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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Taizé Community

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. 129 words.

An ecumenical monastic community founded in 1940 by Roger Schutz-Marsauche (1915–2005). His aim was to open up ways

Taizé Community

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. 129 words.

An ecumenical monastic community founded in 1940 by Roger Schutz-Marsauche (1915–2005). His aim was to open up ways

Community Churches

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

The common name, apparently dating from the 19th cent., for independent local congregations with no formal denominational affiliation. In origin, they grow out of a local community and are...

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Taizé Community

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. 353 words.

an international and ecumenical monastic community founded in 1940 by Roger Schutz-Marsauche (1915–2005). His aim was to open up ways of healing the divisions between Christians and through...

Taizé Community

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

An ecumenical monastic community founded in 1940 by Roger Schutz-Marsauche (1915–2005). His aim was to open up ways of healing the divisions between Christians and through the...

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Two Communities

Geoffrey Cantor.

in Quakers, Jews, and Science

September 2005; p ublished online February 2006 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 10840 words.

This chapter provides a brief outline of the histories of the Quaker and Anglo-Jewish communities, from the mid-17th century to the end of the 19th century. The development of Quakerism is...

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Community of the Resurrection

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

This Anglican community was founded at Oxford in 1892 by C. Gore. It moved to Mirfield, W. Yorks., in 1898. The Community has a college for the training of ordinands and engages in pastoral...

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Community of the Resurrection

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. 44 words.

This Anglican community was founded at Oxford in 1892 by C. Gore. It moved to Mirfield, W. Yorks., in

Community of the Resurrection

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. 46 words.

This Anglican community was founded at Oxford in 1892 by C. *Gore. It moved to Mirfield, W. Yorks.,

St Stephen's Community

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity

January 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 265 words.

The Community of St Stephens developed out of the seed planted by a missionary wife of extraordinary energy and determination.

Community as Centering Category

Anthony B. Pinn.

in The End of God-Talk

January 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 7817 words.

Moving beyond the idea of God as the core of theological inquiry, this chapter advocates for a sense of community as the center of humanist theology. Community here is a reference to more...

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Community of the Resurrection

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. 180 words.

This Anglican community was founded at *Oxford in 1892 by C. *Gore, then principal of Pusey House. Its original members were, besides ...

COMMUNITIES AND BELIEFS

FELICITY HEAL.

in Reformation in Britain and Ireland

March 2003; p ublished online April 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 15820 words.

The concluding chapter of the 1st part discusses communities and beliefs: lay religious behaviour and devotion before the Reformation, the nature of the parish, the sacramental life of the...

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Companionship and Community

Peter Dula.

in Cavell, Companionship, and Christian Theology

November 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 11068 words.

This chapter compares Stanley Cavell's moral philosophy to Alasdair MacIntyre's influential variety of communitarianism. It argues that Cavell shares with MacIntyre a vigorous critique of...

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The Eleuthero Community

Jennifer M. McBride.

in The Church for the World

December 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 13496 words.

Part III offers two ethnographic case studies that provide detailed pictures of how church-communities conformed to Christ may witness to Christ in a non-triumphal manner. Chapter six...

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Building Academic Communities

George M. Marsden.

in The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship

June 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 4115 words.

This chapter argues that contemporary Christian scholarship will not realize its potential unless it can establish a strong institutional base. Isolated individuals in university culture...

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Homilies and Reading Communities

Philip Michael Forness.

in Preaching Christology in the Roman Near East

November 2018; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Christianity. 12899 words.

This chapter addresses the most controversial homily in Jacob of Serugh’s corpus, the Homily on the Council of Chalcedon. Recently discovered manuscripts provide a solid basis for viewing...

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base ecclesial communities

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(Sp. comunidades eclesiales de base).

Small neighbourhood groups, mainly in Latin America, who integrate spiritual and social issues, mainly by reflection on the dialectic between...

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A Convert to Community

Dr Philip Lockley.

in Visionary Religion and Radicalism in Early Industrial England

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 7731 words.

This chapter explores the early career and conversion to Southcottianism of James Elishama Smith – a key figure in the relation between millenarianism and social radicalism in the 1830s....

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Community

Kaspar Von Greyerz and Thomas Dunlap.

in Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe, 1500–1800

November 2007; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 8851 words.

The chapter discusses the path-breaking study by Bernd Moeller, a church historian, explaining the special appeal that the Reformation message had in the imperial cities of the German...

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