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Lay people and religion in the early eighteenth century

by W. M. Jacob

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Wales
    • Subjects:
    • Laity -- Church of England -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Anglican Communion -- England -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Anglican Communion -- Wales -- History -- 18th century.,
    • England -- Church history -- 18th century.,
    • Wales -- Church history -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-249) and index.

      StatementW.M. Jacob.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX5088 .J33 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 258 p. ;
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL966887M
      ISBN 100521570379
      LC Control Number96003297

      Throughout the eighteenth century, as Catholicism was tolerated infor-mally and women took leadership roles on religious and moral issues, spearheaded charitable causes, and engaged in public debate, the specter of Catholicism and its institutions continued to haunt and inspire the English people. Religious salvation, in medieval Catholicism, came through good works. Catholic theology taught that people could receive the grace of God through their actions. The church sanctioned the purchase of indulgences that supposedly reduced punishment for evil deeds, or sins.

        Conflict between Crown and Parliament arose for a number of reasons. In matters of religion Charles appeared to disregard the Protestant settlement secured by Henry VIII, favouring instead the Catholic mass and, in , marrying a Catholic member of the French nobility, Henrietta s also continued to act unilaterally in matters of foreign policy and, in the face of criticism. Books shelved as 18th-century-literature: Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, Candide by Voltaire, Evelina by Frances Burney, Robinson Crusoe by Daniel.

      I. Religion in Eighteenth-Century America Generally, modern scholars identify a high level of religious energy in colonies after Religion was on the ascension and, in many parts of the colonies, in a state of "feverish growth." Figures on church attendance and church formation support these opinions. Between and , an. OCLC Number: Description: 69 pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Structure and operation of the anti-Catholic penal laws in England during the long eighteenth century / Allan Nelson --International Protestantism at the beginning of the eighteenth century / Brijraj Singh --Christianity, feminism, and Clarissa: a platonic menage á trois / E. Derick Taylor --They burned him at the stake: the life.


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