Christianity and Revolutionary Europe, 1750-1830

Christianity and Revolutionary Europe, 1750-1830

by Nigel Aston
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521465923

ISBN-13: 9780521465922

Pub. Date: 10/28/2013

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This new introduction to religious history reviews the events of the turbulent period of the French Revolution. It is an accessible summary of key developments in the confrontation between the Churches and the Enlightenment. The text is supplemented by illuminating illustrations, maps and a glossary.

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This new introduction to religious history reviews the events of the turbulent period of the French Revolution. It is an accessible summary of key developments in the confrontation between the Churches and the Enlightenment. The text is supplemented by illuminating illustrations, maps and a glossary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521465922
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2013
Series:
New Approaches to European History Series, #25
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
396
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Later Eighteenth-Century Religion: 1. Church structures and ministry; 2. Beliefs, society and worship. The expression of Christianity in Europe, c.1750–90; 3. Intellectual challenges and the religious response; 4. Church and State; Part II. Revolution and its Aftermath: 5. Revolutions and the Churches: the initial impact; 6. The impact of the Revolution on religious life and practice, c.1793–1802; 7. Religion in Napoleonic Europe, 1802–15; 8. Religious revival after 1815?

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