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The Incomes of the Clergy

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/9780199213009.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter investigates evidence for the level of clergy incomes, and compares the results with evidence for the income-levels of other professional groups. Attention is paid to the evidence for ... More


The Non‐Religious Background to Religious Reform in Ireland 1770–1850

Nigel Yates

in The Religious Condition of Ireland 1770-1850

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242382
eISBN:
9780191603815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242380.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter looks at economic, political, and social developments in Ireland that had an impact on its religious development between 1770 and 1850.


Life in a Parish

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/9780199213009.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes the means by which clergy managed their glebe, whether by cultivating it themselves or letting it, and the means by which tithes were collected. It discusses the extent of ... More


Anticlericalism

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/9780199213009.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the evidence for anticlericalism during the period, paying particular attention to the suggestions of considerable levels of anticlericalism in the late 17th and early 18th ... More


“Forsaking All for Jesus”: F. M. Messenger and Burning Bush Communalism

William Kostlevy

in Holy Jumpers: Evangelicals and Radicals in Progressive Era America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377842
eISBN:
9780199777204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377842.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In 1905, the MCA acquired the Fountain Spring House, an old resort hotel in Waukesha Wisconsin. Rejecting private property the MCA insisted that all true Christians would give up their possessions. ... More


Protestant Ascendancy and the Revival of Radicalism, 1786-1791

Stephen Small

in Political Thought in Ireland 1776-1798: Republicanism, Patriotism, and Radicalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257799
eISBN:
9780191717833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257799.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter charts developments in patriotism and radical reform between 1787 and 1791. It argues that the emergence of Protestant Ascendancy as a conceptual reaction to the Tithe Dispute, the ... More


Episcopal Almsgiving

Richard Finn Op

in Almsgiving in the Later Roman Empire: Christian Promotion and Practice 313-450

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283606
eISBN:
9780191712692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283606.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines episcopal almsgiving, the principal sources of which were revenues from imperial subventions, church properties, special collections, and the regular offerings made by the ... More


Introduction: The Riddle of Stingy Christian Giving

Christian Smith, Michael O. Emerson, and Patricia Snell

in Passing the Plate: Why American Christians Don't Give Away More Money

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195337112
eISBN:
9780199868414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337112.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the primary goal of this book, which is to better understand and explain American Christians' lack of generosity, from a sociological ... More


The Wealth of the Church

John McManners

in Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France Volume 1: The Clerical Establishment and its Social Ramifications

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270034
eISBN:
9780191600685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270038.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The immense wealth of the Church was based on property ownership, most important in northern France, and the tithe, which in some southern dioceses was the clergy's only means of support. Property, ... More


Reform and Its Application

J. M. Wallace‐Hadrill

in The Frankish Church

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269069
eISBN:
9780191600777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269064.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An analysis is made of reform of the Frankish Church and its application in the Carolingian period. There are three sections. The first, ‘Legislation and Exhortation’, goes chronologically through ... More


Property, Privilege, and Law

Colin Morris

in The Papal Monarchy: The Western Church from 1050 to 1250

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269250
eISBN:
9780191600708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269250.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In principle, bishops were responsible for ecclesiastical revenues, but in practice other powers had secured vested rights over them. Tithes formed a basic part of the income of the church, while ... More


THE STATE OF THE CLERGY

FELICITY HEAL

in Reformation in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198269243
eISBN:
9780191602412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269242.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This continues the study of the pre-Reformation Church, focusing on the ordinary clergy, first the regulars and then the seculars. It highlights the relative strength of English monasticism, but ... More


THE CLERGY IN THE YEARS OF CHANGE, 1530–1558

FELICITY HEAL

in Reformation in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198269243
eISBN:
9780191602412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269242.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The clergy of the three kingdoms are studied during the same years of change, 1530–1558. The focus is upon the role of the bishops and higher clergy in influencing political regimes, and on the ... More


Politics and Administration

AHARON OPPENHEIMER

in Rabbinic Texts and the History of Late-Roman Palestine

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264744
eISBN:
9780191734663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264744.003.0021
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter evaluates the use of rabbinic literature in the study of politics and administration in Roman Palestine. It focuses on the relationship between Severan activities in the field of cities ... More


What Should a Billionaire Give—and What Should You?

Peter Singer

in Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199739073
eISBN:
9780199855872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739073.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter looks at our obligations as individuals to the global poor. Criteria for determining who should give and how much should be given are developed. The chapter also looks at the motivation ... More


Social Welfare

Jonathan Burnside

in God, Justice, and Society: Aspects of Law and Legality in the Bible

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759217
eISBN:
9780199827084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759217.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the wide variety of biblical laws of social welfare, including the ban on interest, tithe and gleaning laws, and a range of sabbath institutions. There is a contrast between ... More


The First Christian Institutions

Orri Vésteinsson

in The Christianization of Iceland: Priests, Power, and Social Change 1000-1300

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207993
eISBN:
9780191677885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207993.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the writing of the Life of St Jón, as well as the relationship between Bishop Gizurr and the tithe law of 1097. It was difficult to write the Life of St. Jón because his ... More


Rural Problems: Fenny Compton (1873–1886)

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/9780198269779.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter discusses the economic concerns between 1873 and 1896 where college incomes at Oxford, largely derived from farms, declined markedly. It notes that neither scholarship nor Christian ... More


Master

Jean Dunbabin

in A Hound of God: Pierre de la Palud and the Fourteenth-Century Church

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222910
eISBN:
9780191678523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222910.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Like his commentary on Book 4 of the Sentences, Pierre's De potestate Papae shows him working on a theme that caught his imagination and led him towards positions to which he adhered for the rest of ... More


Society Under Scrutiny IV: The Examination of Peasants

Michael Haren

in Sin and Society in Fourteenth-Century England: A Study of the Memoriale Presbiterorum

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208518
eISBN:
9780191678042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208518.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

Scornful though he is in criticism of the manorial officials, the author of the Memoriale Presbiterorum offers no sympathy for the peasants. The main problem comes from tithe-paying. The duty of ... More


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