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Bebbington, David 1949-

Works: 117 works in 402 publications in 2 languages and 12,698 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Biographies  Dictionaries  Conference papers and proceedings  Sources  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Author of introduction, Contributor, Creator, Other
Classifications: DA563.4, B
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Most widely held works by David Bebbington
Evangelicalism in modern Britain : a history from the 1730s to the 1980s by David Bebbington( )

57 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book attempts to define the influence of Evangelicals on society and how Evangelicalism itself has changed in response to changing assumptions of Western civilization and has been molded by its environment
Gladstone centenary essays by Gladstone Centenary International Conference( )

17 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1998 an international conference brought Gladstone scholars together to mark the centenary of his death, and some of the papers presented on that occasion are published in this volume. They cover topics such as parliamentary reform and free trade
The mind of Gladstone : religion, Homer, and politics by David Bebbington( )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gladstone's ideas are far more accessible for analysis now that, following the publication of his diaries, a record of his reading is available. This book traces the evolution of what the diaries reveal as the statesman's central intellectual preoccupations, theology and classical scholarship, as well as the groundwork of his early Conservatism and his mature Liberalism. In particular it examines the ideological sources of Gladstone's youthful opposition to reform before scrutinizing his convictions in theology. These are shown to have passed through more stages than has previously been supposed: he moved from Evangelicalism to Orthodox High Churchmanship, on to Tractarianism and then further to a broader stance that eventually crystallized as a liberal Catholicism. His classical studies, focused primarily on Homer, also changed over time, from a version that was designed to defend a traditional world-view to an approach that exalted the depiction of human endeavour in the ancient Greek poet. An enduring principle of his thought about religion and antiquity was the importance of community, but a fresh axiom that arose from the modifications of his views was the centrality of all that was human. The twin values of community and humanity are shown to have conditioned Gladstone's rhetoric as Liberal leader, so making him, in terms of recent political thought, a communitarian rather than a liberal, but one with a distinctive humanitarian message. As a result of a thorough scrutiny of Gladstone's private papers, the Victorian statesman is shown to have derived a distinctive standpoint from the Christian and classical sources of his thinking and so to have left an enduring intellectual legacy. In Gladstone's mind there was an intertwining of theology, Homeric studies, and political thought
Evangelicals : who they have been, are now, and could be by David Bebbington( )

5 editions published in 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This books draws together significant considerations of evangelicalism from three of the historians who have contributed a great deal to putting the subject on the map, along with selected commentary from others who have benefited from, or sometimes questioned, their work"--
Evangelicalism : comparative studies of popular Protestantism in North America, the British Isles, and beyond, 1700-1990 by Mark A Noll( Book )

13 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patterns in history : a Christian view by David Bebbington( Book )

36 editions published between 1979 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heaven on Earth : reimagining time and eternity in nineteenth-century British evangelicalism by Martin Spence( )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In nineteenth-century Britain, a large number of prominent Anglican and Presbyterian Evangelicals rejected the idea that salvation meant "going to heaven when you die." Instead, they proposed that God would establish his kingdom on earth, renewing the creation and reanimating embodied humans to live in a world of science and progress. This book introduces the writings and activities of these women and men, among whom were counted the ardent social reformer Lord Shaftesbury, the highly-respected clergyman Edward Bickersteth, the popular author Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna, and the General Secretary of the Evangelical Alliance, Thomas Rawson Birks. The book shows that the catalyst for such theological revisionism was the end-times doctrine known as "premillennialism." While commonly characterized as a gloomy and sectarian belief, the book argues that premillennialism in Victorian Britain was actually an optimistic and often liberalizing creed. It dissolved older Evangelical assumptions about the dissimilarities between time and eternity, body and soul, heaven and earth. The book demonstrates that, far from being eccentric pessimists, premillennialists were actually pioneers of trends in nineteenth-century Christian theology that stressed the importance of the incarnation, prioritized social justice, and even entertained the idea of universal salvation."--
The nonconformist conscience : chapel and politics, 1870-1914 by David Bebbington( Book )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baptists through the centuries : a history of a global people by David Bebbington( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Baptists Through the Centuries provides a chronological survey of the main developments in Baptist life and thought from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. As Baptists spread globally beyond their British and American origins, Bebbington demonstrates they constantly adaped to the cultures and societies in which they lived, generating even more diversity within an already multifaceted identity. In the course of telling the story of Baptists, Bebbington also examines the challenging social, political, and intellectual issues in Baptist history--attitudes on race, women's roles in the church, religious liberty, foreign missions, and denominational identity--and situates each one within a broader context"--Back cover
Biographical dictionary of evangelicals( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical articles of people characterized by "conversionism, activism, biblicism, and crucicentrism," born in or before 1935, with careers in the "English-speaking world, understood ... as [Great Britain, the United States of America], Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa"--Preface
William Ewart Gladstone : faith and politics in Victorian Britain by David Bebbington( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorian nonconformity by David Bebbington( )

