The Local Church and Generational Change in Birmingham, 1945-2000

The Local Church and Generational Change in Birmingham, 1945-2000

by Ian Jones

Hardback Publication Date: 18/10/2012

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The ongoing debate about secularisation and religious change in twentieth-century Britain has paid little attention to the experience of those who swam against the cultural tide and continued to attend church. This study, based on extensive original archive and oral history research, redresses this imbalance with an exploration of church-based Christianity in post-war Birmingham, examining how churchgoers interpreted and responded to the changes that they saw in family, congregation, neighbourhood and wider society. One important theme is the significance of age and generational identity to patterns of religiosity amidst profound change in attitudes to youth, age and parenting and growing evidence of a widening "generation gap" in Christian belief and practice. In addition to offering a new and distinctive perspective on the changing religious identity of late twentieth-century English society, the book also provides a rare case-study in the significance of age and generation in the social and cultural history of modern Britain.

Ian Jones is the Director of the Saltley Trust (an educational charity), Birmingham.
ISBN:
9780861933174
9780861933174
Category:
Social & cultural history
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
18-10-2012
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
236
Dimensions (mm):
234x156x21mm
Weight:
0.55kg

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