Religion and Women in Britain, c. 1660-1760

Religion and Women in Britain, c. 1660-1760


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ISBN-13: 9781409429197
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/28/2014
Edition description: 1
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Sarah Apetrei is Departmental Lecturer in Ecclesiastical History in the Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford, UK. Hannah Smith is Tutorial Fellow and University Lecturer in History at St. Hilda's College, University of Oxford, UK.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, Sarah Apetrei and Hannah Smith; Women, marriage and agency in Restoration dissent, Alison Searle; Masculine virgins: celibacy and gender in later Stuart London, Sarah Apetrei; Female authority and lay activism in Scottish Presbyterianism, 1660-1740, Alasdair Raffe; ‘When God shall restore them to their kingdoms': nuns, exiled Stuarts, and English Catholic identity, 1688-1745, Claire Walker; A latitudinarian queen: Mary II and her churchmen, Melinda Zook; Religion and sociability in the correspondence of Damaris Masham (1658-1708), Sarah Hutton; Slander, conversation and the making of the Christian public sphere in Mary Astell's A Serious Proposal to the Ladies and The Christian Religion as Profess'd by a Daughter of the Church of England, William Kolbrener; Susanna Centlivre, ‘our church's safety', and ‘Whig feminism', Hannah Smith; The life and works of Catherine Talbot (1721-70): ‘a public concern', Emma Major; Bibliography; Index.

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