8 editions published between 1901 and 2011 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dominance of evangelicalism : the age of Spurgeon and Moody by David Bebbington( Book )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book continues a compelling series of books charting the course of English-speaking evangelicalism over the last three hundred years. Evangelical culture at the end of the nineteenth century is set against the backdrop of imperial maneuverings in Great Britain and populist uprisings in the United States. Meanwhile, the industrialized West begins to enjoy the fruits of the Industrial Revolution, as British and American commerce become unstoppable forces on economies worldwide." "Theology, hymnody, gender, warfare, politics and science are all taken into consideration in this sweeping discussion of a critical period in religious history, but the focus of The Dominance of Evangelicalism is on the landmark individuals, events and organizations that shaped the story of a high-water mark of this Christian movement."--Jacket
Evangelicalism and fundamentalism in the United Kingdom during the twentieth century by David Bebbington( )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians have sometimes argued, and popular discourse certainly assumes, that evangelicalism and fundamentalism are identical. In the twenty-first century, when Islamic fundamentalism is at the centre of the world's attention, whether or not evangelicalism should be seen as the Christian version of fundamentalism is an important matter for public understanding. The essays that make up this book analyse this central question. Drawing on empirical evidence from many parts of the United Kingdom and from across the course of the twentieth century, the essays show that fundamentalism certainly existed in Britain, that evangelicals did sometimes show tendencies in a fundamentalist direction, but that evangelicalism in Britain cannot simply be equated with fundamentalism. The evangelical movement within Protestantism that arose in the wake of the eighteenth-century revival exerted an immense influence on British society over the two subsequent centuries
Victorian religious revivals : culture and piety in local and global contexts by David Bebbington( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of religious revival in its broad historical and historiographical context. David Bebbington provides detailed case studies of religious awakenings that took place between 1841 and 1880 in Britain, North America and Australia, looking at pre-conditions, causes, and trends for the phenomenon
Protestant nonconformist texts( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interfaces : Baptists and others : international Baptist studies by David Bebbington( )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reinventing English evangelicalism, 1966-2001 : a theological and sociological study by Rob Warner( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Book offers a revisionist history of the transdenominational initiatives of English evangelicals from 1965 to 2000. Warner provides an authoritative theological analysis and a constructive sociological critique. This is an invaluable study for all thosein the academy, the church, and wider societywho want a fuller understanding of the social and religious significance and the evolutionary dynamics of this influential and diversifying religious tradition"--Back cover
Holiness in nineteenth-century England by David Bebbington( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Victorian era about three quarters of churchgoers in England were represented by four Protestant traditions of sanctification: the High Church mentality in the Church of England, the Calvinist tradition, the Wesleyan approach to piety, and the Keswick holiness movement
The Gospel in the world : international Baptist studies by International Conference on Baptist Studies( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Evangelicalism in modern Britain : a history from the 1730s to the 1980s
Gladstone centenary essaysThe mind of Gladstone : religion, Homer, and politicsEvangelicalism : comparative studies of popular Protestantism in North America, the British Isles, and beyond, 1700-1990Patterns in history : a Christian viewThe nonconformist conscience : chapel and politics, 1870-1914Baptists through the centuries : a history of a global peopleBiographical dictionary of evangelicalsWilliam Ewart Gladstone : faith and politics in Victorian Britain
Alternative Names
Bebbington, D. W.

Bebbington, D. W. 1949-

Bebbington, D. W. (David William)

Bebbington, D. W. (David William), 1949-

Bebbington, David.

Bebbington, David 1949-

Bebbington, David W. 1949-

Bebbington, David W. (David William), 1949-

Bebbington, David William

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데이비드 베빙톤 스코틀랜드의 복음주의 역사학자

베빙턴, D. W. 1949-

베빙턴, 데이비드 1949-

베빙턴, 데이비드 W. 1949-

베빙턴, 데이비드 윌리엄 1949-

베빙톤, D. W. 1949-

베빙톤, 데이비드 1949-

베빙톤, 데이비드 W. 1949-

베빙톤, 데이비드 윌리엄 1949-

베빙톤, 데이빋 1949-

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