The Brontes and Religion
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BeschreibungThe first full-length study of the topic, drawing on nineteenth-century doctrinal, ethical and ecclesiastical debates.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction; Part I. Denominations: 1. A Christian home in early nineteenth-century England: Evangelicalism, Dissent and the Bronte family; 2. Charlotte Bronte and the church of Rome; 3. An undenominational temper; Part II. Doctrines: 4. The Brontes in the theological landscape of their time; 5. God and his creation; 6. Faith and redemption; 7. This life and next; Part III. Ethics: 8. Forgiveness and revenge; 9. The enigma of St John Rivers; Bibliography; Index.
Pressestimmen'For those seeking a solid and scholarly guide to these writers in the religious context of their time this is an excellent book ... it is the kind of writing which will endure and remain valuable for many years to come.' Theology
Untertitel: bibliography, index. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Cambridge University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1999
Seitenanzahl: 300 Seiten