Faith and Church in Shakespeare's England

This section explores the Christian religious books that Shakespeare knew. They were part of his culture, which shaped his thinking and work.

During Shakespeare's lifetime, faith and church had a central place in society.

Without religious ideas and institutions, Shakespeare might have thought and written very differently.

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