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The Plain Man's Pathways to Heaven: Kinds of Christianity in Post-Reformation England, 1570–1640

Christopher Haigh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216505
eISBN:
9780191711947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216505.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, History of Ideas

What did ordinary people believe in post-Reformation England, and what did they do about it? This book looks at religious belief and practice through the eyes of five sorts of people: godly ... More


The Foundations of Bellarmine’s Potestas Indirecta

Stefania Tutino

in Empire of Souls: Robert Bellarmine and the Christian Commonwealth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199740536
eISBN:
9780199894765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740536.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents an overview of the main tenets of Bellarmine’s political theory, which was elaborated mainly in Bellarmine’s major work, the Disputationes de controversiis Christianae Fidei, ... More


Islamic Conversion and Christian Resistance on the Early Modern Stage

Jane Hwang Degenhardt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640843
eISBN:
9780748651597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640843.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book explores the theme of Christian conversion to Islam in twelve early-modern English plays by Shakespeare, Marlowe, Massinger and others. In these works, conversion from Christianity to Islam ... More


Travesties and Transgressions in Tudor and Stuart England: Tales of Discord and Dissension

David Cressy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198207818
eISBN:
9780191677809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207818.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This book examines how the orderly, Protestant, and hierarchical society of post-Reformation England coped with the cultural challenges posed by beliefs and events outside the social norm. It uses a ... More


‘Tongues of Heaven’: Prodigies, Portents, and Prophets

Alexandra Walsham

in Providence in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208877
eISBN:
9780191678172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208877.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The chapter focuses on the various aspects of pre-Reformation practice and belief, and explores how traditional cultural paradigms were subtly altered and rehabilitated rather than permanently ... More


Introduction

Robert Tittler

in The Reformation and the Towns in England: Politics and Political Culture, c.1540-1640

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207184
eISBN:
9780191677540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207184.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter is an introduction to Part IV of this book, which deals with political culture in the post-Reformation town. Several suggestions have ... More


Approaches to Post-Reformation Protestantism: Refraining the Historiographical Question

Richard A. Muller

in After Calvin: Studies in the Development of a Theological Tradition

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157017
eISBN:
9780199849581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157017.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The chapters in this volume provide appoint of entry into the scholarship of reappraisal, whether from the perspective of the basic definitions of the terms and issues from the perspective of the ... More


Uncertainty in Post-Reformation Catholicism: A History of Probabilism

Stefania Tutino

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190694098
eISBN:
9780190694128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694098.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

This book provides a historical account of the development and implications of early modern probabilism. First elaborated in the sixteenth century, probabilism represented a significant and ... More


The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume I: The Post-Reformation Era, 1559-1689

John Coffey (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198702238
eISBN:
9780191840135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702238.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume I traces the emergence of Anglophone Protestant Dissent in the post-Reformation era between the Act of Uniformity (1559) and the Act of ... More


Debating Perseverance: The Augustinian Heritage in Post-Reformation England

Jay T. Collier

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190858520
eISBN:
9780190863876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858520.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Scholars describe the Church of England during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries as forming either a Calvinist consensus or an Anglican middle way steeped in an ancient catholicity. ... More


Hamlet's Choice: Religion and Resistance in Shakespeare's Revenge Tragedies

Peter Lake

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300247817
eISBN:
9780300256703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247817.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This incisive book reveals how in Titus Andronicus and Hamlet, Shakespeare worked through a range of Tudor anxieties, including concerns about the nature of justice, resistance, and salvation. In ... More


Hidden ways and secret veins: into England

Anne Sweeney

in Robert Southwell: Snow in Arcadia: Redrawing the English Lyric Landscape, 1586-95

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074189
eISBN:
9781781701195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074189.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter studies Southwell's writing after 1586, which was full of the new understanding of the imaginary sharing of Christ's agonies that are encouraged in the Exercises, and takes a look at ... More


Memory's Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England

Jennifer Summit

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226781716
eISBN:
9780226781723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226781723.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In this book, libraries are more than inert storehouses of written tradition; they are volatile spaces that actively shape the meanings and uses of books, reading, and the past. Considering the ... More


A Library of Evidence: Robert Cotton's Medieval Manuscripts and the Generation of Seventeenth-Century Prose

Jennifer Summit

in Memory's Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226781716
eISBN:
9780226781723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226781723.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the early-seventeenth-century library of Sir Robert Cotton, which represents a later stage in the history of the post-Reformation library and its response to the medieval ... More


“Cogitation Against Libraries”: Bacon, the Bodleian, and the Weight of the Medieval Past

Jennifer Summit

in Memory's Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226781716
eISBN:
9780226781723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226781723.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter locates Francis Bacon in the tradition of Reformation era and post-Reformation library makers that begins with Matthew Parker, John Bale, and Stephen Batman and extends to Bodley's first ... More


The End

H. G. Cocks

in Visions of Sodom: Religion, Homoerotic Desire, and the End of the World in England, c. 1550-1850

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226438665
eISBN:
9780226438832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226438832.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Sodom story underlies many of our own ideas about homoerotic desire and identity. It gave Western culture the idea of a polity undermined by immorality, but also suggested that any country, city ... More


Portraits, Painters, and Publics in Provincial England, 1540-1640

Robert Tittler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199585601
eISBN:
9780191804526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199585601.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book investigates the growing affinity for secular portraiture in Tudor and early Stuart England, a cultural and social phenomenon which can be said to have produced a ‘public’ for that genre. ... More


Forms of Worship: Shakespeare’s Sonnets, Ritual, and the Genealogy of Formalism

Ben Burton

in The Work of Form: Poetics and Materiality in Early Modern Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702818
eISBN:
9780191795282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702818.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This essay traces the emergence of ‘formalism’ during the seventeenth century, highlighting its relationship to specific meanings of ‘form’ that were contested and redefined in the early modern ... More


The Building Blocks

Stefania Tutino

in Uncertainty in Post-Reformation Catholicism: A History of Probabilism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190694098
eISBN:
9780190694128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694098.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter is an introduction to the general approach that this book takes in understanding probabilism, and to the intellectual categories and theological vocabulary that early modern probabilists ... More


Introduction

Robert Tittler

in Portraits, Painters, and Publics in Provincial England, 1540-1640

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199585601
eISBN:
9780191804526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199585601.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of English portraiture and English culture in general, in the post-Reformation era. It then sets out the book's purpose, which is to investigate the ... More


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