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1617, 1717

Thomas Albert Howard.

in Remembering the Reformation

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 8484 words.

This chapter focuses on the first two centenary jubilees of the Reformation in 1617 and 1717 and argues that they are similar in many respects. It makes clear that these commemorations were...

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1883

Thomas Albert Howard.

in Remembering the Reformation

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 9087 words.

After briefly mentioning some Reformation-related commemorations that took place after the tercentenary in 1817, this chapter profiles the 400th anniversary of Martin Luther’s birth in 1883...

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Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

The symbol employed in textual criticism for a MS of the New Testament in Greek written on parchment in Egypt (Alexandria? Hence known as the Codex Alexandrinus) in the 5th cent. A few...

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à Becket, St Thomas

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 8 words.

“A Bible with the Back Cover Torn Off”

David F. Holland.

in Sacred Borders

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 6460 words.

This chapter lays out some of the ways both early Christians and modern Americans have dealt with the matter of defining a scriptural canon. It also considers the writings of a pair of...

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“A Bulit out of Everi Bush”

Meredith Baldwin Weddle.

in Walking in the Way of Peace

May 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 4846 words.

The local towns of Warwick and Providence showed resentment toward the Rhode Island central government for its failure to adequately protect them. Both towns were destroyed in the spring of...

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“A Citadel of Piety”

Frances Finnegan.

in Do Penance or Perish

April 2004; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 12291 words.

The Illustrated Guide to Waterford by Edmund Downey states that the City's Magdalen Asylum (later under the care of the Good Shepherd Sisters) was originally founded in 1799. A more...

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‘A Cloud of Witnesses’

James Pereiro.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Oxford Movement

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity. 6354 words.

The leaders of the Oxford Movement were supported by a cast of friends and disciples who made important contributions to the ideas and initiatives associated with the Movement. Most of...

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“A Disease of Language”

Robert A. Yelle.

in The Language of Disenchantment

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 16102 words.

Chapter 2 examines the background of the colonial attack on Hindu mythology, which borrowed from an earlier critique, associated with Francis Bacon and scientific empiricism, of the habit...

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“A Garden Enclosed, a Fountain Sealed”

Karl Shuve.

in The Song of Songs and the Fashioning of Identity in Early Latin Christianity

March 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Christianity; Biblical Studies. 13540 words.

This chapter argues for Cyprian’s importance in the history of the Song’s interpretation. It is shown that Song 4:12 and 6:8 were crucial texts in his defense of the practice of rebaptism,...

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‘A greater revolution’

David Parrish.

in Negotiating Toleration

March 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 7786 words.

Letters to and from prominent Dissenting leaders and their political allies such as Cotton Mather and Benjamin Colman in New England, Archibald Stobo in South Carolina, and Robert Hunter in...

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A. J. Ascendant

Roger Glenn Robins.

in A. J. Tomlinson

November 2004; p ublished online April 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 6589 words.

A.J. Tomlinson’s political savvy and charisma helped him strengthen his hold on the Church of God, and pursue his dream of gathering his own particular “Israel”, God’s pentecostal people....

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A. J. Tomlinson

Roger Glenn Robins.

November 2004; p ublished online April 2005 .

Book. Subjects: Christianity. 326 pages.

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...

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“A Killinge Instrument We May Neither Forme, Nor Beare”

Meredith Baldwin Weddle.

in Walking in the Way of Peace

May 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 8421 words.

Quakers renounced war, killing, and the use of weapons – a set of principles of nonviolence that they termed the peace testimony. Upon the restoration of the monarchy in 1660, the English...

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à Lasco, John

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 6 words.

à Lasco, John

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 6 words.

à Lasco, John

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 6 words.

À Lasco [Laski], John (1499–1560), evangelical reformer

Dirk W. Rodgers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 3868 words.

À Lasco [Laski], John (1499–1560), evangelical reformer, was born in Lask, Poland, the second of three sons and brother to four daughters of Jarslov Laski (d. 1521?), voivode of Sieradz,...

‘A l'école de Jack’

Nicholas Sagovsky.

in 'On God's Side'

March 1990; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 10350 words.

This chapter discusses Tyrrell's continued clashes with the Catholic Church. More confidently than ever, Tyrrell entered the fray against the theological rationalism that his experience in...

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‘A Nail Fixed in a Sure Place’: The Lives of the ‘A Nail Fixed in a Sure Place’: The Lives of the Early Methodist Preachers

D. Bruce Hindmarsh.

in The Evangelical Conversion Narrative

March 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 17295 words.

The spiritual autobiographies of the early Methodist lay preachers, penned in the last decades of the eighteenth century, were memoirs of a substantial portion of their lives, interpreted...

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