Miracles in Enlightenment England

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The Enlightenment, considered an age of rationalism, is not normally associated with miracles. In this intriguing book, however, Jane Shaw presents accounts of inscrutable miracles that occurred to ordinary worshippers in early modern England. She considers the reactions of intellectuals, scientists and physicians to these miraculous events, and through them explores the relations between popular and elite culture of the time. Miraculous events in England between the 1650s and the 1750s were experienced mainly by ...

Miracles in Enlightenment England 2006, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300112726

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Miracles in Enlightenment England 2006, Yale University Press, New haven

ISBN-13: 9780300197686

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