In Austen's England, people sat in box pews with their families, surrounded by walls. Why did they do that, and what was it like?
Tag: church of england
Reforming the Manners of England
Evangelicals in the Church of England set out to reform the manners, or moral behavior, of a whole country. Did they succeed?
Quiz: Churches and Chapels in Austen’s England
How much do you know about churches and chapels in Austen's novels, and in her world?
Choosing Joy in Each Day: How can we rejoice always?
A Jane Austen Thanksgiving?
Jane Austen would have celebrated many Thanksgivings in her life, though not usually in November!
Sense and Sensibility and the Church, Part 4: The Clergyman’s Life
Reading prayers and publishing the banns of marriage . . .
Sense and Sensibility and the Church, Part 3: Livings for Sale
Church livings to buy or borrow!
Sense and Sensibility and the Church, Part 1: Becoming a Clergyman
The church was "not smart enough" for Edward's family.