Victorian Nonconformity

Victorian Nonconformity

by David W. Bebbington
     
 

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The Nonconformists of England and Wales, the Protestants outside the Church of England, were particularly numerous in the Victorian years. These Methodists, Congregationalists, Baptists, Quakers, Unitarians, and others helped shape society and made their mark in politics.  See more details below

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The Nonconformists of England and Wales, the Protestants outside the Church of England, were particularly numerous in the Victorian years. These Methodists, Congregationalists, Baptists, Quakers, Unitarians, and others helped shape society and made their mark in politics.

Editorial Reviews

Reviews in Religion and Theology, volume 20, Issue 1, 2013 - Denis Paz
‘...David Bebbington has succeeded admirably in presenting a concise, throught-provoking, almost comprehensive, balanced, and clear over-view of Victorian Nonconformity, from the 1830s to the first decade of the twentieth century.’
Proceedings of the Wesley Historical Society, Volume 59 Part 1, February 2013 - Clive D. Field
..The continuing value and appeal of Victorian Nonconformity will particularly be to undergraduates and taught postgraduates, Bebbington covering a huge amount of ground in limited space and combinig pithy and judicious assessments with telling illustrations, revealing how 'Victorian Nonconformity formed a vibrant Chrstian counter-culture', thereby tempering the movement's historically negative image...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780718892692
Publisher:
Lutterworth Press, The
Publication date:
12/31/2011
Pages:
76
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

David Bebbington has served since 1976 at the University of Stirling, where he is Professor of History. His books include Evangelicalism in Modern Britain: A History from the 1730s to the 1980s (1989), The Mind of Gladstone: Religion, Homer and Politics (2004) and The Dominance of Evangelicalism: The Age of Spurgeon and Moody (2005).

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