Flashcards in Unit 7 Deck (45)
The religious climate of the nineteenth-century showed:
The period's evangelicalism produced England's greatest missionary effect
Some of England's finest hymns were produced
Concerns for social goals were displacing the mission of the church among "high church" Anglicans and "broad church" liberals
By the end of Victoria's reign, why was England less able to meet the trails of the new century ?
Of her high transition from a a religious to an increasingly secularistic nation
What theory did Darwin's "origin of species" supported ?
Evolution of animal species from common origins and created a receptive climate for Karl Marx's theory
What are the Chartists ?
The radicals who organized mass demonstrations and presented Parliament with petitions demanding reform
Missionaries sent out by evangelicals in Victorian England:
William Carey in India
Hudson Taylor in China
David Livingston in Africa
What took seventy years to complete and is possibly the most challenging work of scholarship ever accomplished ?
The Oxford English Dictionary
Who was the famous Victorian preacher who contributed greatly to the arrow the sermon ?
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
What does today Victorianism in language suggests ?
A stifling obsession with rules of correctness
The chief Victorian innovators in language, both at home and aboard, were who ?
Were not the writers who invested few words, but the scientists
Who had a even more devastating effect on orthodox Christianity of the Victorian period than did Darwin's ideas ?
German Biblical scholars
What is Carlyle autobiography?
In "The Hero as Divinity" Carlyle's controlling image is what ?
The hero is like lightning acting kindling
Carlyle's areas of what had the greatest impact on Victorian England ?
Religious thought and social criticism
Why was Lord Tennyson's poetry deepened and enriched ?
The death of his best friend
How did William Wordsworth preceded Tennyson ?
As poet laureate
Who was the main influence upon Tennyson's religious thought ?
What personal record of the experience that shaped Tennyson into the poet-prophet predicted by Carlyle ?
A celebration of the hero is what which are grasped by reason in the poem In Memorian ?
A doubter and the insistence on truths deeper than those
(It also offers reassurance of immorality through mystic insight)
In Morte de Arthur, What did Tennyson express ?
Optimism concerning Victorian faith in human progress
In Crossing the Bar, the "pilot" is what ?
The "divine and unseen Who is always guiding us"
The basis of Tennyson's beliefs is what ?
Intuition rather than reason or revelation
Carroll was an what ?
Oxford lecturer in mathematics
Carroll was a what ?
Ordained Anglican deacon
What was Carroll known for ?
His treaties in symbolic logic
Most of Carroll's poems in the Alice books are best described as what ?
Characteristics of an effective parody:
A close relation in form between the original and the parody
A distinct difference in tone between the original and the parody
"Child of the Pure Unclouded Brow" reflects Carroll's ability to compose what ?
What did Hardy do in his youth ?
Taught Sunday school and planned to enter the ministry
What did hardy study ?