By Robert H. Ellison
The most recent installment in Brills a brand new background of the Sermon sequence deals cutting edge reports of sacred rhetoric within the 19th century. the 3 sectionsTheory and Theology, Sermon and Society within the British Empire, and Sermon and Society in Americacontain a complete of 16 essays on such themes as biblical feedback, Charles Darwin, the Oxford flow, the Womans Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), English Catholicism, sermon-novels, and the slave exchange on either side of the Atlantic. a number of traditions are represented, together with the Anglican and Presbyterian church buildings, English nonconformity, Judaism, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, making this a compilation that might entice quite a lot of preachers, historians, literary students, and scholars of the rhetorical tradition.Contributors are Miriam Elizabeth Burstein, Thomas J. Carmody, sunrise Coleman, Robert H. Ellison, Joseph Evans, Keith A. Francis, Brian Jackson, Dorothy Lander, Thomas H. Olbricht, Carol Poster, Mirela Saim, Jessica Sheetz-Nguyen, Bob Tennant, David M. Timmerman, Tamara S. Wagner, and John Wolffe.
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422. , p. 15. 74 John Henry Newman, Lectures on Justification (London, 1838), p. v. , p. vi. 81 Some of the statements above, and the larger discussion of faith and works of which they are a part, would appear to support this assessment. It is not, however, an even balance, for Newman’s calls to exhibit a “fruitful faith”82 are easily overshadowed by his discussions of the “instrumentality of faith”83 the “formal cause of justification”,84 the “philosophical relation of justification to sanctification”,85 and other complex theological topics.
5. , “On Episcopal Visitations. No. ,” Christian Remembrancer ns 3 (1842), 114. , pp. 116–19. 62 The Anglican Canons 1529–1947, ed. Gerald Bray (Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1998), p. 131. , p. 183. 64 Arthur Burns, The Diocesan Revival in the Church of England c. 1800–1870 (Oxford, 1999), pp. 23–24, 46–47. For proclamations concerning what was to take place during the visitations, see The Anglican Canons, pp. 131–37, 183. 57 the tractarians’ sermons and other speeches 25 A 19th-century visitation service was the scene of two significant rhetorical events.
It needs, so to speak, flesh and blood, human sympathy and the breath of life. 33 As the “aim of the Apostles was not controversy, but to ‘make disciples of all nations’ ”, Victorian clergy must set debate aside and “firmly 29 For uses of this and similar phrases from the Middle Ages through modern sociolinguistics, see James J. Murphy, Rhetoric in the Middle Ages: A History of Rhetorical Theory from Saint Augustine to the Renaissance (Berkeley, 1974), p. 313; George Herbert, The Country Parson, the Temple (New York, 1981), pp.
A New History of the Sermon: the Nineteenth Century by Robert H. Ellison