A cheerful and comfortable faith: Anglican religious practice in the elite households of eighteenth-century Virginia



Selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2011 in the Religion category This enlightening book examines the physical objects found in elite Virginia households of the eighteenth century to discover what they can tell us about their owners' lives and religious practices. Lauren F. Winner looks closely at punch bowls, needlework, mourning jewelry, baptismal gowns, biscuit molds, cookbooks, and many other items, illuminating the ways Anglicanism influenced daily activities and attitudes in colonial Virginia, particularly in the households of the gentry. © 2010 by Yale University. All rights reserved.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Winner, LF

Published Date

  • December 1, 2010

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 272

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9780300124699

Citation Source

  • Scopus