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Harvard Historical Studies 129

Parish Communities and Religious Conflict in the Vale of Gloucester, 1590–1690

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$89.50 • £71.95 • €80.50

ISBN 9780674758452

Publication Date: 11/25/1998

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476 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 map, 16 tables

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  • Introduction: Church History as a Cultural System
  • I. Social Form, 1590–1690
    • Reverend Histories: Geography and Landscape
    • Parts, Persons, and Participants in the Commonwealth: Social Relations, Institutions, and Authority
    • Under the Hand of God: Parish Communities and Rites of Mortality
  • II. Social Process, 1590–1690
    • Circumcisions of the Heart: Church Courts, Social Relations, and Religious Conflict, 1591–1620
    • A Circle of Order: The Politics of Religious Symbolism, 1631–1640
    • To Unchurch a Church: Civil War and Revolution, 1642–1660
    • Astraea Redux: Religious Conflict, Restoration, and the Parish, 1660–1689
    • Bloody Stratagems and Busy Heads: Persecution, Avoidance, and the Structure of Religion, 1666–1689
  • Conclusion: Symbol and Boundary: Relgious Belief, Ceremony, and Social Order
  • Appendix 1: Tables
  • Appendix 2: Accusations of Witchcraft in Tewkesbury
  • Notes
  • Manuscript Sources
  • Index

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