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English Review

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

A periodical founded in 1908 through the inspiration of a group of writers including Conrad, H. G. Wells, and E. Garnett, with the purpose, in the words of its first editor F. M. Ford (then...

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Dublin Review

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. 184 words.

This quarterly RC review owes its origin to M. J. Quin (1796–1843), an Irishman who practised at the English bar. The first issue appeared in ...

Farm Street Writer

Nicholas Sagovsky.

in 'On God's Side'

March 1990; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 6353 words.

This chapter focuses on George Tyrrell's writings. Tyrrell was brought to London to work as a writer. A small scriptorium had been established at the back of the Jesuit complex in Mount...

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Divine Substance

Christopher Stead.

June 1977; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Christian Theology. 332 pages.

This book reviews the concept of substance as developed by ancient Greek philosophers, especially by Aristotle. It also considers how, when, and in what degree this concept affected the...

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Edwards and Philosophy

Miklos Vetö.

in Understanding Jonathan Edwards

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 9379 words.

This chapter explores Jonathan Edwards’s work as a philosopher, discussing what that phrase means, and reviewing the possible sources of his thought, mainly among certain English...

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Benjamin Jowett and the Christian Religion

Peter Hinchliff.

November 1987; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: History of Christianity. 240 pages.

The conventional picture of Benjamin Jowett (1817–93) is of the outstanding educator, the famous master of Balliol College, Oxford, whose pupils were extremely influential in the public...

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After Christendom: Evangelical Conversion After Christendom: Evangelical Conversion Narrative and its Alternatives

D. Bruce Hindmarsh.

in The Evangelical Conversion Narrative

March 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 13695 words.

Begins by reviewing the chronological proliferation, literary elaboration, and theological differentiation of the genre of conversion narrative over the course of the eighteenth century in...

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Edburga (Eadburh, Bugga) of Minster

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(d. 751),

abbess. She was a disciple of Mildred, of whose nunnery of Minster-in-Thanet she became abbess in 716. Most of what we know of her comes from the Letters of Boniface. To...

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Good News

John Fea.

in The Bible Cause

May 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christianity. 5150 words.

This chapter explores the translation and cultural history of Good News for Modern Man or Today’s English Version. It starts with the translation theory of dynamic equivalence behind the...

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Deuteronomy

Michael D. Coogan.

in The New Oxford Annotated Bible with the Apocrypha, Augmented Third Edition, New Revised Standard Version

February 2007; p ublished online April 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 28526 words.

Deuteronomy directly addresses the problem of the historical distance between past and present, between tradition and the needs of the contemporary generation, between revelation and...