English pulpit oratory, from Andrewes to Tillotson a study of its literary aspects. by Wm. Fraser Mitchell

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  • Preaching -- History -- England,
  • Clergy -- England

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Paginationxii, 516 p.
Number of Pages516
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LC Control Number61017196
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English pulpit oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson. London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge; New York and Toronto, Macmillan English pulpit oratory. [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Wm Fraser Mitchell.

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xii+ This is a book for which students of the seventeenth century will be grate-ful, but it is not an unmixed blessing. Nine years devoted to the. English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson, (). English Religious Dissent,Author: A.C.

Clifford. 6 A Priest to the Temple, or The Country Parson, (first published inbut written before ; ; 7 See W.F. Mitchell: Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson, London,p 8 Lancelot Andrewes’s sermons were published after his death, “by his Majesties special command”, by ; 9 Quoted by Mitchell, op.

cit., p. ; 10 See, for instance: Seven Sermons Preached Upon Several. page note 4 W. Chillingworth, The Religion of Protestants a Safe way to Salvation, first published at Oxford in page note 1 Mitchell, W.

F., English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson: a study of its literary aspects, London–3 Google Scholar. English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson. London: The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Books to From Andrewes to Tillotson book an Empire: A Bibliographical History of English Overseas Interests to This extract is from W Fraser Mitchell's English Pulpit Oratory From Andrewes to Tillotson published by SPCK in See pp See pp Adams’ sermons are particularly rich in topical allusion and, he drew upon contemporary from Andrewes to Tillotson book of strange and curious learning secured at one and the same time an edifying moral rhetorical.

Until the last decade, the only, therefore standard, general studies of the early modern sermon were four in number: W.

Mitchell’s English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson (, reprinted ), Alan Fager Herr’s The Elizabethan Sermon: a Survey and Bibliography (), Millar Maclure’s The Paul’s Cross Sermons, He graduated with First Class Honours in and then went on to Exeter College, Oxford, researching English rhetorical preaching in the seventeenth century.

He was awarded the degree ofand was later successful in publishing his workEnglish pulpit oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson: a study of its literary aspects(). [See Mitchell, English Pulpit Oratory,and esp. “Preaching as a Branch of Rhetoric,” ; Johnson, Theology of John Donne, Studies in Renaissance Literature 1 (Woodbridge, England: D.

Brewer, ); and Lossky, Lancelot Andrewes: The Preacher (), trans. Andrew Louth (Oxford: Claredon Press, ), originally published.

Preaching during the English Reformation door Susan Wabuda (11 exemplaren) The art of preaching; a practical survey of preaching in door Charles Hugh Egerton Smyth (10 exemplaren) Preaching in Medieval England: An Introduction to Sermon door G.

Owst (8 exemplaren). After the Restoration most Anglican divines preached by Explication, Confirmation, and Application.

Their sermons began with a brief introduction in which the meaning of the text was made clear from its context; sometimes a few words might need further explication, by reference to the original or to the Greek translation or by the analogy of faith, i.e.

by comparison with catechetical doctrines. Fraser Mitchell, English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson: A Study of Its Literary Aspects (New York: Russell & Russell Inc., ). Mary Morrissey represents a different perspective on the notion that Puritans generally promoted a plain style.

She argues against the distinction between the Puritan “plain” style and the Laudian “metaphysical” style in preaching, because. English pulpit oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson; a study of its literary aspects. Mitchell, William Fraser, London Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge [].

He was awarded the degree ofand was later successful in publishing his work English pulpit oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson: a study of its literary aspects (). After Oxford, Mitchell studied Education at Moray House and Edinburgh University, and became personal assistant to Professor Sir Godfrey Thomson ().

English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson: A Study of its Literary Aspects (London ) p. Aside from stylistic evidence, its brevity makes it unlikely to be genuine: it is half the length of other feast-day sermons in XCVI.

Sermons. The accuracy of Burneťs overview of Tillotson' s preparatory edu-cation, though no doubt idealized to suit the genre of the encomium in which it appears, is largely confirmed based on the 1 William Fraser Mitchell, English Pulpit Oratory From Andrewes to Tillotson: A Study of Its Literary Aspects (London, [repr.

New York, ]), • Early’English’Books’Online’(EEBO) • Preachers’born’W Lancelot Andrewes William Perkins Henry Smith George Abbot English(Pulpit(Oratory(from(Andrewes(to(Tillotson:A(Study(of(itsLiterary(Aspects.

The English Metaphysical Preachers. (San Marino, California: Huntington Library, ); Millar MacLure, The Paul's Cross Sermons (Toronto: U of Toronto P, ); W.F. Mitchell, English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson (New York: Russell & Russell, ). Abstract. Benjamin Whichcote was born on May 4,1 into an “ancient and honourable family.” 2 His father was Christopher Whichcote, probably a “Squire,” and his mother Elizabeth, daughter of Edward Fox of Greet in the county of Salop.

