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Author Fyfe, Aileen.

Title Science and salvation : evangelical popular science publishing in Victorian Britain / Aileen Fyfe.

Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.


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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 325 pages) : illustrations, map
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-309) and index.
Contents The threat of popular science -- Christian knowledge -- Reading fish -- The techniques of evangelical publishing -- The ministry of the press -- Reinterpreting science.
Note Print version record.
Summary Aileen Fyfe examines the emergence of a popular science literature in early Victorian Britain, which was laregly stimulated by the Religious Tract Society. Anxious that science and faith were becoming seen as mutually exclusive, the RTS embarked on an ambitious publishing venture.
Subject Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) -- History -- 19th century.
Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (OCoLC)fst00566242
Religious Tract Society.
Religion and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Science publishing -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Evangelicalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues.
Evangelicalism. (OCoLC)fst00917002
Religion and science. (OCoLC)fst01093848
Science publishing. (OCoLC)fst01108763
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Geloof en wetenschap.
Evangelikale Bewegung.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1840-1860
1800 - 1899
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Fyfe, Aileen. Science and salvation. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004 0226276473 (DLC) 2003017513 (OCoLC)52895247
ISBN 9780226276465 (electronic bk.)
0226276465 (electronic bk.)
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