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Published: 31 May 2012

320 Pages | 7 maps

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780199575480


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Victorian Religious Revivals

Culture and Piety in Local and Global Contexts

David Bebbington

  • International coverage, drawing out the similarities between localised events
  • Examines the phenomenon of revival in the evangelical Protestant community
  • Explores the theme of culture and piety, proposing a new model for the investigation of religious phenomena in the modern world
  • Considers the ideas prevalent amongst those effected by the revivals, dispelling charges of 'mindless fanaticism'
  • Identifies death as precipitant of revivals
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