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The Church in an age of danger : parsons and parishioners, 1660-1740 / Donald A. Spaeth.

Spaeth, Donald A. (Author).
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Subject: Church of England > History > 17th century.
Church of England > History > 18th century.
England > Church history > 18th century.
England > Church history > 17th century.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0511017561
  • ISBN: 9780511017568
  • ISBN: 0511037163
  • ISBN: 9780511037160
  • ISBN: 0511115946
  • ISBN: 9780511115943
  • ISBN: 9780521353137
  • ISBN: 0521353130
  • ISBN: 9780511052392
  • ISBN: 0511052391
  • ISBN: 051115268X
  • ISBN: 9780511152689
  • ISBN: 1280151676
  • ISBN: 9781280151675
  • ISBN: 9786610151677
  • ISBN: 6610151679
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 279 pages) : map.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; Cambridge University Press, 2000.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-269) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; TABLES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; 1 Introduction; 2 Clerical profiles; 3 Arenas for conflict; 4 The management of disputes; 5 Pastoral care; 6 Tithes and religious conflict; 7 The nonconformist threat; 8 Popular observance; 9 Matters of life and death; 10 Singing and religious revival; 11 Conclusion; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
Summary: This book looks at popular religion in early modern England, using detailed accounts of local conflicts to bring the religion of ordinary people to life. Unlike other studies, it examines not magical beliefs but orthodox religion, and shows how the gentry and people co-operated in regulating religion.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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