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Religious Change in Europe 1650–1914: Essays for John McManners

Nigel Aston


The focus of this book is the nature of religious change over more than two centuries, here examined in tribute to John McManners on his eightieth birthday. Ranging across Europe (with a particular emphasis on France and Britain), chapters survey individual responses to crises in the religious life of the state, discuss contacts between communions, note changing patterns of worship and devotions, and explore the ways in which religion (and the lessons of the past) can offer help or consolation in the conduct of life. Some contributors deal with the close, often tense, links between religion, c ... More

Keywords: religious change, John McManners, churchmen, the state, 18th-century monks, British Jews

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1997 Print ISBN-13: 9780198205968
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205968.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nigel Aston, editor
University of Luton

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