Description - Religion in Revolutionary England by Christopher Durston
This book offers a collection of essays tightly focused around the issue of religion in England between 1640 and 1660, a 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 into three sections examining theology in revolutionary England, inside and outside the revolutionary National Church and local impacts of religious revolution.
Carefully and thoughtfully presented, this book will be of great use for those seeking to better understand the practices and patterns of religious life in England in this important and fascinating period. -- .
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(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Manchester University Press
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Author Biography - Christopher Durston
Christopher Durston taught early modern history at the University of Plymouth until his death in August 2005. Judith Maltby is Chaplain and Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford and Reader in Church History in the University of Oxford -- .