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Bond, Frederick Bligh (1864–1945), architect, author, and psychical researcher

R. A. Gilbert.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Architecture. 1030 words.

Bond, Frederick Bligh (1864–1945), architect, author, and psychical researcher, was born on 30 June 1864 at Marlborough, Wiltshire, the third son of the Revd Frederick Hookey Bond,...

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Memorials and Museums

James E. Young.

in The Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies

November 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies; Religious Buildings; Judaism and Jewish Studies; History of Religion. 7100 words.

This article focuses on Holocaust memorial histories and debates in Germany, Poland, Israel, and the United States. Holocaust memorials and museums provide spaces and occasions that...

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Mission in the Anglican Communion

Kevin Ward.

in The Oxford Handbook of Anglican Studies

October 2015; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity; Interfaith Relations; Religious Buildings. 7642 words.

This chapter discusses the development of Anglicanism through mission and argues that mission is essential to the church’s existence and flourishing. It proposes that the church’s mission...

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Schaw, William (1549/50–1602), architect and a founder of freemasonry

David Stevenson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Alternative Belief Systems. 670 words.

Schaw, William (1549/50–1602), architect and a founder of freemasonry, was a younger son of John Schaw of Broich, now Arngomery in Stirlingshire. He was probably employed at the Scottish...

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Shintō and the Arts

Sybil Thornton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Comparative Religion; Religious Subjects in Art; Religious Buildings. 2405 words.

This chapter reviews the origin and development of the word Shintō as well as the basic beliefs, practices, and objects of worship associated with the religion. It then describes the...

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Wing, John (bap. 1662, d. 1726), surveyor and almanac maker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Mysticism; Literature; Publishing. 3 words.

See Wing, Vincent

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Wing, Tycho (bap. 1696, d. 1750)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Mysticism. 3 words.

See Wing, Vincent

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Wing, Vincent (1619–1668), astronomer, astrologer, and land surveyor

Bernard Capp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Mysticism; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 2665 words.

Wing, Vincent (1619–1668), astronomer, astrologer, and land surveyor, was born on 9 April 1619 at North Luffenham, Rutland, the son of Vincent Wing (1587–1660) of North Luffenham. The...

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