Publication Date: 07/04/2022 ISBN: 9781781252499 Category:

A People’s Church

The Revd Dr Jeremy Morris

Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Publication Date: 07/04/2022 ISBN: 9781781252499 Category:
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Weaving social, political, and religious history together with church music and architecture, A People’s Church is a clear-eyed look at Anglican history through the ages.

This history is as tumultuous as it is long. The transformative 1534-1660 period shaped not only the Church of England but the country itself, encompassing the Reformation, the return to Catholicism under Mary, and the Civil War. This was closely followed by the Restoration of the monarchy in 1688, the expulsion of the Dissenters, and the 1689 Bill of Rights. By the time of John Henry Newman and the Industrial Revolution, the church was fragile.

How, then, has it endured? And what of its future?

Publisher Review

A masterly, vivid and original sketch, not just of the history but of the culture (or cultures) of the Church of England across nearly five centuries. It will win the respect and gratitude of specialists, while being compelling reading for a much wider public concerned to understand the collective imagination and memory of England -- Rowan Williams, poet and former Archbishop of Canterbury

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