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Preaching in Eighteenth-Century London
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This was a period when English society experienced significant social, religious and political changes, and preachers' roles evolved in response to these changes. Early in the century, preachers were heavily engaged in partisan politics. However, as these party heats waned, they increasingly became involved with societies and charities that were part of the blossoming English urban culture. The book also explores the impact of sermons on society by looking at contemporary perceptions of preaching, trends in the publication of sermons, the process of the publication and the distribution of sermons, and the reception of sermons. It demonstrates how preachers of various denominations adapted to an increasingly literate and print-centred culture and the continuing vitality of oral preaching culture. The book will be of interest not only to scholars of religion and sermon literature, but also to those interested in eighteenth-century politics, urban society, oral and print cultures, and publishing. JENNIFER FAROOQ is an independent scholar.
Preaching in Eighteenth-Century London by Jennifer Farooq was published by Boydell & Brewer Ltd in November 2013. The ISBN for Preaching in Eighteenth-Century London is 9781843838715.
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|Page last updated||14th October 2016|
|Author / Artist||Jennifer Farooq|
|Publisher||Boydell & Brewer Ltd (November 2013)|
|Number of Pages||362|