The old enemies : Catholic and Protestant in nineteenth-century English culture (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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The old enemies : Catholic and Protestant in nineteenth-century English culture

Author: Michael Wheeler
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Divisions between Catholics and Protestants have been a feature of English history since the Reformation. Michael Wheeler asks why these ancient divisions were so deep, why they continued into the 19th century and how the religious debates were reinterpreted by novelists, preachers and historians.
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Genre/Form: Church history
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Wheeler
ISBN: 0521828104 9780521828109
OCLC Number: 60796196
Description: xv, 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : 'Papal aggression' --
On the origin of churches --
England drawn and quartered --
Jacobite claims and London mobs --
The fortress of Christianity --
Out of the war of tongues --
Authority on the rocks --
Maiden and mother --
Liberalism and dogma --
Painful epiphanies.
Responsibility: Michael Wheeler.
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Review of the hardback: 'This engrossing book ... can be recommended as an authoritative, readable study of a neglected area of English cultural history.' Damian Thompson, The Daily Telegraph Review Read more...

 
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