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Restoration, Reformation, and Reform, 1660–1828: Archbishops of Canterbury and their Diocese

Jeremy Gregory


This wide-ranging and original book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the Church of England in the eighteenth century. It explores the nature of the Restoration ecclesiastical regime, the character of the clerical profession, the quality of the clergy's pastoral work, and the question of Church reform through a detailed study of the diocese of the Archbishops of Canterbury. In so doing the book covers the political, social, economic, cultural, intellectual and pastoral functions of the Church and, by adopting a broad chronological span, it allows the problems and difficu ... More

Keywords: Church of England, Restoration, clerical profession, Church reform, Archbishops of Canterbury, clergy, Evangelical Movement, Oxford Movement, religious history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198208303
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208303.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeremy Gregory, author
University of Northumbria at Newcastle