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This book deals with religious cultures in all parts of the British Isles in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It is an exercise in comparative history, and also shows that religion was linked with other frameworks within which people found meaning and identity, including politics, national aspiration and cultural expression. Hempton's main purpose is to show that religion, in its various denominational forms, helped to unite Britain and operated as a convenient vehicle for the expression of national and regional distinctiveness.Read more
- Deals with British Isles as a whole by bringing to life religious and political cultures, both elite and popular
- Introduces the main themes of religious history in the British Isles in the modern period
- Introduces at least four different historiographical traditions in religious writing in sharp, vigorous, accessible language
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"Religion and Political Culture provides a perceptive overview, demonstarting the fundamental importance of local/regional factors and community utility over organizational programs and denominational claims in shaping political culture." Frederick V. Mills, Eighteenth Century ScotlandSee more reviews
"...offer a remarkable synthesis of his subject matter." R. Barry Levis, Studies in Christianity and Culture
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- Date Published: January 1996
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521479257
- length: 204 pages
- dimensions: 229 x 152 x 12 mm
- weight: 0.31kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. The Church of England: a great English consensus?
2. The Methodist revolution?
3. Evangelical enthusiasm and national identity in Scotland and Wales
4. The making of the Irish Catholic nation
5. Ulster Protestantism: the religious foundations of rebellious loyalism
6. Religious and political culture in urban Britain
7. Religion and identity in the British Isles: integration and separation
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