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The Evangelical Age of Ingenuity in Industrial Britain

Joseph Stubenrauch

Abstract

The Evangelical Age of Ingenuity in Industrial Britain argues that British evangelicals in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries invented new methods of spreading the gospel as well as new forms of personal religious practice by exploiting the era’s growth of urbanization, industrialization, consumer goods, technological discoveries, and increasingly mobile populations. While evangelical faith has often been portrayed standing in inherent tension with the transitions of modernity, this book demonstrates that developments in technology, commerce, and infrastructure were fruitfully ... More

Keywords: evangelical, industrialization, material culture, modernity, religion, tourist industry, urbanization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198783374
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783374.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joseph Stubenrauch, author
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Baylor University