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Christianities in the Trans-Atlantic World

The Life and Times of Samuel Prideaux Tregelles

A Forgotten Scholar

Authors: Stunt, Timothy C. F.

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  • Sheds light on the career of Samuel Prideaux Tregelles, touching on numerous aspects of nineteenth-century British and European religious history
  • Gives valuable fresh detail to the origins of the Plymouth Brethren, the study of whose early history has grown over the last twenty years
  • Uses an exploration of Tregelles' career to illuminate neglected aspects of Victorian religious life
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This book sheds light on the career of Samuel Prideaux Tregelles, and in doing so touches on numerous aspects of nineteenth-century British and European religious history.  Several recent scholars have celebrated the 200th anniversary of the German textual critic Tischendorf but Tregelles, his contemporary English rival, has been neglected, despite his achievements being comparable. In addition to his decisive contribution to Biblical textual scholarship, this study of Tregelles’ career sheds light on developments among Quakers in the period, and Tregelles’s enthusiastic involvement with the early nineteenth-century Welsh literary renaissance usefully supplements recent studies on Iolo Morganwg. The early career of Tregelles also gives valuable fresh detail to the origins of the Plymouth Brethren, (in both England and Italy) the study of whose early history has become more extensive over the last twenty years. The whole of Tregelles’s career therefore illuminates neglected aspects of Victorian religious life.

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Timothy C. F. Stunt is an independent scholar, whose study of radical evangelicals in From Awakening to Secession (2000) was the basis for his PhD awarded by Cambridge University.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Life and Times of Samuel Prideaux Tregelles
Book Subtitle
A Forgotten Scholar
Authors
Series Title
Christianities in the Trans-Atlantic World
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-32266-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-32266-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-32265-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 282
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations
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