The Social History of Religion in Scotland since 1730

The Social History of Religion in Scotland since 1730

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This work on the social history of religion includes debates on the role and structure of churches in modern industrial society, about who and how many went to church, about the status of religion in popular culture, and about the nature, timing and causes of secularization.show more

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 134 x 216mm
  • EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • tables, figures, bibliography, index
  • 0748603328
  • 9780748603329

Table of contents

Perspectives on Scottish religion; from religious monopoly to religious pluralism - the changing denominational structure, 1700-1980; patterns of religious adherence; religion in rural society, 1730-1890; the challenge of the cities, 1780-1890; the "social question" and the crisis for religion, 1890-1929; religion in the secular century.show more