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The Making of Medieval Antifraternalism: Polemic, Violence, Deviance, and Remembrance

G. Geltner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639458
eISBN:
9780191741098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639458.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The mendicant orders—Augustinians, Carmelites, Dominicans, Franciscans, and several other groups—spread across Europe apace from the early thirteenth century, profoundly influencing numerous aspects ... More


Andrew Marvell, Orphan of the Hurricane

Derek Hirst and Steven N. Zwicker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655373
eISBN:
9780191742118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655373.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This book studies the poetry and polemics of one of the greatest of early modern writers, a poet of immense lyric talent and political importance. The book situates these writings and this writer ... More


The Rise of Sectarian Polemics

Sebastian Elsässer

in The Coptic Question in the Mubarak Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199368396
eISBN:
9780199368419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368396.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In late Mubarak era witnessed an increasingly explosive feedback between public sectarian polemics and sectarian violence. An analysis shows that polemics were partly facilitated, by unsolved issues ... More


A Protestant or Catholic Atlantic World? Confessional Divisions and the Writing of Natural History: 2011 Raleigh Lecture on History

Nicholas Canny

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 181, 2010-2011 Lectures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265277
eISBN:
9780191754203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265277.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Some competition was associated with all European voyages of discovery, whether considered in an intellectual or a nautical sense, but the character of the competition became confessional as the ... More


Ussher and the Shaping of Irish Protestant Theology

Alan Ford

in James Ussher: Theology, History, and Politics in Early-Modern Ireland and England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274444
eISBN:
9780191706417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274444.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

During the James' reign, Ussher and his fellow Irish protestants set out to domesticate European Calvinism and, in particular, Calvinist anti-Catholicism. The latter formed the main, almost the sole ... More


Rabelais's Monsters: Andromeda, Natural History, and Romance

Wes Williams

in Monsters and their Meanings in Early Modern Culture: Mighty Magic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199577026
eISBN:
9780191728662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577026.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Framed by an embedded scene of reading, in which Pantagruel falls asleep while reading Heliodorus's Aethiopica, this chapter initiates the contextual exploration of the politics and poetics of ... More


Jews in the Transnational Culture Wars: Secularism and Anti-Papal Rhetoric

Ari Joskowicz

in The Modernity of Others: Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787024
eISBN:
9780804788403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787024.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter shows the construction of a more coherent and popular form of Jewish anticlericalism in the aftermath of the Mortara affair of 1858. The affair began as papal authorities removed a ... More


Poets, Playwrights, and Pamphleteers during the Arminian Controversy

Freya Sierhuis

in The Literature of the Arminian Controversy: Religion, Politics and the Stage in the Dutch Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749738
eISBN:
9780191814037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749738.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Chapter 2 deals with the advent of controversy after the submission of the Remonstrance in 1610. It discusses different positions on the theology of predestination, as well as the civil magistrate’s ... More


Conclusion

Katrin Ettenhuber

in Donne's Augustine: Renaissance Cultures of Interpretation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199609109
eISBN:
9780191729553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609109.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Conclusion summarizes the main ideas of the book, focusing on Donne's engagement with the Augustinian theology of charity. In Donne’s, as in Augustine's writing, charity is a Christian virtue, ... More


Spirited Debates and Sudden Conversions

Barend J. ter Haar

in Practicing Scripture: A Lay Buddhist Movement in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839277
eISBN:
9780824869786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839277.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

One of the most remarkable sources on the Non-Action Teachings in the late Ming and early Qing period is the Causes and Fruits of the Seven Branches. This is a collection of conversion accounts that ... More


At the Limits of Christian Humanism: Conyers Middleton

Tim Stuart-Buttle

in From Moral Theology to Moral Philosophy: Cicero and Visions of Humanity from Locke to Hume

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198835585
eISBN:
9780191880339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835585.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Even as he has attracted little attention from historians, the writings of the determinedly heterodox Anglican clergyman Conyers Middleton incited a remarkable amount of critical response in ... More


Contesting the Great Brahmin: Saraha as Abbot and Adept

Kurtis R. Schaeffer

in Dreaming the Great Brahmin: Tibetan Traditions of the Buddhist Poet-Saint Saraha

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173734
eISBN:
9780199850303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173734.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the controversies surrounding Saraha's different visions. It states that Saraha became an important figure in the religious polemic debates of Tibet as an icon of spiritual ... More


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