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Introduction

Michael R. Watts

in The Dissenters

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229681
eISBN:
9780191678905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229681.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Evangelical Christianity was not just the preoccupation of ministers of religion and itinerant evangelists, it was not the motivating force merely of public figures such as William Wilberforce and ... More


An Erastian Descent: History and Establishment in the Thought of Arthur Penrhyn Stanley and E. A. Freeman

Michael Ledger-Lomas

in Making History: Edward Augustus Freeman and Victorian Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265871
eISBN:
9780191772030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265871.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

E. A. Freeman’s distaste for Erastianism, his contempt for Whigs, and his equivocal interventions in debates on disestablishment and disendowment are well-attested. Yet the career of Arthur Penrhyn ... More


Gender Nonconformity and the Law

Kimberly A Yuracko

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125856
eISBN:
9780300217858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125856.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Sex discrimination in employment has been prohibited by federal law since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. When the Act was passed, its target was clear. It sought to end women’s ... More


The Dissenters

Michael R. Watts

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229681
eISBN:
9780191678905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229681.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The expansion of Evangelical Nonconformity was one of the most important developments in English and Welsh history in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. In eighty years the number of ... More


‘The Society of God's People’ The Community of Dissent

Michael R. Watts

in The Dissenters

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229681
eISBN:
9780191678905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229681.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The conversion of millions of men and women in England and Wales to Evangelical Nonconformity in the first half of the 19th century was the result of the enthusiasm generated by the 18th-century ... More


The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume II: Establishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

Jeremy Gregory (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199644636
eISBN:
9780191838941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644636.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The Oxford History of Anglicanism is a major new and unprecedented international study of the identity and historical influence of one of the world’s largest versions of Christianity. This global ... More


Victorian Christianity and Emigrant Voyages to British Colonies c.1840 - c.1914

Rowan Strong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198724247
eISBN:
9780191791994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724247.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This volume looks at the religious dimensions of the nineteenth-century British and Irish emigration experience, examining the varieties of Christianity adhered to by most British and Irish emigrants ... More


The Church in an Age of Projects

Brent S. Sirota

in The Christian Monitors: The Church of England and the Age of Benevolence, 1680-1730

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300167108
eISBN:
9780300199277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167108.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers the imperatives of Anglican reform in the ensuing settlement of the established church. It describes how the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK) emerged from a ... More


Women in eighteenth-century Methodism

Jennifer Lloyd

in Women and the Shaping of British Methodism: Persistent Preachers, 1807-1907

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078859
eISBN:
9781781702574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078859.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter provides essential background for those unfamiliar with the histories of British Nonconformity and Wesleyan Methodism in the eighteenth century. It briefly describes female preaching in ... More


Gospel Times

Emma Griffin

in Liberty's Dawn: A People's History of the Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300151800
eISBN:
9780300194814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151800.003.0008
Subject:
History, Economic History

Britain's religious history was marked by a dynamic period known as the evangelical revival, the great wave of religious enthusiasm and missionary endeavour led by the Methodists, who split from the ... More


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