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A “Do-Nothing” Organization? The Catholic Association, 1934–1974

Nicholas M. Creary.

in Domesticating a Religious Import

April 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 17520 words.

The Catholic Association (CA) was the first organized lay movement in the Catholic Church in colonial Zimbabwe. While African laymen founded the organization, Jesuit and clerical...

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A “Pre-History” of Papal Embargo

Stefan K. Stantchev.

in Spiritual Rationality

July 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Social and Cultural History. 14052 words.

Following a broadly conceived introduction, Chapter 1 presents the specific problem of papal embargo and positions the reader in time, place, and historical contexts. Late medieval ‘crusade...

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A ‘conspiracy to undermine our holy faith’

Michael R. Watts.

in The Dissenters Volume III

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 5785 words.

This chapter describes the acceleration of the process of liberalisation. While Baptist ministers loyal to Spurgeon's legacy continued to preach hell-fire sermons, the Baptist Union, in...

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‘A liberal education’

Michael R. Watts.

in The Dissenters Volume III

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 5107 words.

This chapter analyses Matthew Arnold's views about Nonconformists, as expressed in his famous attack on Dissent, Culture and Anarchy (1869). Arnold claimed that the world was divided into...

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‘A model for many homesteads’

Alana Harris.

in Faith in the family

November 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 27960 words.

This chapter offers a detailed study of Marian devotion and the reverence for St Joseph expressed in the context of the Holy Family. It explores the ways in which these heavenly personages...

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‘A most astonishing opening, furnished by the providence of God’

Michael R. Watts.

in The Dissenters Volume III

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9089 words.

This chapter discusses the expansion of the British Empire in the second half of the nineteenth century and the growth of Nonconformist missions. Evangelical Nonconformists considered it...

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‘A mutual benefit association’

Michael R. Watts.

in The Dissenters Volume III

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9584 words.

This chapter discusses the close ties between Dissent, organized labour, and Liberalism. Their leaders shared a common belief in the virtues of hard work, independence, self-reliance, and...

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“A Tight Little Town” Tackles Its Future, 1980–2000

Carol V. R. George.

in One Mississippi, Two Mississippi

May 2015; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 9729 words.

The last two decades of the twentieth century brought two important moderate voices to the government of Mississippi, suggesting that Mt. Zion’s witness for a more inclusive society was...

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‘A torrent of gin and beer’

Michael R. Watts.

in The Dissenters Volume III

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 3252 words.

This chapter describes how the Education Act provoked a Nonconformist revolt in which Dissenters tried to use the new political influence bestowed on them by the 1867 Reform Act to force...

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Aaron Hass, In the Shadow of the Holocaust: The Second Generation. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1990. 178 pp.

Hannah Kliger.

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity

May 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 1433 words.

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Aaron Levine, Economic Public Policy and Jewish Law. New York: Ktav Publishing House and Yeshiva University Press, 1993. xi + 285 pp.

Shmuel Shilo.

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity

May 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 813 words.

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Abbots and Priors as Administrators

Martin Heale.

in The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 19340 words.

This chapter investigates the role of the superior in the administration of his monastery. The abbot was accorded almost absolute power over monastic affairs in the Benedictine Rule, but...

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Abbots and Priors in Public Life

Martin Heale.

in The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 20812 words.

This chapter examines the public role of late medieval superiors. By tracing these activities in various contexts—duties for religious order, diocesan administration, high ecclesiastical...

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Abbots and Priors in their Community

Martin Heale.

in The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 22680 words.

This chapter considers the internal role of the late medieval superior. The abbot of the Benedictine Rule was to be the spiritual father of his monks, but by the later Middle Ages the...

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The Abbots and Priors of Late Medieval and Reformation England

Martin Heale.

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 480 pages.

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...

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Abdullah Quilliam

Mohammad Siddique Seddon.

in Victorian Muslim

June 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 6137 words.

This chapter explores the religious and political influences that shaped Abdullah Quilliam’s Muslim missionary activities, philanthropic work and scholarly writings in an attempt to shed...

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Abdullah Quilliam and the Rise of International Esoteric-Masonic Islamophilia

Patrick D. Bowen.

in Victorian Muslim

June 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 5648 words.

This chapter argues that Abdullah Quilliam’s Masonic and esoteric background shaped both his understanding of Islam and his leadership of the Liverpool Muslim community. From the time of...

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Abdullah Quilliam, First and Last ‘Sheikh-ul-Islam of the British Isles’

Jamie Gilham.

in Victorian Muslim

June 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 6078 words.

This chapter provides a detailed examination of Abdullah Quilliam’s role as the first – and only – "Shaykh-ul-Islam of the British Isles." The title of Shaykh-ul-Islam was conferred on...

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Abdullah Quilliam, Marmaduke Pickthall and the Politics of Christendom and the Ottoman Empire

Geoffrey Nash.

in Victorian Muslim

June 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 6359 words.

Abdullah Quilliam and Marmaduke Pickthall are arguably the most significant British converts to Islam in the period of their lifetimes. Much has been made of both men’s attempts to balance...

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Abdullah Quilliam’s International Influence

Brent D. Singleton.

in Victorian Muslim

June 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 6985 words.

News concerning Abdullah Quilliam and his establishment of a community of British converts to Islam in Liverpool quickly spread across the world. This chapter agues that, as a well-placed...

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