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Managing the Peace 1555–1618

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Against the traditional view that this period saw conflict and political breakdown, this section argues that the Reich was stabilised under Ferdinand I and Maximilian II. The Reichstag, the Kreise, ... More


The Idea of Europe

John McCormick

in Europeanism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199556212
eISBN:
9780191721830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556212.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 examines broad themes in the evolution of the idea of Europe and of how Europeans have been defined. In this chapter, it is further argued that Europeans were for centuries understood less ... More


Religion, Terrorism, and Civil Wars

Monica Duffy Toft

in Rethinking Religion and World Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827978
eISBN:
9780199933020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827978.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter has four main sections. It begins by discussing five anecdotes that highlight the role of religion in two types of large-scale violence: civil wars and terrorism. It then introduces key ... More


Religious War in the Works of Maimonides: An Idea and Its Transit across the Medieval Mediterranean

George R. Wilkes

in Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Encounters and Exchanges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755042
eISBN:
9780199950508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755042.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Maimonides’ notion of religious war was idiosyncratic within the rabbinic tradition. His views were rejected or ignored by many of his most ardent followers. Nevertheless, his treatment of the laws ... More


Calvinism as an Actor in the Early Modern State System around 1600: Struggle for Alliances, Patterns of Eschatological Interpretation, Symbolic Representation

Heinz Schilling, Irena Backus, and Susanna Gebhardt

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The chapter explores political Calvinism in the late sixteenth century and early seventeenth century. It aims to show the close link between Calvinism and political activism on the international ... More


Introduction

Serhii Plokhy

in The Cossacks and Religion in Early Modern Ukraine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247394
eISBN:
9780191714436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247394.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book explores the interaction of Cossackdom and religion, specifically the role of the Cossacks in the religious wars that began in Ukraine in the late 16th century and the influence of religion ... More


Conclusion

Tadhg Ó hAnnrachÁin

in Catholic Reformation in Ireland: The Mission of Rinuccini 1645-1649

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208914
eISBN:
9780191716843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208914.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Barely eight months after GianBattista Rinuccini's departure from Ireland, the Cromwellian conquest began. In some respects, it is ironic that neither the nuncio, nor Owen Roe O'Neill, the two ... More


Introduction: authority and society in sixteenth-century Nantes

Elizabeth C. Tingle

in Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This study of Nantes is about the impact of the religious wars on the exercise and understanding of authority in the city, principally that of the municipal government. This chapter explores the city ... More


The Watershed of Modern Politics: Law, Virtue, Kingship, and Consent (1300-1650)

Francis Oakley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300194432
eISBN:
9780300213799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194432.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This is the third volume in a trilogy which engages in the political thinkers of the later Middle Ages, Renaissance, Age of Reformation, and religious wars, and the era that produced the Divine Right ... More


All the Wars of Christendom: Hobbes’s Theory of Religious Conflict

Jeffrey Collins

in Hobbes on Politics and Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198803409
eISBN:
9780191860836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803409.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter considers Thomas Hobbes’s account of religious warfare, and his position within modern historical memory of the European ‘wars of religion’ as an era. From an interdisciplinary ... More


Popular Revolt in its Social Context

Robin Briggs

in Communities of Belief: Cultural and Social Tensions in Early Modern France

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206033
eISBN:
9780191676932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206033.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The middle decades of the seventeenth century, from the 1630s to the 1670s, saw the most intensive and widespread sequence of revolts in the history of France. Both the Soviet historian Boris ... More


Introduction: Advancing the Enlightenment

Nicholas Tampio

in Kantian Courage: Advancing the Enlightenment in Contemporary Political Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823245000
eISBN:
9780823250707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245000.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The book begins by raising the question of how political progressives may find or construct a language for contemporary political circumstances. The chapter draws an analogy between the religious ... More


Conclusions: authority and society in Nantes during the religious wars

Elizabeth C. Tingle

in Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Throughout the religious wars, the stability of urban governance in Nantes was striking. This arose from the shared nature of authority, which was widely disseminated among many different groups in ... More


Discovery

Bernard Lewis

in Cultures in Conflict: Christians, Muslims and Jews in the Age of Discovery

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102833
eISBN:
9780199854509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102833.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the Europeans' voyages of discovery in relation to the religious war between Muslims and Christians. It suggests that most of the explorations and voyages were designed to seek ... More


Gallican Stirs

Joseph Bergin

in Politics of Religion in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300207699
eISBN:
9780300210460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207699.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explains the ensuing politico-religious situation brought about by gallican ways of thinking after Henri IV converted to Catholicism. The nature of royal power and its authority over ... More


Godly Homelands: Trust in Religion

Geoffrey Hosking

in Trust: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198712381
eISBN:
9780191780738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712381.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History, World Modern History

Religion as a symbolic system supplies a firm foundation for social trust. It offers a secure knowledge of the cosmos, a way of salvation, emotional support in time of crisis, and it shapes personal ... More


The End of Just War as We Know It?

Nicole Reinhardt

in Voices of Conscience: Royal Confessors and Political Counsel in Seventeenth-Century Spain and France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198703686
eISBN:
9780191772856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703686.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Moral theologians believed that they were particularly qualified to examine questions of just war and that in effect just war could not be conducted without previous wide counsel by theologians. On ... More


Calvin, the Prophets, and the French (Holy) Wars

Jon Balserak

in John Calvin as Sixteenth-Century Prophet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198703259
eISBN:
9780191772481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703259.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This chapter explores the character of Calvin’s prophetic authority by examining his involvement with the French Wars of Religion. Calvin began training and sending ministers into France in 1555. The ... More


‘Civill warres amongst the Clergy’, 1632–1640

Anthony Milton

in Laudian and Royalist Polemic in Seventeenth-century England: The Career and Writings of Peter Heylyn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064449
eISBN:
9781781700815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064449.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the role of Peter Heylyn in the religious ‘civil wars’ in England during the 1630s. Heylyn was one of the most prominent soldiers in these civil wars and, being a commissioned ... More


Anna and Tranquillo: Catholic Anxiety and Jewish Protest in the Age of Revolutions

Kenneth Stow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300219043
eISBN:
9780300224719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219043.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This text presents an historical interpretation of the diary of an eighteenth-century Jewish woman who resisted the efforts of the papal authorities to force her religious conversion. After being ... More


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