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Bishop Burgess and his World

Culture, Religion and Society in Britain, Europe and North America in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Author(s): Nigel Yates

Language: English

Genre(s): Archaeology Medieval Modern Languages

June 2007288 pages216x138mm

About The Book

English author and philosopher, Bishop Thomas Burgess’ career was concerned with advocating for the emancipation of slaves and evangelistic work among the poor. This book uses his life as a starting point to uncover the links between the academic, religious and social cultures of Britain, Europe and North America in the 18th and 19th centuries.

About the Author(s)

Nigel Yates

Nigel Yates was Professor of Ecclesiastical History in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Wales, Trinity St David, Lampeter. Jonathan Wooding is Reader in Church History at the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, Lampeter.

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