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The English Grammar Schools to 1660; Their Curriculum and Practice (Paperback) Loot Price: R494
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The English Grammar Schools to 1660; Their Curriculum and Practice (Paperback): Foster Watson
The English Grammar Schools to 1660; Their Curriculum and Practice (Paperback): Foster Watson

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The English Grammar Schools to 1660; Their Curriculum and Practice (Paperback)

Foster Watson

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER II. RELIGION IN THE SCHOOLS. 1500-1600. When Henry VIII made himself Head of the Church, some schools became in title the King's Schools, and were established by letters patent from the Crown. The Anglican Church took up the position of the Roman Church and asserted the old right of control either directly or indirectly?. particularly as we have seen through the retention of licensing of teachers by the Bishop of the diocese, and by visitation of the schools by the Bishop. Accordingly, even in the schools established by private munificence, the provision is invariably made for direct instruction in the recognised national religion, and the Reformation politicians and ecclesiastics naturally used the schools for the training of future citizens as recruits in the service of the Reformed Church in its warfare against the old Church. Religious instruction therefore became as much a part of the curriculum after the Reformation as it was before, and the great fires of persecution under the Bloody Mary only intensified the strenuousness of the insistence on religious, not to say theological, instruction, especially in the direction of Calvinism, the theology which had permeated the thoughts of the English refugees' at Geneva (during the Marian Persecution). On their return the refugees largely controlled the religious movements of the reign of Queen Elizabeth. Modern Europe is said to have been begun by the splitting up of the spirit of individual nationality against the universal sway of a single Empire, and to have objectified itself in thepower of the state as against the Church. But it is to be remembered that in the view of Calvin a religious system, with a definite theological cast, was a constituent part of his idea of a state. For generations, therefore, in the coun...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Foster Watson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 180
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-07770-5
Barcode: 9780217077705
Categories: Promotions
Books > Social sciences > Education
Books > Social sciences > Education > General
LSN: 0-217-07770-6

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