By John Morgan-Guy,William Gibson
Presenting a clean view of the Diocese of St Davids because the Reformation, this is often the 1st new account of faith and society in over a century. it truly is, furthermore, now not one that is written essentially from an institutional standpoint yet from that of wider society. in addition to a chronological remedy, giving an outline of the heritage of faith within the diocese, chapters handle key topics, together with a research of non secular revivals which originated in the borders of the diocese; attention of renowned and elite schooling, together with the contribution of Bishop Burgess's pioneering establishment at Lampeter (the first measure awarding establishment in England and Wales after Oxford and Cambridge); the connection of the Church to the revival of Welsh cultural identification; and new reflections at the agitation and realisation of disestablishment of the Church because it affected Wales. As such, this pioneering research has a lot to supply all people with an curiosity, not just in Welsh heritage, yet ecclesiastical heritage extra broadly.