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Published: 18 October 2012

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780199667819

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A People of One Book

The Bible and the Victorians

Timothy Larsen

  • Presents the use of scripture as a unifying key to Victorian culture.
  • Provides an introduction to the diversity of Victorian beliefs including reference to Catholic, Unitarian, Quaker, atheist, agnostic, liberal Anglican, Spiritualist, Salvation Army perspectives.
  • Gives in-depth case studies of key figures including Florence Nightingale, T. H. Huxley, C. H. Spurgeon, Catherine Booth, E. B. Pusey, Charles Bradlaugh, Nicholas Wiseman, Grace Aguilar, Annie Besant, and Josephine Butler.

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