The education of the Anglican clergy 1780-1839 /

This study of recruitment to the ministry of the Church of England in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries overturns many long-standing assumptions about the education and backgrounds of the clergy in late Hanoverian England and Wales.

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Slinn, Sara (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: [Place of publication not identified] : Boydell Press, 2017.
Series:Studies in modern British religious history ; v. 35.
Online Access:Click here for full text
Table of Contents:
  • Part One: Entrants to the Clerical Profession, 1780-1839; 1. Recruitment to the Established Church; 2. Episcopal Ordination: Policy and Practice; Part Two: Routes to Ordination; 3. The Ordinand and the University; 4. Literate Clergy and the Grammar Schools; 5. Autodidacts, Tutors for Orders and Parish Clerical Seminaries; Conclusion; Appendix 1. Ordination Profiles of Bishops, 1780-1839; Appendix 2. A Note on Methodology.