By John Spurr
The seventeenth century used to be a dynamic interval characterised by way of large political and social adjustments, together with the Civil struggle, the execution of Charles I, the Commonwealth and the recovery. the england of 1714 was once recognizably extra smooth than it was once in 1603. on the middle of those alterations used to be faith and the hunt for a suitable spiritual cost, which influenced the Pilgrim Fathers to depart to settle the United States, the Popish plot and the fantastic Revolution within which James II used to be kicked off the throne.
This publication seems at either the personal points of human ideals and practices and in addition institutional faith, investigating the transforming into festival among rival types of Christianity and the transforming into expectation that folks could be allowed to worship as they observed fit.
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