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Errors of the Christian Religion (1832) | G. W. M. Reynolds

George W.M. Reynolds regularly railed against the abuses and corruption committed by the established church throughout his literary career. The Errors of the Christian Religion Exposed was Reynolds’s earliest published work. It was printed in 1832 by...

Eve: Humankind’s First Revolutionary (1851) | Daniel Stern

This short essay, which argues that Eve in the Bible was humankind’s first revolutionary, was originally written anonymously in the French language, and later translated by Daniel Stern and afterwards published in George Julian Harney’s left-wing...

Public Lecture: Mystical visions of God in the 17th Century

Earlier in June I was delighted to launch my book, Mysticism in Early Modern England, with a public lecture at… The post Public Lecture: Mystical visions of God in the 17th Century appeared first on Theosophical Transactions.
From: Theosophical Transactions on 11 Jun 2019

Book Preview: Mysticism and Millenarianism

This blog post discusses elements of Chapter 5 of my forthcoming book due out in April 2019. You can find out more about the monograph here. The end of the seventeenth century in England witnessed a heightened belief in the imminent second coming of Christ....
From: Theosophical Transactions on 15 Apr 2019

Book Preview: Mysticism vs Rationality

This blog post discusses elements of Chapter 4 of my forthcoming book due out in April 2019. You can find out more about the monograph here. One of the most substantial discussions of mysticism in seventeenth century England concerned its apparent incompatibility...
From: Theosophical Transactions on 9 Apr 2019

Book Preview: Puritan Mysticism

This blog post discusses elements of Chapter 2 of my forthcoming book due out in April 2019. You can find out more about the monograph here. The phrase ‘Puritan mysticism’ has caused many scholars colossal headaches. Firstly, what exactly...
From: Theosophical Transactions on 1 Apr 2019

Book Preview: What is mysticism?

This blog post discusses elements of the introduction to my forthcoming book due out in April 2019. You can find out more about the monograph here. The term ‘mysticism’ is often met with scepticism amongst scholars. What exactly does the word...
From: Theosophical Transactions on 19 Mar 2019

Scholar Spotlight: Andrew Louth

Andrew Louth’s long and distinguished career as a scholar of Patristic and Byzantine studies means that no one article can offer a full review of his scholarship and impact. Instead, this spotlight will focus on his The Origins of the Christian...
From: Theosophical Transactions on 1 Feb 2019

How to Prevent the Cooling of the Earth: A Page from God’s Cookbook

By Jean-Olivier Richard Image from Athanasius Kircher’s Mundus Subterraneus (1678 edn.) vol. 1, p. 194. Historians studying the relationship between climate and recipes (and yes, historians have good reasons to do so; see Jennifer A. Munroe’s...
From: The Recipes Project on 11 Dec 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: Truth and Truthiness: Belief, Authenticity, Rhetoric, and Spin in the Middle Ages & Renaissance

Truth and Truthiness: Belief, Authenticity, Rhetoric, and Spin in the Middle Ages and Renaissance December 1, 2018The 26th Biennial Conference of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program of Barnard CollegePlenary Speakers: Lorna Hutson (University...
From: The Renaissance Diary on 1 Dec 2018

Evelyn Underhill (Scholar Spotlight)

Biography Evelyn Underhill (6 December 1875 – 15 June 1941) was one of the most influential twentieth-century writers on mysticism and spirituality. Her work is largely credited with bringing mysticism to the masses, with enormously influential...
From: Theosophical Transactions on 29 Oct 2018

John Adams: A Liberal Congregationalist and the American Revolution

There was a slight chill in the Massachusetts air on the evening of February 13, 1818, which caused frost to gather around the windows... The post John Adams: A Liberal Congregationalist and the American Revolution appeared first on Journal of the American...

CALL FOR PAPERS: Medieval Mystical Theology in Dialogue with Contemporary Thought

An international conference on the occasion of the 750th anniversary of the death of Beatrice of Nazareth (1200-1268)KU Leuven, Belgium, 30 May-2 June 2018The annual conference of the Mystical Theology Network.Submit your abstractRegistration will...
From: The Renaissance Diary on 30 May 2018

Persons under the Law? Medieval Animals Rights

Posted by Sara M. Butler; 19 February 2018. Should animals be seen as persons under the law? At first glance this question may seem preposterous, but many animal rights activists today see that recognizing animals as “non-human persons” is...
From: Legal History Miscellany on 19 Feb 2018

‘To treat of God from Phenomena’

Kirsten Walsh writes… In my last few posts, I’ve discussed some of the lesser-known aspects of Newton’s work. In my first post on this topic, I talked generally about how we might consider Newton’s chymistry, theology and Church...

Journal Article: The Mysticism of Augustine Baker

The historical memory of Augustine (né David) Baker has been that of a ‘saintly’ figure, asubmissive and genteel contemplative who wished for nothing more than to be left aloneto foster a state of mystical passivity. However, Baker...
From: Theosophical Transactions on 7 Nov 2017

Journal Article: The Mysticism of Augustine Baker

The historical memory of Augustine (né David) Baker has been that of a ‘saintly’ figure, asubmissive and genteel contemplative who wished for nothing more than to be left aloneto foster a state of mystical passivity. However, Baker...
From: Theosophical Transactions on 7 Nov 2017

IMEMS Fellowship: Exploring the manuscripts of the English Poor Clares

In 2007 Durham University Library was gifted the lion’s share of the library of the English Poor Clares. Consisting of 796 printed works and 74 manuscripts, the extensive collection contains what remains of the libraries of the four major English...
From: Theosophical Transactions on 12 Oct 2017

IMEMS Fellowship: Exploring the manuscripts of the English Poor Clares

In 2007 Durham University Library was gifted the lion’s share of the library of the English Poor Clares. Consisting of 796 printed works and 74 manuscripts, the extensive collection contains what remains of the libraries of the four major English...
From: Theosophical Transactions on 12 Oct 2017

Renaissance College: Corpus Christi College, Oxford in Context, c.1450-c.16

6-9 September 2017Corpus Christi College, Oxford was founded, on humanistic principles, in 1517. Its fellows included specially-appointed lecturers in Latin literature, Greek and Theology and its new trilingual library featured works in Latin, Greek and...
From: The Renaissance Diary on 6 Sep 2017

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This search feature has a number of purposes:

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Caveats and Work in Progress

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If EMC doesn't find any <category> tags for a post in the RSS feed it is classified as uncategorized. These and any <category> 'uncategorized' from the feed are omitted from search results. (It should always be borne in mind that some bloggers never use any kind of category or tag at all.)

This will not be a 'real time' search, although EMC updates content every few hours so it's never very far behind events.

The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

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This is the basic structure:

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The URL for a search for the exact category Gunpowder Plot:

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In this more complex URL, %20 is the URL encoding for a space between words and &exact=on adds the exact category requirement.

I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.