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Citizen and State, 1914–1949: War, Want, and Welfare

Geoffrey Finlayson

in Citizen, State, and Social Welfare in Britain 1830–1990

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227601
eISBN:
9780191678752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227601.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the role of war in the relations between citizen, state, and social welfare in Great Britain during the period from 1914 to 1949. During this period, there was a significant ... More


. . . and Constructing a New Nation

Mark A. Noll

in America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151114
eISBN:
9780199834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151119.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

As evangelical Christianity grew rapidly after the 1790s, it made a great contribution to the creation of a national culture. Evangelicalism, as a flexible form of Christianity, thrived in a national ... More


Crusading for an American Protestant Commonwealth (1800–60)

Robert T. Handy

in A History of the Churches in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
1976
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269106
eISBN:
9780191683572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269106.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In the years from 1800 to 1860, the population of North America increased from about 5 million to more than 31 million. The natural increase was supplemented by immigration, chiefly from the British ... More


The Coming Storm

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter twenty-six centers on the growing conflict between Old and New School Presbyterians. These differences centered on theology, revivalism and the denomination’s relationship to voluntary ... More


“My Constitution is Constellated for Any Meridian”: Creating Transatlantic Missionary Anglicanism

Travis Glasson

in Mastering Christianity: Missionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199773961
eISBN:
9780199919017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773961.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the origins and trans-Atlantic institutional structure of the SPG. The Society’s grew out of the wider voluntary society movement that accompanied the revival of the Church of ... More


The British People and the League of Nations: Democracy, Citizenship and Internationalism, c. 1918–45

Helen McCarthy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719086168
eISBN:
9781781702659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086168.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In the decades following Europe's first total war, millions of British men and women looked to the League of Nations as the symbol and guardian of a new world order based on international ... More


The Christian Monitors: The Church of England and the Age of Benevolence, 1680-1730

Brent S. Sirota

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300167108
eISBN:
9780300199277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167108.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines the moral and religious revival led by the Church of England before and after the Glorious Revolution, and shows how that revival laid the groundwork for a burgeoning civil society ... More


Changing Childhoods: Child Emigration since 1945

Kathleen Paul

in Child Welfare and Social Action in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236764
eISBN:
9781846312816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236764.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the imperial ambitions, focusing on the complex links between British central and local government, the government of Australia, and voluntary societies in the period after the ... More


Working Women Unite (1893–1894)

Women’s Societies

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter provides glimpses of the activities of voluntary societies dedicated to promoting socialism among women. It contains three announcements gleaned from the newspapers, Di arbeter tsaytung ... More


The Awakening and New Religious Societies for Evangelism

Andrew Kloes

in The German Awakening: Protestant Renewal after the Enlightenment, 1815-1848

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190936860
eISBN:
9780190936891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936860.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines how the Awakening became a modern, popular religious movement through the foundation of hundreds of new religious voluntary societies to support evangelistic initiatives. ... More


Anglican Missionary Societies and Agencies in the Nineteenth Century

Brian Stanley

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199699704
eISBN:
9780191831812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699704.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Anglican missionary societies in the nineteenth century had to negotiate their own pathways between the dominant voluntary society model of missionary organization and the distinctive ethos of ... More


The Awakening and New Religious Societies for Social Reform

Andrew Kloes

in The German Awakening: Protestant Renewal after the Enlightenment, 1815-1848

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190936860
eISBN:
9780190936891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936860.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines how the Awakening became a modern, popular religious movement through the foundation of hundreds of new religious voluntary societies to ameliorate the living conditions of ... More


The Theology of the Scottish Protestant Missionary Movement

Brian Stanley

in The History of Scottish Theology, Volume III: The Long Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198759355
eISBN:
9780191819902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759355.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

In any survey of influential British missionary thinkers, Scottish names would occupy a prominent place. The Scottish contribution was not confined to those who served with the missions of the ... More


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