This title, first published in 1973, uses contemporary documents to explore religion in the nineteenth-century. The text examines the evidence of various Christian denominations, including Evangelicalism, Roman Catholicism and the Christian Socialists, and explores various historical issues. This title will be of interest to students of both history and religion.
Preface; 1. Introduction 2. The Evangelicals 3. The Reformers 4. The Tractarians 5. The Ritualists 6. The Sisterhoods and the Slums 7. The Roman Catholics 8. The Nonconformists 9. The Broad Churchmen 10. The Christian Socialists 11. The Missionaries 12. Conclusion; Glossary; Book for Further Reading; Index
Reissuing works originally published between 1973 and 1997, Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion (18 volumes) offers a selection of scholarship covering historical developments in religious thinking. Topics include the origin of Catholicism in America, sexual liberation and religion in Europe, and the emergence of Atheism in Victorian England. This set also includes collections of sermons and essays from some of the most influential preachers of the nineteenth century.