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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 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


Propaganda Wars

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/9780199641789.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The new regime encouraged writers to justify the regicide and the establishment of a commonwealth, and to persuade the nation to live quietly under its authority. It also set out, with considerable ... More


The Cheap Repository Tracts 1795–1798

Anne Stott

in Hannah More: The First Victorian

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274888
eISBN:
9780191714962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274888.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between 1795 and 1798 Hannah More oversaw the production of over a hundred Cheap Repository Tracts, cheap literature for the poor modelled on the existing chapbooks and broadside ballads that aimed ... More


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

Bernard Capp

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641789
eISBN:
9780191744228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641789.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Since Elizabethan times puritan reformers had criticized the established church and many of the nation’s social and cultural traditions. This book explores the ‘culture wars’ between reformers and ... More


The End of the World

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/9780226438832.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Sodom's destruction was a type (or foreshadowing) of the end of the world. It was a theological commonplace that the world would end in a universal fire similar to that which had destroyed the Cities ... More


‘Heroick Informers’ and London spies:: Religion, politeness, and reforming impulses in late seventeenth-and early eighteenth-century London

Anne Wohlcke

in The 'perpetual fair': Gender, disorder and urban amusement in eighteenth-century London

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090912
eISBN:
9781781706442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090912.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines debates about the dangers of fairs. In late-Stuart England, some notable and polite London men fashioned themselves into urban patriarchs. Reform movements, such as societies ... More


The Rise and Fall of Merry England: The Ritual Year 1400–1700

Ronald Hutton

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203636
eISBN:
9780191675911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203636.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the religious and secular rituals that marked the passage of the year in late medieval and early modern England, and tells the story of how these rituals altered over time in ... More


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