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Restoration, Reformation, and Reform, 1660–1828: Archbishops of Canterbury and their Diocese

Jeremy Gregory

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208303
eISBN:
9780191677977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208303.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This wide-ranging and original book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the Church of England in the eighteenth century. It explores the nature of the Restoration ecclesiastical ... More


Introduction

Jeremy Gregory

in Restoration, Reformation, and Reform, 1660–1828: Archbishops of Canterbury and their Diocese

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208303
eISBN:
9780191677977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208303.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the main purpose of this book which is to supplement the arguments regarding the nature of the Church of England and its place in society between the Restoration and the reform ... More


Laymen in Priestly Robes

Michelle Armstrong-Partida

in Defiant Priests

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707735
eISBN:
9781501707827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707735.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the extent to which parish clergy were embedded in their local community and considers how familial, social, and economic factors firmly bound clerics to a life that very much ... More


Conclusion: Contextualizing the Diocesan Revival

Arthur Burns

in The Diocesan Revival in the Church of England c.1800–1870

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207849
eISBN:
9780191677823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207849.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions. Diocesan consciousness was an important factor in the progress of the Diocesan Revival. The inclusivity ... More


Secularization and the Clerical Profession

Bryan R. Wilson

in Religion in Secular Society: Fifty Years On

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198788379
eISBN:
9780191830297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788379.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This brief chapter documents the effects of secularization on the clerical profession. The clergy have lost social status to more specialized professions skilled in modern arts and sciences. ... More


Legitimating New Understandings of Ministry and the Clergy

Richard N. Pitt

in Divine Callings: Understanding the Call to Ministry in Black Pentecostalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768235
eISBN:
9780814768259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768235.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter considers the ongoing expansion of the boundaries of the cleric's vocational identity, which has made the attributes that might mark the clergy as a profession more ambiguous. ... More


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