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Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion


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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.

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Charles Haddon Spurgeon A Preachers Progress

Charles Haddon Spurgeon: A Preachers Progress

1st Edition

By Patricia Stallings Kruppa
March 07, 2019

Originally published in 1982. This biography of Charles Haddon Spurgeon attempts to place the man within the framework of his time. The emphasis is upon Spurgeon as a representative Victorian, who succeeded because his values were those of the dominant middle class. This study also seeks to ...

Highly Respectable and Accomplished Ladies Catholic Women Religious in America, 1790-1850

Highly Respectable and Accomplished Ladies: Catholic Women Religious in America, 1790-1850

1st Edition

By Barbara Misner
March 07, 2019

Originally published in 1988. This study examines women religious in the American community in the first half of the nineteenth century. The primary aim of this research was to determine who the women were who entered eight religious communities, and whether there was any clear relationship between...

John Henry Newman Theology and Reform

John Henry Newman: Theology and Reform

1st Edition

Edited By Michael E. Allsopp, Ronald R. Burke
March 07, 2019

This collection of papers, first published in 1992, grew out of a concern for the perduring nature of the thought of John Henry Cardinal Newman. Although Cardinal Newman died over one hundred years ago, his influence on today’s thinking is still strong. Newman put forward an ideal of society and ...

Organized Freethought The Religion of Unbelief in Victorian England

Organized Freethought: The Religion of Unbelief in Victorian England

1st Edition

By Shirley A. Mullen
March 07, 2019

This title, first published in 1987, explores the phenomenon of militant freethought among England’s working classes from 1840-1870. In particular, it is an effort to explain the peculiarly theological and evangelistic overtones of much Victorian working class radicalism, and the resulting ...

Piety and Politics Catholic Revival and the Generation of 1905-1914 in France

Piety and Politics: Catholic Revival and the Generation of 1905-1914 in France

1st Edition

By Paul M. Cohen
March 07, 2019

In this book, first published in 1984, Paul Cohen examines the Catholic revival among the young French intelligentsia prior to the First World War. He explores this intellectual revival by studying that period’s "talas", the Catholic students at the elite Ecole Normale Supérieure, and devotes his ...

Religion

Religion

1st Edition

By Leonard W. Cowie
March 07, 2019

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 ...

Selected Essays of Edwards A. Park

Selected Essays of Edwards A. Park

1st Edition

By Charles F. Parham
March 07, 2019

This volume, originally published in 1987, includes several of Edwards A. Park’s influential essays and sermons, including Connection between Theological Study and Pulpit Eloquence, Duties of a Theologian and Unity Amid Diversities of Belief, Even on Imputed and Involuntary Sin. Edwards Amasa Park,...

Sexual Liberation and Religion in Nineteenth Century Europe

Sexual Liberation and Religion in Nineteenth Century Europe

1st Edition

By J. Michael Phayer
March 07, 2019

This study, originally published in 1977, demonstrates that a change in mentality in the nineteenth-century drifted from traditional sexual controls and allowed them greater sexual freedom and indulgence. The process occurred in such a way that the proletariat never considered whether their newly ...

The African American Church in Birmingham, Alabama, 1815-1963 A Shelter in the Storm

The African American Church in Birmingham, Alabama, 1815-1963: A Shelter in the Storm

1st Edition

By Wilson Fallin, Jr.
March 07, 2019

This study, first published in 1997, attempts to fill a gap in the historiography of the African American church by analysing the role and place of the African American church in one city, Birmingham, Alabama. It traces the roles and functions of the church from the arrival of African Americans as ...

The Church of Ireland 1869-1969

The Church of Ireland 1869-1969

1st Edition

By R. B. McDowell
March 07, 2019

First published in 1975. In 1869 the Church of Ireland, until then part of the Church of England, was disestablished and partially disendowed. The author traces the changes in the Church of Ireland’s organization and function and the decline of its influence and numerical size during the hundred ...

The Intellectual Crisis in English Catholicism Liberal Catholics, Modernists, and the Vatican in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

The Intellectual Crisis in English Catholicism: Liberal Catholics, Modernists, and the Vatican in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

1st Edition

By William J. Schoenl
March 07, 2019

This volume, first published in 1982, examines the attempts of English liberal Catholics to reconcile their Church with secular culture and provides an account of the development of liberal Catholicism in England in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This work was written not only ...

The Journey to Rome Conversion Literature by Nineteenth-Century American Catholics

The Journey to Rome: Conversion Literature by Nineteenth-Century American Catholics

1st Edition

By Christine M. Bochen
March 07, 2019

This title, first published in 1988, examines accounts of religious conversion contained in the personal narratives of nineteenth-century American coverts to Roman Catholicism. Given their newly acquired status as members of an unpopular religious minority, a number of converts recorded their ...

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