God's Empire: Religion and Colonialism in the British World, by Hilary M. Carey

By Hilary M. Carey

In God's Empire, Hilary M. Carey charts Britain's nineteenth-century transformation from Protestant kingdom to loose Christian empire during the heritage of the colonial missionary circulation. This wide-ranging reassessment of the non secular personality of the second one British empire presents a transparent account of the promotional thoughts of the main church buildings and church events which labored to plant settler Christianity in British domain names. in keeping with large use of unique archival and infrequent released assets, the writer explores significant debates reminiscent of the connection among faith and colonization, church-state kin, Irish Catholics within the empire, the effect of the Scottish Disruption on colonial Presbyterianism, pageant among Evangelicals and different Anglicans within the colonies, and among British and American strands of Methodism in British North the United States.

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W. Jose, The Growth of the Empire: A Handbook to the History of Greater Britain, 2nd edn (London, 1909). W. R. , The Oxford History of the British Empire, 5 vols. (Oxford, 1998–2000). C. A. Bayly, ‘The Second British Empire’, in The Oxford History of the British Empire, vol. 5, Historiography, ed. R. W. Winks and A. M. Low (Oxford, 1999), p. 63. Seeley, Expansion of England. Colonialism, colonisation and Greater Britain 23 volume on Canada, for example, does not have a separate chapter on religion.

McLeod, ‘Protestantism and British National Identity, 1815–1945’, in Religion and Nationalism in Europe and Asia, ed. P. Van Der Veer (Princeton, NJ, 1999), pp. 44–70. L. Colley, Britons: Forging the Nation, 1770–1837 (New Haven, CT, 1992), p. 3. For discussion, see A. Hastings, The Construction of Nationhood: Ethnicity, Religion and Nationalism (Cambridge, 1992), p. 61; K. Kumar, The Making of English National Identity (Cambridge, 2003), p. 146; S. 1850, ed. T. Claydon and I. McBride (Cambridge, 1998), p.

43. 46 Religion and imperialism What was the nature of the relationship between the churches of Great Britain and Ireland and the British empire? There has been perennial debate about this question, both while the empire was expanding and now, when it has been mostly reduced to an uneasy memory. 47 He notes that the missionary David Livingstone advocated commerce in association with commerce for Africa, but not white settlement (though it is not clear how this was to be achieved). 48 Yet missionaries were only one aspect of the religious character of the empire.

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