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The Christian Monitors: The Church of England and the Age of Benevolence, 1680-1730 (Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History)

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This original and persuasive book examines the moral and religious revival led by the Church of England before and after the Glorious Revolution, and shows how that revival laid the groundwork for a burgeoning civil society in Britain. After outlining the Church of England's key role in the increase of voluntary, charitable, and religious societies, Brent Sirota examines how these groups drove the modernization of Britain through such activities as settling immigrants throughout the empire, founding charity schools, distributing devotional literature, and evangelizing and educating merchants, seamen, and slaves throughout the British empire—all leading to what has been termed the “age of benevolence.”

About the Author

Brent Sirota is an assistant professor in the Department of History at North Carolina State University. He lives in Durham, NC.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300167108
Author:
Sirota, Brent S.
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
World History-England General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-C
Series Volume:
The Church of Englan
Publication Date:
20140131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
376
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » General History
History and Social Science » World History » 1650 to Present
History and Social Science » World History » England » General
Religion » Christianity » Christian Church » History
Religion » Christianity » Episcopalian and Anglican
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Religion » Eastern Religions » Philosophy General

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