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Churches and Social Issues in Twentieth-Century Britain

Churches and Social Issues in Twentieth-Century Britain

G. I. T. Machin

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217800
eISBN:
9780191678271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217800.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

During this century, the Christian Churches of Britain have lost support and influence to the extent that their future is considered by some observers to be problematic. They have also been ... More

Civilizing HabitsWomen Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Sarah A. Curtis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

Civilizing Habits explores the life stories of three French women missionaries—Philippine Duchesne, Emilie de Vialar, and Anne‐Marie Javouhey—who transgressed boundaries, both real and ... More

Conflict and ConversionCatholicism in Southeast Asia, 1500-1700

Conflict and Conversion: Catholicism in Southeast Asia, 1500-1700

Tara Alberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646265
eISBN:
9780191747830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646265.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book explores how Catholic missionaries, merchants and adventurers brought their faith to the strategically and commercially crucial region of Southeast Asia in the sixteenth and seventeenth ... More

Conscience and Authority in the Medieval Church

Conscience and Authority in the Medieval Church

Alexander Murray

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198208839
eISBN:
9780191799952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208839.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

We are born and die alone, and are often alone in between. But this is true of all human beings, in their millions. So in another sense we are not alone at all, quite the opposite. To manage other ... More

Covenanting CitizensThe Protestation Oath and Popular Political Culture in the English Revolution

Covenanting Citizens: The Protestation Oath and Popular Political Culture in the English Revolution

John Walter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199605590
eISBN:
9780191779114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605590.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Early Modern History

This work throws new light on the origins of the English civil war and on the radical nature of the English Revolution. The book challenges the discrete categories of high and popular politics and ... More

Crisis of EmpireDoctrine and Dissent at the End of Late Antiquity

Crisis of Empire: Doctrine and Dissent at the End of Late Antiquity

Phil Booth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520280427
eISBN:
9780520956582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280427.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Against the background of the Persian and then Muslim invasions of the Roman Near East in the first half of the seventh century, this book explores the careers and output of three prominent and ... More

The Crisis of Religious Toleration in Imperial RussiaBibikov's System for the Old Believers, 1841–1855

The Crisis of Religious Toleration in Imperial Russia: Bibikov's System for the Old Believers, 1841–1855

Thomas Marsden

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198746362
eISBN:
9780191808920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746362.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This book is about an unprecedented attempt by the government of Russia’s tsar Nicholas I (1825–55) to eradicate what was seen as one of the greatest threats to its political security: the religious ... More

Death and the PrinceMemorial Preaching Before 1350

Death and the Prince: Memorial Preaching Before 1350

D. L. d'Avray

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203964
eISBN:
9780191676055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203964.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This book is a study of medieval de mortuis sermons in memory of kings and princes. It examines medieval kingship and attitudes to death, and identifies a period in which this-worldly and ... More

Debates on Civilization in the Muslim WorldCritical Perspectives on Islam and Modernity

Debates on Civilization in the Muslim World: Critical Perspectives on Islam and Modernity

Lutfi Sunar (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466887
eISBN:
9780199087556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466887.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

Since its birth as a concept, civilization has been defined by an encounter with the ‘other’. Barbarism, the ever-ready counter concept, has provided civilization with its raison d'être—that of ... More

The Diocesan Revival in the Church of England
                        c.1800–1870

The Diocesan Revival in the Church of England c.1800–1870

Arthur Burns

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207849
eISBN:
9780191677823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207849.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This book provides the first account of an important but neglected aspect of the history of the 19th-century Church of England: the reform of its diocesan structures. ... More

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