Anglican Enlightenment: Orientalism, Religion and Politics by William Bulman

By William Bulman

An unique interpretation of the early ecu Enlightenment and the non secular conflicts that rocked England and its empire below the later Stuarts. In a chain of vignettes that stream among Europe and North Africa, William Bulman exhibits that this era witnessed no longer a fight for and opposed to new rules and larger freedoms, yet a conflict among a number of novel schemes for civil peace. Bulman considers anew the main it sounds as if conservative strength in post-Civil struggle English background: the conformist management of the Church of britain. He demonstrates that the Church's historic scholarship, social technology, pastoral care, and political perform amounted to not a culturally backward spectacle of intolerance, yet to a crusade for balance drawn from the frontiers of erudition and globalisation. In looking to sever the hyperlink among zeal and chaos, the church and its enemies have been therefore united in an Enlightenment venture, yet bitterly divided over what it intended in practice.

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