Reason Grace And Sentiment Vol 1 Paperback

A Study of the Language of Religion and Ethics in England 1660-1780

by Isabel Rivers;

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Reason Grace And Sentiment Vol 1

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The period 1660-1780 saw major changes in the relationship between religion and ethics in English thought. In this first part of an important two-volume study, Isabel Rivers examines the rise of Anglican moral religion and the reactions against it expressed in nonconformity, dissent and Methodism. Her study investigates the writings which grew out of these movements, combining a history of the ideas of individual thinkers (including both prominent figures such as Bunyan and Wesley and a range of lesser writers) with analysis of their characteristic terminology, techniques of persuasion, literary forms and styles. The intellectual and social milieu of each movement is explored, together with the assumed audiences for whom the texts were written. The book provides an accessible, wide-ranging and authoritative new interpretation of a crucial period in the development of early modern religious and moral thought.

Reason Grace And Sentiment Vol 1 by Isabel Rivers was published by Cambridge University Press in October 2005 and is our 40216th best seller. The ISBN for Reason Grace And Sentiment Vol 1 is 9780521021340.

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Details for Reason Grace And Sentiment Vol 1

Page last updated 15th December 2015
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherCambridge University Press (October 2005)
Number of Pages292
Thickness17 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code1098633
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