By K. D. M. Snell
This pioneering publication, exhaustive within the scope of its automatic research, explores many facets of the geography of faith in England and Wales. It describes the geographical styles of the foremost English and Welsh non secular denominations, earlier than relocating directly to discover concerns similar to neighborhood continuities in faith, the expansion of spiritual pluralism, Sunday faculties, baby exertions, non secular seating prerogatives, the results of landownership, urbanization and neighborhood "secularization." It bears specifically at the disciplines of background, historic and cultural geography, spiritual sociology, and spiritual experiences.
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