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The Epworth Experience

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Charles Wesley was a complex man in terms of his denominational identity and this ambiguity is reflected in the Methodist movement that he helped to found. Some of the keys to understanding Charles ... More


Charles Wesley the Paradoxical Anglican

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The traditional image of Charles Wesley is that of a loyal Anglican whose attachment to the parent Church of England led to his isolation within Methodism in his later years. There is a contradiction ... More


t h r e e t h r e e On the Way toward the Precritical Project

Martin Schöneld

in The Philosophy of the Young Kant: The Precritical Project

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195132182
eISBN:
9780199786336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195132181.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores the role that True Estimation of Living Forces (1747) played in Kant’s intellectual development. Section 1 describes Kant’s way of dealing with controversies and discusses his ... More


f i v e The Universal Natural History The Purposiveness of Nature

Martin Schöneld

in The Philosophy of the Young Kant: The Precritical Project

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195132182
eISBN:
9780199786336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195132181.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores Kant’s second book, Universal Natural History and Theory of the Heavens (1755). Section 1 describes the context of the book and Kant’s critique of static and anthropocentric ... More


EVANGELICAL CHRISTIANS AS MISSIONARY DUBASHIS: CONDUITS OF CROSS‐CULTURAL COMMUNICATION

Robert Eric Frykenberg

in Christianity in India: From Beginnings to the Present

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198263777
eISBN:
9780191714191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263777.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Missionaries, along with their indigenous collaborators, functioned as dubashis — as ‘go-betweens’ or conduits for information flowing between two civilizations. This chapter focuses on the nature ... More


The Problem of Ethics

Gerald Mckenny

in The Analogy of Grace: Karl Barth's Moral Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199582679
eISBN:
9780191722981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582679.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

For Barth, God is not only the ground or source of the good but also accomplishes the good in our place. God's grace is expressed not only in God's response to our sinful rejection of the good but ... More


 Kabbalists in the Community

Pinchas Giller

in Shalom Shar'abi and the Kabbalists of Beit El

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328806
eISBN:
9780199870196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328806.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Beit El circles, from their inception to the present, have seen themselves as practicing the most essential and avant‐garde form of Judaism. To this end, the Beit El tradition developed specific ... More


 The Yogi and the Commissar: Missions and the Colonial Pillar

Lamin Sanneh

in Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189605
eISBN:
9780199868582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189605.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter discusses the triumph of the antislavery movement and the beginning of colonial rule, with missions playing an ambivalent role. Protestant pietist missions undermined colonial rule by ... More


The Clergy

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:
10.1093/0198269943.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Discusses a clergy training in university theology, analyses Lutheran ‘Orthodoxy’, in particular the controversial definition given by Pietism and the reformation of manners (c.1690–1730). Examines ... More


Reform

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:
10.1093/0198269943.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Takes up the second theme of part I. Reform is put in the context of diocesan and parish visitation, land and people, propagation of the Gospel and a reformation of manners. Pietism is discussed as a ... More


The Religious Thought of the Young Lessing

Toshimasa Yasukata

in Lessing's Philosophy of Religion and the German Enlightenment

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144949
eISBN:
9780199834891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144945.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Analyzes the young Lessing's religious thought with special attention to his early writings, particularly Religion, Some Thoughts about the Moravians, The Jews, and The Christianity of Reason. These ... More


Conversations with Angels: The Pordages and their Angelical World

Raymond Joad

in Milton's Angels: The Early-Modern Imagination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199560509
eISBN:
9780191701801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560509.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Angels became less integral to the religious experiences of Ann Bathurst and John Pordage, though the spiritual journey of both begins with revelations by angels. Similarly, the tenor of the ... More


Anna Maria van Schurman and Other Women Scholars of Northern and Central Europe

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines poor survival rate of early modern German books. It emphasizes an increasing interest in women's capabilities and education, and discusses pietism as a movement that encouraged ... More


The Religion of Existence: Asceticism in Philosophy from Kierkegaard to Sartre

Noreen Khawaja

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226404516
eISBN:
9780226404653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226404653.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers a broad new vision of the history and substance of existential philosophy. It shows how an ascetic tradition with roots in European piety movements focused on personal conversion ... More


The German Territories, c.1648–c.1760

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume II: The Peace of Westphalia to the Dissolution of the Reich, 1648-1806

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693078
eISBN:
9780191732256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693078.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This section argues that absolutism is an inappropriate label to attach to the German territories. Government activity expanded in the face of the need for reconstruction after 1648 and new ideas ... More


Jacob Boehme and Theosophy

Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

in The Western Esoteric Traditions: A Historical Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195320992
eISBN:
9780199852062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320992.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the works of Jacob Boehme on theosophy and its relation to the history of Western esotericism. During the 17th and 18th centuries, esotericism found particular expression in the ... More


Emanuel Swedenborg

Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

in The Western Esoteric Traditions: A Historical Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195320992
eISBN:
9780199852062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320992.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the works of Swedish Christian mystic and theologian, Emanuel Swedenborg, and his influence on Western esotericism. Swedenborg occupied a key position in the history of Western ... More


Renewal versus Ossification

Kaspar Von Greyerz and Thomas Dunlap

in Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe, 1500–1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327656
eISBN:
9780199851478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327656.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the commonalities shared by the four movements of renewal. The war of independence fought by the Dutch appeared not only as the struggle of Dutch nobility and cities against ... More


Neoplatonist Inroads

Sarah Stroumsa

in Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691176437
eISBN:
9780691195452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176437.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter analyzes how the attraction to Neoplatonism unfolded in al-Andalus in the fifth/eleventh and sixth/twelfth centuries. Until the middle of the twelfth century, philosophy in al-Andalus ... More


The Puritan Cosmopolis: The Law of Nations and the Early American Imagination

Nan Goodman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190642822
eISBN:
9780190642846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642822.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book traces the emergence of a sense of kinship with and belonging to a larger, more inclusive world within the law and literature of late seventeenth-century Puritanism. Connected to this ... More


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