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Conclusions

Bernard Green

in The Soteriology of Leo the Great

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534951
eISBN:
9780191715990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534951.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This final chapter looks back at the book's intentions and makes some conclusions. The book has attempted to explore Leo the Great's formation and achievement as a theologian. Examining his ... More


The Sermons of Charles Wesley: A Critical Edition with Introduction and Notes

Charles Wesley

Kenneth G. C. Newport (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269496
eISBN:
9780191600807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269498.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Charles Wesley was a man with real hymnographic genius, and not surprisingly it is chiefly for his poetic legacy that he is remembered. However, he was much more than just a hymn‐writer, and along ... More


Continuing Family Quarrels and the Methodist Opinion of Charles Wesley

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/9780199295746.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The friction between the Wesley brothers reflected rising tensions within Methodism. Points of disagreement included the mutual dislike between Charles and John's wife, disputes over money, and ... 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


Methodism in the Early 1750s

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/9780199295746.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

By 1749 Methodism had put down firm roots in communities across the British Isles. The movement's size and the increasing sophistication of its structure and worship life imposed a distance with the ... More


A New Phase of Charles Wesley's Ministry

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/9780199295746.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

After retiring from the itinerancy in 1756, Charles Wesley exercised a localized preaching and pastoral ministry in Bristol, and then from 1771, in London. He also established himself as the foremost ... More


John Wesley’s Life of Brainerd

John A. Grigg

in The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372373
eISBN:
9780199870868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372373.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

John Wesley also saw Brainerd's life as an example that could be set before Christians. Wesley, too, had specific problems that he wanted to address through publishing Brainerd's life. In particular, ... More


 Aliliki: Charismatic Resurgence of the 1970s: A Regional Comparison

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines charismatic flares in Africa during the 1970s. This period witnessed a sudden surge in influence of young puritan preachers in Africa. This signified a new cycle of revivalism ... More


THE LOGIC OF SCRIPTURE

Stephen E. Lahey

in John Wyclif

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183313
eISBN:
9780199870349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183313.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

At the core of medieval theology lies the mastery of the Sacred Page, or scriptural exegesis. Wyclif developed a hermeneutic of Scripture based in his propositional realism in which Mosaic law, and ... More


American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

John Wigger

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Francis Asbury (1745–1816) is one of the most important religious leaders in American history. He guided the creation of the American Methodist church, the largest church in nineteenth-century ... More


The Place of Beauty in Preaching

Thomas H. Troeger

in Wonder Reborn: Creating Sermons on Hymns, Music, and Poetry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195398885
eISBN:
9780199866236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398885.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter discusses the challenge of defining what beauty is, and instead of offering a single conclusive statement, identifies eight “overtones” of beauty. These become the basis for examining the ... More


Holland's Rulers: The Urban Oligarchies

James D. Tracy

in The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In Flanders and Brabant, guilds had a share in urban government. Holland's cities were ruled by self‐perpetuating town councils. Whether brought to power by Orange, or merely adapting to new ... More


The Intersecting Rhythms of Spiritual and Commercial Life

John M. Giggie

in After Redemption: Jim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304039
eISBN:
9780199866885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304039.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

This chapter examines the intersection between consumer capitalism and black religion in the Delta. After Reconstruction, African Americans increasingly turned to the market to raise money for their ... More


The Khuṭba Scene in Arab Religious Films and TV Dramas

Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen

in Muslim Preaching in the Middle East and Beyond: Historical and Contemporary Case Studies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467476
eISBN:
9781474491204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467476.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

An imam delivering a khutba is a standard scene in Arab films and tv-serials. It can, however, convey different intended meanings, depending not only on the words pronounced, but also on the camera’s ... More


Preaching and the Problem of Religious Authority in Medieval Islam

Jonathan P. Berkey

in Muslim Preaching in the Middle East and Beyond: Historical and Contemporary Case Studies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467476
eISBN:
9781474491204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467476.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Popular preachers, known by various terms including qāṣṣ (storyteller) and wā`iẓ (admonisher), played an important role in medieval Islamic society as conveyors of religious knowledge to the common ... More


Going Online: Saudi Female Intellectual Preachers in the New Media

Laila Makboul

in Muslim Preaching in the Middle East and Beyond: Historical and Contemporary Case Studies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467476
eISBN:
9781474491204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467476.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the phenomenon of female intellectual preachers (dāʿiyāt muthaqqafāt) in Saudi Arabia, their engagement in the new media and by extension their participation in the public ... More


Brief Reminders: Muslim Preachers, Mediation and Time

Simon Stjernholm

in Muslim Preaching in the Middle East and Beyond: Historical and Contemporary Case Studies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467476
eISBN:
9781474491204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467476.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores a willingness on behalf of certain Muslim preachers to move beyond traditional preaching styles and create material that fits well within current social media practices. ... More


Philagathus: Godly Living

CHRISTOPHER HAIGH

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216505
eISBN:
9780191711947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216505.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on godly living. Theologus advises those who wish to follow Christ to ‘Keep company with the godly, and avoid the society of the wicked’. This was the conventional counsel of ... More


Some Wild Visions: Autobiographies by Female Itinerant Evangelists in Nineteenth-Century America

Elizabeth Elkin Grammer

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139617
eISBN:
9780199834242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139615.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This literary study concerns the spiritual autobiographies of seven nineteenth‐century American women who found themselves called, often by way of wild visions, to become itinerant evangelists. ... More


Schism

John Wigger

in American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

William Glendinning and William Hammet represented two significant challenges to Asbury’s authority in the early 1790s. Though neither was much of a direct threat, together they helped to set the ... More


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