Reveals the important role of Churches in the politics of Britain and united Europe. This book, linking Christian leaders and politicians, shows the conflicting relationships between national identity and Christian universalism, and between Britain as a one-time world power, a European nation, and junior partner in the 'transatlantic alliance'.
PHILIP COUPLAND completed his PhD in the Department of History at the University of Warwick. Between 2001 and 2004 he worked in the Department of History and the University of Glasgow, as a researcher on the European commission funded project 'The Churches and European Integration'. He has written on other aspects of British political history in the Journal of Contemporary History, Twentieth Century British History, British Studies and elsewhere.