Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2019

320 Pages | 9 black & white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526132536

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This is your hour

Christian intellectuals in Britain and the Crisis of Europe, 1937-49

First Edition

John Carter Wood

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Offers a fresh perspective on the cultural history of Britain during the Second World War, one of the most enduringly popular topics in British history writing
  • Draws out a key intellectual strategy - the search for 'middle ways' in an 'age of extremes' - that had great influence in British contexts (whether religious or secular) in the 1930s and 1940s
  • Draws a vivid and detailed picture (based upon extensive archival research) of British Christian intellectual life in a period in which it enjoyed an enormous cultural relevance
  • Provides historical context for the increasingly debated question of how faith can (and whether it should) influence culture and the social order in a