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The church and empire

Author: Stewart J BrownCharlotte MethuenAndrew SpicerEcclesiastical History Society. Summer MeetingEcclesiastical History Society,All authors
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Published for the Ecclesiastical History Society by Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Studies in church history, 54.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The Church and Empire' reflects the reality that from its beginnings, the Christian Church has had close, often symbiotic, relationships with empires and imperial power. Initially the Church engaged with the Roman empire, subsequently in Europe with the Carolingian empire, the Anglo-Norman, Genoese, Venetian and Holy Roman empires, and later-through the Church's global expansion with European empires in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Church history
Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stewart J Brown; Charlotte Methuen; Andrew Spicer; Ecclesiastical History Society. Summer Meeting; Ecclesiastical History Society,; Ecclesiastical History Society. Winter Meeting
ISBN: 9781108473798 1108473792
OCLC Number: 1041139311
Notes: "This volume presents a selection of peer-reviewed articles derived from the wide variety of communications offered to the Ecclesiastical History Society's Summer Conference and Winter Meeting 2016-2017. These meetings took place under the presidency of Stewart J. Brown at the University of Edinburgh in July 2016 and at Magdalene College, Cambridge, in January 2017"--Preface (page ix).
Description: xvi, 421 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Stewart J. Brown --
Towards a spiritual empire: Christian exegesis of the Universal Census at the time of Jesus's birth / Tiziana Faitini --
The 'Servant of God': divine favour and instrumentality under Constantine, 318-25 / Andrew J. Pottenger --
Imperium and the City of God: Augustine on church and empire / Gillian Clark --
The popes as rulers of Rome in the aftermath of Empire, 476-769 / Rosamond McKitterick --
Empire, ethnic election and exegesis in the Opus Caroli (Libri Caroli) (President's Prize) / Conor O'Brien --
Super gentes et regna: papal 'Empire' in the later eleventh and twelfth centuries / Benedict G.E. Wiedemann --
Emperor and church in the last centuries of Byzantium / Ruth Macrides --
An English bishop afloat in an Irish see: John Bale, Bishop of Ossory, 1552-3 / Stephen N. Tong --
Roman imperium and the Restoration church / Jacqueline Rose --
The Episcopal Church, the Roman Empire and the Royal supremacy in Restoration Scotland / Andrew Carter --
Concepts of mission in Scottish Presbyterianism: the SSPCK, the Highlands and Britain's American colonies, 1709-40 / Clare Loughlin --
Christianity and empire: the Catholic mission in late Imperial China / R. Po-Chia Hsia --
Providential empire? The established Church of England and the nineteenth-century British Empire in India (Presidential address) / Stewart J. Brown --
Special worship in the British Empire: from the seventeenth to twentieth Centuries / Joseph Hardwick and Philip Williamson --
Queen Adelaide and the extension of Anglicanism in Malta / Nicholas Dixon --
Claiming the land: the Church Missionary Society and architecture in the Arctic (Kennedy Prize) / Emily Turner --
Anglican emigrant chaplaincy in the British Empire and beyond, c. 1840-1900 / Rowan Strong --
Sisters and brothers abroad: gender, race, empire and Anglican missionary reformism in Hawai'i and the Pacific, 1858-75 / Steven S. Maughan --
Ultramontane efforts in the Ottoman Empire during the 1860s and 1870s / Maryam Kartashyan --
'Britishers and Protestants': Protestantism and Imperial British identities in Britain, Canada and Australia from the 1880s to the 1920s / Géraldine Vaughan --
Englishness, Empire and nostalgia: a heterodox religious community's appeal in the inter-war years / Jane Shaw --
A triangular conflict: the Nyasaland Protectorate and two missions, 1915-33 / David Thompson --
Social Anglicanism and Empire: C.F. Andrews's Christian Socialism / Philip Lockley.
Series Title: Studies in church history, 54.
Responsibility: edited by Stewart J. Brown, Charlotte Methuen, Andrew Spicer.

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'The Church and Empire' is the theme of Studies in Church History, 54. This volume explores the relations of churches and empires around the world, and Christian conceptions of empire, in the  Read more...

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