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Reason and Religion in the English Revolution

Reason and Religion in the English Revolution

The Challenge of Socinianism

  • Author: Sarah Mortimer
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 1139486292
  • Category: History
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This book provides a significant rereading of political and ecclesiastical developments during the English Revolution, by integrating them into broader European discussions about Christianity and civil society. Sarah Mortimer reveals the extent to which these discussions were shaped by the writing of the Socinians, an extremely influential group of heterodox writers. She provides the first treatment of Socinianism in England for over fifty years, demonstrating the interplay between theological ideas and political events in this period as well as the strong intellectual connections between England and Europe. Royalists used Socinian ideas to defend royal authority and the episcopal Church of England from both Parliamentarians and Thomas Hobbes. But Socinianism was also vigorously denounced and, after the Civil Wars, this attack on Socinianism was central to efforts to build a church under Cromwell and to provide toleration. The final chapters provide a new account of the religious settlement of the 1650s.

Geschichte des Christentums IV,1

Geschichte des Christentums IV,1

Konfessionelles Zeitalter

  • Author: Hans-Martin Kirn
  • Publisher: Kohlhammer Verlag
  • ISBN: 3170310364
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 358
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In der abendländischen Kirchengeschichte des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts vollzog sich ein vielschichtiger, zur Neuzeit durchbrechender und deshalb in seinen Folgen bis heute prägend gebliebener Umformungsprozess. Die wichtigsten Sinneinheiten, die dabei als Konfessionelles Zeitalter, Pietismus und Aufklärung auseinandertreten, bezeichnen drei christliche Lebens- und Denkformen, die einander vielfältig überlagern und erst in der Zusammenschau ein zureichend differenziertes Gesamtbild der frühneuzeitlichen Kirchengeschichte ergeben. Dieser erste Teilband behandelt die Entwicklungen eines konfessionell pluralen Christentums in Europa im Konfessionellen Zeitalter.

John Owen and Hebrews

John Owen and Hebrews

The Foundation of Biblical Interpretation

  • Author: John W. Tweeddale
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 0567685055
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 200
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John W. Tweeddale reappraises John Owen's work as a biblical exegete, offering the first analysis of his essays, or “exercitations,” on Hebrews. Owen is frequently acknowledged as a leading figure of the puritan and nonconformist movements of the seventeenth century. However, while his reputation as a statesman, educator, pastor, polemicist, and theologian is widely recognized, he is not remembered as an exegete of Scripture. Yet throughout his life, Owen engaged in the task of biblical interpretation. His massive commentary on Hebrews in particular represents the apex of his career and exemplifies many of the exegetical methods of Protestants in early modern England. Although often overlooked, Owen's writings on Hebrews are an important resource for understanding his life and thought. Beginning with an evaluation of the state of research on Owen's commentary, as well as suggesting reasons for its neglect in current scholarship, Tweeddale then places Owen's work on Hebrews within the context of his life. What follows is a consideration of the function of federal theology in Owen's essays, and how his hermeneutic fits within the broader scope of reformed discussions on the doctrine of covenant. Tweeddale further examines Owen's attempts to resolve the challenge posed by a Christological reading of the Old Testament to a literal interpretation of Scripture. He then explores how Owen's essays represent a refining of the exegetical tradition of the Abrahamic passages in Hebrews, and how his exegesis distinguishes himself from the majority of reformed opinion on the Mosaic covenant. By focusing on the relationship of Christology, covenant theology, and hermeneutics in his commentary, this book argues that neither Owen's biography nor theology can be fully understood apart from his work on Hebrews and efforts in biblical interpretation.

