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By Josef L. Altholz

ISBN-10: 1138269298

ISBN-13: 9781138269293

ISBN-10: 1859280404

ISBN-13: 9781859280409

Controversy, in particular non secular controversy, used to be the nice spectator recreation of Victorian England. This paintings is a research of the most important and better of Victorian spiritual controversies. Essays and stories (1860) was once a composite quantity of 7 authors (six of them Anglican monks) which introduced England its first severe publicity to biblical feedback. It evoked an issue lasting 4 years, together with articles in newspapers, magazines and reports, clerical and episcopal censures, a torrent of tracts, pamphlets and sermons, by means of weightier tomes (and stories of all these), prosecution for heresy within the ecclesiastical courts, attract the top secular courtroom, condemnation by way of the Convocation of the clergy and a debate in Parliament. Essays and reports was once the fruits and ultimate act of the vast Church stream. Outwardly the clash ended inconclusively; at a deeper point, it marked the exhaustion either one of the vast Church and of Anglican orthodoxy and the graduation of an period of spiritual doubt. This controversy illustrates the pathology of Victorian faith in its demonstration of the propensity to controvert and the equipment of controversialists. it really is either the best Victorian drawback of religion and the easiest case learn of Victorian spiritual controversy.

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