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Buildings, Faith, and Worship

Nigel Yates


This is the first major study for over forty years of the liturgical arrangement of Anglican churches in the period between the Reformation and the Oxford Movement. The book is based both on surviving buildings and on a wide range of archival sources, such as seating plans, which are used to document internal changes and to suggest reasons behind them. This book challenges many widely held assumptions about the liturgical outlook of the Pre-Tractarian period, and about the impact of ecclesiology on the Church of England. In particular, it emphasises the existence, hitherto disregarded, of a Ch ... More

Keywords: Reformation, Oxford Movement, Pre-Tractarian period, Church of England, liturgical renewal, European Protestantism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780198270133
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270133.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nigel Yates, author
University of Wales, Lampeter