Anticlericalism: From the reformation to the First World War

Aston, Nigel and Cragoe, Matthew, eds. (2000) Anticlericalism: From the reformation to the First World War. Sutton Publishing. ISBN 9780750922050

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Abstract

Until well into this century, the clergy have acted as agents of a dominant Christian culture closely intertwined with the state, but that supremacy never went unchallenged by the layman or woman. This text presents a detailed examination of anticlericalism in its many forms - from revolutionary protest to intellectual debate - focusing mainly on the established church but covering the Roman Catholic and dissenting traditions as well. A comparative angle noting trends in Europe is featured throughout.

Item Type: Edited Book
Schools and Departments: School of History, Art History and Philosophy > History
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General)
Depositing User: Matthew Cragoe
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 18:27
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 13:14
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/16406
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