Eighteenth Century Britain

Nigel Yates

Editura: Longman
Praise for the series after the first three volumes published in 2006:"On the basis of these books, this will prove a most promising series intellectually, as well as one that offers much to students." Jeremy Black, Exeter University, Times Higher Educational SupplementThe church of the eighteenth century was still reeling in the wake of the huge religious upheavals of the two previous centuries. Though this was a comparatively quiet period, this book shows that for the whole period, religion was a major factor in the lives of virtually everybody living in Britain and Ireland. Yates argues that the established churches, Anglican in England, Irelandand Wales, and Presbyterian in Scotland, were an integral part of the British constitution, an arrangement staunchly defended by churchmen and politicians alike. The book also argues that, although there was a close relationship between church and state in this period, there was also limited recognition of other religions. This led to Britain becoming a diverse religious society much earlier than most other parts of Europe. During the same period competition between different religious groups encouraged ecclesiastical reforms throughout all the different churches in Britain.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :




    List of Tables


    Series editor’s preface


    Author’s preface




    1 Three Kingdoms, Two Establishments

    2 Dissent from the Religious Establishments


    3 The Maintenance of Doctrinal Orthodoxy


    4 A Theology of Good Works


    5 The Condition of the Established Churches


    6 The Beginnings of Ecclesiastical Reform


    7 The Threat of Revolution




    Appendices:     (1) Chronology of Principal Events

    (2) Biographies of Religious Leaders

    (3) Churches and Chapels retaining Substantially Unaltered Interiors


    Guide to Further Reading




  • Data Publicarii : 2008
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 272
  • ISBN : 9781405801614
107.99 Lei
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