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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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Davey, Robert Raymond [Ray] (1915–2012), Presbyterian minister and founder of the Corrymeela Community

Trevor Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1186 words.

Davey, Robert Raymond [Ray] (1915–2012), Presbyterian minister and founder of the Corrymeela Community, was born in Dunmurry, co. Antrim, on 10 January 1915, the fourth of five children of...

Monsell [née O'Brien], Harriet (1811–1883), founder of the Community of St John Baptist, Clewer

Valerie Bonham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 727 words.

Monsell [née O'Brien], Harriet (1811–1883), founder of the Community of St John Baptist, Clewer, was seventh of the nine children of Sir Edward O'Brien, fourth baronet, of Dromoland in co....

Mason, (Frances) Agnes (1849–1941), founder of the Community of the Holy Family

Julia Bolton Holloway.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 784 words.

Mason, (Frances) Agnes (1849–1941), founder of the Community of the Holy Family, was born at the parsonage, Laugharne township, Carmarthenshire, on 10 August 1849, the second daughter in...

Huddleston, (Ernest Urban) Trevor (1913–1998), archbishop of the Indian Ocean and member of the Community of the Resurrection

Robin Denniston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 3233 words.

Huddleston, (Ernest Urban) Trevor (1913–1998), archbishop of the Indian Ocean and member of the Community of the Resurrection, was born on 15 June 1913 at 36 Chaucer Road, Bedford, the...

MacLeod, George Fielden, Baron MacLeod of Fuinary (1895–1991), Church of Scotland minister and founder of the Iona Community

Duncan B. Forrester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 3629 words.

MacLeod, George Fielden, Baron MacLeod of Fuinary (1895–1991), Church of Scotland minister and founder of the Iona Community, was born on 17 June 1895 at 4 Park Circus Place, Glasgow, the...

Megachurches, cells, and progressive Pentecostalism

in Pentecostalism

January 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations. 4204 words.

Using examples such as the Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul, Korea, ‘Megachurches, cells, and progressive Pentecostalism’ discusses the role of these institutions. One of the secrets of...

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McKay, David Oman

Michael J. Latzer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations. 969 words.

McKay, David Oman (08 September 1873–18 January 1970), ninth president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, was born in Huntsville, Utah, the son of David McKay and Jennette...

Swensson, Carl Aaron

Mark A. Granquist.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 996 words.

Swensson, Carl Aaron (25 June 1857–16 February 1904), Lutheran pastor, was born in Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania, the son of Jonas Swensson, a Lutheran pastor, and Maria Blixt. His father had...

The sacraments and the Catholic Church

Gerald O’Collins.

in Catholicism

November 2008; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 7084 words.

‘The sacraments and the Catholic Church’ traces the origins, history, and significance of the seven sacraments. Baptism, confirmation, the Eucharist, penance, the anointing of the sick,...

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The sacraments and the Catholic Church

Gerald O’Collins.

in Catholicism: A Very Short Introduction

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 6714 words.

‘The sacraments and the Catholic Church’ traces the origins, history, and significance of the seven sacraments. Baptism, confirmation, the Eucharist, penance, the anointing of the sick,...

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Hathbrand, Robert (d. 1370), prior of Christ Church, Canterbury

Meriel Connor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1475 words.

Hathbrand, Robert (d. 1370), prior of Christ Church, Canterbury, is of unknown origins. In 1323 he joined the monastic community as one of a group of six novices, making his vows of...

Boreman, Richard (c. 1485x90–c. 1558), abbot of St Albans

James G. Clark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 982 words.

Boreman, Richard (c. 1485x90–c. 1558), abbot of St Albans, was probably born in Hertfordshire. He must have entered the Benedictine community at St Albans no later than c.1505 because he...

Slane, Philip (d. 1327), bishop of Cork

Margaret Murphy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 497 words.

Slane, Philip (d. 1327), bishop of Cork, was a royal clerk and a member of the Dominican community of St Mary of the Island, Cork. In March 1321, following the translation of John McCarroll...

Serlo (b. c. 1108, d. after 1206), Cistercian monk

Derek Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 557 words.

Serlo (b. c. 1108, d. after 1206), Cistercian monk, a member successively of the communities of Fountains (c.1137) and Kirkstall (1147), where he probably died, appears only in...

Felix, John (fl. 1525–1535), Benedictine monk

Henry Summerson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 303 words.

Felix, John (fl. 1525–1535), Benedictine monk, was professed at Westminster Abbey during the year 1525–6 and said his first mass in 1528–9. He was still at Westminster at Michaelmas 1535,...

Bush, Paul (1489/90–1558), bishop of Bristol

J. H. Bettey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1123 words.

Bush, Paul (1489/90–1558), bishop of Bristol, was born at Dilton, near Westbury, Wiltshire, the second son of William Bush, who leased a farm and fulling mill from the Bonshommes (a...

Urban [Gwrgan] (d. 1134), bishop of Llandaff

David Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1044 words.

Urban [Gwrgan] (d. 1134), bishop of Llandaff, has been identified as a priest of the church of Worcester, and was also known by the Welsh name Gwrgan, though it is uncertain whether he was...

Amesbury, Michael of (d. 1253), abbot of Glastonbury

N. E. Stacy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1383 words.

Amesbury, Michael of (d. 1253), abbot of Glastonbury, presumably originated in south-eastern Wiltshire at Amesbury, which shared a boundary with Glastonbury Abbey's manor of Idmiston. He...

Macdonald, Archibald [name in religion Benedict] (1739–1814), Benedictine monk and author

Alban Hood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 527 words.

Macdonald, Archibald [name in religion Benedict] (1739–1814), Benedictine monk and author, was born at Lochaber, Inverness, Scotland, the son of the Jacobite Ranald Macdonald (d. 1745) and...

Polding, John Bede (1794–1877), Roman Catholic archbishop of Sydney

Patrick O'Farrell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1059 words.

Polding, John Bede (1794–1877), Roman Catholic archbishop of Sydney, was born in Liverpool on 18 November 1794; his father was a German Catholic whose family name had been Anglicized from...