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The Religious Condition of Ireland 1770-1850

Nigel Yates


This book gives a detailed account of the development of the main religious denominations in Ireland between 1770 and 1850, set against the background of the main economic, political, and social developments in Ireland in this period, and the religious history of Ireland between the Reformation and the late 18th century. It makes a comparative analysis of these developments against parallel developments in the other Celtic regions of Britain and Europe: Brittany, Wales, the Isle of Man, and the western highlands and islands of Scotland. The principal arguments of this book are that, on the one ... More

Keywords: Church of Ireland, Roman Catholics, Presbyterians, Methodists, ecumenism, reform

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780199242382
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2006 DOI:10.1093/0199242380.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nigel Yates, author
Professor of Ecclesiastical History, University of Wales, Lampeter, and Director of the University Research Centre and Provincial Archives Adviser to the Church in Wales

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