and religious observance immediately ... More


The Gentry and the Parish

Peter Coss

in The Foundations of Gentry Life: The Multons of Frampton and their World 1270-1370

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560004
eISBN:
9780191723094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560004.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the changes that were affecting the parish church more generally in the 13th century in order to understand both the motivation behind the gentry's tightening grip between over ... More


Rediscovery

Nicholas Hope

in German and Scandinavian Protestantism 1700-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269946
eISBN:
9780191600647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269943.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Covers the partial rediscovery of the Lutheran sung liturgy, Reformation hymns and Bach's choral works, and experiments in ecclesiology and parish church architecture shaped by early Christian or ... More


The converging of private and parish churches

Susan Wood

in The Proprietary Church in the Medieval West

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198206972
eISBN:
9780191725029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206972.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

In the early sixth century, there was a sharp distinction, in Gaul at least, between the old public or baptismal churches and the emerging private oratories. In the cities, all baptisms took place in ... More


Late Medieval Worship: A Sensory Production

Jacob M. Baum

in Reformation of the Senses: The Paradox of Religious Belief and Practice in Germany

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042195
eISBN:
9780252050930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042195.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter begins part 1 of the study by attending to the production of worship practices in fifteenth and early sixteenth century Germany as a political economic problem. The narrative of the ... More


The Berlin Organ Scene, ca. 1770–ca. 1820

Wm. A. Little

in Mendelssohn and the Organ

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394382
eISBN:
9780199863556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394382.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter describes the emergence of Berlin as the center of the German organ world in the late 18th century. It presents a brief overview of some of the principal churches and organs of Berlin in ... More


London's Protestant Underworld 1

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

When the puritans spoke of ‘the church in London’ they meant, in effect, a group of unbeneficed stipendiary curates and preachers, some of them lecturers in the parish churches or in the inns of ... More


The Parish

Mark Hill QC

in Ecclesiastical Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807568
eISBN:
9780191845475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807568.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the nature of the parish churches of the Church of England, the respective roles of priest and people, and the rights and duties of the parochial church council (PCC), ... More


Sacraments and Sinners

Joseph Bergin

in Church, Society, and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150988
eISBN:
9780300161069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150988.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter suggests that the decline in the numbers of French pilgrims and the relatively limited proportion of peasants among them should be seen as evidence that attempts to improve the quality ... More


The question of origins

Susan Wood

in The Proprietary Church in the Medieval West

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780198206972
eISBN:
9780191725029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206972.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Ulrich Stutz argued that the proprietary church originated in the primitive ‘household priesthood’ of heathen Germans: the father of a family offering prayer and sacrifice to the gods on behalf of ... More


Civic Lessons for the Masses

Barbara A. Hanawalt

in Ceremony and Civility: Civic Culture in Late Medieval London

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190490393
eISBN:
9780190490430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490393.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The educating of the illiterate, other than the public shaming and time on the pillory, was done through the public reading of the city ordinances and a variety of city institutions. When a man ... More


Faith and Fortification: The Church

Oliver H. Creighton, Duncan W. Wright, Michael Fradley, and Steven Trick

in Anarchy: War and Status in 12th-Century Landscapes of Conflict

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781781382424
eISBN:
9781786943996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382424.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter assesses the consequences of the civil war for religious institutions, communities and structures such as churches, cathedrals, monasteries and bishops’ palaces. The war crimes against ... More


Green Tobacco and a Clever Marquis

MIGUEL A. Bretos

in Matanzas: The Cuba Nobody Knows

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038100
eISBN:
9780813041568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038100.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The eighteenth century brought the modernizing French House of Bourbon to the Spanish throne. Of more immediate local significance was the monster hurricane of 1730, which literally washed the ... More


Characterizing the cultural landscape: the pattern and language of settlement

Stephen Rippon

in Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533787
eISBN:
9780191804366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533787.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter turns to the physical character of the historic landscape, in particular, the patterns of settlements depicted on the Ordnance Survey First Edition Six Inch maps of the 1880s. It ... More


Passionate Coolness: Exploring Mood and Character in Ecclesial Polity

Martyn Percy

in Theologically Engaged Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198797852
eISBN:
9780191839177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797852.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores and analyzes the ecclesial identity of a local parish church in a rural context. Deploying the concept of implicit theology, a subgenre of ethnographic theology, it argues that ... More


The Present Chapel and its Predecessors

Richard Stillwell

in The Chapel of Princeton University

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691195209
eISBN:
9780691211657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195209.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter provides an overview of the Princeton University Chapel. The architects of the Chapel were the firm of Cram and Ferguson of Boston, while the builders were the Matthews Construction ... More


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