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Published: 31 October 2013

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780199608416

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Dissent and the Bible in Britain, c.1650-1950

Edited by Scott Mandelbrote and Michael Ledger-Lomas

  • Explores the sectarian nature of biblical understanding in Britain.
  • Integrates the history of biblical scholarship with consideration of the cultural identities of dissent.
  • Offers extended discussion of the major dissenting denominations and refers to most of the smaller sects from the mid-seventeenth to the mid-twentieth centuries.
  • The volume looks at the whole United Kingdom, taking in Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, and is attentive to the transatlantic and transnational dimensions of the topic.
  • The chapters offer extensive discussion of female as well as male dissenters.