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A. J. TomlinsonPlainfolk Modernist

A. J. Tomlinson: Plainfolk Modernist

Roger Glenn Robins

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195165913
eISBN:
9780199835454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165918.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book explores the life of Ambrose Jessup Tomlinson, chronicling his childhood and family life, spiritual journey, missionary work, and his role in establishing the Church of God. Its main ... More

Abelard and Heloise

Abelard and Heloise

Constant J. Mews

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195156881
eISBN:
9780199835423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195156889.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In Abelard and Heloise, a dual intellectual biography of Peter Abelard (1079–1142) and Heloise (d. 1164), I argue that there is a fundamental continuity to the evolution of Abelard’s thought from his ... More

The Age of EvangelicalismAmerica's Born-Again Years

The Age of Evangelicalism: America's Born-Again Years

Steven P. Miller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199777952
eISBN:
9780199362615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777952.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Recent America was awash in a sea of evangelical talk. From the Jesus chic of the Seventies to the satanism scare of the Eighties, the culture wars of the Nineties, and the faith-based vogue of the ... More

America's GodFrom Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Mark A. Noll

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151114
eISBN:
9780199834532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151119.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Examines the emergence – and then the broad effects – of a singularly American synthesis of convictions. That synthesis of evangelical Protestant religion, republican political ideology, and ... More

American Methodist Worship

American Methodist Worship

Karen B. Westerfield Tucker

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195126983
eISBN:
9780199834754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512698X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book offers a comprehensive examination and analysis of American Methodist worship, tracing its evolution from John Wesley to the end of the twentieth century. Attention is paid to the ... More

American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

John Wigger

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Francis Asbury (1745–1816) is one of the most important religious leaders in American history. He guided the creation of the American Methodist church, the largest church in nineteenth-century ... More

Anglican EvangelicalsProtestant Secessions from the Via Media, c. 1800-1850

Anglican Evangelicals: Protestant Secessions from the Via Media, c. 1800-1850

Grayson Carter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270089
eISBN:
9780191683886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270089.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This study examines, within a chronological framework, the major themes and personalities that influenced the outbreak of a number of Evangelical clerical and lay secessions from the Church of ... More

Atonement and JustificationEnglish Evangelical Theology 1640–1790: An Evaluation

Atonement and Justification: English Evangelical Theology 1640–1790: An Evaluation

Alan C. Clifford

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198261957
eISBN:
9780191682254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261957.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This book examines and compares the theological views of Dr John Owen (1616–83), the Puritan pastor and theologian, and John Wesley (1703–91), the evangelist and founder of Methodism. Protracted ... More

Augustine, the Trinity, and the ChurchA Reading of the Anti-Donatist Sermons

Augustine, the Trinity, and the Church: A Reading of the Anti-Donatist Sermons

Adam Ployd

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190212049
eISBN:
9780190212063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212049.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This study investigates the relationship between Augustine’s trinitarian theology and his anti-Donatist ecclesiology in a series of forty-one sermons that he preached between December 406 and ... More

Augustine's Early Theology of ImageA Study in the Development of Pro-Nicene Theology

Augustine's Early Theology of Image: A Study in the Development of Pro-Nicene Theology

Gerald P. Boersma

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190251369
eISBN:
9780190251444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251369.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, History of Christianity

This book examines Augustine’s early theology of the imago dei, prior to his ordination (386–391). The book makes the case that Augustine’s early thought is a significant departure from Latin ... More

Barth, Origen, and Universal SalvationRestoring Particularity

Barth, Origen, and Universal Salvation: Restoring Particularity

Tom Greggs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199560486
eISBN:
9780191721533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560486.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

This book explores the dynamics of the Spirit and Son in the economy of salvation. It offers an interpretation of Barth and Origen around this theme, bringing them into a formative dialogue for a ... More

Beauty and Revelation in the Thought of Saint Augustine

Beauty and Revelation in the Thought of Saint Augustine

Carol Harrison

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263425
eISBN:
9780191682544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263425.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This book places Saint Augustine's theology in a new context by considering what he has to say about beauty. It demonstrates how a theological understanding of beauty revealed in the created, ... More

The Beauty of the CrossThe Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts from the Catacombs to the Eve of the Renaissance

The Beauty of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts from the Catacombs to the Eve of the Renaissance

Richard Viladesau

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195188110
eISBN:
9780199784738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019518811X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This volume represents the first part of a study of the concept and the symbol of the cross in Christian theology and imagination. It examines the theology of the cross in both its conceptual and ... More

Between Exaltation and InfamyFemale Mystics in the Golden Age of Spain

Between Exaltation and Infamy: Female Mystics in the Golden Age of Spain

Stephen Haliczer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148633
eISBN:
9780199869923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148630.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Within a culture of male domination, women in the period of the Counter‐Reformation achieved recognition and status as mystics, and their influence extended to all realms of society, including the ... More

Bible and NovelNarrative Authority and the Death of God

Bible and Novel: Narrative Authority and the Death of God

Norman Vance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680573
eISBN:
9780191761317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680573.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

This study seeks to develop a new context for reading later Victorian fiction, specifically the work of George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Mary Ward and Rider Haggard. With Eliot and her successors the ... More

The Bible CauseA History of the American Bible Society

The Bible Cause: A History of the American Bible Society

John Fea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190253066
eISBN:
9780190253097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190253066.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

Endorsed in its time by Francis Scott Key, John Jay, and Theodore Roosevelt, the American Bible Society (ABS) is a seminar institution for American Protestants. The groups were founded in 1816 with ... More

The Bible in HistoryHow the Texts Have Shaped the Times

The Bible in History: How the Texts Have Shaped the Times

David W. Kling

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195130089
eISBN:
9780199835393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130081.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book examines the dynamic interplay between scripture and society. Kling traces the story of how specific biblical texts have at different times emerged to be the inspiration of movements that ... More

The Biblical Interpretation of William of Alton

The Biblical Interpretation of William of Alton

Timothy F. Bellamah

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753604
eISBN:
9780199918812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753604.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

A Dominican friar and regent master at Paris during the mid-thirteenth century, William of Alton was an important representative of university exegesis at a time of remarkable intellectual ... More

Billy GrahamAmerican Pilgrim

Billy Graham: American Pilgrim

Andrew Finstuen, Grant Wacker, and Anne Blue Wills (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190683528
eISBN:
9780190683559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190683528.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

For more than six decades, Billy Graham played a prominent role in shaping Americans’ outlook on the critical religious, political, and cultural issues of the day. By drawing on new sources and by ... More

Black Puritan, Black RepublicanThe Life and Thought of Lemuel Haynes, 1753-1833

Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel Haynes, 1753-1833

John Saillant

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157178
eISBN:
9780199834617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157176.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the second half of the eighteenth century, British and American men and women began criticizing the slave trade and slavery as violations of the principles of Christianity, natural rights, and ... More

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