Description - The Rise of the Laity in Evangelical Protestantism by Deryck Lovegrove
This comprehensive investigation into the involvement of ordinary Christians in Church activities and in anti-clerical dissent, explores a phenomenon stretching from Britain and Germany to the Americas and beyond. It considers how evangelicalism, as an anti-establishmentarian and profoundly individualistic movement, has allowed the traditionally powerless to become enterprising, vocal, and influential in the religious arena and in other areas of politics and culture.
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Author Biography - Deryck Lovegrove
Deryck Lovegrove lectures in church history at St Mary's College, University of St. Andrews, and has written extensively on themes including the church and war, the role of the church in industrialisation, and Scottish evangelicalism. He is the author is Established Church, Sectarian People, Itinerancy and the Transformation of English Dissent, 1780-1830 (CUP, 1988).