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6. Nineteenth-century Utah

6. Nineteenth-century Utah  

Richard Lyman Bushman

in Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365562
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195310306.003.0006
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chapter
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9780195310306
After Smith's death the movement split, the largest group being led by Brigham Young. Throughout the 19th century, Utah was the destination of more than 80,000 Mormons who migrated from the ... More
7. From monk to family man

7. From monk to family man  

Scott H. Hendrix

in Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777653
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199574339.003.0007
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chapter
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9780199574339
The Reformation was borne out of the crucial disputes of the era. For reformers, the right of clergy to marry would avert the hypocrisy of sexual practices of clergy living under the vow of ... More
10. Behaviour

10. Behaviour  

E. P. Sanders

in Paul: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776755
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854513.003.0010
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chapter
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9780192854513
‘Behaviour’ considers Paul's moral perfectionism. By examining how Paul dealt with behaviour, more illustrations of how he both upheld the law and maintained that Christians were not under ... More
10. The mysteries

10. The mysteries  

A. Edward Siecienski

in Orthodox Christianity: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2019
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Jul 2019
eISBN: 
9780190883300
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190883270.003.0010
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chapter
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9780190883270
The Orthodox church has blessings and ceremonies for every occasion, but among the various rites of the church, seven have taken on a special significance. ‘The mysteries’ describes these ... More
7. The Future of Quakerism

7. The Future of Quakerism  

Pink Dandelion

in The Quakers: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776915
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199206797.003.0007
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chapter
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9780199206797
‘The future of Quakerism’ summarizes the differences between the three Quaker traditions and explores the future prospects of each as well as Quakerism as a whole. Evangelical, ... More
8. Creation and the Trinity

8. Creation and the Trinity  

Henry Chadwick

in Augustine: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2001
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776762
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854520.003.0008
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chapter
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9780192854520
As Augustine finished the Confessions, he started thinking about two topics which were to occupy him over many years: the exegesis of the first three chapters of Genesis and the doctrine of ... More
4. Living the puritan life

4. Living the puritan life  

Francis J. Bremer

in Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2009
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365630
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195334555.003.0004
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chapter
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9780195334555
‘Living the puritan life’ asks: What did it mean for a puritan to live a godly life? How was sinfulness defined? Did puritanism make individuals joyless and repressed as the popular ... More
4. Society

4. Society  

Peter Marshall

in The Reformation: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2009
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777066
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199231317.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199231317
‘Society’ looks at the social impact of the Reformation. The Reformation was a communal phenomenon that sought to transform society. The creation of municipal poor relief is one aspect of ... More

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