The Church in Four Nations in the Twentieth Century

The Church in Four Nations in the Twentieth Century Ecclesiology 6 (2010) 207–212 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI 10.1163/174413610X493755 brill.nl/ecso ECCLESIOLOGY Th e Church in Four Nations in the Twentieth Century Ann Loades 1A Grey Street, Tayport, Fife DD6 9JF, Scotland a.l.loades@durham.ac.uk Keith Robbins, England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales: Th e Christian Church 1900- 2000 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008), xxii + 530 pp. £75.00. ISBN 978 0 19 826371 5 (hbk). Th is is another magisterial contribution to the Oxford History of the Christian Church . Th e brief for the series includes the place of the churches in surround- ing society, the institutions of church life, manifestations of popular religion, the link with forms of national culture, and the intellectual tradition within and beyond Europe. It would be astonishing if any one volume could meet the whole brief in detail, and those expecting a history of theological study need to look elsewhere. Th is volume encompasses an historian’s view of change, and he does not aspire to achieve the impossible. We may note, however, that the Scots probably had the intellectual edge in theology, given their habit of studying in both German and American universities and seminaries. Th at apart, it becomes evident that http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Ecclesiology Brill

The Church in Four Nations in the Twentieth Century

Ecclesiology , Volume 6 (2): 207 – Jan 1, 2010

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© 2010 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Ecclesiology 6 (2010) 207–212 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI 10.1163/174413610X493755 brill.nl/ecso ECCLESIOLOGY Th e Church in Four Nations in the Twentieth Century Ann Loades 1A Grey Street, Tayport, Fife DD6 9JF, Scotland a.l.loades@durham.ac.uk Keith Robbins, England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales: Th e Christian Church 1900- 2000 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008), xxii + 530 pp. £75.00. ISBN 978 0 19 826371 5 (hbk). Th is is another magisterial contribution to the Oxford History of the Christian Church . Th e brief for the series includes the place of the churches in surround- ing society, the institutions of church life, manifestations of popular religion, the link with forms of national culture, and the intellectual tradition within and beyond Europe. It would be astonishing if any one volume could meet the whole brief in detail, and those expecting a history of theological study need to look elsewhere. Th is volume encompasses an historian’s view of change, and he does not aspire to achieve the impossible. We may note, however, that the Scots probably had the intellectual edge in theology, given their habit of studying in both German and American universities and seminaries. Th at apart, it becomes evident that

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