Modern Christianity and Cultural Aspirations
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Modern Christianity and Cultural Aspirations by D. W. Bebbington
Book DescriptionChristianity and cultural aspirations are inevitably in tension: the combination invites a suspicion that temporal pursuits have slackened a quest for divine approbation. This text explores this tension in the context of modern Britain and America. In 15 original essays, a range of well-respected scholars examine the cultural aspirations of a broad spectrum of Christians, including Baptists, Congregationalists, Methodists, Presbyterians, Roman Catholics, and Anglicans, as they were expressed in arenas as diverse as politics, education, architecture, and sport. This volume is published in honour of Clyde Binfield, the distinguished ecclesiastical historian.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780826462626
(234mm x 156mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Continuum Publishing Corporation
Publisher: Continuum Publishing Corporation
Publish Date: 2-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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William Ewart Gladstone, Paperback (May 1993)View all books by D. W. Bebbington
Perhaps the most eminent of eminent Victorians and regarded as the greatest Christian statesman of his day, William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898) governed Britain at a time when the country stood at the apex of world affairs. This book presents a portrait of Gladstone - his character, his convictions, his actions, and his legacy.
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Author Biography - D. W. Bebbington
David Bebbington is Professor of History at the University of Stirling, Scotland. Timothy Larsen is Carolyn and Fred McManis Chair of Christian Thought at Wheaton College, Illinois, USA.
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