'The tale which Dr. Harrison tells is a fascinating one .... a clear and important contribution to our understanding of a seminal period.'
--David Pailin, Scottish Journal of Theology
'... a mine of information and meticulously documented reading of primary sources....'
--J. Samuel Preuss, Journal of the American Academy of Religion
"Professor Harrison has produced a meticulously documented, systematically organized, and challenging monograph. His use of the printed literature and sources of the period is exemplary. Although a demanding exercise in intellectual history, this book is profoundly significant for scholars concerned with English religious thought." Albion