Black Bartholomew's Day: Preaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity. (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Black Bartholomew's Day: Preaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity.

Author: David Appleby
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press Gordonsville : Macmillan [distributor] Jan. 2008
Series: Politics, Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Black Bartholomew's Day explores the religious, political and cultural implications of a collision of highly-charged polemic prompted by the mass ejection of Puritan ministers from the Church of England in 1662. It is the first in-depth study of this heated exchange, centres centring on the departing ministers' farewell sermons. Many of these valedictions, delivered by hundreds of dissenting preachers in the weeks  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Appleby
ISBN: 9780719075612 0719075610
OCLC Number: 1035820567
Awards: Winner of Richard L. Greaves Award by the International John Bunyan Society 2010 (United States)
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: AcknowledgementsConventionsAbbreviationsIntroduction1 The context of Restoration nonconformity2 Preaching, audience and authority3 Scripture, historicism and the critique of authority4 The public circulation of the Bartholomean texts5 Polemical responses to Bartholomean preaching6 Epilogue7 ConclusionBibliography -- .
Series Title: Politics, Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain Ser.

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Black Bartholomew's Day is the first comprehensive study of the politicised preaching and polemical literature surrounding the mass ejection of Puritan ministers from the Church of England in 1662 -  Read more...

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"A substantial contribution to the study of the farewell sermons, Restoration Nonconformity and the 1660's". Professor John Spurr, University of Wales, Swansea

 
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