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The Epworth Experience

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Charles Wesley was a complex man in terms of his denominational identity and this ambiguity is reflected in the Methodist movement that he helped to found. Some of the keys to understanding Charles ... More


Charles Wesley—His Final Years and Legacy

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

By the time of Charles Wesley's death in 1788 his public and Methodist profile outside London and Bristol was greatly diminished. His relationship with his brother had been strained since the ... More


Introduction

Geoffrey Cubitt

in The Jesuit Myth: Conspiracy Theory and Politics in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228684
eISBN:
9780191678790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228684.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This book discusses the phenomenon of paranoid politics, or, as it is often termed, conspiracy theory. The focus is on the prevailing belief in the existence of a Jesuit conspiracy in France, which ... More


Novus Ordo Saeclorum: Hannah Arendt on Revolutionary Spirit

Paul A. Kottman

in Political Theology and Early Modernity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226314976
eISBN:
9780226314990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314990.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter reconstructs Arendt's attempts to describe the purely human foundations of political authority in secular modernity. It argues that the revolutionary tradition to which Arendt draws ... More


Ultimate societal values

Brian Sudlow

in Catholic Literature and Secularisation in France and England, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083112
eISBN:
9781781703137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083112.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

All corporate entities are actualised by a set of values, which unify their activities and lend them a sense of identity. French and English Catholic writers make a variety of attempts to associate ... More


A New Amalgam of Interests, Religion, Propaganda, and Mobs: Interpretations of Secular Mass Politics

Matthew F. Jacobs

in Imagining the Middle East: The Building of an American Foreign Policy, 1918-1967

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834886
eISBN:
9781469602783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869314_jacobs.7
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter tackles the issue of how academic, business, government, and media specialists understood secular mass politics in the Middle East and focus specifically on interpretations of Turkish, ... More


Social and Political Attitudes and Values

Phil Zuckerman, Luke W. Galen, and Frank L. Pasquale

in The Nonreligious: Understanding Secular People and Societies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199924950
eISBN:
9780199393350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924950.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A close association exists between secular identification and certain patterns of sociopolitical attitudes. What accounts for this connection? This chapter examines ideological patterns ... More


Catholic religiosity and the hierarchical Church

Brian Sudlow

in Catholic Literature and Secularisation in France and England, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083112
eISBN:
9781781703137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083112.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter aims to explore some of the inner dynamics of French and English Catholic literary revivals in ways that cast more light on the confrontation between secularisation and resistance to it. ... More


Introduction: Major Themes in American Religious History

Paul Harvey and Edward J. Blum

in The Columbia Guide to Religion in American History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231140201
eISBN:
9780231530781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231140201.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the tension, conflict, and creativity in America's rich religious history from the colonial era to the present. It consists of twenty chapters, written by top scholars in their ... More


Liberal Catholics, American Conservatives

D. G. Hart

in American Catholic: The Politics of Faith During the Cold War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501700576
eISBN:
9781501751981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700576.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter refers to Garry Wills who expressed that the Second Vatican Council was less about religious freedom than liturgical anarchy. It discusses the reform of the Mass, by which the council ... More


The History of the Ahmadi-Caliph Relationship

Nicholas H. A. Evans

in Far from the Caliph's Gaze: Being Ahmadi Muslim in the Holy City of Qadian

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501715686
eISBN:
9781501715716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715686.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the distinctive theology of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, before exploring the historical processes through which the Ahmadi–caliph relationship became the dominant mode by which members ... More


Conclusion

Todd M. Thompson

in Norman Anderson and the Christian Mission to Modernize Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190697624
eISBN:
9780190943073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697624.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The chapter situates Norman Anderson’s thought within the broader traditional of liberal imperialism, highlights his affinities with certain strands of Muslim reformist thought and assesses his ... More


The Self-Secularization of Religion

Olivier Roy

in Is Europe Christian?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190099930
eISBN:
9780197520710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190099930.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on the Catholic Church's transition to modernity, which did not initially occur by way of theological reform. It came about through pastoral and missionary praxis as well as the ... More


Healing a Divided Church, 1130–1135

Brian Patrick McGuire

in Bernard of Clairvaux: An Inner Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751042
eISBN:
9781501751554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751042.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter describes how in the first years of the 1130s, Saint Bernard of Clairvaux became a European figure, involving himself in the ecclesiastical and secular politics of his time and ... More


The Greek Orthodox Church in between Greece and America

Alexander Kitroeff

in The Greek Orthodox Church in America: A Modern History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749438
eISBN:
9781501749452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749438.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter records how the hegemony of the Greek Orthodox Church was extended during the 1940s. It reflects back on the church's close entanglement with the world of secular politics. It also ... More


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