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Christian Understandings of Physical Suffering

Lucy Bending

in The Representation of Bodily Pain in Late Nineteenth–Century English Culture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187172
eISBN:
9780191674648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187172.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses Christian understanding of pain. For Christian theologians two kinds of pain were of importance: the pains of the here and now ... More


Introduction

Fiona Somerset

in Feeling Like Saints: Lollard Writings after Wyclif

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452819
eISBN:
9780801470998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452819.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This introductory chapter presents the background of the study on lollardy animating this book. After a brief discussion of the history of lollardy the chapter turns to a more in-depth overview of ... More


Richard Baxter (1615–91)

Alan C. Clifford

in Atonement and Justification: English Evangelical Theology 1640–1790: An Evaluation

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198261957
eISBN:
9780191682254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261957.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the significance, the life, and the contributions of Richard Baxter. Baxter was ‘the outstanding figure among ejected ministers’. He is justly famous for his energetic pastoral ... More


Mocking the False Savior

David Neal Greenwood

in Julian and Christianity: Revisiting the Constantinian Revolution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501755477
eISBN:
9781501755491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755477.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter reviews Julian's true religious and philosophical commitment. It considers Julian's religious writings as employed on behalf of his pragmatic political goals, showing two competing ... More


Honoring Friendship's Shadows: Marriage and Political Reputation in Lucy Hutchinson's Writings

Penelope Anderson

in Friendship's Shadows: Women's Friendship and the Politics of Betrayal in England, 1640–1705

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748655823
eISBN:
9780748676620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655823.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Lucy Hutchinson uses the language of betrayal-oriented friendship to preserve both her husband's republican reputation and her own. Later readers, seeing the Hutchinsons' marriage through the lens of ... More


Science and Medicine in Chinese History

Paul S. Ropp

in Heritage of China: Contemporary Perspectives on Chinese Civilization

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064409
eISBN:
9780520908932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064409.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses Chinese Taoism and Buddhism that contrast very sharply with the Judeo-Christian tradition. It argues that it was largely their continued possession of religious writings that ... More


The Practices of the Enlightenment: Aesthetics, By (author)ship, and the Public

Dorothea von Mücke

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172462
eISBN:
9780231539333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172462.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Rethinking the relationship between eighteenth-century pietistic traditions and Enlightenment thought and practice, this book unravels the complex and often neglected religious origins of modern ... More


Meditations on the Incarnation, Passion, and Death of Jesus Christ

Catharina Regina von Greiffenberg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226864877
eISBN:
9780226864907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226864907.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Read by Protestants and Catholics alike, Catharina Regina von Greiffenberg (1633–94) was the foremost German woman poet and writer in the seventeenth-century German-speaking world. Privileged by her ... More


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