High Calvinists in Action: Calvinism and the City, Manchester and London, C. 1810-1860

By Ian J. Shaw | Go to book overview

2 The Responses of British Evangelicals to the Religious and Secular Problems of the Inner City c.1810-60

Based upon his observations of the same urban context that William Gadsby, William Nunn, and William McKerrow laboured in, Friedrich Engels concluded in 1845 that the workers 'are not religious and do not attend church'. 1 This issue of the apparent alienation from formal religious activity of many in the urban environment was faced by high Calvinists, along with other urban ministers. However, attempts to quantify such perceptions have been of limited value, and the simplified picture presented by statistics must be treated with caution. The 1851 Religious Census was a government attempt to provide a comprehensive survey of churchgoing. A figure of 10,896,000 church attendances was recorded from a population of 17,927,609, but to account for multiple attendances a lower estimate of 7,261,032 individuals attending worship on the census Sunday was made. Of those able to attend, 5,288,294 had 'neglected altogether to do so'. 2 The method by which the statistics were produced has been much criticized, and scholars have sought to offer correction factors to make them more meaningful. 3 The figures also indicate wide regional variations, and distinctive local experiences. 4

-37-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
High Calvinists in Action: Calvinism and the City, Manchester and London, C. 1810-1860
Table of contents

Table of contents

Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen
/ 413

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.