Freedom and Order: History, Politics and the English Bible (BOK)

Nick Spencer

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2011 marked the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James' Bible and saw a great deal of celebration and comment about the impact of the Bible on British culture. Much of the story is well-known, such as the Bible's seminal influence on British language and literature, but one aspect - the influence of the Bible on English politics - is largely unknown or ignored. Moreover, when it is not ignored, the Bible's influence on politics is treated as that from which we have escaped, in order that we may enjoy our current freedoms, rather than something that contributed positively to political thought or history.This is misleading. FREEDOM AND ORDER seeks to inform people of the Bible's critical and positive influence on politics in Britain throughout modern history.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Nick Spencer
Forlag
HODDER & STOUGHTON
ISBN 9780340996249
Antall sider 384 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 2,5cm x 19,7cm
Vekt 260 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Biblical studies & exegesis, Politics & government, Religion & politics