Author: mburden

InvenCaP Blog – Reformation Principles and the Puritan Church Books of the 1650s 0

InvenCaP Blog – Reformation Principles and the Puritan Church Books of the 1650s

By Mark Burden Although they have been widely consulted by church historians and historians of religion, the role played by Puritan church records of the 1650s in the furtherance of personal, church, and national reformation has rarely...

InvenCaP Blog – A Spur to Lukewarm Spirits: The ‘Proceedings Book of Meetings in East Devon, chiefly at Loughwood, 1653-1795’ 0

InvenCaP Blog – A Spur to Lukewarm Spirits: The ‘Proceedings Book of Meetings in East Devon, chiefly at Loughwood, 1653-1795’

By Rachel Adcock On 14 February 1654 the Baptist church that would later meet regularly at Loughwood, East Devon, gathered at nearby Kilmington and recorded the first entry in what is now known and catalogued in the...

Kristianna Polder – Matrimony in the True Church 0

Kristianna Polder – Matrimony in the True Church

Readers will be interested to learn of the following book published last year: Kristianna Polder, Matrimony in the True Church: The Seventeenth-Century Quaker Marriage Approbation Discipline (Routledge, 2015). Publisher’s note: ‘Like many other denominations, seventeenth-century Quakers were...

Mark Goldie – Roger Morrice and the Puritan Whigs 0

Mark Goldie – Roger Morrice and the Puritan Whigs

Mark Goldie’s monograph, adapted from his edition of the Entring Book of Roger Morrice (but with a new introduction and bibliography), will be an invaluable resource for scholars working on the Restoration period. Publisher’s note: ‘Roger Morrice and...

The Richard L. Greaves Prize 2016 – won by Alec Ryrie 0

The Richard L. Greaves Prize 2016 – won by Alec Ryrie

The Richard L. Greaves Prize was established in 2004 in honour of the memory of the first president of the International John Bunyan Society and is awarded every three years for an outstanding book-length work of scholarship...

Conference – ‘The Rethinking of Religious Belief’ 0

Conference – ‘The Rethinking of Religious Belief’

The 2017 conference of the International Society for Intellectual History (ISIH) will take place at the American University in Bulgaria, 30 May – 1 June 2017. The conference is titled ‘The Rethinking of Religious Belief in the...

QMUL CRLE Seminar – Veronica O’Mara – ‘Saints’ Lives for East Anglian Nuns: From C15 to C18′ 0

QMUL CRLE Seminar – Veronica O’Mara – ‘Saints’ Lives for East Anglian Nuns: From C15 to C18′

All are welcome to this third seminar of the Centre for Religion and Literature in English at Queen Mary University of London: Time: Wednesday 6 July 2016, 5.15-6.45pm Place: Lock-Keeper’s Cottage Graduate Centre, Westfield Way, Queen Mary...

International John Bunyan Society Conference – 6-9 July 2016 0

International John Bunyan Society Conference – 6-9 July 2016

This is a reminder that the Eighth Triennual Conference of the International John Bunyan Society, ‘Voicing Dissent in the Long Reformation’, is taking place 6-9 July 2016 at Aix-Marseille University and La Baume Conference Centre. Further details...

The InvenCaP ‘Inventory’ has now been published! 0

The InvenCaP ‘Inventory’ has now been published!

Dissenting Experience is pleased to announce its latest publication, An Inventory of Puritan and Dissenting Records, 1640-1714 (2016), compiled by Mark Burden, Michael Davies, Anne Dunan-Page and Joel Halcomb. The Inventory contains full bibliographical details of over...

The History of Independence 0

The History of Independence

The Independence Project brings the history of independent freedom to the public by sharing insights from an international team of experts, featuring the earliest debates on the topic in the English-speaking world, and providing access to additional...