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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Howard D. Weinbrot The stern royalist Act of 12 Car. 2, c.30 in 1662 reprobated the “abominable” regicide of Charles I on 30 January 1649 (n.s.). The act mandated that on every 30 January every Anglican church or chapel in every parish in British dominions should read a sermon deploring the murder...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 36–65.
Published: 01 April 2016
... contemporaneous developments in partisan history writing in the era of the rage of party. As High-Church Tories writing during the heyday of Italian musical influence in England, they shaped their histories into defenses of the English national musical tradition at precisely the time that tradition was fading...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (1): 76–98.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Andrew Black The anxiety of the eighteenth-century establishment church to the growing phenomenon of Methodism is chronicled in over nine hundred anti- Methodist texts published between 1738 and 1800. Anti-Methodist literature attempts to explain a dissident movement that challenged the supremacy...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 165–191.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Hanoverian Church has militated against sustained inquiry into the religious challenges of the Georgian world of goods. The strenuously Christian are conspicuously absent from the history of consumerism. The fashion victim and shrewd consumer matron have their historians, but what of the pious and judgmental...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Isabel Rivers Major Emma . Madam Britannia: Women, Church, and Nation, 1712-1812 . ( Oxford : Oxford Univ. , 2012 ). Pp. xii + 371. 36 ills . $110 Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Review Essay Exemplary Women...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 45–52.
Published: 01 April 2002
... should be expurgated any words of the Holy Scripture applied unpiously for profane use; and those words whose sense and declaration is apart from the unanimous exposition of the Fathers and Doctors of the Church should be erased also.3 The objections that fall...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 115–119.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 115 116   Eighteenth-Century Life reason, distrust of authority, repudiation of superstition, and interest in demo- cratic measures in governing institutions. Despite the “received wisdom . . . ​ that the Church was a tireless...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 118–122.
Published: 01 January 2012
... mainly with Eng- land. Yet like most Americans, he identifies with the Protestant Dissenters, so many of whom shaped US history, but who were a relatively small minority in England where the majority of the population were members of the Church of England. Pincus stresses James II’s pro...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 125–131.
Published: 01 January 2009
... socially specific. In another chapter, she examines the changing nature of the church within the context of the Enlightenment, and suggests that a gradu- ally shifting notion of an Anglican God may have allowed Murgatroyd to act so compassionately towards his servant despite her behavior. She also...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 36–40.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Press 36     3 7 is. Wilton-­Ely surveys Piranesi as designer of architecture (his church, Santa Maria del Priorato on the Aventine Hill in Rome, his plans for San Giovanni in Laterano), printmaker...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 103–107.
Published: 01 September 2016
... churchmanship,” but also the contested categories High Church or Low Church, and Tory or Whig, that have, in large part, motivated the debate (given ample coverage in the 1996 volume of Age of Johnson) about whether Johnson was, in Jonathan Clark’s polemical refrain, “a Tory, Non- juror, and Jacobite...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 234–239.
Published: 01 January 2011
... stories depicting the monu- Sculpting for (Old) Money     2 3 7 ments as part of a culture of legal and, occasionally, unscrupulous, succession. Against this background, these large displays in tiny estate churches accrue more meaning than in any other text...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 85–87.
Published: 01 September 2013
... two other Africans, but one of them died from disease while the other apparently went insane. By 1766, Quaque had finished his religious training, married an English woman, had been ordained in the Anglican Church, and had begun a career as a missionary at Cape Coast Castle (in present-day...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 97–100.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., a scholar.) But were “elite” histories always so very different? To take one example, the ecclesiastical history of Istifan al-Duwayhi, a seventeenth-century patriarch The World According to an Eighteenth-Century Barber 9 9 of the Maronite Church, bears more than a passing...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 January 2018
... by the church itself at the Council of Trent and endorsed by the French Assembly of Cler- ics in 1615. The notion of free will or “spiritual self-ownership” (31) was at the Eighteenth-Century Life Volume 42, Number 1, January 2018 doi 10.1215/00982601...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 66–87.
Published: 01 April 2016
... historians have shown, England and Wales were a case apart regarding matrimonial regulations in the Renaissance.4 In Catholic countries, the Council of Trent (1536) established a landmark for the regulation of mar- riage by the church, stipulating in their Tamesi that only marriages per- formed in...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 32–46.
Published: 01 April 2001
... ridiculing the priests and popes of medieval history Hume partici- pated, to some degree, in a standard Protestant practice—an example of which can be found in Swift’s allegorical satire on brother Peter, stand-in for the Roman or papal church in A Tale of a Tub (1704). But...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 128–133.
Published: 01 January 2014
... Sterne’s homiletic writings by approaching them as if they were examples of literary genres with which we are more familiar. New’s “Read- ing the Occasion: Understanding Sterne’s Sermons” reminds us that sermons are “occasional” pieces, responsive to the shifting demands of the church cal- endar, and...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 115–117.
Published: 01 September 2014
... choices were to become either a hackney writer or a hackney coachman. However, Downie painstakingly builds up an image of Fielding through all the turns of his writing career as recognizably an old-style Whig, with a firm belief in liberty and the Protestant church in terms that can be traced back...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 65–104.
Published: 01 September 2009
...-to-do a century later. One gentleman dying in 1691 willed fifty guineas to his doctors and apothecaries for embalming him, another fifty for his coffin.9 Though some would dispute these claims, I have found that church exca- vations, diaries, and wills indicate the popularity of...