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Liberal Realism

Derek Drinkwater

in Sir Harold Nicolson and International Relations: The Practitioner as Theorist

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199273850
eISBN:
9780191602344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273855.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Sir Harold Nicolson’s philosophy of international relations is well summed up by the term ‘liberal realism’, a fusion of two key approaches to the resolution of international problems: realism and ... More


The Via Media

Ian Ker

in John Henry Newman: A Biography

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199569106
eISBN:
9780191702044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569106.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

John Bowden warned John Henry Newman that “one day” he and theTractswould be “charged with rank Popery”, and suggested that aTractshould be written to refute the accusation. Newman took Bowden's ... More


A Proliferation of Readings

Robert S. Westman

in The Copernican Question: Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254817
eISBN:
9780520948167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254817.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the 1580s, second-generation interpreters of De Revolutionibus, mostly Nullists, rapidly produced a spate of new readings. These readings opened up issues that Nicolaus Copernicus himself had ... More


Doctrinal Dilemmas

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/9780198261957.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter argues that neither Owen nor Wesley could solve their theological dilemmas without resorting to a dualistic conception of grace, this vindicating Richard Baxter's via media. His scheme ... More


‘A free Government & Religion rational & pure’: Two Versions of Nation

Emma Major

in Madam Britannia: Women, Church, and Nation 1712-1812

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199699377
eISBN:
9780191738029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699377.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter contrasts two interpretations of Britain as a nation of Liberty. The first half of the chapter discusses Elizabeth Montagu’s trip to France. She described herself as particularly blessed ... More


The Obedience of Faith

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/9780198261957.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Calvin's theological contribution was employed as a point of reference throughout this book to advertise the belief that his exegesis provides an accurate, balanced, biblical exposition of the issues ... 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


The Edwardian Legacy, 1560–1604

Kenneth Fincham and Nicholas Tyacke

in Altars Restored: The Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207009
eISBN:
9780191677434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207009.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Elizabeth I's reign experienced the establishment of an Anglican via media or middle way between Rome and Geneva. This middle way perspective asserts that the excesses of the Edwardian rule were ... More


Finding a Via Media: Bram Stoker and Mediation

Alison Milbank

in God & the Gothic: Religion, Romance, & Reality in the English Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824466
eISBN:
9780191863257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824466.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The theological dimension to Bram Stoker’s work is totally neglected and yet, like Maturin, Stoker can be shown to be seeking a mediation between Catholic and Protestant, and Irish and English, with ... More


Introduction: The Great Experiment

George Herring

in The Oxford Movement in Practice: The Tractarian Parochial Worlds from the 1830s to the 1870s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198769330
eISBN:
9780191822391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769330.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The purpose of the Introduction is to explain and comment on the programme the Tractarian clergy sought to realize in the parochial world. It argues that they always intended their theories to have ... More


Christianity and History

Andrew Meszaros

in The Prophetic Church: History and Doctrinal Development in John Henry Newman and Yves Congar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198786344
eISBN:
9780191828645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786344.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Chapter 4 seeks to continue unpacking the relationship between the two overarching themes of the book: the subject and history. The first section discusses the subject as a historian, and so treats ... More


The Church of England, Sources of Identity, and Theological Distinctives

Jay T. Collier

in Debating Perseverance: The Augustinian Heritage in Post-Reformation England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190858520
eISBN:
9780190863876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858520.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the influence of the early church and the consensus of the Reformed churches upon the identity of the Church of England. It shows that these two sources of identity have been ... More


Tractarianism in 1845: Catastrophe or Opportunity?

George Herring

in The Oxford Movement in Practice: The Tractarian Parochial Worlds from the 1830s to the 1870s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198769330
eISBN:
9780191822391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769330.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The opening chapter explores contrasting interpretations of the mechanisms by which the nascent Oxford Movement gained adherents, and the subsequent impact of Newman’s conversion to Rome in 1845 on ... More


Introduction: Reformation, Identity, and ‘Anglicanism’, c.1520–1662

Anthony Milton

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume 1: Reformation and Identity c.1520-1662

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199639731
eISBN:
9780191836695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639731.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter introduces the themes and contents of the different chapters of the volume. After noting the apparent discontinuity between the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in the Church of ... More


The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume 1: Reformation and Identity c.1520-1662

Anthony Milton (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199639731
eISBN:
9780191836695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639731.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This volume examines a period when the nature of ‘Anglicanism’ was still heavily contested. Rather than merely tracing the emergence of trends that we associate with later Anglicanism, the ... More


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