By Timothy Larsen
Catholics to Unitarians and beyond.
The scripture-saturated tradition of nineteenth-century England is displayed by means of Timothy Larsen in a chain of vigorous case reviews of consultant figures starting from the Quaker felony reformer Elizabeth Fry to the liberal Anglican pioneer of nursing Florence Nightingale to the Baptist preacher C. H. Spurgeon to the Jewish writer Grace Aguilar. Even the agnostic guy of technological know-how T. H. Huxley and the atheist leaders Charles Bradlaugh and Annie Besant have been completely and profoundly preoccupied
with the Bible.
Serving as a journey of the variety and diversity of nineteenth-century perspectives, Larsen's examine provides the targeted ideals and practices of the entire significant Victorian non secular and sceptical traditions from Anglo-Catholics to the Salvation military to Spiritualism, whereas at the same time drawing out their universal, shared tradition as a humans of 1 book.
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A People of One Book: The Bible and the Victorians by Timothy Larsen