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Religion of the People: Methodism and Popular Religion 1750-1900 David Hempton

Religion of the People: Methodism and Popular Religion 1750-1900

David Hempton

Published March 7th 1996
ISBN : 9780415077149
Hardcover
254 pages
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Taking account of broader patterns of growth, the focus of this book is Methodism in the British Isles. Hempton discusses why Methodism, the most important religious movement in the English-speaking world in the 18th and 19th centuries, grew when andMoreTaking account of broader patterns of growth, the focus of this book is Methodism in the British Isles. Hempton discusses why Methodism, the most important religious movement in the English-speaking world in the 18th and 19th centuries, grew when and where it did and what was the nature of the Methodist experience for those who embraced it.He also explores the themes of law, politics and gender which lie at the heart of Methodist influence on individuals, communities and social structures.