A people of one book : the Bible and the Victorians / Timothy Larsen.

'A People of One Book' vividly recovers the lost world of the Victorians in which everyone thought, spoke and argued through scripture. Larsen presents individual case studies of well-known figures from different religious and sceptical traditions, including Florence Nightingale, T.H. Huxl...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Larsen, Timothy, 1967-
Format: Electronic
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Anglo-Catholics : E.B. Pusey and Holy Scripture
  • Roman Catholics : Nicholas Wiseman and Sacred Scripture
  • Atheists : Charles Bradlaugh, Annie Besant, and 'this indictable book'
  • Methodist and Holiness : Catherine Booth, William Cooke, and the Scriptures
  • Liberal Anglicans : Florence Nightingale and the Bible
  • Unitarians : Mary Carpenter and the Sacred Writings
  • Quakers : Elizabeth Fry and 'Reading'
  • Agnostics : T.H. Huxley and bibliolatry
  • Evangelical Anglicans : Josephine Butler and the Word of God
  • Orthodox Old Dissent : C.H. Spurgeon and 'The Book'
  • Conclusion : Spiritualism, Judaism, and the Brethren : A people of one book.