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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Kelly, Herbert Hamilton (1860–1950), founder of the Society of the Sacred Mission and theologian

Vincent Strudwick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theology; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 990 words.

Kelly, Herbert Hamilton (1860–1950), founder of the Society of the Sacred Mission and theologian, was born on 18 July 1860 at St James's vicarage, George Street, Manchester, the son of the...

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Serbati, Antonio Rosmini- [known as Antonio Rosmini] (1797–1855), Roman Catholic philosopher and theologian, and founder of the Institute of Charity

Sheridan Gilley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Theology. 891 words.

Serbati, Antonio Rosmini- [known as Antonio Rosmini] (1797–1855), Roman Catholic philosopher and theologian, and founder of the Institute of Charity, was born on 24 March 1797 at Rovereto,...

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Anthropology and Original Sin

Constance Clark.

in Science Without God?

January 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 8756 words.

The legacies of rejected nineteenth-century models of evolutionary anthropology remain influential. Nineteenth-century founders of the discipline such as E. B. Tylor and Lewis Henry Morgan...

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Buddha, Aristotle, and Science

Colette Sciberras.

in That All May Flourish

August 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 11966 words.

This chapter compares Western philosophical and scientific foundations with Buddhist philosophies on the topic of flourishing in nature. It argues that flourishing is good by querying the...

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Perfectae Caritatis

Sara Butler.

in The Reception of Vatican II

April 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 13171 words.

Vatican II’s decree Perfectae Caritatis called for Catholic Religious to renew their vocations in accord with the Gospel, the spirit of their founders, and to adapt them to better meet...

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Edwards, Thomas Charles (1837–1900), theologian and educationist

Gareth Elwyn Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Theology. 846 words.

Edwards, Thomas Charles (1837–1900), theologian and educationist, was born at Llanycil, Bala, Merioneth, on 22 September 1837. He was the eldest son of Lewis Edwards, founder of Bala...

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Rygge, Robert (d. 1410), theologian and university principal

Jeremy Catto.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Theology. 1041 words.

Rygge, Robert (d. 1410), theologian and university principal, was presumably a native of Devon or Cornwall who must have become a scholar at Oxford shortly before 1360, since he was...

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Willard, Samuel

Richard P. Gildrie.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects; Theology. 1058 words.

Willard, Samuel (31 January 1640–12 September 1707), Puritan clergyman and theologian, was born in Concord, Massachusetts, the son of Simon Willard and Mary Sharpe. Simon Willard was one of...

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Boyce, James Petigru

Glenn Miller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education; Theology. 1058 words.

Boyce, James Petigru (11 January 1827–28 December 1888), Baptist seminary founder and theologian, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Ker Boyce, a wealthy banker and...

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Gorton, Samuel

Philip F. Gura.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Theology. 1150 words.

Gorton, Samuel (1592–1677), Puritan theologian and founder of Warwick, Rhode Island, was born in Gorton, England. Little is known of his background, but his father evidently had been a...

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Knudson, Albert Cornelius

Robert D. Linder.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education; Theology. 1728 words.

Knudson, Albert Cornelius (23 January 1873–28 August 1953), Methodist theologian and educator, was born in Grandmeadow, Minnesota, the son of Asle Knudson, a Methodist minister, and Susan...

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The Teaching of Jesus

Peter C. Hodgson.

in Lectures on New Testament Theology

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 30196 words.

The teaching of Jesus is the foundation and presupposition for all that belongs to the history of the development of Christian consciousness. His teaching is religion, not theology, and he...

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The Theological Frameworks of the Apostle Paul and the Book of Revelation

Peter C. Hodgson.

in Lectures on New Testament Theology

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 47012 words.

The transition from the teaching of Jesus to the theological frameworks of the Apostles is momentous. Because of Jesus’ death and resurrection, Christianity assumes an essentially different...

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Baptists in North America

Bill J. Leonard.

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Theology. 10676 words.

Baptists in nineteenth-century North America were known as eager proselytizers. They were evangelistic, committed to the idea of a believers’ church in which believers’ baptism was the norm...

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Burton, Charles (1793–1866), Church of England clergyman and theologian

M. Hewitt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Theology. 832 words.

Burton, Charles (1793–1866), Church of England clergyman and theologian, was born on 18 January 1793 at Rhodes Hall, Middleton, Lancashire, the youngest of five sons of Daniel Burton,...

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Keith, George

J. William Frost.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Theology. 1653 words.

Keith, George (1638–27 March 1716), Quaker theologian, founder of the "Christian Quakers" and Anglican priest, Quaker theologian, founder of the “Christian Quakers,” and Anglican priest,...

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Sihler, Wilhelm

Lewis W. Spitz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religion and Education; Theology. 849 words.

Sihler, Wilhelm (12 November 1801–27 October 1885), evangelical Lutheran theologian, pastor, and founder of Concordia Seminary and Concordia Teachers College (Fort Wayne, Ind.), evangelical...

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