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The Jews in Christian Europe 1400-1700

The Jews in Christian Europe 1400-1700

1st Edition

Dr John Edwards, J. Edwards
April 16, 2019

First published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Catholicism in Modern Italy: Religion, Society and Politics since 1861

Catholicism in Modern Italy: Religion, Society and Politics since 1861

1st Edition

John Pollard
August 15, 2014

John Pollard's book surveys the relationship between Catholicism and the process of change in Italy from Unification to the present day. Central to the book is the complex set of relationships between traditional religion and the forces of change. In a broad sweep, Catholicism in Modern ...

European Religion in the Age of Great Cities: 1830-1930

European Religion in the Age of Great Cities: 1830-1930

1st Edition

Hugh McLeod
April 10, 2014

Europe in the nineteenth century saw spectacular growth in the size and number of cities and in the proportion of the population living in urban areas. Many contemporaries thought that this social revolution would bring about an equally dramatic change in religious life. This book, written by an...

Women, Religion and Education in Early Modern England

Women, Religion and Education in Early Modern England

1st Edition

Kenneth Charlton
April 08, 2014

Women, Religion and Education in Early Modern England is a study of the nature and extent of the education of women in the context of both Protestant and Catholic ideological debates. Examining the role of women both as recipients and agents of religious instruction, the author assesses the nature...

Women in Early American Religion 1600-1850: The Puritan and Evangelical Traditions

Women in Early American Religion 1600-1850: The Puritan and Evangelical Traditions

1st Edition

Marilyn J. Westerkamp
October 31, 2013

Women in Early American Religion, 1600-1850 explores the first two centuries of America's religious history, examining the relationship between the socio-political environment, gender, politics and religion. Drawing its background from women's religious roles and experiences in England during the...

Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern World: Regulating Desire, Reforming Practice

Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern World: Regulating Desire, Reforming Practice

2nd Edition

Merry Wiesner-Hanks
February 24, 2010

The book surveys the ways in which Christian ideas and institutions shaped sexual norms and conduct from the time of Luther and Columbus to that of Thomas Jefferson. It is global in scope and geographic in organization, with chapters on Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodox Europe, Latin America,...

The British Missionary Enterprise since 1700

The British Missionary Enterprise since 1700

1st Edition

Jeffrey Cox
November 02, 2009

"... this book fills a gap in the historiography of mission history by providing a one-volume history of modern British missions... This work deserves a place on the shelves of university libraries and should be consulted by specialists and readers interested in the history of Christian missions."...

The Death of Christian Britain: Understanding Secularisation, 1800–2000

The Death of Christian Britain: Understanding Secularisation, 1800–2000

2nd Edition

Callum G. Brown
February 11, 2009

The Death of Christian Britain examines how the nation’s dominant religious culture has been destroyed. Callum Brown challenges the generally held view that secularization was a long and gradual process dating from the industrial revolution. Instead, he argues that it has been a catastrophic and...

The Anabaptists

The Anabaptists

1st Edition

Hans-Jurgen Goertz
July 30, 2008

The Anabaptists were at the radical, utopian edge of the Reformation, ruthlessly repressed by Catholic, Lutheran and secular authorities alike. Hans-Jurgen Goertz gives a comprehensive account of their political and religious significance, their views, and their social setting within the wider...

The Redcoat and Religion: The Forgotten History of the British Soldier from the Age of Marlborough to the Eve of the First World War

The Redcoat and Religion: The Forgotten History of the British Soldier from the Age of Marlborough to the Eve of the First World War

1st Edition

Michael Snape
May 30, 2008

This compelling study presents the most comprehensive examination available of the role of religion in the army during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Through extensive analysis of official military sources, religious publications and personal memoirs, Michael Snape challenges the...

God and the British Soldier: Religion and the British Army in the First and Second World Wars

God and the British Soldier: Religion and the British Army in the First and Second World Wars

1st Edition

Michael Snape
November 03, 2005

Drawing on a wealth of new material from military, ecclesiastical and secular civilian archives, Michael Snape presents a study of the experience of the officers and men of Britain’s vast citizen armies, and also of the numerous religious agencies which ministered to them. Historians of the First...

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