Austen’s world was in a process of transformation, and two leaders of the changes were the church and science.
Jane Austen would have celebrated many Thanksgivings in her life, though not usually in November!
A church, a chapel, an abbey, and a cathedral: What's the difference? And which ones would Catherine Morland of Northanger Abbey have seen in Bath?
So much of what God is doing is under the surface where we can't see it; but sometimes He gives us glimpses!
Regency Courtship and Engagement, with honor . . . or not
Reading prayers and publishing the banns of marriage . . .
Church livings to buy or borrow!
Edward Ferrars had "not the smallest chance" of getting a living; but he did!
The church was "not smart enough" for Edward's family.
Jane Austen: The Parson's Daughter shows the influence that being in a parson’s family had on Austen's life, attitudes, and novels.