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The Boxmaker's Revenge - Politics of the Parish in Stuart London Manchester Press 2009

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This book is based on a story. Its main protagonists are a London clergyman, Stephen Denison, and a lay sectmaster and prophet, John Etherington. The dispute between the two men blew up in the mid-1620s, but its reverberations can be traced back to the 1590s and continued to 1640. Through Denison the book analyses the tensions and contradictions within the 'religion of protestants' that dominated great swathes of the early Stuart church. Through Etherington, it eavesdrops on a London puritan underground that has remained largely hidden from view and which, while it was related to, indeed, parasitic upon, was not coterminous with, the order and orthodoxy-centred puritanism of Stephen Denison. By placing the Denison/Etherington dispute in its multiple contexts, the book becomes a study of puritan theology and intra-puritan theological dispute; of lay clerical relations and of the politics of the parish; and thus of the social history of parish and puritan religion in London.
A paperback first publication 2009. The soft-boards are in good condition showing very minor wear and tear to the edges and frontboard corner.
Pages remain fresh, tight and intact. There are no inscriptions.

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Author(s):
Peter Lake
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15 x 23 x 2 cm
Edition:
First 2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0719080509
ISBN-13:
9780719080500
Number of pages:
421
Publisher:
Manchester University Press

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This book is based on a story. Its main protagonists are a London clergyman, Stephen Denison, and a lay sectmaster and prophet, John Etherington. The dispute between the two men blew up in the mid-1620s, but its reverberations can be traced back to the 1590s and continued to 1640. Through Denison the book analyses the tensions and contradictions within the 'religion of protestants' that dominated great swathes of the early Stuart church. Through Etherington, it eavesdrops on a London puritan underground that has remained largely hidden from view and which, while it was related to, indeed, parasitic upon, was not coterminous with, the order and orthodoxy-centred puritanism of Stephen Denison. By placing the Denison/Etherington dispute in its multiple contexts, the book becomes a study of puritan theology and intra-puritan theological dispute; of lay clerical relations and of the politics of the parish; and thus of the social history of parish and puritan religion in London.
A paperback first publication 2009. The soft-boards are in good condition showing very minor wear and tear to the edges and frontboard corner.
Pages remain fresh, tight and intact. There are no inscriptions.

Author(s):
Peter Lake
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15 x 23 x 2 cm
Edition:
First 2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0719080509
ISBN-13:
9780719080500
Number of pages:
421
Publisher:
Manchester University Press

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