Bishops, Wives and Children: Spiritual Capital Across the Generations


Douglas J. Davies and Mathew Guest

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 228 pages

File size: 17.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Christianity as a cultural force, whether rising or falling, has seldom been analyzed through the actual processes by which tradition is transmitted, modified, embraced or rejected. This book achieves that end through a study of bishops of the Church of England, their wives and their children, to show how values fostered in the vicarage and palace shape family, work and civic life in a supposedly secular age.