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Radical Religion in Cromwell's England [electronic resource] : a Concise History from the English Civil War to the End of the Commonwealth.

By: Bradstock, Andrew.
Material type: TextTextSeries: International library of historical studies: 58.Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris & Co., 2010Description: 1 online resource (216 p.).ISBN: 9780857718723; 085771872X.Subject(s): Christian socialism -- England -- History -- 17th century | Religion | Political science | Great Britain -- Church history -- 17th century | Great Britain -- History -- 1642-1660 | Christian socialism -- England -- History -- 17th century | Great Britain -- Church history -- 17th century | Great Britain -- History -- 1642-1660 | RELIGION -- Christianity -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Radical Religion in Cromwell's England : A Concise History from the English Civil War to the End of the CommonwealthDDC classification: 320.5312094209032 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 -- Baptists; Chapter 2 -- Levellers; Chapter 3 -- Diggers; Chapter 4 -- Ranters; Chapter 5 -- Quakers; Chapter 6 -- Fifth Monarchists; Chapter 7 -- Muggletonians; Conclusion; Notes; Further Reading; Index.
Summary: The present state of the old world is running up like parchment in the fire.' So declaimed Gerrard Winstanley, charismatic leader of radical religious group the Diggers, in mid-seventeenth century England: one of the most turbulent periods in that country's history. As three civil wars divided and slaughtered families and communities, as failing harvests and land reforms forced many to the edge of starvation, and as longstanding institutions like the House of Lords, the Established Church and even the monarchy were unceremoniously dismantled, so a feverish sense of living on the cusp of a new.
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Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 -- Baptists; Chapter 2 -- Levellers; Chapter 3 -- Diggers; Chapter 4 -- Ranters; Chapter 5 -- Quakers; Chapter 6 -- Fifth Monarchists; Chapter 7 -- Muggletonians; Conclusion; Notes; Further Reading; Index.

The present state of the old world is running up like parchment in the fire.' So declaimed Gerrard Winstanley, charismatic leader of radical religious group the Diggers, in mid-seventeenth century England: one of the most turbulent periods in that country's history. As three civil wars divided and slaughtered families and communities, as failing harvests and land reforms forced many to the edge of starvation, and as longstanding institutions like the House of Lords, the Established Church and even the monarchy were unceremoniously dismantled, so a feverish sense of living on the cusp of a new.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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