Religion, Reform and Modernity in the Eighteenth Century
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Religion, Reform and Modernity in the Eighteenth Century Thomas Secker and the Church of England (Studies in Modern British Religious History) by Robert G. Ingram

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Written in English


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Number of Pages336
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Open LibraryOL11906986M
ISBN 101843833484
ISBN 109781843833482

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A new interpretation of English history and religion in the eighteenth century. The eighteenth century has long divided critical opinion. Some contend that it witnessed the birth of the modern world, while others counter that England remained an ancien regime confessional state.   Buy Religion, Reform and Modernity in the Eighteenth Century: Thomas Secker and the Church of England (Studies in Modern British Religious History) by Robert G. Ingram (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Robert G. Ingram. Some scholars contend that the 18th century witnessed the birth of the modern world; others argue that England remained an ancient régime confessional state. Robert Ingram takes issue with both positions and uses the career of the reforming Archbishop Thomas Secker (–) to look afresh at aspects of social and church reform, including the church-state alliance, and .   For a generation Peter Gay’s book on the Enlightenment (a text which perhaps tells us more about the s than the s) informed scholars that Enlightenment and Christianity were polarities and that the defeat of dogma and metaphysics were the harbingers of secular modernity.

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