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Church Life: Pastors, Congregations, and the Experience of Dissent in Seventeenth-Century England

Michael Davies, Anne Dunan-Page, and Joel Halcomb

Abstract

These original essays from ten leading experts in early Dissenting history, literature, and religion address the rich, complex, and varied nature of ‘church life’ experienced by England’s Baptists, Congregationalists, and Presbyterians during the seventeenth century. Spanning the period from the English Revolution to the Glorious Revolution, and beyond, they examine the social, political, and religious character of England’s ‘gathered’ churches and reformed parishes: how pastors and their congregations interacted, how Dissenters related to their meetings as religious communities, and what the ... More

Keywords: pastors, congregations, church life, Baptists, Congregationalists, Presbyterians, Dissent, Dissenting experience, the seventeenth century, church books

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198753193
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198753193.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Davies, editor
Senior Lecturer in English, University of Liverpool

Anne Dunan-Page, editor
Professor of Early Modern British Studie, Aix-Marseille Université

Joel Halcomb, editor
Lecturer in Early Modern History, University of East Anglia