Democracy and Religion: Gladstone and the Liberal Party 1867 1875

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This book relates the political history of mid-nineteenth-century Britain to the assumptions which then prevailed about the abstract moral purposes of political activity. A great number of mid-Victorian writers and politicians expressed far-reaching hopes for the future development of British society, indeed for its regeneration; and such hopes were inspired by their religious outlook. They contended that these aims would be promoted by the pursuit, by governments, of particular educational, ecclesiastical, Irish and other ...

Democracy and Religion: Gladstone and the Liberal Party 1867 1875 1986, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521309486

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