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The Educational Systems of the Puritans and Jesuits Compared

The Educational Systems of the Puritans and Jesuits Compared

Author: Noah Porter

Publisher: Applewood Books

ISBN: 9781429043434

Category: Education

Page: 102

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Catholic Higher Education in Protestant America

Catholic Higher Education in Protestant America

Author: Kathleen A. Mahoney

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801881350

Category: Education

Page: 360

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Drawing on social theories of cultural hegemony and insider-outsider roles, Mahoney traces the rise of the Law School controversy to the interplay of three powerful forces: the emergence of the liberal, nonsectarian research university; the development of a Catholic middle class whose aspirations included attendance at such institutions; and the Catholic church's increasingly strident campaign against modernism and, by extension, the intellectual foundations of modern academic life.

Symposium on Puritanism and Progress (JCR Vol. 06 No. 01)

Symposium on Puritanism and Progress (JCR Vol. 06 No. 01)

Author: R. J. Rushdoony

Publisher: Chalcedon Foundation

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Category: Religion

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In the previous issue of The Journal, we presented the case for the puritans as reforms who were determined to reconstruct society in terms of Biblical law. Not every Puritan had this vision, of course; not every Puritan agreed about the nature of Biblical law. But sufficient numbers of them did share this vision, especially in New England, and the world still reaps the benefits of their efforts. This is another way of saying that the Puritans expected success to come their way, and when it did, it left its mark on Western Civilization. By unleashing the talents of men in every station in life, the Puritan doctrine of the priesthood of all believers transformed the West. A grass-roots reconstruction began which was to lead eventually to the American War of Independence. The top-down hierarchy of Anglicanism did not take root in the Puritan colonies. Because of this, American political life was freed from the dead hand of a church-state bureaucratic tradition. But it was not simply in the realm of politics that Puritanism left its mark. Consider modern science. Without the doctrines of Puritanism, it is unlikely that modern science ever would have appeared. The calling before God, the legitimacy of the mechanic's trade, the optimism concerning the study of nature, and many other Puritan concepts brought forth modern science. Two articles, one by Charles Dykes and the other by E. L. Hebden Taylor, demonstrate this forcefully. Christians seldom know what modern historians of science know, namely, that Puritanism was basic to the advent of modern scientific progress. This ingrained optimism stemmed from their eschatological presuppositions, as James Payton demonstrates with respect to English Puritans and Aletha Joy Gilsdorf shows with respect to the first generation of colonial Puritans. And then there was Oliver Cromwell. Judy Ishkanian provides us with a detailed biography of this crucially important military and political leader of the Puritan forces in England. Who was he, how did he accomplish his goals, and where did he get his vision? These questions are answered in considerable depth, given the limitations of a single chapter in biography. This issue of The Journal is a continuation of an investigation into the nature of the Puritan reformation. It is followed by the third and final volume, "Puritanism and Society." Anyone who wants access to illuminating introductions to the impact of Puritanism outside of the institutional church as such, should have these volumes in his library. They will serve later Christian scholars as starting points for further research. Even more important, they open up a whole new world of Christian history and inspiration, for the Puritans vision-that all of the earth is open ground for the establishment of God's Kingdom-can be revived in our day. That vision can become a heritage for later generations. But to become a part of that heritage, men must reconsider the standard accounts of Puritanism's influence in the less informed (but widely read) secular textbooks. For Christians who want to learn why and how Puritan theology led to Puritanism's reconstruction of seventeenth-century though and culture, these issues of The Journal are indispensable.

Encounters between Jesuits and Protestants in Asia and the Americas

Encounters between Jesuits and Protestants in Asia and the Americas

Author: Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004373822

Category: Religion

Page: 375

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The present volume is a result of an international symposium on the encounters between Jesuits and Protestants in Asia and the Americas, which organized by Boston College’s Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies in June 2017.

The Lion and the Lamb

The Lion and the Lamb

Author: William M. Shea

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780195139860

Category: History

Page: 415

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"The book ends with some historical but also theological, social, and personal conclusions about the future of evangelical-Catholic relations. This accessible, groundbreaking, and timely study will be indispensable for anyone interested in the religious landscape of America today."--BOOK JACKET.

American Educational History

American Educational History

Author: William H. Jeynes

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781452222561

Category: Education

Page: 497

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American Educational History: School, Society, and the Common Good is an up-to-date, contemporary examination of historical trends that have helped shape schools and education in the United States. Author William H. Jeynes places a strong emphasis on recent history, most notably post-World War II issues such as the role of technology, the standards movement, affirmative action, bilingual education, undocumented immigrants, school choice, and much more!