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Revolutions and the Church: The New Era of Modernity
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Hugh McLeod

Map 1 Europe from 1789 until 1812.
© PETER PALM, BERLIN. Map 1 Europe from 1789 until 1812.

© PETER PALM, BERLIN.

How should we tell the story of Christianity in 19th century Europe? One version would start with the English poet, Matthew Arnold (1822–1888), whose powerfully evocative ‘Dover Beach’ (1867) compared the ebbing of the tide to the “melancholy, long, wit…

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Hugh McLeod, “Revolutions and the Church: The New Era of Modernity”, in: History of Global Christianity Online, Editors J.H. Schjørring, N.A. Hjelm. Consulted online on 23 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-5656_HGCG_fulltextxml_COM20400>
First published online: 2018



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