1st Edition

Indulgences after Luther
Pardons in Counter-Reformation France, 1520–1720

ISBN 9781138053151
Published March 28, 2017 by Routledge
256 Pages

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Book Description

Indulgences have been synonymous with corruption in the Catholic Church ever since Martin Luther nailed his ninety-five theses to the church door in Wittenberg in 1517. Tingle explores the nature and evolution of indulgences in the Counter Reformation and how they were used as a powerful tool of personal and institutional reform.