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Pastoral Care

David Albert Jones

in The Clerical Profession in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1680-1840

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213009
eISBN:
9780191707179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213009.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the role of the clergy in pastoral care in their parishes. It considers the expectations of the Church's Canons and the bishops. It considers the evidence for parochial ... More


From Religious Societies to Public Charities: A Parachurch History

Christopher P. Scheitle

in Beyond the Congregation: The World of Christian Nonprofits

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733521
eISBN:
9780199866281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733521.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that Christian nonprofits are not the first examples of parachurch organizations in the United States. The history of parachurch organizations is traced from 19th-century ... More


The Life of the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion

Alan Harding

in The Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion: A Sect in Action in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263692
eISBN:
9780191601149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263694.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The chapter shows how itinerant preaching served to extend and nurture the work of the Connexion, where the initiative came from in opening new areas of work, how itinerancy was organised (including ... More


Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

Geoffrey Cantor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199596676
eISBN:
9780191725685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596676.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

New research challenges the standard portrayal of the Great Exhibition as a manifestly secular event confined to celebrating the success of science, technology, and manufacturing. This innovative ... More


Religious Organizations

Geoffrey Cantor

in Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199596676
eISBN:
9780191725685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596676.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

This chapter charts the immense efforts made by several religious organizations, including missionary societies, to engage with the large numbers of visitors expected in London, Their activities ... More


‘The Public Mind Might Be Diverted’: The Religious Tract Society

Joseph McAleer

in Popular Reading and Publishing in Britain 1914–1950

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203292
eISBN:
9780191675843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203292.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

D. C. Thomson and the Religious Tract Society had much in common. Both firms enjoyed immediate success as publishers of popular magazines. In the field of boys' papers they were rivals to some ... More


Popular Reading and Publishing in Britain 1914–1950

Joseph McAleer

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203292
eISBN:
9780191675843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203292.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Before the advent of television, reading was among the most popular of leisure activities. ‘Light’ fiction — romances, thrillers, westerns — was the sustenance of millions in wartime and in peace. ... More


The Christian Monitors: The Church of England and the Age of Benevolence, 1680-1730

Brent S. Sirota

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300167108
eISBN:
9780300199277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167108.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines the moral and religious revival led by the Church of England before and after the Glorious Revolution, and shows how that revival laid the groundwork for a burgeoning civil society ... More


From the Désert to the New Jerusalem

Lionel Laborie

in Enlightening Enthusiasm: Prophecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089886
eISBN:
9781526104007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089886.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the formation, spread, social composition and inner workings of the French Prophets as a movement. Based on extensive prosopographical research, it argues that the Camisards did ... More


Hulme Hall and Manchester University (1886–1892)

Graham Neville

in Radical Churchman: Edward Lee Hicks and the New Liberalism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269779
eISBN:
9780191683794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter discusses the next period of Hicks's ministry which focused attention on another and equally important aspect of the Church of England's concern with education: its response to the ... More


Is a Theology Possible?

P. R. Ackroyd and G. N. Stanton

in Introducing the Old Testament

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192132543
eISBN:
9780191670053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192132543.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on the modern study of Old Testament theology. The biblical theology movement attempted to draw together elements from both Old and New Testaments so as to make a coherent ... More


The Context of Secularism: A Critical Appraisal of the Post-Secular Argument

Nadia Urbinati

in Constitutional Secularism in an Age of Religious Revival

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660384
eISBN:
9780191748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660384.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

The chapter offers a critical evaluation of the post-secularist argument through the analysis of an empirical case that is meant to show the link between secularism or laicité and religious ... More


Science and Salvation: Evangelical Popular Science Publishing in Victorian Britain

Aileen Fyfe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226276472
eISBN:
9780226276465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226276465.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Threatened by the proliferation of cheap, mass-produced publications, the Religious Tract Society issued a series of publications on popular science during the 1840s. The books were intended to ... More


The Awakening and New Religious Societies for Evangelism

Andrew Kloes

in The German Awakening: Protestant Renewal after the Enlightenment, 1815-1848

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190936860
eISBN:
9780190936891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936860.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines how the Awakening became a modern, popular religious movement through the foundation of hundreds of new religious voluntary societies to support evangelistic initiatives. ... More


Religious Societies for Distributing Books

Isabel Rivers

in Vanity Fair and the Celestial City: Dissenting, Methodist, and Evangelical Literary Culture in England 1720-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198269960
eISBN:
9780191851209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198269960.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

This chapter traces the beginning and development of tract publication and distribution from the later seventeenth through to the early nineteenth centuries, with accounts in chronological order of ... More


Forerunners of the Early Methodist Band Meeting

Kevin M. Watson

in Pursuing Social Holiness: The Band Meeting in Wesley's Thought and Popular Methodist Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336364
eISBN:
9780199395682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336364.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the background of John Wesley’s distinct version of the band meeting. The deep background of the Wesleyan bands is Philipp Jakob Spener’s collegia pietatis and Anthony ... More


Anglicanism and Methodism

David R. Wilson

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume II: Establishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199644636
eISBN:
9780191838941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644636.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the complex relationship between Anglicanism and Methodism. Revising the view that Methodism was an ever-separating movement, this chapter contends that the eighteenth-century ... More


Introduction

Joseph McAleer

in Popular Reading and Publishing in Britain 1914–1950

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203292
eISBN:
9780191675843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203292.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is concerned with the reading public which Wilkie Collins and George Orwell tried to describe, during the period when Orwell wrote and which Collins would have recognised: from 1914 until ... More


Creating Primitive Christianity Anew: Wesley’s Ministry in Georgia

Geordan Hammond

in John Wesley in America: Restoring Primitive Christianity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198701606
eISBN:
9780191771408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701606.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The centrality of Wesley’s vision for restoring primitive Christianity is most clearly seen in the manner he conducted his ministry in Georgia. The application of his view of primitive Christianity ... More


The Upsurge of Mysticism as a Jewish and Global Phenomenon

Jonathan Garb

in The Chosen Will Become Herds: Studies in Twentieth-Century Kabbalah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123944
eISBN:
9780300155044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123944.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores three processes in the development of Jewish mysticism from the start of the twenty-first century. These three processes are: the global process, changes taking place in Israel ... More


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