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RESPONSES TO CHANGE: THE LAITY AND THE CHURCH

FELICITY HEAL

in Reformation in Britain and Ireland

Published in print March 2003 | ISBN: 9780198269243
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602412 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198269242.003.0007

Series: Oxford History of the Christian Church

 RESPONSES TO CHANGE: THE LAITY AND THE CHURCH

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This completes the trilogy on the years of rapid religious change in England. The lay adherence to traditional religion is considered, followed by investigation of the circumstances in which new ideas were appropriated. Reformers, lay and clerical, English and Scottish are discussed.

Keywords: laity; Protestant evangelism; reformers; religious geography; traditional belief

Chapter.  17952 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of Christianity

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