1st Edition

The Debate on the English Reformation

By Rosemary O'Day Copyright 1986
    234 Pages
    by Routledge

    236 Pages
    by Routledge

    First published in 2003. The Debate on the English Reformation combines a discussion of the successive historical approaches to the English Reformation from 1525 to the present with a critical review of recent debates in the area, offering a major contribution to modern political, social and religious historiography as well as to Reformation studies.

    Introduction; Chapter 1 Contemporary historiography of the English Reformation, 1525–70; Chapter 2 Interpretations of the Reformation from Fuller to Strype; Chapter 3 Historians and contemporary politics: 1780–1850; Chapter 4 The Church of England in crisis: the Reformation heritage; Chapter 5 The Tudor revolution in religion: the twentieth-century debate; Chapter 6 The Reformation and the people; Chapter 7 The church: how it changed;


    Rosemary O’Day

    `A key to unlocking the cabinet of interpretations of the 1640s and 1650s.' - Cromwelliana