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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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Organizing Christian Churches from the 1830S to the 1870s

Ian Breward.

in A History of the Churches in Australasia

December 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 20837 words.

Denominations played an important part in the construction of colonial societies. Colonial education, health care, social welfare, the press, philanthropy, and politics were all shaped by...

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Wars and Depression

Ian Breward.

in A History of the Churches in Australasia

December 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 23556 words.

The two World Wars profoundly affected the region and its churches, as did the consequences of the great Depression of the 1920s and 1930s. Sectarianism began to decline, but Protestant and...

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Not at School

Owen Chadwick.

in Hensley Henson

May 1983; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 5785 words.

This chapter examines the childhood and early life of Hensley Henson, an Anglican priest who also served as the Bishop of Durham in England. Henson was from a religious family in London,...

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Theological Developments and Ecumenical Relations 1770–1850

Nigel Yates.

in The Religious Condition of Ireland 1770-1850

February 2006; p ublished online May 2006 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 21707 words.

This chapter analyses the changes in the relationship between the Christian churches in Ireland in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It concludes that from the relatively good...

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And Ever the Twain Shall Meet

Jay Riley Case.

in An Unpredictable Gospel

January 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 11507 words.

This chapter explains how evangelical characteristics laid by the holiness missionary movement were taken up by indigenous Christians in the birth of worldwide Pentecostalism....

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The Heroic Phase (1): Corporate Redefinition and Controversy, 1810–20

Bob Tennant.

in Corporate Holiness

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 15090 words.

This chapter gives an account of the stabilizing of the CMS as a force in the Church of England’s religious and social mission and its relationship with existing and developing...

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Tokens of Eccentricity

George Herring.

in The Oxford Movement in Practice

May 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 7099 words.

An examination of how Ritualism was practised reveals further profound differences with Tractarianism. One of these was a shift in the source of authority from Antiquity to the Middle Ages;...

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God's Irishmen

Crawford Gribben.

October 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Book. Subjects: History of Christianity. 304 pages.

This book is the first comprehensive description of some of the many kinds of Protestantism that competed for the souls of Cromwellian Ireland. Its principal purpose is to document the...

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The Religious Condition of Ireland 1770-1850

Nigel Yates.

February 2006; p ublished online May 2006 .

Book. Subjects: History of Christianity. 432 pages.

This book gives a detailed account of the development of the main religious denominations in Ireland between 1770 and 1850, set against the background of the main economic, political, and...

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North America to 1662

Michael P. Winship.

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume 1

February 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity; Christianity. 6280 words.

During this period the Church of England lacked the wherewithal and institutional motivation to project itself effectively across the Atlantic. A few fledgling colonies erected the...

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Professor

Barry Hankins.

in Woodrow Wilson

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity; Religious Studies. 8363 words.

In 1890, having established himself as a scholar of note, Wilson was recruited back to his alma mater, Princeton. Over the course of the next decade he became one of the university’s most...

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Stepping Stone to the Presidency

Barry Hankins.

in Woodrow Wilson

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity; Religious Studies. 7605 words.

Wilson’s brief and successful sojourn as New Jersey governor paved the way to the presidency. In politics he applied the broadened, non-sectarian faith he had established at Princeton....

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Introduction

Rowan Strong.

in Victorian Christianity and Emigrant Voyages to British Colonies c.1840 - c.1914

November 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity; History of Christianity. 17533 words.

The Introduction looks at the historical context of British and Irish Christianity in the 1840s when the Anglican emigrant chaplaincy began. It also looks at conclusions of historians...

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The Anglican Emigrant Chaplaincy

Rowan Strong.

in Victorian Christianity and Emigrant Voyages to British Colonies c.1840 - c.1914

November 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity; History of Christianity. 15958 words.

Beginning with a look at the immediate historical causes for emigration in the British and Irish depression and famines of the 1840s, this chapter contains the narrative of the...

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Secularizer

Barry Hankins.

in Woodrow Wilson

June 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity; Religious Studies. 6358 words.

By the time Wilson became president of Princeton University in 1902 he had grown confident in the progressive march of righteousness. Wilson saw little need to cultivate Princeton’s...

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