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  • Peter Paul Rubens and the Counter-Reformation Crisis of the Beati moderni

    By Ruth S. Noyes

    Peter Paul Rubens and the Crisis of the Beati Moderni takes up the question of the issues involved in the formation of recent saints - or Beati moderni (modern Blesseds) as they were called - by the Jesuits and Oratorians in the new environment of increased strictures and censorship that developed…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Plague, Print, and the Reformation

    The German Reform of Healing, 1473–1573

    By Erik A. Heinrichs

    This book surveys a neglected set of sources, German plague prints and treatises published between 1473 and 1573, in order to explore the intertwined histories of plague, print, medicine and religion during the Reformation era. It argues that a particularly German reform of healing flourished in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Jane Austen and the Reformation

    Remembering the Sacred Landscape

    By Roger Emerson Moore

    Jane Austen's England was littered with remnants of medieval religion. From her schooling in the gatehouse of Reading Abbey to her visits to cousins at Stoneleigh Abbey, Austen faced constant reminders of the wrenching religious upheaval that reordered the English landscape just 250 years before…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Lutheran Churches in Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Andrew Spicer

    Until recently the impact of the Lutheran Reformation has been largely regarded in political and socio-economic terms, yet for most people it was not the abstract theological debates that had the greatest impact upon their lives, but what they saw in their parish churches every Sunday. This…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Reforming Reformation

    Edited by Thomas F. Mayer

    The Reformation used to be singular: a unique event that happened within a tidily circumscribed period of time, in a tightly constrained area and largely because of a single individual. Few students of early modern Europe would now accept this view. Offering a broad overview of current scholarly…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

  • Private and Domestic Devotion in Early Modern Britain

    By Alec Ryrie

    Edited by Jessica Martin

    Scholars increasingly recognise that understanding the history of religion means understanding worship and devotion as well as doctrines and polemics. Early modern Christianity consisted of its lived experience. This collection and its companion volume (Worship and the Parish Church in Early Modern…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • Jesuit Civil Wars

    Theology, Politics and Government under Tirso González (1687-1705)

    By Jean-Pascal Gay

    Founded in 1540, the Society of Jesus quickly established itself as one of the most dynamic, influential but divisive orders within early-modern Catholicism. Yet whilst the order's role in combating Protestantism, reforming the Catholic Church and advising rulers during its first century has been…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

  • Censorship and Civic Order in Reformation Germany, 1517–1648

    'Printed Poison & Evil Talk'

    By Allyson F. Creasman

    The history of the European Reformation is intimately bound-up with the development of printing. With the ability of the printed word to distribute new ideas, theologies and philosophies widely and cheaply, early-modern society was quick to recognise the importance of being able to control what was…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Inquisitor in the Hat Shop

    Inquisition, Forbidden Books and Unbelief in Early Modern Venice

    By Federico Barbierato

    Early modern Venice was an exceptional city. Located at the intersection of trade routes and cultural borders, it teemed with visitors, traders, refugees and intellectuals. It is perhaps unsurprising, then, that such a city should foster groups and individuals of unorthodox beliefs, whose views and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Michelangelo's Poetry and Iconography in the Heart of the Reformation

    By Ambra Moroncini

    Contextualizing Michelangelo’s poetry and spirituality within the framework of the religious Zeitgeist of his era, this study investigates his poetic production to shed new light on the artist’s religious beliefs and unique language of art. Author Ambra Moroncini looks first and foremost at…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • Richard Hooker, Reformer and Platonist

    By W.J. Torrance Kirby

    This book explores key aspects of Richard Hooker's philosophical and theological discourse in the context of currents of thought prevalent in the 'Magisterial Reformation' of the sixteenth century. Hooker's treatment of natural law, his dependence upon the philosophical discourse and traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Roger Ascham’s Defence of the Lord’s Supper

    By Lucy Nicholas

    It has been estimated that well over half of the books published during the European Reformation were in Latin, many of which have never been translated and have garnered little scholarly attention. Yet a good number of them have a direct bearing on the history of the Reformation and its actors.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

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