The Promise of the Trinity

The Promise of the Trinity

The Covenant of Redemption in the Theologies of Witsius, Owen, Dickson, Goodwin, and Cocceius

  • Author: B. Hoon Woo
  • Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
  • ISBN: 364755281X
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 317
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The doctrine of the pactum salutis (covenant of redemption) offers the idea of a covenant between the very persons of the Trinity for the redemption of humanity. The doctrine received most of its attention in seventeenth-century Reformed theology, and has been criticized and almost totally forgotten in dogmatics since the eighteenth century. Most recent Reformed dogmatics tend to ignore the doctrine or disparage it from biblical, trinitarian, christological, pneumatological, and soteriological perspectives-namely, the doctrine lacks scriptural basis; it is tritheistic; it leads to subordination of the Son; it omits the role of the Holy Spirit; and it applies a deterministic idea for the Christian life. The theologies of Witsius, Owen, Dickson, Goodwin, and Cocceius portray a very robust form of the doctrine. Witsius argues with the help of a peculiar methodology of cross-referencing and collation of related scriptural texts that the doctrine is firmly based on biblical exegesis that was passed on from the patristic era. The doctrine formulated by Owen endorses the doctrines of inseparable operations and terminus operationis so as to give deep insight into the Trinity. In Dickson's doctrine, the Son's voluntary consent and obedience to the will of the Father are highly emphasized. Likewise, Goodwin's depiction of the Holy Spirit secures the divinity of the Spirit as well as his indispensable role for the transaction and accomplishment of the pactum. The doctrine in the theology of Cocceius sheds much light on the vibrant dynamic of the Christian life in accordance with the ordo salutis. The doctrine of the pactum salutis of the five Reformed theologians clearly shows that the doctrine is both promised and promising for theology and the life of faith.

The Ashgate Research Companion to John Owen's Theology

The Ashgate Research Companion to John Owen's Theology

  • Author: Mr Mark Jones,Mr Kelly M Kapic
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • ISBN: 1472466969
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 352
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As a revival in Owen studies and reprints has taken place, this much-needed Companion by an international group of leading scholars, helpfully explores key questions related to Owen's method, theology and pastoral practice. Examining his thought through such topics as his epic work on the Holy Spirit, his developed view of faith and reason, and his contribution to the place of toleration, this book offers an authoritative exploration of Britain's greatest theologians.

Charles I and the People of England

Charles I and the People of England

  • Author: David Cressy
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • ISBN: 0191018007
  • Category: History
  • Page: 416
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The story of the reign of Charles I - through the lives of his people. Prize-winning historian David Cressy mines the widest range of archival and printed sources, including ballads, sermons, speeches, letters, diaries, petitions, proclamations, and the proceedings of secular and ecclesiastical courts, to explore the aspirations and expectations not only of the king and his followers, but also the unruly energies of many of his subjects, showing how royal authority was constituted, in peace and in war - and how it began to fall apart. A blend of micro-historical analysis and constitutional theory, parish politics and ecclesiology, military, cultural, and social history, Charles I and the People of England is the first major attempt to connect the political, constitutional, and religious history of this crucial period in English history with the experience and aspirations of the rest of the population. From the king and his ministers to the everyday dealings and opinions of parishioners, petitioners, and taxpayers, David Cressy re-creates the broadest possible panorama of early Stuart England, as it slipped from complacency to revolution.

Paratexte

Paratexte

das Buch vom Beiwerk des Buches

  • Author: Gérard Genette
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783518291108
  • Category: Authors and publishers
  • Page: 401
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Brief über Toleranz

Brief über Toleranz

  • Author: John Locke
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783867636018
  • Category:
  • Page: 143
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History Today

History Today

  • Author: Peter Quennell
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: History
  • Page: N.A
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Bibelautorität und Geist der Moderne

Bibelautorität und Geist der Moderne

d. Bedeutung d. Bibelverständnisses für d. geistesgeschichtliche u. politische Entwicklung in England von d. Reformation bis zur Aufklärung

  • Author: Graf Henning Reventlow
  • Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
  • ISBN: 9783525551356
  • Category: Bible
  • Page: 716
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Bildnis und Image

Bildnis und Image

das Portrait zwischen Intention und Rezeption

  • Author: Andreas Köstler,Ernst Seidl
  • Publisher: Bohlau Verlag
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 349
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Radikalaufklärung

