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Religion and Irreligion in Victorian Society
Essays in Honor of R.K. Webb





ISBN 9780415867733
Published August 21, 2013 by Routledge
216 Pages

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First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1 The Reverend Andrew Reed (1787–1862): evangelical pastor as entrepreneur, R. J.Helmstadter; Chapter 2 The Whigs and religious issues, 1830–5, R. W.Davis; Chapter 3 Popular irreligion in early Victorian England: infidel preachers and radical theatricality in 1830s London, I. D.McCalman; Chapter 4 Between Genesis and geology: Darwin and some contemporaries in the 1820s and 1830s, SandraHerbert; Chapter 5 Cultural pluralism and the Board of Deputies of British Jews, David C.Itzkowitz; Chapter 6 The manliness of Christ, PeterGay; Chapter 7 “More sweet and liquid than any other”: Victorian images of Mary Magdalene, Patricia S.Kruppa; Chapter 8 History and religion: J. R. Seeley and the burden of the past, Reba N.Soffer; Chapter 9 Christianity and the state in Victorian India: confrontation and collaboration, Ainslie T.Embree; Chapter 10 Independent English women in Delhi and Lahore, 1860–1947, JeffreyCox; Chapter 11 Spiritualism and the First World War, J. M.Winter; INDEX;

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R. W. Davis (Edited by) , R. J. Helmstadter (Author)

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