Religion, Gender and Industry

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    Coalbrookdale in the parish of Madeley, Shropshire is seen as the "birthplace of the industrial revolution" while remaining one of the last examples of a Methodist parish in England. These works engage with a variety of areas of study: Methodism's roots and growth in relation to the Church of England, religion and gender in eighteenth century Britain, and religion and the emergence of an industrial society, and do so from a variety of different approaches: historical, theological, economic and sociological. The result is not only a through examination of a single parish but a consideration of its relation to larger themes in eighteenth-century Britain and the impact of English Methodism on nineteenth-century American Methodism.

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    Number of Pages: 258
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780227173879
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    Listed in: Methodist Churches, General issues, Religious groups: social & cultural aspects
    Publisher: The Lutterworth Press

    Books by Geordan Hammond

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