By Marc-William Palen
By Marc-William Palen
By William Whyte
In Unlocking the Church, William Whyte explores a forgotten revolution in social and architectural background and within the background of the Church. He information the architectural and theological debates of the day, explaining how the Tractarians of Oxford and the Ecclesiologists of Cambridge have been embroiled within the aesthetics of structure, and the way the Victorians profoundly replaced the ways that structures have been understood and skilled. now not mere receptacles for worship, churches
became energetic brokers of their personal rights, in a position to conveying theological principles and designed to form people's emotions.
These churches are actually a problem: their upkeep, fix or repurposing are urgent difficulties for parishes in age of declining attendance and dwindling money. through knowing their previous, unlocking the secrets and techniques in their area, there can be solutions in easy methods to take care of the legacy of the Victorians now and into the future.
By Malcolm Walker
By N. J. G. Pounds
By Mike Ashley
By Martyn Calvin Cowan
John Owen used to be probably the most major figures in Reformed Orthodox theology through the 17th Century, exerting huge spiritual and political effect within the context of the British Civil warfare and Interregnum. utilizing Owen’s sermons from this era as a window into the brain of a self-proclaimed prophet, this publication experiences how his apocalyptic interpretation of up to date occasions resulted in him making public demands radical political and cultural change.
Owen believed he was once ministering at a special second in historical past, and so the old context during which he writes has to be both thought of along the theological lineage that he attracts upon. Combining those parts, this e-book allows a extra nuanced interpretation of Owen’s ministry that encompasses his lofty religious proposal in addition to his passionate issues with extra corporeal events.
This e-book represents a part of a brand new old flip in Owen experiences and may be of vital curiosity to students of theological background in addition to Early smooth historians.
By Catriona Pennell
Drawing from an unlimited array of latest diaries, letters, journals, and newspaper debts from around the united kingdom, A country United explores what humans felt, and the way they acted, in accordance with an unanticipated and unheard of main issue. it's a heritage of either usual humans and elite figures in striking occasions. Pennell demonstrates that describing the reactions of over forty million British and Irish humans to the outbreak of warfare as both enthusiastic within the British case, or
disengaged within the Irish, is over-simplified and insufficient. Emotional reactions to the battle have been ambiguous and complicated, and altered over the years. by means of the tip of 1914 the populations of britain, Scotland, Wales, and eire had principally embraced the battle, however the battle had additionally embraced them and confirmed no symptoms of
relinquishing its grip. The 5 months from August to December 1914 set the form of a lot that used to be to stick with. A state United describes and explains the twenty-week formative method in an effort to deepen our knowing of British and Irish access into war.
By Gerry Barnes,Tom Williamson
By Gillian Mawson
By Alain Marshall