Lay People and Religion in the Early Eighteenth Century
By (author) W. M. Jacob
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Lay People and Religion in the Early Eighteenth Century by W. M. Jacob
Book DescriptionThis book investigates the part that Anglicanism played in the lives of lay people in England and Wales between 1689 and 1750. It is concerned with what they did rather than what they believed, and explores their attitudes to clergy, religious activities, personal morality and charitable giving. Using diaries, letters, account books, newspapers and popular publications and parish and diocesan records, Dr Jacob demonstrates that Anglicanism held the allegiance of a significant proportion of all people. They took the lead in managing the affairs of the parishes, which were the major focus of communal and social life, and supported the spiritual and moral discipline of the church courts. He shows that early eighteenth-century England and Wales remained a largely traditional society and that Methodism emerged from a strong church, which was central to the lives of most people.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521892957
(228mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 20-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author W. M. Jacob
Clerical Profession in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1680-1840, Hardback (September 2007)
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Lay People and Religion in the Early Eighteenth Century, Hardback (November 1996)» View all books by W. M. Jacob
An investigation into the part Anglicanism played in the lives of lay people between 1689 and 1750.
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