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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
... with 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
... the 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 (2021) 45 (3): 116–134.
Published: 01 September 2021
... in laboratory investigation could indicate a princely engagement with the Enlightenment pursuit of scientific knowledge. These contradictory associations reached an apogee in the so-called “Catholic Enlightenment,” producing artworks that sought to consolidate the church. This paper analyzes the Zwettler...
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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
... that “There 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 (2016) 40 (2): 66–87.
Published: 01 April 2016
... 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 church in front of witnesses (one of whom had...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 61–87.
Published: 01 April 2022
... University. Figure 1. William Hogarth, A Harlot's Progress, engraving (1732), 11 13/16 x 15 1/2 in. (HGW, No. 121). Courtesy of the Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. I heard an old and a young Voice repeating the Questions and Responces of the Church-Catechism. I thought it no Breach of good...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 32–46.
Published: 01 April 2001
... 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, thematically...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 125–131.
Published: 01 January 2009
... 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 suggests that E. P. Thompson’s...
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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 (2009) 33 (3): 65–104.
Published: 01 September 2009
... 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 incorporating various forms of embalming methods into burial rites.10 Despite the fact...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 234–239.
Published: 01 January 2011
... 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 written on the subject. Fascinating chap- ters on monuments erected by female heirs, and on funerary expressions of male...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 115–120.
Published: 01 January 2022
... to comfortable class status and to positions of power both in church and state. He was a responsible student at Kilkenny Grammar School and Trinity College. He was an avid lifelong reader, beginning with his time at Kilkenny and Trinity (11). He was a long-term friend and lover of Esther Johnson...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 83–101.
Published: 01 January 2011
...,” as David Woolley points out in his edition of Swift’s correspondence, is the journalist and political writer William Pit- tis, sometimes spelled Pettis (1:190). Pittis was involved in the publication of The Memorial to the Church of England (1704), a High Church contribu- tion to the occasional...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 28–42.
Published: 01 April 2017
... republicanism, and deist-inflected natural theology. In the English context, this shift was challenging for Anglicanism, positioned as it was between High Church orthodoxy and Calvinism. The most pertinent Anglican response to the assault on the concept of the virtues was mounted by divines who sought...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 23–48.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Robertson as an obscure provincial minister, his unique role as leader of the Moderate party in the Church of Scotland made him at once a cleric, orator, party man- ager, and statesman as well as an historian— thus a manipulator, system- atizer, and projector of characters.47 Consequently, Robertson’s...