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1st Edition

Angels and Belief in England, 1480–1700

ISBN 9781138664463
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

This study looks at the way the Church utilized the belief in angels to enforce new and evolving doctrine.Angels were used by clergymen of all denominations to support their particular dogma. Sangha examines these various stances and applies the role of angel-belief further, to issues of wider cultural and political significance.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1 The Medieval Angel, c. 1480–1530; Chapter 2 The Protestant Angel, c. 1530–80; Chapter 3 The Church of England Angel, c. 1580–1700; Chapter 4 The Confessionalized Angel, c. 1580–1700; Chapter 5 The Catholic Angel, c. 1550–1700; Chapter 6 The People’s Angel, c. 1550–1700; Chapter 7 The Empirical Angel, c. 1650–1700; conclusion Conclusion;

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Laura Sangha