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15 June 2008

228 Pages

ISBN: 9780199539796

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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 behavior in nineteenth-century Britain
  • Illuminates the connection between the waning of religion and the growth of state welfare provision