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Hensley Henson: A Study in the Friction between Church and State

Owen Chadwick

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264453
eISBN:
9780191682711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264453.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This is a biography of Hensley Henson, one of the most controversial religious figures in England during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This book examines Henson's education at ... More


Teaching the Reformation: Ministers and Their Message in Basel, 1529-1629

Amy Nelson Burnett

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305760
eISBN:
9780199784912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305760.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book describes the education and ministry of the Reformed ministers who served the church of Basel in the century after the city’s official adoption of the Reformation. It argues that growing ... More


 The Pastor as Teacher

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:
10.1093/0195305760.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Preaching and catechization were the primary responsibilities of Basel’s Reformed pastors. Rural pastors preached twice weekly; by the end of the 16th century, church attendance on Sundays was ... More


 For the Healing of the Nations

Kathleen Garces-Foley

in Crossing the Ethnic Divide: The Multiethnic Church on a Mission

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195311082
eISBN:
9780199785322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311082.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The study begins with the story of Evergreen Baptist Church and its transformation from a pan-Asian church into a multiethnic one. The factors that influenced the church's pastor, Ken Fong, to take ... More


The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Lydia Bean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

It is now a common refrain among liberals that Christian Right pastors and television pundits have hijacked evangelical Christianity for partisan gain. This book challenges this notion, arguing that ... More


 Spiritual Affirmative Action: Leadership Structure and Characteristics

Korie L. Edwards

in The Elusive Dream: The Power of Race in Interracial Churches

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195314243
eISBN:
9780199871810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314243.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how race matters for the leadership structure of interracial churches. Highlighting how the case‐study church responds to a recent loss of key church leaders, this chapter ... More


Captains in the Culture War

Lydia Bean

in The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter looks at how, in U.S. churches, political influence operated through a broad set of opinion leaders, not just through ordained pastors or media elites. Previous research has identified ... More


The View from Pulpits and Pews

Patricia Snell

in Passing the Plate: Why American Christians Don't Give Away More Money

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195337112
eISBN:
9780199868414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337112.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a survey of Christian pastors and church members about money and stewardship in order to understand the thoughts, feelings, experiences, and meanings of American Christians ... More


A Mental Experiment in Raised Expectations

Christian Smith, Michael O. Emerson, and Patricia Snell

in Passing the Plate: Why American Christians Don't Give Away More Money

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195337112
eISBN:
9780199868414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337112.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the results of a focused mental experiment wherein a nationally representative sample of American Christians was asked to ponder their response to the idea of their churches ... More


Light Seneca

Robert S. Miola

in Shakespeare and Classical Tragedy: The Influence of Seneca

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112648
eISBN:
9780191670831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112648.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

While utilizing heavy Seneca and analysing how this provides models that emphasize Shakespeare's works on furor, tyranny, revenge, rhetoric, and other such themes, its use is not exclusive to this ... More


The Unsteady Shepherd; or, What the Pastor Experienced

Karin E. Gedge

in Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The journals and correspondence of young men entering the Protestant ministry reveal their anxieties about undertaking pastoral work in general and their discomfort and frustration in ministering to ... More


Calvin's Church in Geneva: Constructed or Gathered? Local or Foreign? French or Swiss?

William Naphy

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

When Calvin returned to Geneva in 1541, he was entrusted not just with the Ecclesiastical Ordinances but also with leading the committee to write what would become Geneva’s first, post-Revolutionary ... More


Who Shall Lead Them?: The Future of Ministry in America

Larry A. Witham

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315936
eISBN:
9780199851089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315936.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The clergy today faces mounting challenges in an increasingly secular world, where declining prestige makes it more difficult to attract the best and the brightest young Americans to the ministry. As ... More


Landscapes of Desire / On Pilgrimage with Jonathan Edwards

Belden C. Lane

in Ravished by Beauty: The Surprising Legacy of Reformed Spirituality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755080
eISBN:
9780199894956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755080.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter details the author's pilgrimage with his wife—as the 300th anniversary of Edwards's birth approached on October 5, 2003—to experience the places that had occasioned the Northampton ... More


Fault Lines

Larry A. Witham

in Who Shall Lead Them?: The Future of Ministry in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315936
eISBN:
9780199851089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315936.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the sexual behavior of pastors, priests, and ministers in the United States. Every church requires exemplary behavior and most of them require clergy to vow compliance at ... More


The Priest as Pastor

Peter Marshall

in The Catholic Priesthood and the English Reformation

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204480
eISBN:
9780191676307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204480.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

To be an effective pastor, a priest must naturally reside amongst his people. In this chapter, the alleged failings of the late medieval Church in the provision of pastoral care are presented through ... More


A New Dogma

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/9780198222989.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

When the first presbyterians claimed on scriptural authority that there must be a strict parity of pastors and congregations, they were rebuffed with no stronger weapons than these. Even Archbishop ... More


The Pastoral Arts of the Rhetor Pomerius

Conrad Leyser

in Authority and Asceticism from Augustine to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208686
eISBN:
9780191678127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208686.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter begins with a scene painted by the North African rhetor Julianus Pomerius, in his On the Contemplative Life, composed in southern Gaul in the early years of the sixth century. Although ... More


The Pastor

Owen Chadwick

in Hensley Henson: A Study in the Friction between Church and State

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264453
eISBN:
9780191682711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264453.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines Hensley Henson's career as pastor of Barking Church in London, England. Henson had boundless energy and was so articulate that he could give four or five addresses in a day on ... More


Often Seen, Seldom Called: The Legacy of Jerena Lee

Andrew Billingsley

in Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161793
eISBN:
9780199849512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161793.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The number of black women pastors is so small — less than 10% in the mainline denominations. So black women can be truly said to be often seen in the pews but seldom called to the pulpit. The ... More


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