Download E-books Narratives of the Religious Self in Early-Modern Scotland (St Andrews Studies in Reformation History) PDF

By David George Mullan

Drawing on a wealthy, but untapped, resource of Scottish autobiographical writing, this booklet presents a desirable perception into the character and volume of early-modern spiritual narratives. Over eighty such own records, together with diaries and autobiographies, manuscript and released, clerical and lay, female and masculine, are tested and put either in the context of seventeenth-century Scotland, and likewise early-modern narratives produced somewhere else. as well as the focal point on narrative, the learn additionally revolves round the proposal of conversion, which, whereas an idea identified in lots of occasions and areas, isn't common in its which means, yet has to be understood in the peculiarities of a particular context and the desires of writers situated in a particular culture, right here, Puritanism and evangelical Presbyterianism. those conversions and the narratives which offer a method of articulation draw deeply from the Bible, together with the Psalms and the track of Solomon. The context should also comprise an appreciation of the political historical past, specially in the course of the non secular persecutions lower than Charles II and James VII, and later the altering and risky stipulations skilled after the coming of William and Mary on her father's throne. one other the most important context in shaping those narratives used to be the shape of spiritual discourse manifested in sermons and different works of divinity and the paintings seeks to enquire family members among ministers and their listeners. via cautious research of those narratives, viewing them either as person files and as a part of a much wider style, a fuller photograph of seventeenth-century lifestyles might be drawn, particularly within the context of the kin and private improvement. hence the publication should be of curiosity to scholars in a number of parts of analysis, together with literary, ancient, and theological contexts. It offers for a better knowing of the motivations at the back of such own expressions of early-modern spiritual religion, whose echoes can nonetheless be heard this present day.

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Download E-books The Church of England and the Bangorian Controversy, 1716-1721 (Studies in Modern British Religious History) (Studies in Modern British Religious History) PDF

By Andrew Starkie

The Bangorian Controversy was once the main bitterly fought ideological conflict of eighteenth-century England. Benjamin Hoadly, the low-church Bishop of Bangor, introduced the wrath of his fellow churchmen upon himself while he preached his sermon the character of the dominion, or church, or Christ sooner than the king in 1717: it denied the non secular authority of the church, and was once a choice for a different Reformation. The fight that was once sour, with far-reaching effects. this primary full-length research of the debate highlights its courting with the 'Whig schism', illuminating a tremendous element of the early occupation of Robert Walpole; it additionally brings out the theological and political tensions inside of English society in this period. excessive churchmen, low churchmen, Dissenters and deists all released their very own debatable works, taking positions for or opposed to the Bishop of Bangor. The Church of britain and the Bangorian Controversy is hence an summary of the ideological panorama of English society because it entered the Georgian age. ANDREW STARKIE is Curate within the Diocese of Newcastle.

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Download E-books Religious Tourism and Heritage in Brazil (SpringerBriefs in Latin American Studies) PDF

The booklet displays at the present dimensions of tourism and patrimony in Brazil. It offers cultural realities as assets for the answer of tensions among assorted groups and the institution in their identities. The ebook additionally provides thoughts and forgotten traditions which are very important within the illustration of areas and cultures. It questions spiritual platforms and their dynamic interface with the profession of cultural areas and the translation of touristic practices in Brazil. the themes mentioned comprise pilgrimages, sanctuaries, symbolic vectors, and non secular gala's.

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Download E-books A Companion to Philosophy of Religion PDF

In eighty five new and up to date essays, this complete quantity offers an authoritative advisor to the philosophy of faith.

  • Includes contributions from confirmed philosophers and emerging stars
  • 22 new entries have now been additional, and all fabric from the former variation has been up to date and reorganized
  • Broad assurance spans the parts of global religions, theism, atheism, , the matter of evil, technological know-how and faith, and ethics

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Download E-books Women's Rights and Religious Practice: Claims in Conflict (Women's Studies at York Series) PDF

The writer appears to be like at conflicts among human rights for girls and non secular integrity, via relatives non secular ideology and questions of relativism, privateness and organization. The examine indicates that theological resistance and political and social inhibitors can, paradoxically, make the human rights thought irrelevant for gaining rights for non secular ladies.

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