Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Buildings, Faith, and Worship$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Nigel Yates

Print publication date: 1993

Print ISBN-13: 9780198270133

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270133.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 24 October 2021



(p.1) Introduction
Buildings, Faith, and Worship

Nigel Yates

Oxford University Press

This book presents principles that governed the restoration of old churches and the building of new ones between the late 16th and the early 19th centuries, and have continued to do so, though with the emphasis more on theological outlook and less on what is merely ‘convenient’ and ‘decent’, the adjectives most frequently used to describe the liturgical arrangements of the 17th and 18th centuries. It is now more than fifty years since G. W. O. Addleshaw and F. Etchells published their pioneering study of The Architectural Setting of Anglican Worship in 1948. The book discusses new architectural and archival evidence with the results of related historical research carried out over the last half century. There has been a major shift of emphasis from largely institutional church history to a consideration of ecclesiastical matters in a much wider context where ecclesiastical history is seen to be an integral part of economic and social history.

Keywords:   restoration, old churches, theological outlook, liturgical arrangements, G. W. O. Addleshaw, F. Etchells, archival evidence, church history

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .