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Representation in a Union State

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter analyses what is now called the West Lothian Question (WLQ) after its persistent poser Tam Dalyell MP (formerly for West Lothian). The WLQ asks: Given partial devolution, why can an MP ... More


The Evolving Reputation of Richard Hooker: An Examination of Responses, 1600-1714

Michael Brydon

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199204816
eISBN:
9780191709500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204816.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Richard Hooker has long been viewed as the first systematic defender of Anglicanism, as a via media between Roman Catholicism and Reformed Protestantism. In the last twenty years, this traditional ... More


The Road Towards an Anglican Icon: The Treatment of Hooker under Charles I and the Commonwealth

Michael Brydon

in The Evolving Reputation of Richard Hooker: An Examination of Responses, 1600-1714

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199204816
eISBN:
9780191709500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204816.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The avant-garde clerical group came to enjoy ascendancy in the 1630s, and consequently, their comprehension of the Polity enjoyed a dominant position. This collapsed, however, with the crumbling of ... More


The Establishment of Anglican Triumphalism

Michael Brydon

in The Evolving Reputation of Richard Hooker: An Examination of Responses, 1600-1714

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199204816
eISBN:
9780191709500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204816.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

At the Restoration, the avant-garde interpretation of the Polity emerged triumphant. This was briefly challenged by an un-Anglican biography produced by John Gauden, until Isaac Walton produced a ... More


Post‐War Dislocations, 1919–1932: ‘Modernity’ and ‘Modernism’

Keith Robbins

in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales: The Christian Church 1900-2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198263715
eISBN:
9780191714283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263715.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This chapter reflects on ‘remembrance’ after the Great War — memorials and services. It notes a new modern world and the advent of radio broadcasting. It considers currents of belief and unbelief. ... More


Church versus State: The Prayer Book Crisis

MATTHEW GRIMLEY

in Citizenship, Community, and the Church of England: Liberal Anglican Theories of the State Between the Wars

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270897
eISBN:
9780191709494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270897.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the Prayer Book crisis of 1927–8. On 15 December 1927, the House of Commons rejected the measure which the Church Assembly had put before it amending the 1662 Prayer Book, it ... More


The Puritan Parish

Bernard Capp

in England's Culture Wars: Puritan Reformation and its Enemies in the Interregnum, 1649-1660

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641789
eISBN:
9780191744228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641789.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the character, work, and achievements of the interregnum church. It surveys the structural, personal, and pastoral problems facing the parish clergy, and their disputes with ... More


A New Rite from Israel: Reflections on Siddur Va'ani Tefillati of the Masorati (Conservative) Movement

David Ellenson

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134681
eISBN:
9780199848652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The siddur and the ritual performance that has accompanied its communal recitation have long occupied a central role in Jewish life. As the classical repository of Jewish memory and faith, the siddur ... More


The Bill and Book

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/9780198222989.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In late October 1586 the opportunity was provided of a new Parliament. The puritans forgot their earlier disappointments and mounted yet another elaborate campaign. A Presbyterian bill, more radical ... More


The Meetings of the Godly

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/9780198222989.003.0029
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Both the services of the Church established under the Act of Uniformity were corrupt and the principle of compulsion, which the same statute embodied was unlawful. Yet many other exercises of ... More


The Hasidic Prayer Book and Prayer House

Louis Jacobs

in Hasidic Prayer

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100240
eISBN:
9781800340312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100240.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the Lurianic Prayer Book, how it differs from the standard prayer book, and why the Hasidim adopted it. It shows how R. Isaac Luria, the famous Safed Kabbalist and originator of ... More


Minhag America

Sefton D. Temkin

in Creating American Reform Judaism: Life and Times of Isaac Mayer Wise

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774457
eISBN:
9781800340930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774457.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Isaac Mayer Wise’s Minhag America prayer-book. This book was used by many congregations in the United States until, nearly forty years after it first appeared, Wise withdrew it ... More


The Book of Common Prayer: A Guide

Charles Hefling

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190689681
eISBN:
9780190689728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689681.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book surveys the contents and the history of the Book of Common Prayer, a sacred text which has been a foundational document of the Church of England and the other churches in the worldwide ... More


Speaking to God

Alec Ryrie

in Being Protestant in Reformation Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199565726
eISBN:
9780191750731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565726.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the words early modern Protestants used in prayer. There was a tension between intimate informality and reverent formality, and the persistent use of metaphors of royalty tugged ... More


The Golden Age

Charles Hefling

in The Book of Common Prayer: A Guide

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190689681
eISBN:
9780190689728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689681.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The long eighteenth century has been called the Prayer Book’s golden age. Nothing in the text itself changed. But the text was disseminated in works meant to aid and encourage the personal and ... More


Call to New York (1873)

Sefton D. Temkin

in Creating American Reform Judaism: Life and Times of Isaac Mayer Wise

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774457
eISBN:
9781800340930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774457.003.0038
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter investigates Isaac Mayer Wise’s appointment in New York. He was invited by the New York-based Congregation Anshe Chesed, causing him to resign from B’nai Jeshurun. Anshe Chesed dated ... More


Sustaining the College (1875–1883)

Sefton D. Temkin

in Creating American Reform Judaism: Life and Times of Isaac Mayer Wise

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774457
eISBN:
9781800340930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774457.003.0044
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Isaac Mayer Wise’s attempts to keep his college in operation. In a sense, the Hebrew Union College, like Minhag America, was a vestige of a more comprehensive scheme. The ... More


Josiah

Peter Marshall

in Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300170627
eISBN:
9780300226331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170627.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines Edward VI's accession to the throne in 1547 at the age of nine following the death of his father, Henry VIII. The weight of evangelical expectation resting on Edward's shoulders ... More


“The highest stepp of wickednes”—1631–1639

J. Sears McGee

in An Industrious Mind: The Worlds of Sir Simonds D'Ewes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804785464
eISBN:
9780804794282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785464.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter treats the continuing development of D’Ewes’s political and religious ideology and its relation to news from abroad and at home in the 1630s. At home his anger against and fear of the ... More


‘To piety more prone’: Elizabeth Isham’s religion

Isaac Stephens

in The Gentlewoman's Remembrance: Patriarchy, Piety, and Singlehood in Early Stuart England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991432
eISBN:
9781526115102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991432.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter addresses two central themes found throughout the monograph – Elizabeth Isham’s personal piety and confessional identity. At the foundation of her life was religion and it served as the ... More


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