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The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

Martin Heale

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198702535
eISBN:
9780191772221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702535.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The importance of the medieval abbot needs no particular emphasis. The monastic superiors of late medieval England ruled over thousands of monks and canons, who swore to them vows of obedience; they ... More

After RedemptionJim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

After Redemption: Jim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

John M. Giggie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304039
eISBN:
9780199866885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304039.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

This book explores religious transformation in the lives of ex-slaves and their descendants living in the Arkansas and Mississippi Delta between the end of Reconstruction and the start of the Great ... More

Altars RestoredThe Changing Face of English Religious Worship, 1547-c.1700

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

Kenneth Fincham and Nicholas Tyacke

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207009
eISBN:
9780191677434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207009.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Altars are powerful symbols, fraught with meaning, but during the early modern period they became a religious battleground. Attacked by reformers in the mid-16th century because of their allegedly ... More

American GenesisThe Evolution Controversies from Scopes to Creation Science

American Genesis: The Evolution Controversies from Scopes to Creation Science

Jeffrey P. Moran

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195183498
eISBN:
9780190254629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195183498.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The question of teaching evolution in public schools is a continuing and frequently heated political issue in America. From Tennessee's Scopes Trial in 1925 to recent battles that have erupted in ... More

Anti-CalvinistsThe Rise of English Arminianism c.1590-1640

Anti-Calvinists: The Rise of English Arminianism c.1590-1640

Nicholas Tyacke

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201847
eISBN:
9780191675041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201847.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This is a study of the rise of English Arminianism and the growing religious division in the Church of England during the decades before the Civil War of the 1640s. The widely accepted view has been ... More

Arabic-Islamic Views of the Latin WestTracing the Emergence of Medieval Europe

Arabic-Islamic Views of the Latin West: Tracing the Emergence of Medieval Europe

Daniel G. König

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737193
eISBN:
9780191800689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737193.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The study explains how Arabic-Islamic scholars, i.e. Muslim scholars writing in Arabic, portrayed medieval Western or ‘Latin-Christian’ Europe between the seventh and the early fifteenth century. At ... More

Atheism from the Reformation to the Enlightenment

Atheism from the Reformation to the Enlightenment

Michael Hunter and David Wootton (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227366
eISBN:
9780191678684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227366.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, History of Religion

The rise of atheism and unbelief is a key feature in the development of the modern world, yet it is a topic which has been little explored by historians. This book presents a series of studies of ... More

Baptism, Brotherhood, and Belief in Reformation GermanyAnabaptism and Lutheranism, 1525–1585

Baptism, Brotherhood, and Belief in Reformation Germany: Anabaptism and Lutheranism, 1525–1585

Kat Hill

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198733546
eISBN:
9780191797934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733546.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

When Martin Luther mounted his challenge to the Catholic Church, reform stimulated a range of responses, including radical solutions such as those proposed by theologians of the Anabaptist movement. ... More

Becoming AustriansJews and Culture between the World Wars

Becoming Austrians: Jews and Culture between the World Wars

Lisa Silverman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199794843
eISBN:
9780199950072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794843.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The collapse of Austria-Hungary in 1918 left all Austrians in a state of political, social, and economic turmoil, but Jews in particular found their lives shaken to the core. Although Jews’ former ... More

Becoming OttomansSephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era

Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era

Julia Phillips Cohen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199340408
eISBN:
9780199388882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340408.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, History of Religion

Becoming Ottomans is the first book to tell the story of Jewish political integration into a modern Islamic empire. It begins with the process set in motion by the imperial state reforms ... More

Before the NationMuslim-Christian Coexistence and its Destruction in Late-Ottoman Anatolia

Before the Nation: Muslim-Christian Coexistence and its Destruction in Late-Ottoman Anatolia

Nicholas Doumanis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199547043
eISBN:
9780191746215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547043.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The Greek Christians expelled from Anatolia between 1912 and 1924 often spoke about earlier times when they ‘lived well with the Turks’. They yearned for the days when they worked and drank coffee ... More

Being Protestant in Reformation Britain

Being Protestant in Reformation Britain

Alec Ryrie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199565726
eISBN:
9780191750731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565726.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The Reformation was about ideas and power: but it was also about real human lives. This book provides the first comprehensive account of what it actually meant to live a Protestant life in England ... More

Britain and the Islamic World, 1558–1713

Britain and the Islamic World, 1558–1713

Gerald MacLean and Nabil Matar

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199203185
eISBN:
9780191728433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203185.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

What did early-modern Britons know about Muslim peoples and societies, Islam as a theology, and Islamic lands? This book explores interactions between Britain and the Islamic world from 1558 to 1713, ... More

British Jewry, Zionism, and the Jewish State, 1936-1956

British Jewry, Zionism, and the Jewish State, 1936-1956

Stephan E. C. Wendehorst

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199265305
eISBN:
9780191730849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265305.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

The purpose of this book is to explore the relationship between British Jewry and Zionism from 1936 to 1956, during a, if not the, crucial period in modern Jewish history, encompassing both the shoah ... More

Calvinism on the Frontier 1600–1660International Calvinism and the Reformed Church in Hungary and Transylvania

Calvinism on the Frontier 1600–1660: International Calvinism and the Reformed Church in Hungary and Transylvania

Graeme Murdock

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208594
eISBN:
9780191678080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208594.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This is the first book to examine one of Europe's largest Protestant communities in Hungary and Transylvania. It highlights the place of the Hungarian Reformed church in the international Calvinist ... More

Capitalists and ChristiansBusiness Leaders and the Churches in Britain 1900-1960

Capitalists and Christians: Business Leaders and the Churches in Britain 1900-1960

David J. Jeremy

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201212
eISBN:
9780191674839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201212.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This is a study of the relationship between capitalism and Christianity in twentieth-century Britain. The author examines the collective biographies of three business Élites in order to explore ... More

The Caroline Captivity of the ChurchCharles I and the Remoulding of Anglicanism 1625-1641

The Caroline Captivity of the Church: Charles I and the Remoulding of Anglicanism 1625-1641

Julian Davies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203117
eISBN:
9780191675720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203117.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This analysis of the religious policy and ecclesiastical practice of the Church of England in the reign of Charles I offers a new interpretation of the Caroline Church, firmly based on the ... More

Catholic Devotion in Victorian England

Catholic Devotion in Victorian England

Mary Heimann

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205975
eISBN:
9780191676888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205975.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This is the first full study of English Catholic spirituality in the modern period. The book reassesses Roman Catholic piety as practised in Victorian England, stressing the importance of devotion in ... More

Catholic Europe, 1592–1648Centre and Peripheries

Catholic Europe, 1592–1648: Centre and Peripheries

Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199272723
eISBN:
9780191801006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272723.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book examines processes of Catholic renewal from a unique perspective. Rather than concentrating on the much studied heartlands of Catholic Europe, it focuses primarily on a series of societies ... More

Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520‐1635

Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520‐1635

Judith Pollmann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609918
eISBN:
9780191729690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609918.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Mining the diaries, memoirs and poems written by Catholics in the sixteenth-century Low Countries, this book explores how Catholics experienced religious and political change in the generations ... More

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