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Heart Religion: Evangelical Piety in England & Ireland, 1690–1850

John Coffey


Heart Religion provides a new account of the sources and trajectories of the eighteenth-century Evangelical Revival, a critical juncture in the history of Protestant spirituality. The book considers the roots of evangelical piety, including Anglican devotional literature, English Puritanism, French Quietism, and German Pietism. It analyses the spirituality of a broad spectrum of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century evangelicals: Calvinistic and Wesleyan Methodists, Moravians, Anglican Evangelicals, Ulster Presbyterians, and evangelical Nonconformists. It offers fresh perspectives on key shapers ... More

Keywords: Puritanism, Pietism, Methodism, Evangelicalism, Evangelical Revival, devotional literature, mysticism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198724155
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724155.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Coffey, editor
Professor of Early Modern History, University of Leicester