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                        c.1800–1870 - Oxford Scholarship Online
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The Diocesan Revival in the Church of England c.1800–1870

Arthur Burns

Abstract

This book provides the first account of an important but neglected aspect of the history of the 19th-century Church of England: the reform of its diocesan structures. It illustrates how one of the most important institutions of Victorian England responded at a regional level to the pastoral challenge of a rapidly changing society. Providing a new perspective on the impact of both the Oxford Movement and the Ecclesiastical Commission on the Church, this book shows that an appreciation of the dynamics ... More

Keywords: Church of England, diocesan reform, secular reform, ecclesiastical reform, Victorian England, Oxford Movement, Ecclesiastical Commission on the Church, 19th century, diocesan structures

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780198207849
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207849.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Arthur Burns, author
King's College, London