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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

Anglo-Jewry Since 1066Place, Locality and Memory

Anglo-Jewry Since 1066: Place, Locality and Memory

Tony Kushner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076541
eISBN:
9781781702512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076541.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book is a study of the history and memory of Anglo-Jewry from medieval times to the present and explores the construction of identities, both Jewish and non-Jewish, in relation to the concept of ... 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

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