English Spirituality: From 1700 to the Present Day

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Westminster John Knox Press, 2001 M01 1 - 580 pages

This wide-ranging historical survey provides an indispensable resource for those interested in exploring, teaching, or studying English spirituality. In two stand-alone volumes, it traces the history from Roman times until the year 2000. The main Christian traditions and a vast range of writers and spiritual themes, from Anglo-Saxon poems to late-modern feminist spirituality, are included. These volumes present the astonishing richness and variety of responses made by English Christians to the call of the divine during the past two thousand years.

 

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Contents

KINSHIP AND SYMPATHY
173
LOSING OUR ABSOLUTE
355
the Star Maker
509
Bibliography
559
Glossary of authors
566
Index
573
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Gordon Mursell is currently the Suffragan Bishop of Stafford. Previously Dean of Birmingham Cathedral, Tutor in Spirituality at Salisbury and Wells Theological College, and Team Rector of Stafford, Mursell is also editor of The Story of Christian Spirituality.

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