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Achilli, (Giovanni) Giacinto

Sheridan Gilley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Politics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1873 words.

Achilli, (Giovanni) Giacinto (b. c. 1803), Dominican priest, anti-Catholic polemicist, and seducer, was born in the village of Celleno, 18 miles from Viterbo, then in the Papal...

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Bale, John

John N. King.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Politics; Education; History; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religion. 4041 words.

Bale, John (1495–1563), bishop of Ossory, evangelical polemicist, and historian, was born to parents of humble means at the village of Cove, near Dunwich in Suffolk, on 21 November 1495.

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Bell [alias Burton], Thomas

Alexandra Walsham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Politics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1030 words.

Bell [alias Burton], Thomas (b. c. 1551, d. in or after 1610), Roman Catholic priest and protestant polemicist, was born at Raskelf, near Thirsk, in Yorkshire. His parents are...

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Brinklow [Brinkelow], Henry [pseud. Roderyck or Roderigo Mors]

Alec Ryrie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Politics. 660 words.

Brinklow [Brinkelow], Henry [pseud. Roderyck or Roderigo Mors] (d. 1545/6), polemicist, was apparently the eldest of nine children of Robert Brinklow, a farmer of Kintbury, Berkshire (d....

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Buckenham, Robert

Martin Holt Dotterweich.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Politics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 627 words.

Buckenham, Robert (fl. c. 1523–1539), Catholic polemicist and prior of Cambridge, took at Cambridge the degrees of BTh about 1523 and DTh in 1530–31. He is also said to have...

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Care, Henry

Lois G. Schwoerer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Politics; Literature. 1808 words.

Care, Henry (1646/7–1688), writer and polemicist, was nicknamed Harry and known as Ingenious; he spelt his surname Care, rather than Carre, Carr, Carey, Cave, or Cane, as it sometimes...

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Connelly, Pierce

D. G. Paz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Religion and Politics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 819 words.

Connelly, Pierce (1804–1883), apostate Episcopal priest and anti-Catholic pamphleteer, was born on 9 August 1804 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the eldest of four sons of Henry Connelly, a...

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Constable, Henry

Ceri Sullivan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Politics; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1711 words.

Constable, Henry (1562–1613), polemicist and poet, was born in Newark-on-Trent, the only child of Sir Robert Constable (d. 1591) and Christiana, daughter of John Dabridgecourt of Langdon...

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Corbet, John

John Callow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Politics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 766 words.

Corbet, John (1603–1641), religious polemicist and Church of Scotland and Church of Ireland minister, was probably born in the Gorbals, Glasgow, the son of William Corbet, a portioner of...

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Epilogue

Michael Stanislawski.

in Zionism

December 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religion and Politics; Judaism and Jewish Studies. 2080 words.

While Zionism’s achievement of a state, language, and culture is undeniable, profound questions remain, even beyond the future of the peace process and the Occupation, about the viability...

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