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Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction

Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction  

Mark Chapman

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2006
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
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9780191776243
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806932.001.0001
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book
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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
2. Running the empire

2. Running the empire  

Gillian Clark

in Late Antiquity: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777295
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199546206.003.0002
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9780199546206
Peace and order were the basic duties of Roman government. ‘Running the empire’ explains how these duties were achieved or unfulfilled. The reigns and styles of government of emperors such ... More
4. Religion

4. Religion  

Gillian Clark

in Late Antiquity: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777295
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199546206.003.0004
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9780199546206
‘Religion’ looks at the shift in power from paganism towards Christianity. Religion in late antiquity also involves Judaism, Islam, and other myriad ways in which people thought about god ... More
Introduction: defining paganism

Introduction: defining paganism  

Owen Davies

in Paganism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777110
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199235162.003.0001
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9780199235162
‘Introduction: defining paganism’ emphasizes that the notion of paganism, as generally understood today, was created by the early Christian Church. It was a label Christians applied to ... More
6. Megachurches, cells, and progressive Pentecostalism

6. Megachurches, cells, and progressive Pentecostalism  

William K. Kay

in Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777677
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199575152.003.0007
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9780199575152
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 ... More
2. Establishing the church

2. Establishing the church  

Mark Chapman

in Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2006
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776243
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806932.003.0002
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chapter
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9780192806932
‘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
4. The Romanesque rebuilding of England

4. The Romanesque rebuilding of England  

George Garnett

in The Norman Conquest: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775376
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801616.003.0005
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9780192801616
Apart from Westminster Abbey, no major English church survived the first fifty years of Norman rule. The process of rebuilding was prosecuted with a zeal which sometimes verged on ... More
9. City of God

9. City of God  

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/9780192854520.003.0009
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9780192854520
Around the time that Augustine was ordained, imperial policy passed a series of edicts closing temples and forbidding pagan sacrifices. The effect was a growing dislike of the Church. The ... More
13. The Masses and the Classes: The Urban Worker

13. The Masses and the Classes: The Urban Worker  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0013
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9780192853981
‘The Masses and the Classes: The Urban Worker’ examines the condition of the working classes. The working classes enjoyed relative prosperity in the 1870s and 1880s, due to rising real ... More
Orthodox Christianity: A Very Short Introduction

Orthodox Christianity: A Very Short Introduction  

A. Edward Siecienski

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2019
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Jul 2019
eISBN: 
9780190883300
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190883270.001.0001
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9780190883270
To many in the West, Orthodoxy remains shrouded in mystery, an exotic and foreign religion that survived in the East following the Great Schism of 1054 that split the Christian world into ... More
8. Decisive change?

8. Decisive change?  

Gillian Clark

in Late Antiquity: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777295
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199546206.003.0008
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9780199546206
‘Decisive change?’ looks at the forces ranged against the Christian Roman empire — including Islam, the Saracens, Persians, and Arabs — and investigates the fall of Rome. The Arab conquest ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Mark A. Noll

in Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777455
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199560974.003.0001
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9780199560974
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
5. Monastic and mystical Christianity

5. Monastic and mystical Christianity  

Linda Woodhead

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

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2014
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Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780943
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199687749.003.0006
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9780199687749
‘Monastic and mystical Christianity’ looks at the development of a form of Christianity that locates authority in the spiritual experience of each individual. Mystical Christianity focuses ... More
7. ‘Unless the Lord Build the City …’

7. ‘Unless the Lord Build the City …’  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0007
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9780192853981
‘Unless the Lord Build the City ...’ considers the reform of public health and education and the influence that religion had on this process. Epidemic diseases like cholera prevailed in the ... More
8. Towards a Nation

8. Towards a Nation  

John Gillingham and Ralph A. Griffiths

in Medieval Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776564
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854025.003.0008
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9780192854025
The English Crown embodied the unity of England. By the end of the fifteenth century, English kings enjoyed an enviable mastery of their kingdom. ‘Towards a Nation’ considers how this unity ... More
5. Anglo-Catholicism

5. Anglo-Catholicism  

Mark Chapman

in Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2006
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776243
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806932.003.0005
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9780192806932
‘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
Calvinism: A Very Short Introduction

Calvinism: A Very Short Introduction  

Jon Balserak

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780191815263
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753711.001.0001
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book
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9780198753711
Calvinism: A Very Short Introduction explores major ideas associated with the Calvinist system of thought. Beginning during the Protestant Reformation in cities like Zurich, ... More
6. Christianity in the modern world

6. Christianity in the modern world  

Linda Woodhead

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

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2014
Published Online: 
Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780943
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199687749.003.0007
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chapter
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9780199687749
During the modern period, Christianity has changed in rapid and unprecedented ways. Church, Biblical, and Mystical Christianity can still be discerned, but they flow together in new ... More
7. Unity and division

7. Unity and division  

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/9780192854520.003.0007
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chapter
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9780192854520
After the year 303, in the aftermath of the Great Persecution under Diocletian, the African churches were divided. The Christians of Africa disagreed about whether it was right to commit ... More
1. Revolution and its Repercussions

1. Revolution and its Repercussions  

Paul Langford

in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776540
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853998.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192853998
‘Revolution and its Repercussions’ deals with the aftermath and impact of the Glorious Revolution. The need to legitimize the deposition of James II led parliament to declare a de facto ... More

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