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Published: 06 February 2003

428 Pages | 6 tables


ISBN: 9780199250776

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High Calvinists in Action

Calvinism and the City - Manchester and London, c. 1810-1860

Ian J. Shaw

  • Pioneering study forcing a reconsideration of earlier views
  • Breadth of denominational coverage
  • Based on extensive research into local church records, sermons, local and denominational press
  • Fills an important gap in the historiography of early nineteenth-century religious life
  • Focus on high Calvinism, a doctrinal system little studied and little understood
  • Careful analysis of the interaction between people, places and theology, with instructive case studies in the practical outworking of a doctrinal scheme