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William Stevens (1732-1807): Lay activism in late Eighteenth-Century Anglican high churchmanship

@inproceedings{Andrews2012WilliamS,
  title={William Stevens (1732-1807): Lay activism in late Eighteenth-Century Anglican high churchmanship},
  author={R. Andrews},
  year={2012}
}
Set within the context of a neglected history of lay involvement in High Churchmanship, this thesis argues that William Stevens (1732-1807)—a High Church layman with a successful commercial career—brought to the Church of England not only his piety and theological learning, but his wealth and business acumen. Combined with extensive social links to some of that Church’s most distinguished High Church figures, Stevens exhibited throughout his life an influential example of High Church ‘lay… Expand
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