Radikalaufklärung

  • Author: Jonathan I. Israel,Martin Mulsow
  • Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
  • ISBN: 3518798103
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 277
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Seit einem Jahrzehnt gibt es eine intensive Forschung zur »Radikalaufklärung« – dem atheistischen, skeptischen und materialistischen Flügel des Denkens im späten 17. und 18. Jahrhundert. Vor allem Jonathan Israel hat für die aufregende These argumentiert, dass diese radikalen Aufklärer verantwortlich sind für die Errungenschaften der Moderne, für Freiheit und Menschenrechte, Gleichheit und Toleranz, und dass der Spinozismus eine zentrale Rolle bei deren Durchsetzung gespielt hat. In diesem Band setzen sich acht führende nationale und internationale Experten mit Israels These auseinander und zeigen die Vielfalt und Deutungen der Radikalaufklärung auf. Mit Beiträgen von Silvia Berti, Wiep van Bunge, Margaret C. Jacob, Anthony McKenna u. a.

Socinianism and its role in the culture of 16. to 18. centuries. (Conference [held in] Warsaw, Sept. 25-27, 1979). Ed. by Lech Szczucki, Zbigniew Ogonowski, Janusz Tazbir.

Socinianism and its role in the culture of 16. to 18. centuries. (Conference [held in] Warsaw, Sept. 25-27, 1979). Ed. by Lech Szczucki, Zbigniew Ogonowski, Janusz Tazbir.

  • Author: Instytut Filozofii i Socjologii (Polska Akademia Nauk),Instytut Historii (Polska Akademia Nauk)
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9788301030513
  • Category: Europe
  • Page: 239
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Colloquia familiaria

Colloquia familiaria

  • Author: Desiderius Erasmus
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
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Aus den Ruinen des Empires

Aus den Ruinen des Empires

Die Revolte gegen den Westen und der Wiederaufstieg Asiens

  • Author: Pankaj Mishra
  • Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
  • ISBN: 3104027463
  • Category: History
  • Page: 448
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Asiens Antwort auf den westlichen Imperialismus: »Provokant, beschämend und überzeugend« The Times Nachdem die letzten Erben des Mogul-Reiches getötet und der Sommerpalast in Peking zerstört war, schien die asiatische Welt vom Westen besiegt. Erstmals erzählt der Essayist und Schriftsteller Pankaj Mishra, wie in dieser Situation Intellektuelle in Indien, China und Afghanistan eine Fülle an Ideen entwickelten, die zur Grundlage für ein neues Asien wurden. Sie waren es, die Mao und Gandhi inspirierten und neue Strömungen des Islam anregten. Von hier aus nahmen die verschiedenen Länder ihren jeweiligen Weg in die Moderne. Unterhaltsam und eindringlich schildert Pankaj Mishra die Entstehung des antikolonialen Denkens und seine Folgen. Ein Buch, das einen völlig neuen Blick auf die Geschichte der Welt bietet und den Schlüssel liefert, um das heutige Asien zu verstehen. »Brillant. Mishra spiegelt den tradierten westlichen Blick auf Asien zurück. Moderne Geschichte, wie sie die Mehrheit der Weltbevölkerung erfahren hat - von der Türkei bis China. Großartig.« Orhan Pamuk »Lebendig ... fesselnd ... ›Aus den Ruinen des Empires‹ hat die Kraft, nicht nur zu belehren, sondern zu schockieren.« Mark Mazower, Financial Times

Geschichte des englischen deismus

Geschichte des englischen deismus

  • Author: Gotthard Victor Lechler
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Deism
  • Page: 488
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Christentum ohne Geheimnis

Christentum ohne Geheimnis

  • Author: John Toland
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Rationalism
  • Page: 148
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Sir Isaac Newton's Optik

Sir Isaac Newton's Optik

oder, Abhandlung über Spiegelungen, Brechungen, Beugungen und Farben des Lichts (1704)

  • Author: Sir Isaac Newton
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Optics
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Gegenreformation

Gegenreformation

Die Welt der katholischen Erneuerung, 1540-1770

  • Author: R. Po-chia Hsia
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Church renewal
  • Page: 271
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Hyle

Hyle

Studien zum aristotelischen Materie-Begriff

  • Author: Heinz Happ
  • Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
  • ISBN: 3110816741
  • Category: History
  • Page: 969
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