History Society Church

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This book contains essays within a common theme by a group of distinguished historians (some of them acknowledged world leaders in their fields) in honour of the just-retired Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge, whose contribution to religion, education and history has been recognised by the award of a knighthood and, more recently, by the Order of Merit. Their common interest is the same one that has marked Professor Chadwick's life and work: the centrality of religious history to the history of Europe and, through that, to world history as a whole.
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  • Paperback | 348 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 22.86mm | 498.95g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0521021898
  • 9780521021890
  • 2,177,029

Table of contents

List of contributors; Preface; 1. Owen Chadwick and his work Geoffrey Best; 2. Augustine on pagans and Christians: reflections on religious and social change Henry Chadwick; 3. The diversity of religious life and acceptance of social pluralism in the twelfth century Giles Constable; 4. The churches of medieval Cambridge C. N. L. Brooke; 5. 'True History': Martin Luther and Thomas Muntzer Gordon Rupp; 6. Europe and the reformation G. R. Elton; 7. The attack on the Church of England in the Long Parliament, 1640-1642 John Morrill; 8. Oliver Cromwell and the Sin of Achen Blair Worden; 9. Tithe in eighteenth-century France: a focus for rural anticlericalism John McManners; 10. Christians and philosophes: the case of the Austrian Englightenment Derek Beales; 11. The role of religion in European counter-revolution, 1789-1815 T. C. W. Blanning; 12. The role of Providence in evangelical social thought Boyd Hilton; 13. Cardinal Manning and the Temporal Power E. R. Norman; 14. The Poor in Christ: peasants, priests and politics in the Cosenza general strike, November 1920 Jonathan Steinberg; 15. Britain, 1940 and 'Christian Civilisation' Keith Robbins; 16. A bibliography of the writings of Owen Chadwick Eamon Duffy; Index.
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