Great Victorian Railway Journeys: How Modern Britain Was by Karen Farrington

By Karen Farrington

The proper significant other to Bradshaw's advisor booklet. Showcasing in color all that's nice approximately Bradshaw's consultant. nice British Railway trips has been a highly profitable television programme, that is now into its 3rd sequence on BBC2. a lot as Michael Palin equipped up a devoted fan base for shuttle world wide, so Michael Portillo has performed likewise for fans of trains in his explorations the size and breadth of the uk from the window of a educate seat. either fascinating and insightful, Michael back makes use of Bradshaw's courses, and now undertakes 5 distinctive trips that have been built by way of the Victorians from 1830-1900. throughout 25 episodes he delves into this attention-grabbing and vibrant interval of our background, and express how the fashionable British panorama was once made out of this Victorian legacy. From Windsor to Weymouth, nice Yarmouth to London, Oxford to Milford Haven, Berwick to Barrow, and at last Dublin to Belfast - Michael will return in time to exhibit components of exceptional Victorian engineering and layout throughout Queen Victoria's dominions. Key elements of the programme and tie-in publication will show off how the world's first actual fixed-track teach in Merthyr Tydfil operated; how the world's first electrical teach provider ran in Southend to its well-known pier; and he additionally celebrates the wide range of traces that unfolded exchange and mobility to the Victorian sessions. vacationing on a number of latest, and occasionally restored, Victorian educate strains, he meets their passionate supporters who lovingly paintings on them, and in addition seems to be on the sleek panorama to inform the tale of ways every one quarter used to be formed via their Victorian forebears. Lavishly produced, it will once more be a 'must have' buy for all teach fans, in addition to those that easily are looking to discover their historical past and what's now on hand to view and trip upon within the twenty first century to move them again in time.

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29 At another, generation after generation of children receive education in these texts, linking their sense of identification with a living Church to Reformation documents, which in turn inform the living community and its sense of itself. Not only The Book of Concord, which contains it, but the Augsburg Confession itself, as well as the Westminster Confession are the 27 See E. Harold Browne, An Exposition of the Thirty-Nine Articles Historical and Doctrinal (London: 1858). ), Glauben und Bekennen: Vierhundert Jahre Confessio Helvetica Posterior (Zurich: 1966); Vilmos Vajta and Hans Weissgerber, The Church and the Confessions: The Role of the Confessions in the Life and Doctrine of the Lutheran Churches (Philadelphia: 1963).

Jahrhunderts,” Tijdschrift voor Sociale Geschiedenis 16 (1990): 31–60. 2 Benjamin J. Kaplan, “ ‘Dutch’ religious tolerance: celebration and revision” in R. ), Calvinism and Religious Toleration in the Dutch Golden Age (Cambridge, UK: 2002), 8–26. g. Alexandra Walsham, Charitable hatred: Tolerance and intolerance in England, 1500–1700 (Manchester: 2006); Keith Luria, Sacred Boundaries: Religious Coexistence and Conflict in Early-Modern France (Washington, DC: 2005); Jesse Spohnholz, The Tactics of Toleration: A Refugee Community in the Age of Religious Wars (Newark, DE: 2011).

15 For a recent history of the text, see Maurer, Historischer Kommentar; trans. George Anderson, Historical Commentary on the Augsburg Confession (Philadelphia: 1986). 32 lee palmer wandel to confess, sign, publicly affirm; that which would define “the Lutheran Church,” both its doctrine and the boundaries of its membership. In 1648, the Peace of Westphalia legally recognized “the Reformed Church,” but did not accord any of the Reformed Confessions the same normative and definitive status that the Peace of Augsburg—and the Peace of Westphalia—accorded The Augsburg Confession.

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