Reinventing Christianity: Nineteenth Century Contexts

Reinventing Christianity: Nineteenth Century Contexts

by Linda Woodhead
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754616509

ISBN-13: 9780754616504

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754616504
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Contributors
Introduction1
1Evangelical Certainties: Charles Spurgeon and the Sermon as Crisis Literature27
2Fortress Catholicism: The Art of Ultramontanism at Notre Dame de Fourviere37
3Anglican Controversies: Debating Private Confession67
4The World's Parliament of Religions and the Rise of Alternative Spirituality81
5The Swedenborgian Church in England97
6Transcendentalists and Catholic Converts in Emerson's America105
7Rewriting Genesis: The Nineteenth-Century Roots of D. H. Lawrence's Religion119
8Wordsworth and the Sacralization of Place127
9Reactionary and Romantic: Joseph de Maistre and Shelley139
10The Religion of Thomas Carlyle149
11The Feminization of Piety in Nineteenth-Century Art165
12Women's Theology and the British Periodical Press191
13The Feminist Theology of Florence Nightingale199
14Elizabeth Gaskell, Gender and the Apocalypse211
15Science and Secularization229
16Contextualising the 'War' between Science and Religion239
17Philip Gosse and the Varieties of Natural Theology251
Conclusion263
References269
Index287

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