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By Frank M. Turner

This quantity of essays via a number one pupil of Victorian highbrow historical past displays learn, instructing and writing conducted over greater than 20 years. 5 of the essays are new; seven, even supposing released formerly, were revised for this assortment. The essays disguise an exceptionally vast spectrum of Victorian notion, together with the problems of secularization, cultural apostasy, the hindrance of religion, Victorian clinical naturalism, the clash among technology and faith, the connection of technology and politics, and the Victorian perspective in the direction of the traditional global. Taken as a complete the essays represent an incredible revisionist evaluation of the Victorian highbrow company so as to be of curiosity to students in a large choice of fields.

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The experience with both past and present suggests that new interpretive frameworks must be sought, ones rooted in a deep appreciation of the intricacies of social and religious life rather than in the selfreferential cultural aspirations of our contemporary scholarly community. The problems relating to the self-referential cultural aspirations of scholars today are different from those of scholars at the midcentury, but they may still obscure our pathways to understanding. Each discipline in the humanities has undergone a remarkable splintering and has witnessed the rapid expansion of new areas of methodology and specialization often in conflict both with past research agendas and with each other.

No sixteenth-century historian would deny that the polemics of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation are religious, but historians of the Victorian era did so when confronted by the polemics of nineteenth-century denominationalism. Historians and literary scholars accepted the Arnoldian critique of the cultural vulgarity of Nonconformists and low Anglicans and dealt with those figures accordingly. 36 This tactic constituted the parallel in religious history of reading or citing only the positivistic passages from Darwin and other Victorian scientists.

The overwhelmingly conservative political commitment of the Church of England, long considered the Tory Party at Prayer, did not carry over to a dismissal of the religious character of the Anglican Church as did the liberal political activities of its Nonconformist denominational counterparts. For example, the late Victorian and Edwardian Baptist minister John Clifford, who vociferously resisted payment of taxes to support Anglican religious activities, stands regarded as a bit of a radical crank while the Edwardian Archbishop of Canterbury Randall Davies, who actively participated in the partisan political struggles of the day, retains his stature as a major spiritual leader and, in the House of Lords crisis of 1911, as a national statesman.

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