Church In The Nineteenth Century Hardback

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Church In The Nineteenth Century

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The nineteenth century was one of the most fascinating and volatile periods in Christian history. It was during this time that Christianity evolved into a truly global religion, which led to an ever greater variety of ways for Christians to express and profess their faith.

Frances Knight addresses the crucial question of how Christianity contributed to individual identity in a context of widespread urbanisation and modernisation. She explores important topics such as the Evangelical revival led by the likes of the founder of the Christian Mission - later the Salvation Army - William Booth; the Oxford Movement under Newman, Keble and Pusey; Mormonism and Protestant revivalism in the USA; socialism and the impacts of Karl Marx and anarchism; continuing theological divisions between Protestants and Catholics; and the development of pilgrimage and devotion at places like Lourdes and Knock. Her book also examines the most significant intellectual trends, such as the rise of critical approaches to the Bible, and the different directions that these took in Britain and America.The author's unique emphasis on the 'ordinary' experience of Christians worldwide makes her volume indispensable for students and general readers who will be fascinated by this sensitive twenty-first century perspective on the nineteenth century.

Church In The Nineteenth Century by Frances Knight was published by I B Tauris & Co Ltd in March 2008 and is our 60226th best seller. The ISBN for Church In The Nineteenth Century is 9781850438991.

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Details for Church In The Nineteenth Century

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherI B Tauris & Co Ltd (March 2008)
Number of Pages256
Thickness20 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code1016515
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