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Gabriel Glickman

Liberty of conscience did not, however, entail disregard for the spiritual domain. Some voices at court evinced interest in nurturing a common Protestant culture within the context of confessional plurality. The 1662 charter for Rhode Island and Providence granted exemptions from ‘the liturgy, ceremonies, and articles of the Church of England’, on the grounds that the inhabitants’ ‘serious intentions of godly edifying themselves in the holy Christian faith … may win the Indians to the knowledge of the only true God and Saviour of mankind’. 59 Pacific strands across

in Making the British empire, 1660–1800
Benjamin Franklin and the American frontier, the Moravians, and the nature of reason
Ron Southern

Inhabitants it was thought better to tell the Truth; therefore in the Liturgy where the Lord S[upper] Br[ethere]n & S[iste]rs were present, it was told them Simply that our Settlement at Mahoni and Gnadenhu’ten was ruined by the French Indians and 11 persons Sent by their hands to our Saviour, and the whole matter was recommended to their

in Colonial frontiers
Radical religion, secularism and the hymn
Kate Bowan and Paul A. Pickering

liturgy, burlesque sacraments, and blasphemous feats, which are … worthy of John Wilkes’. 116 The jurors also remembered, or at least some of them did. Symes’s fellow citizens were deadlocked as to his guilt and he was released. A second trail ended similarly in a hung jury and the prosecution was abandoned. 117 The ASA had collapsed by 1888 in part because of the

in Sounds of liberty
Lindsay J. Proudfoot and Dianne P. Hall

Catholic Church anew in a colonial landscape. At local levels this was achieved by strong Episcopal control over building programmes, iconography and liturgy. Although there was opposition from Irish laity based on their perception of lay/clerical relations in Ireland and their more recent experience in the colonies, the physical spaces of the Catholic Church in Victoria and New South Wales became

in Imperial spaces
Lindsay J. Proudfoot and Dianne P. Hall

aesthetic understanding. Existing indigenous inscriptions of identity might find some accommodation within this, but were more likely to form the basis of a ‘hidden dialogue’ with the settlers’ understanding, which exposed sharp differences with it. 116 Thus, in Australia, Hills argues that the aboriginal landscape ‘can never be white’. As ever developing ‘liturgies of creation

in Imperial spaces
Monarchy and the consequences of republican India
H. Kumarasingham

, descending no doubt from the first bough torn from a tree by prehistoric man as a weapon to impose his will upon his fellows. The Crown stands, according to the liturgy, for glory and for righteousness. Now India has chosen to remove the King as bearer of the Sceptre from her political system. But she still participates in the glory and righteousness of the

in Crowns and colonies
Mary Chamberlain

for its victims and their successors. In the case of the Holocaust, memorials and museums provided further iteration of the trauma and a place where mourning could take place, while the incorporation into Jewish liturgy of other historic attempts at Jewish annihilation created a dialectic between the past, the present and what may be the future, and what Feuchtwang described as ‘an eternal truth

in Empire and nation-building in the Caribbean
Cultural awakenings and national belongings
Mary Chamberlain

extension, his (or her) words. It had its less secular forms. Sundays, and weekdays, the chapels resounded to the drama of religious worship. The majority of Barbadians were active Christians, and many of those preferred to worship in the non-conformist and Pentecostal chapels. While the beliefs may have been European, the liturgy and the faith practices were creole. Religious services elevated the spoken

in Empire and nation-building in the Caribbean
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Pamila Gupta

of the Society of Jesus, the Brief of Beatification, allowing Francis Xavier to be styled ‘Blessed’, and the Jesuits to publicly praise God for him in the Liturgy (Office and Mass) everywhere in their churches, and in all the ‘kingdoms’ of the East Indies. 243 On 12 March 1622, Pope Gregory XV canonized Francis Xavier on the basis of the ‘holiness of his life, the

in The relic state
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Joseph Hardwick

Church’s different branches. The alternative was a colonial Church made up of self-governing, self-financing congregations, each free to choose their own ministers and make changes to Anglican doctrines and liturgy. Though the high church model of Church expansion left room for dioceses to exercise control over their own affairs, this would go hand in hand with moves to enforce discipline and uniformity

in An Anglican British World