Religion in Revolutionary England

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Subjects:

  • British & Irish history: c 1500 to c 1700,
  • History of religion,
  • Protestantism & Protestant Churches,
  • History,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • History: World,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Revolutionary,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

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Book details

ContributionsChristopher Durston (Editor), Judith Maltby (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10531700M
ISBN 10071906404X
ISBN 109780719064043

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This book offers a collection of essays tightly focused around the issue of religion in England between anda time of upheaval and civil war in England. Edited by well-known scholars of the subject, topics include the toleration controversy, women's theological writing, observance of the Lord's Day and prayer books.

This book offers a collection of essays tightly focused around the issue of religion in England between anda time of upheaval and civil war in England.

Edited by well-known scholars of the subject, topics include the toleration controversy, women’s theological writing, observance of the Lord’s Day and prayer books.5/5(1).

This book offers a collection of essays tightly focused around the issue of religion in England between anda time of upheaval and civil war in England. Edited by well-known scholars of the subject, topics include the toleration controversy, women’s theological writing, observance of the Lord’s Day and prayer : Christopher Durston.

This book offers a collection of essays tightly focused around the issue of religion in England between anda time of upheaval and civil war in England. Edited by well-known scholars of the subject, topics include the toleration controversy, women's theological writing, observance of the Lord's Day and prayer books.

To aid understanding, the essays are divided. Religion in revolutionary England. Manchester: Manchester University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Religion in revolutionary England. Manchester: Manchester University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Christopher Durston; Christopher Durston: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource.

Introduction: religion and revolution in seventeenth-century England - Christopher Durston and Judith Maltby; Part 1: Theology in revolutionary England; 1. Living with the living God: radical religion and the English Revolution - J.

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