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Published: 26 January 2006

228 Pages


ISBN: 9780199287925

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Christianity and Social Service in Modern Britain

The Disinherited Spirit

Frank Prochaska

  • Presents a challenging new interpretation of Christian decline and democratic traditions in Britain
  • Highlights the importance of Christianity as an inspiration for political thought and behaviour in nineteenth century Britain
  • Illuminates the connection between the waning of religion and the growth of state welfare provision