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Calvinism: A Very Short Introduction

Calvinism: A Very Short Introduction  

Jon Balserak

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
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9780191815263
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753711.001.0001
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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. Covenant

6. Covenant  

Jon Balserak

in Calvinism: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780191815263
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753711.003.0006
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chapter
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9780198753711
A covenant is a kind of agreement, treaty, or testament, generally binding two parties in a contractual relationship. The covenant idea is ubiquitous in Reformed thought. ‘Covenant’ ... More
The religious beliefs of the sectarian communities

The religious beliefs of the sectarian communities  

Timothy H. Lim

in The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198779520.003.0010
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‘The religious beliefs of the sectarian communities’ explores Jewish beliefs in the Second Temple period. Judaism is a way of life rather than a common faith, but common beliefs are held. ... More
Jewish sectarianism in the Second Temple period

Jewish sectarianism in the Second Temple period  

Timothy H. Lim

in The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
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10.1093/actrade/9780198779520.003.0008
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‘Jewish sectarianism in the Second Temple period’ contextualizes the Dead Sea Scrolls within the history of Second Temple Judaism and discusses the origins and history of the Qumran ... More
5. Theology and language

5. Theology and language  

Pink Dandelion

in The Quakers: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780191776915
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10.1093/actrade/9780199206797.003.0005
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9780199206797
Quakers have traditionally taken a very distinctive approach to language and this has been adapted by the different kinds of Quakers we find in the world today. This theme is explored in ... More
2. Religion

2. Religion  

Rab Houston

in Scotland: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780191777059
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10.1093/actrade/9780199230792.003.0003
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9780199230792
Has Christianity always been Scotland's main religion? ‘Religion’ looks at: the evidence of early non-Christian belief systems in Scotland; the arrival of Christianity and the early church; ... More
1. Names

1. Names  

David N. Myers

in Jewish History: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2017
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May 2017
eISBN: 
9780190660345
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199730988.003.0001
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9780199730988
The Jews were, for much of their existence, a diaspora people. Accordingly, the guiding image of Jewish history must be modified to include multiple sites scattered over time and place, ... More
9. The communities of the Dead Sea Scrolls

9. The communities of the Dead Sea Scrolls  

Timothy H. Lim

in The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780191824586
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198779520.003.0009
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9780198779520
‘The communities of the Dead Sea Scrolls’ assesses what we know about the social structure and daily lives of the Qumran community. Early estimates of the community’s size suggested ... More
4. Assyrians abroad

4. Assyrians abroad  

Karen Radner

in Ancient Assyria: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2015
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Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191784163
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198715900.003.0004
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9780198715900
‘Assyrians abroad’ captures snapshots of Assyrian lives far away from the city of Aššur and Assyrian heartland through a range of primary sources from different periods. Accounts of ... More
2. Assyrian places

2. Assyrian places  

Karen Radner

in Ancient Assyria: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2015
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Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191784163
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198715900.003.0002
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9780198715900
‘Assyrian places’ considers the exploration of key sites that provide insight into Assyria’s rediscovery since the mid-19th century. Firstly, it looks at the city where everything ... More
6. The practices of Methodism

6. The practices of Methodism  

William J. Abraham

in Methodism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2019
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Apr 2019
eISBN: 
9780191840715
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198802310.003.0006
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chapter
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9780198802310
Methodists operate with the classical means of grace represented by baptism and the Lord’s Supper, supplemented by a host of prudential means of grace that serve multiple purposes. These ... More
5. The puritan and his neighbors

5. The puritan and his neighbors  

Francis J. Bremer

in Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365630
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195334555.003.0005
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9780195334555
‘The puritan and his neighbours’ explains that while the family was quite literally the home for puritan religious observance and the church was the centre for formal worship, believers ... More
Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction

Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction  

Francis J Bremer

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365630
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195334555.001.0001
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9780195334555
Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction traces the development, triumph, and decline of the Puritan world and examines the Puritan legacy in American history. It charts the rise ... More
Jewish History: A Very Short Introduction

Jewish History: A Very Short Introduction  

David N. Myers

Print Publication Year: 
May 2017
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May 2017
eISBN: 
9780190660345
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199730988.001.0001
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9780199730988
For millennia, Jews have defied odds by overcoming the travails of exile, persecution, and recurring plans for their annihilation. Jewish History: A Very Short Introduction points to two ... More
1. Divided Ulster: from plantation to partition

1. Divided Ulster: from plantation to partition  

Marc Mulholland

in Northern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2003
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775345
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801562.003.0001
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9780192801562
‘Divided Ulster: from plantation to partition’ explores how, from the sixteenth century, Ireland's separate Gaelic society was steadily destroyed. It was the coincidence of conquest with ... More
6. Puritans and the larger society

6. Puritans and the larger society  

Francis J. Bremer

in Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365630
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195334555.003.0006
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chapter
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9780195334555
‘Puritans and the larger society’ explains how aligning themselves, their families, and their friends with God's will was preliminary to the puritans' goal of reshaping the world around ... More
3. A legal right

3. A legal right  

Raymond Wacks

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

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2015
Published Online: 
Mar 2015
eISBN: 
9780191792915
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725947.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198725947
Privacy is acknowledged as an essential human right, recognized by a number of international declarations, among which the European Convention on Human Rights and the International Covenant ... More

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