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date: 14 December 2019

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The ubiquity of the sermon between 1689 and 1901 is an aspect of contemporary experience that has been largely forgotten. Yet sitting below a pulpit hearing a sermon is a cultural experience can be said to have been shared by all classes and conditions of people in Britain. This article begins by setting out figures for printed sermons and public preaching. It then discusses the material culture of the sermon.

Keywords: printed sermons, public preaching, Britain, material culture

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