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A History of Religion in Britain

Practice and Belief from Pre-Roman Times to the Present

by Sheridan Gilley

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Published by Blackwell Pub .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsW. J. Sheils (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages560
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7608643M
ISBN 100631152814
ISBN 109780631152811

  At the end of the 4th century CE, the Roman presence in Britain was threatened by "barbarian" forces. The Picts (from present-day Scotland) and the Scoti (from Ireland) were raiding the coast, while the Saxons and the Angles from northern Germany were invading southern and eastern Britain. By CE the Roman army had withdrawn. After struggles with the Britons, the Angles and Author: Terry Walsh.   1 []. But Gratian Municeps, hearing of the death of Maximian, seized the crown, and made himself this he exercised such tyranny that the common people fell upon him in tumultuous manner and murdered him. When this news reached other countries, their former enemies returned back from Ireland, and bringing with them the Scots, Norwegians, and Dacians, and made dreadful .

The small book which he is supposed to have written dates from no earlier than the 4th century BC. It is an anthology of short passages, collected under the title Daodejing. Immensely influential over the centuries, it is the basis for China's alternative religion.   In this respect the volume resembles John Wolffe's recent study God and Greater Britain: Religion and National Life in Britain and Ireland (London, Routledge, ), with which it clearly overlaps in theme and scope. Wolffe, admittedly, is concerned primarily with the interplay of religion and nationhood, whereas Hempton wishes to.

Religion, human beings’ relation to that which they regard as holy, sacred, absolute, spiritual, divine, or worthy of especial reverence. It is also commonly regarded as consisting of the way people deal with ultimate concerns about their lives and their fate after many traditions, this relation and these concerns are expressed in terms of one’s relationship with or attitude. Publications – British Religious History The following is a list of Clive Field’s principal publications on British religious history (other than Methodist history), in chronological order within publication type.


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