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5. Anglo-Catholicism

5. Anglo-Catholicism  

Mark Chapman

in Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2006
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Sep 2013
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9780191776243
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806932.003.0005
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‘Anglo-Catholicism’ looks at the role that this movement, with its concerns of holiness and authority, played in the Church of England from the 1830s. Aiming to redirect authority towards a ... More
2. Establishing the church

2. Establishing the church  

Mark Chapman

in Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2006
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‘Establishing the Church’ charts the gradual emergence of the Church of England over the course of the sixteenth century. The Act of Supremacy gave Henry VIII the powers of the Pope, but ... More
1. Reformation beginnings

1. Reformation beginnings  

Mark A. Noll

in Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2011
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9780191777455
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The Reformation gave birth to Protestantism, beginning with Martin Luther's protest of 1517, charging the Catholic church with failing to meet his needs. He had hoped for wisdom, comfort, ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Mark A. Noll

in Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2011
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Despite Protestants hating Catholics as opponents and vice versa, they have held onto the same broad assumptions of Christendom. Most Protestants have continued to practice their brand of ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

Richard Lyman Bushman

in Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2008
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9780199365562
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Although its adherents regard it as a restoration of ancient Christianity, Mormonism holds a number of distinctive doctrines and practices, among them belief in a scripture supplemental to ... More
3. Zion

3. Zion  

Richard Lyman Bushman

in Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2008
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Although the meaning of Zion has changed since the Mormons founded their first city in Missouri, it gave rise to many of Mormonism's fundamental features. ‘Zion’ identifies these as ... More
1. Luther and the Reformation

1. Luther and the Reformation  

Scott H. Hendrix

in Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2010
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Martin Luther did not aim to start a Western tradition of religious liberty, nor did he aim to defy pope and emperor to defend ideas of democracy. These ideas were beyond him. His struggle ... More
6. The political reformation

6. The political reformation  

Scott H. Hendrix

in Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction

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After Emperor Charles V became emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, Charles became Luther's monarch. Although the Reformation in Germany started as a religious protest, it was also political ... More
7. From monk to family man

7. From monk to family man  

Scott H. Hendrix

in Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction

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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
8. Angels and demons

8. Angels and demons  

Scott H. Hendrix

in Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2010
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For Luther the Reformation was a watershed because it moved Western Christendom from a long period of captivity under strict papal rule to a new age of freedom. Luther was still a medieval ... More
2. Protestant Christendom

2. Protestant Christendom  

Mark A. Noll

in Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction

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From early in the 16th century and into the 18th, most Protestants saw themselves as continuing the reform of European Christendom. They took for granted the norms of ‘Christendom’. Europe ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Mark A. Noll

in Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2011
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The Introduction emphasizes the diversity and strength of Protestantism today. Protestants live all over the world. Contemporary Protestant diversity is more than just geographical. Church ... More
6. Jesus Christ

6. Jesus Christ  

David F. Ford

in Theology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Oct 2013
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Oct 2013
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9780191779855
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10.1093/actrade/9780199679973.003.0006
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Modernity has created a huge gulf between the premodern and ourselves, making it difficult to imagine how a 1st-century person can be deeply relevant to life today. ‘Jesus Christ’ asks: How ... More
2. The ascent to heaven

2. The ascent to heaven  

Nick Groom

in The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777905
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10.1093/actrade/9780199586790.003.0002
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The Goths were a missionary force that emerged from Graeco-Roman civilization. They had effectively caused the death of the classical pagan world. The spiritual crusade of the Goths allowed ... More
4. The revenge of the dead

4. The revenge of the dead  

Nick Groom

in The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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The Reformation divested the church of its pageantry, ritual, customs, and lore. The ensuing religious turmoil had a profound influence on the literature of the period. ‘The revenge of the ... More
3. Looking BackUneasy Inheritances

3. Looking Back: Uneasy Inheritances  

Timothy Beal

in Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780199365593
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10.1093/actrade/9780195321074.003.0004
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‘Looking Back’ argues that the history of religion in America is no grand narrative of patriarchal heroes of religious freedom and tolerance. It is, rather, a past riddled with conflicts ... More
4. Priesthood

4. Priesthood  

Richard Lyman Bushman

in Mormonism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2008
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10.1093/actrade/9780195310306.003.0004
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‘Priesthood’ explores Mormonism's links to the priestly authority of the New Testament. The aim is to confer priesthood authority on all the adult male members of the church. Only ... More
9. Book of Mormon wars

9. Book of Mormon wars  

Terryl L. Givens

in The Book of Mormon: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2010
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9780199365678
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10.1093/actrade/9780195369311.003.0009
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Since its publication, the Book of Mormon has satisfied some people's hunger for access to divine power and revelation, and opened a debate over its logical plausibility for others. Book of ... More
1. Origins of the Goths

1. Origins of the Goths  

Nick Groom

in The Gothic: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777905
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‘Origins of the Goths’ charts the history of the Goths. There have been many theories on the development of the Gothic race, their influence in history, and their religious beliefs. The ... More
Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction

Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction  

Mark Chapman

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Jun 2006
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Sep 2013
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9780191776243
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806932.001.0001
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9780192806932
Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction highlights the diversity of contemporary Anglicanism by exploring its history, theology, and structures. Although originally united by ... More

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