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Figgis, John Neville 1866-1919

Overview
Works: 116 works in 643 publications in 5 languages and 12,207 library holdings
Genres: History  Sermons  Records and correspondence  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Other
Classifications: D210, 321.6
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Most widely held works by John Neville Figgis
The divine right of kings by John Neville Figgis( Book )

45 editions published between 1914 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies of political thought from Gerson to Grotius, 1414-1625 by John Neville Figgis( Book )

80 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Neville Figgis (1866-1919) was a historian, political theorist and monk, his writings extensively influenced the history of ideas and prefigured the theological developments of the 1920s. First published in 1916, this second edition of a 1907 original provides six chapters on various aspects of political thought from between 1414 and 1625, together with one introductory chapter and extensive notes. It was derived from a The Birkbeck Lectures for 1900, which were delivered by Figgis at Trinity College, Cambridge. This book will be of value
Lectures on modern history by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton( Book )

23 editions published between 1906 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Este libro contiene algunas de las conferencias y clases que dió el autor desde su silla en la Universidad de Cambridge durante sus últimos años de vida. Estas son, entre otros: el comienzo del Estado Moderno; el Nuevo Mundo; el Renacimiento; Lutero; Enrique VIII; Calvino; Felipe II; María Estuardo; Enrique IV y Richelieu; la guerra de los treinta años; la revolución inglesa; o la revolución americana
Historical essays & studies by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton( Book )

19 editions published between 1907 and 2009 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The political aspects of S. Augustine's "City of God" by John Neville Figgis( Book )

35 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on the French revolution by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton( Book )

37 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the movement of the Revolution from constitutional monarchy to popular tyranny, stressing the various errors, both theoretical and practical, which led to the Reign of Terror. Liberal in his point of view, deeply concerned with the problem of freedom, the author illustrates how a theoretical misconception -- the belief that the Revolution must concern itself with an attack on the executive -- led to the most tragic consequences. The king had already assented to the limitations of his powers; what ought to have been feared, however, was legislative irresponsibility. An additional unsolved problem, which had diastrous results, was the relationship of Church and State. It is the author's belief that had a Concordat been worked out, such as the one negotiated by Napoleon, the history of the Revolution might have been different
The history of freedom, and other essays by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton( Book )

30 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The will to freedom; or, The gospel of Nietzsche and the gospel of Christ by John Neville Figgis( Book )

18 editions published between 1917 and 2013 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Churches in the modern state by John Neville Figgis( Book )

33 editions published between 1913 and 1997 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political thought from Gerson to Grotius, 1414-1625; seven studies by John Neville Figgis( Book )

14 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civilisation at the cross roads; four lectures delivered before Harvard university in the year 1911 on the William Belden Noble foundation by John Neville Figgis( Book )

20 editions published between 1912 and 1918 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four lectures delivered before Harvard University in the year 1911 on the William Belden Noble Foundation
The gospel and human needs, being the Hulsean lectures delivered before the university of Cambridge, 1908-9 by John Neville Figgis( Book )

25 editions published between 1909 and 1917 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the correspondence of the first Lord Acton by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton( Book )

16 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fellowship of the mystery by John Neville Figgis( Book )

15 editions published between 1914 and 1924 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory of the divine right of kings by John Neville Figgis( Book )

26 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion and English society; two addresses delivered at a conference held in London, November 9th and 10th, 1910 by John Neville Figgis( Book )

12 editions published between 1910 and 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hopes for English religion by John Neville Figgis( Book )

7 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English history illustrated from original sources ... 1660-1715 by John Neville Figgis( Book )

10 editions published between 1902 and 2012 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antichrist and other sermons by John Neville Figgis( Book )

6 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pluralist theory of the state : selected writings of G.D.H. Cole, J.N. Figgis, and H.J. Laski by G. D. H Cole( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English political pluralism is of particular relevance today because it offers an important critique of centralized sovereign state power. The Pluralist Theory of the State is the first collection of the major works of the leading theorists of this school of thought--G.D.H. Cole, J.N. Figgis and H. Laski. Paul Q. Hirst provides a crisp and informative introduction which situates the texts in the appropriate intellectual and political contexts and explains the debate surrounding them. This comprehensive introduction situates English political pluralism in a historical context and gives a cri
 
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Alternative Names
Figgis, J. N.

Figgis, J. N. 1866-1919

Figgis, J. N. (John Neville), 1866-1919

Figgis, John N.

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Studies of political thought from Gerson to Grotius, 1414-1625The political aspects of S. Augustine's "City of God"Churches in the modern stateThe theory of the divine right of kingsReligion and English society; two addresses delivered at a conference held in London, November 9th and 10th, 1910The Pluralist theory of the state : selected writings of G.D.H. Cole, J.N. Figgis, and H.J. Laski