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Bishop Burgess and his world : culture, religion and society in Britain, Europe and North America in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Author: Nigel Yates
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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English author and philosopher Bishop Thomas Burgess (1756-1837) spent his early career advocating for the emancipation of slaves and evangelizing among the poor. In 1803 he was appointed Bishop of St. David's, where he remained for the next twenty years. This work gathers together essays that use Bishop Burgess's life as a starting point to uncover the links between the academic, religious and social cultures of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bishop Burgess and his world.
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608480701
Online version:
Bishop Burgess and his world.
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2007
(OCoLC)609320133
Named Person: Thomas Burgess; Thomas Burgess; Thomas Burgess; Thomas (Bischof) Burgess
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Yates
ISBN: 9780708320754 0708320759
OCLC Number: 76798275
Description: vi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Thomas Burgess, churchman and reformer / Mark Smith --
Burgess and the classics : a letter of April 1792 / A.J. Brothers --
The Burgess generation : Dutch academic theologians and religious knowledge, 1760-1840 / Joris Van Eijnatten --
'A breach in God's house' : the division in Welsh Calvinistic Methodism, 1750-63 / Eryn White --
Wind, rain and the Holy Spirit : Welsh Evangelicalism in a pan-Celtic context, 1750-1850 / Nigel Yates --
Catholicism renewed : controversy and reconstruction in the English Catholic community, 1790-1850 / Dom Aidan Bellinger --
Drawing up the battle-lines : elementary schooling in the Diocese of Bangor in the second decade of the nineteenth century / Paula Yates --
Two 'western seminaries' : Bishops Burgess and Chase, and the founding of St David's College, Lampter, and Kenyon College, Ohio / Peter Miles --
State churches and diversified confessionalization in Scandinavia / Anders Jarlert --
England, Englishmen and the Church of England in the nineteenth-century United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland : nation, church and state / Keith Robbins --
Recreating the history of the Church of England : Bishop Burgess, the Oxford Movement and nineteenth-century reconstructions of Protestant and Anglican identity / Peter Nockles --
The Cardinal and the Archbishop : a lost opportunity? The influence of J.B. Sumner's Apostolical preaching on J.H. Newman's concept of justification / Julie Lethaby.
Responsibility: edited by Nigel Yates.

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English author and philosopher, Bishop Thomas Burgess' career was concerned with advocating for the emancipation of slaves and evangelistic work among the poor. This book uses his life as a starting  Read more...

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