Religion and Society in Early Stuart England

Religion and Society in Early Stuart England

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The author focuses on the impact of the ecclesiastical policies of Charles I and the relationship between puritanism and popular culture in this study of religion and society in early Stuart England.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 160 x 233.7 x 20.3mm | 408.24g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Ashgate Publishing Limited
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1859283128
  • 9781859283127

Table of contents

Religious conflict in early Stuart England; theology and reform in the early Stuart church; the impact of Laudianism; "fighting the devil's army" - preaching, persecution and the Puritan clergy; Puritanism and popular culture; "disordered persons" - irreverence and Protestant dissent in early Stuart England; heresy, madness and separation - the strange case of Edward Greswold; "Christ came to set a sword" - Puritanism and the outbreak of civil war.

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