Women and Religion in England: 1500-1720

Women and Religion in England: 1500-1720

by Patricia Crawford
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415016975

ISBN-13: 9780415016971

Pub. Date: 10/10/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Patricia Crawford demonstrates how the consideration of gender is central to our understanding of religious history. Women and Religion has three broad themes: the role and experience of women in the religious upheaval in the period from the Reformation to the Restoration; the significance of religion to contemporary women, focusing on the range of

Overview

Patricia Crawford demonstrates how the consideration of gender is central to our understanding of religious history. Women and Religion has three broad themes: the role and experience of women in the religious upheaval in the period from the Reformation to the Restoration; the significance of religion to contemporary women, focusing on the range of practices and beliefs; and the gendered nature of religious beliefs, institutions and language in the early modern period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415016971
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/10/1996
Series:
Christianity and Society in the Modern World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Apprehending the Divine: Gender and the History of Religion

Part 1. Religious Changes, 1500-1640

2. The Reformation

3. The Social Teachings of the Protestant Church: Women, Marriage and the Family

4. Anglicans, Puritans, and Catholics, 1558-1640

Part 2. Women's Religious Beliefs and Spirituality, 1500-1720

5. Piety and Spirituality

6. Dangerous Beliefs: Magic, Prophecy and Mysticism

Part 3. Women and Radical Religion in the English Revolution, 1640-1660

7. Radical Religion: Separatists and Sectaries, 1558-1660

8. Separatist Churches and Sexual Politics

9. Sex and Power in the Early Quaker Movement: the Case of Martha Simmonds

Part 4. Restorarion to Toleration, 1660-1720

10. Anglicans, Catholics and Nonconformists After the Restoration, 1660-1720

11. Conclusion

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