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Sarah Roddy

about emigration. David Hempton and Myrtle Hill are among those who have emphasised the importance of transatlantic links – nourished by successive waves of emigration – to the development of evangelicalism in Ireland, while Alan Acheson’s survey history of the Church of Ireland notes the increasing sense of gloom in the post-disestablish8 Roddy_Population_Printer.indd 8 15/09/2014 11:47 Introduction ment church, particularly outside Ulster, as continued emigration left many parishes with only scores of parishioners where there had once been hundreds.41 Meanwhile

in Population, providence and empire
Nonconformist religion in nineteenth-century pacifism
Heloise Brown

, which contextualises the origins of the Peace Society, see J. E. Cookson, The Friends of Peace: Anti-war Liberalism in England, 1793–1815 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982). 7 Brock, Nonsectarian Pacifism, pp. 21–3; W. H. van der Linden, The International Peace Movement, 1815–1874 (Amsterdam: Tilleul Publications, 1987), pp. 4, 7–8. 8 Alan D. Gilbert, Religion and Society in Industrial England: Church, Chapel and Social Change, 1740–1914 (London: Longman, 1976), pp. 34, 37–9, 63, 205. See also David Hempton, ‘Religious life in industrial Britain’, in

in ‘The truest form of patriotism’
Emigration and the spread of Irish religious influence
Sarah Roddy

Methodists seemed more inclined to single their emigrants out for glorification, in the manner of Irish Catholic commentators, although they too did so within a clearly cooperative, British framework. See Minutes of the Methodist Conference in Ireland (June, 1853), pp. 32–3; David Hempton, “For God and Ulster’: Evangelical Protestantism and the Home Rule crisis of 1886’ in Keith Robbins (ed.) Protestant Evangelicalism: Britain, Ireland, Germany and America, c. 1750–c.1950 Essays in honour of W.K. Ward (Oxford, 1990), p. 237; David Hempton, Methodism. Empire of the Spirit

in Population, providence and empire