He came from a very large family of five girls and seven boys. 3 Unfortunately, nothing is known of our author before he was seventeen.

Footnotes 1. Sec W. Fraser Mitchell, English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson: A Study of Its Literary Aspects (London, ), pp. 41– 2. These facts are culled from Thomas Fuller's Introduction to The Sermons of Mr. Henry Smith And the Life of Mr. Henry Smith (). Fuller, p. 3 v. Anthony à Wood.

Athenae Oxoniensis, ed. Philip Bliss, 4 vols. (), I, 5. Coatalen, Guillaume, “Shakespeare and Other ‘Tragicall Discourses’ in an Early-Seventeenth-Century Commonplace Books from Oriel College, Oxford,” English Manuscript Studies – Mitchell, W.

Fraser, English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson (, rpt. Fraser Mitchell's English pulpit oratory from Andremes to Tillotson, the work most responsible for this classification: Mitchell argues that between the time of Donne and Tillotson, English prose as used in the pulpit became 'plain' and 'clear' according to the.

Fraser, Mitchell, English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson () William Nelson, Fact or Fiction () Marjorie Nicolson, The Breaking of the Circle () Stephen Orgel, The Jonsonian Masque () _____, and R.

Strong, The Theatres of the Stuart Court () Douglas Peterson, The English Lyric from Wyatt to Donne (). Catholic and Reformed: The Roman and Protestant Churches in English Protestant Thought, – Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Find this resource: Google Preview; WorldCat; Mitchell, W.

Fraser (). English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson: A Study of its Literary Aspects. SPCK. Find this resource: Google Preview; WorldCat. The English country parson by William Addison (14 copies) Letters from Ireland, / by Stephen De Lexinton (7 copies) English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson: A Study by W.

Fraser Mitchell (3 copies) The life of the most learned, reverend and pious Dr. by John Fell (2 copies). For the later period there is W. Fraser Mitchell English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson (), which crosses this study at various points, but is centred on the development of prose style as related to 'metaphysical' preaching.

Another point of view is found in the articles by. Conspicuously absent from the encomium is notice of Tillotson's ever having studied some extant style, as John Donne and Lancelot Andrewes had studied Augustine and the Medieval traditions of the ars praedicandi.2 Rather, to his credit, Tillotson examined language and style at their roots and formed a style which would be most suitable to.

English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson: A Study of its Literary Aspects. rpt. New York: Russell & Russell, Norbrook, David. "The Monarchy of Wit and the Republic of Letters: Donne's Politics.".

Free Online Library: Preaching pastor versus custodian of order: Donne, Andrewes, and the Jacobean Church.(Report) by "Philological Quarterly"; Literature, writing, book reviews Languages and linguistics Anglicanism Research Philosophy and religion Philosophy of religion Theology.

Discussions of Tillotson’s sermons have amplified but seldom surpassed Wm. Fraser Mitchell’s pioneering English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson: A Study of its Literary Aspects (; New York: Russell & Russell, ).

He went on to Exeter College, Oxford, to research English rhetorical preaching in the seventeenth century. He was awarded the degree ofand subsequently published English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson: A Study of its Literary Aspects (). English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson: A Study of its Literary Aspects (London ) p.

Aside from stylistic evidence, its brevity makes it unlikely to be genuine: it is half the length of other feast-day sermons in XCVI. Sermons. Chapter I investigates the reform of pulpit oratory in the seventeenth century and traces the development of the "plain style" of sermon composition.

Early seventeenth-century divines, and Lancelot Andrewes in particular, were addicted to an over-ingenious metaphysical manner, and to what George Herbert called "crumbling a text into small parts". English Pulpit Oratory from Andrewes to Tillotson: A Study of its Literary Aspects (; Rpt.

New York: Russell and Russell, ); Mulder, William. "Style and the Man: Thomas Adams, Prose Shakespeare of Puritan Divines," Harvard Theological Review (): Paylor, W. The Overburian Characters. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, Webster's Dictionary Definition for Pulpit-oratory.

Noah Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language is regarded by many as the finest English dictionary ever published. The dictionary is available in many forms. Oratory skill is a different aspect and one rarely sees studies correlating oratory skills and intelligence.

A parrot can be trained to recite a passage with apparent oratory skills. Cite. Curate and rector. Tillotson was the son of a Puritan clothier at Haughend, Sowerby, is known of his early youth; he studied at Colne Grammar School, before entering as a pensioner of Clare Hall, Cambridge in His tutor was David Clarkson and he graduated inbeing made a fellow of his college in In Tillotson became tutor to the son of Edmund Prideaux.

[ ]. SERMON (Lat. sermo, a discourse), an oration delivered from a pulpit with fullness and rhetoricalthan whom no greater authority can be desired, defines a sermon as a religious address, in which the word of God is stated and explained, and in which .Brooks, P.; "Twenty Sermons" Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article.

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State of Pulpit-Eloquence among the English. SECTION XLIX. Of M. Thomas, and the Revolution which he effected in the Style of rhetorical Composition.

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