This series of social historical studies explores the relationship between Christianity and its social context in the period since 1500. Recent exciting new research in this field has greatly increased our understanding of how the changing face of Christianity as a historical religion during the period affected contemporary social attitudes, customs, and behaviour. The books in this series draw this research together, providing new perspectives and interpretations on a fascinating area of social history and bringing it before a wider audience.
God and the British Soldier Religion and the British Army in the First and Second World Wars
The Death of Christian Britain
By Michael Snape
December 12, 2005
Drawing on a wealth of new material from military, ecclesiastical and secular civilian archives, Michael Snape presents a study of the experience of the officers and men of Britain’s vast citizen armies, and also of the numerous religious agencies which ministered to them. Historians of the First ...
By Susan Karant-Nunn
June 27, 1997
In The Reformation of Ritual Susan Karant-Nunn explores the function of ritual in early modern German society, and the extent to which it was modified by the Reformation.Employing anthropological insights, and drawing on extensive archival research, Susan Karant-Nunn outlines the significance of ...
By Callum G. Brown
January 24, 2001
The Death of Christian Britain uses the latest techniques to offer new formulations of religion and secularisation and explores what it has meant to be 'religious' and 'irreligious' during the last 200 years. By listening to people's voices rather than purely counting heads, it offers a fresh ...
By Marilyn J. Westerkamp
May 12, 1999
Women in Early American Religion, 1600-1850 explores the first two centuries of America's religious history, examining the relationship between the socio-political environment, gender, politics and religion Drawing its background from women's religious roles and experiences in England during the ...