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Response to Review of The Church in the Long Eighteenth Century

The author is pleased to accept this deeply engaged and engaging review.  The one point of substantial criticism, namely that my own peripatetic travels across the Atlantic world have probably led me to exaggerate the degree of mobility among eighteenth-century populations is no doubt correct.  The one other point worth mentioning is that the reviewer'sContinue reading “Response to Review of The Church in the Long Eighteenth Century”

Response to Review no. 6

It is difficult to comment on a set of observations as unerringly shrewd and self-evidently fair-minded as those offered by Dr Burns without capitulating either to defensiveness or to blandness, which is not, I imagine, what Reviews in History was designed to accomplish. But I do count it a privilege to have one’s work subjectedContinue reading “Response to Review no. 6”