“Modern Western cultural elites have a hard time grasping the profound influence of religion on supposedly secular societies.“ — George Bornstein, Times Literary Supplement (12 March 2010)

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General

  • A Timeline of Religion and Philosophy
  • The Warfare of Conscience with Theology in Victorian Britain
  • Victorian Science and Religion
  • The Church of England — the Anglican or Established Church

  • An Introduction and Brief History
  • The 39 Articles of Religion
  • The Anglican Book of Common Prayer and Victorian Values
  • The Book of Common Prayer: Its Literary and Cultural Influences
  • "Parish": a definition
  • The Evangelical Movement

  • Introduction
  • Evangelicalism
  • (Overview/Sitemap)
  • Evangelical Doctrine
  • The Evangelical Movement in the Church of England
  • (extended discussion)
  • The Olney Hymns
  • Evangelical Popular Science Publishing
  • Positive Influence on English Society
  • Sabbatarianism, Sabbath Observance, and Social Class
  • High Church (Tractarians, Oxford Movement)

  • Sitemap
  • Introduction
  • The Tractarian Movement
  • John Henry Newman
  • John Keble
  • Edward Pusey
  • Isaac Williams' Tractarian Cathedral
  • The Ritualist Movement
  • The Broad Church, or Liberal Anglicanism

  • Introduction
  • Sitemap
  • Thomas Arnold
  • Dr. Arnold and the Meaning of Anglican Liberalism
  • Frederick W. Robertson
  • Essays and Reviews
  • Muscular Christianity and Christian Socialism

  • F. D. Maurice
  • Charles Kingsley
  • Muscular Christianity
  • Roman Catholicism

  • Introduction
  • Catholicism in Britain: An Overview
  • Old Catholics
  • New Converts
  • Papal Infallibility
  • Reestablishment of the Catholic Hierarchy in Britain
  • Dissenters

  • Introduction
  • The Dissenting Ethos
  • Baptists
  • Congregationalists
  • Covenanters
  • Methodism
  • Moravians
  • Plymouth Brethren
  • Presbyterianism
  • Henry Irving and the Catholic Apostolic Church
  • Puritanism in England
  • Puritanism in America
  • Quakers, or the Society of Friends
  • Politics and Theology in Victorian Dissent
  • The Protestant Fight for Jewish Civil Liberties in Victorian England
  • The Salvation Army
  • Traditions, Alternative

  • Agnosticism
  • Arminianism
  • Atheism
  • Boehme
  • Comteian Positivism
  • Deism
  • The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn
  • Judaism in Nineteenth-Century England
  • Occultism
  • William Paley and Natural Theology
  • Philosophy Overview
  • Socinianism
  • Spiritualism
  • Theosophy and Madame Blavatsky
  • Anna Kingsford
  • Emanuel Swedenborg and Swedenborgians
  • Unitarianism
  • Ethical Arguments against Religion in Victorian Britain
  • The Bible, Interpretation, and Religious Symbolism

  • Revelation defined
  • Apocalyptics
  • Prophecy
  • Typology (Figuralism)
  • Broad Church, Historicist, and Rationalist Approaches
  • Liturgical Colors
  • The Gutenberg Bible (British Library)
  • Related Literary Genres and Modes

  • Commentaries
  • Hymns
  • Religious poetry
  • Sermons
  • Tracts
  • Bibliography

  • Suggested Readings
  • Victorian Religious Periodicals
  • Some Pre-Victorian Religious Texts (Including Scripture) Available On-Line




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