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  1. Religion, Politics and Society in Britain, 800-1066

    By A E Redgate

    Series: Religion, Politics and Society in Britain

    Using a comparative and broad perspective, Religion, Politics and Society in Britain 800-1066 draws on archaeology, art history, material culture, texts from charms to chronicles, from royal law-codes to sermons to poems, and other evidence to demonstrate the centrality of Christianity and the...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Religion, Politics and Society in Britain 1066-1272

    By Henry Mayr-Harting

    Series: Religion, Politics and Society in Britain

    The period from 1066 to 1272, from the Norman Conquest to the death of Henry III, was one of enormous political change in England and of innovation in the Church as a whole. Religion, Politics and Society 1066-1272 charts the many ways in which a constantly changing religious culture impacted on a...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Age of Reformation

    The Tudor and Stewart Realms 1485-1603

    By Alec Ryrie

    Series: Religion, Politics and Society in Britain

    The sixteenth century was an age of Reformation. There was religious reformation, as Protestantism came to England, Scotland and even Ireland, bringing liberation, chaos and bloodshed in its wake. And there was political reformation, as the Tudor and Stewart (later 'Stuart') monarchs made their...

    Published May 20th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Providence and Empire

    Religion, Politics and Society in Britain and Ireland, 1815-1914

    By Stewart Brown

    Series: Religion, Politics and Society in Britain

    The 19th century was, to a large extent, the ‘British century’. Great Britain was the great world power and its institutions, beliefs and values had an immense impact on the world far beyond its formal empire. Providence and Empire argues that knowledge of the religious thought of the...

    Published January 20th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Eighteenth Century Britain

    Religion and Politics 1714-1815

    By Nigel Yates

    Series: Religion, Politics and Society in Britain

    The church of the eighteenth century was still reeling in the wake of the huge religious upheavals of the two previous centuries. Though this was a comparatively quiet period, this book shows that for the whole period, religion was a major factor in the lives of virtually everybody living in...

    Published October 24th 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Conversion of Britain

    Religion, Politics and Society in Britain, 600-800

    By Barbara Yorke, Nigel Yates

    Series: Religion, Politics and Society in Britain

    The Britain of 600-800 AD was populated by four distinct peoples; the British, Picts, Irish and Anglo-Saxons. They spoke 3 different languages, Gaelic, Brittonic and Old English, and lived in a diverse cultural environment. In 600 the British and the Irish were already Christians. In contrast the...

    Published June 28th 2006 by Routledge

  7. The Post-Reformation

    Religion, Politics and Society in Britain, 1603-1714

    By John Spurr

    Series: Religion, Politics and Society in Britain

    The 17th century was a dynamic period characterized by huge political and social changes, including the Civil War, the execution of Charles I, the Commonwealth and the Restoration. The Britain of 1714 was recognizably more modern than it was in 1603. At the heart of these changes was religion and...

    Published June 21st 2006 by Routledge

  8. Religion and Society in Twentieth-Century Britain

    By Callum G. Brown

    Series: Religion, Politics and Society in Britain

    During the twentieth century, Britain turned from one of the most deeply religious nations of the world into one of the most secularised nations. This book provides a comprehensive account of religion in British society and culture between 1900 and 2000. It traces how Christian Puritanism and...

    Published June 21st 2006 by Routledge

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