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History, Society and the Individual

Essays by John Morgan-Guy

A new essay collection from the renowned medical, religious, and art historian John Morgan-Guy.
History, Society and the Individual explores the place of the individual in society and history as seen through the history of the church, of medicine, and of the visual arts. Renowned scholar John Morgan-Guy presents close examinations of a range of historical subjects and source materials, including dramas written by clergymen, the parochial ministry of Reverend Henry Handley Norris, missionary work addressed to emigrants to Wales from Liverpool, and more. It concludes with a bibliography of the printed works of Morgan-Guy.

120 pages | 5 halftones | 5 3/4 x 8 1/4

Religion: Comparative Studies and History of Religion, Religion and Society

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"Wales has a long tradition of according great respect to teachers and scholars. Through his meticulous attention to individuals and their place in history, John Morgan-Guy has quietly revealed aspects of society which others, devoted to the great sweep of things, have missed. These essays are a tribute to an outstanding scholar, one who has furthered and graced Welsh learning."

The Rt Revd Dr. Christopher Herbert, University of Surrey

Table of Contents



‘Two Clerical Dramatists and their forgotten heroines of the Celtic Revival: ‘Ravishing’ Evelina and Scorned Gwendoline.’

‘“Christian Sincerity”: The Reverend Henry Handley Norris and Parochial Ministry.’

‘“The Country is on the Move,” the Revds J W Walsh, F H W Schmitz and the S.P.G. Mission to Emigrants from Liverpool.’

‘“The Biggest Stink in the World”: Thomas Southwood Smith, Social Conscience and London.’

‘The Search for the Ideal Male: The Art of Hugh Easton.’

Bibliography of the printed works of John Morgan-Guy.

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