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Religion in England 1688-1791 : Oxford History of the Christian Church - Gordon Rupp

Religion in England 1688-1791

Oxford History of the Christian Church

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Published: 18th December 1986
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Professor Rupp looks at the consequences of the Revolution of 1688, including the Toleration Act and the schism created by those who felt bound in conscience not to accept the new monarchy. He asks how the alliance between Church and State affected the Establishment, and how party politics modified its attitudes and sought to silence its independent voice. He describes the life and worship of the Churches; the survival of intolerance despite the principle of toleration; the growth of the dissenting Churches, and the predicament of the Roman Catholics.

`these essays, so full of insight and scholarship, constitute an important work which no student of eighteenth-century religion can ignore' English History Review ` The liveliness of Gordon Rupp's comments as well as the portraits and anecdotes that fill his book are evidence of his own pastoral experience as well as of his extraordinarily wide and sympathetic reading' Catholic Herald ` He can also hardly fail to be touched, now by Rupp's own humanity and tenderness, now by the feeling for the eternities that pervades the book.' Journal of Theological Studies

ISBN: 9780198269182
ISBN-10: 0198269188
Series: Oxford History of the Christian Church
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 600
Published: 18th December 1986
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.33
Weight (kg): 1.11