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Churches and Social Issues in Twentieth-Century Britain

G. I. T. Machin


During this century, the Christian Churches of Britain have lost support and influence to the extent that their future is considered by some observers to be problematic. They have also been confronted with an unprecedented concentration of social changes, some of which have challenged central religious traditions and teachings. This multi-denominational study investigates these changes (public and private) across virtually the entire Christian spectrum. The book shows that while there are examples of growing division between Churches over some social issues, the more general response has been ... More

Keywords: Christian Churches, social change, social issue, twentieth-century Britain, division between Churches

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198217800
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217800.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

G. I. T. Machin, author
University of Dundee