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  • Concord and Reform

    Nicholas of Cusa and Legal and Political Thought in the Fifteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Morimichi Watanabe, Thomas M. Izbicki

    Nicholas of Cusa is known as one of the most original philosophers of the 15th century, but by training he was a canon lawyer who received his degree from the University of Padua in 1423. The essays in this book analyse his legal and political ideas against the background of medieval religious,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Witchcraft, Madness, Society, and Religion in Early Modern Germany

    A Ship of Fools, 1st Edition

    By H.C. Erik Midelfort

    H.C. Erik Midelfort has carved out a reputation for innovative work on early modern German history, with a particular focus on the social history of ideas and religion. This collection pulls together some of his best work on the related subjects of witchcraft, the history of madness and psychology,…

    Hardback – 2013-08-16
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Philip Melanchthon, Speaker of the Reformation

    Wittenberg's Other Reformer, 1st Edition

    By Timothy J. Wengert

    The studies in this volume illuminate the thought and life of Philip Melanchthon, one of the most neglected major figures in Reformation history and theology. Melanchthon was one of the most widely published and respected thinkers in his own day, who authored some of the sixteenth-century's most…

    Hardback – 2010-09-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Biblical Interpretation from the Church Fathers to the Reformation

    1st Edition

    By Karlfried Froehlich

    The history of biblical interpretation has attracted considerable attention in recent decades. This is particularly true in the field of medieval exegesis where much effort has been spent on making primary materials available and advancing their interpretation. One area of research in which even…

    Hardback – 2010-08-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Humanist Biography in Renaissance Italy and Reformation Germany

    Friendship and Rhetoric, 1st Edition

    By James M. Weiss

    As new kinds of persons arose during the Renaissance and Reformation, writers of biography created new ways to depict them. Foremost among biographers were lay humanists who strategically blended personal memoirs and recently recaptured classical models to produce flexible new forms of biography.…

    Hardback – 2010-04-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Low Countries in the Sixteenth Century

    Erasmus, Religion and Politics, Trade and Finance, 1st Edition

    By James D. Tracy

    In the 16th century, the population of the Low Countries (modern Belgium and The Netherlands), the most urbanized and best educated in Transalpine Europe, provided not just a ready audience for ideas of religious reform, but a sophisticated political framework for the airing of the great debates of…

    Hardback – 2005-03-10
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Cardinal Pole in European Context

    A via media in the Reformation, 1st Edition

    By Thomas F. Mayer

    Cardinal Reginald Pole (1500-1558) was one of the most important international figures of mid-16th century Europe: principal antagonist of Henry VIII, papal diplomat, legate to the council of Trent, and nearly successful candidate for pope. But even more significant than his political actions is…

    Hardback – 2000-08-04
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Lutherans and Calvinists in the Age of Confessionalism

    1st Edition

    By Bodo Nischan

    This volume deals with religion and politics in late and post-Reformation Germany, in particular the relationship between Lutherans and Calvinists. Nischan explores three major topics: first, how Lutherans and Reformed used sermons and ritual to develop a sense of denominational identity; second,…

    Hardback – 1999-06-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • English Church Polyphony

    Singers and Sources from the 14th to the 17th Century, 1st Edition

    By Roger Bowers

    The theme of the essays in this volume is the identification of the resources which between c.1320 and 1642 the English church saw fit to provide for the performance of the music of its liturgy. Individual essays describe the music and the choirs of Canterbury and Lincoln Cathedrals, Winchester…

    Hardback – 1999-04-22
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Church, Empire and World

    The Quest for Universal Order, 1520–1640, 1st Edition

    By John M. Headley

    This volume, deriving from a broadly conceived interest in polity, seeks to emphasize the aspirations of church or an imperial system, to a more comprehensive, universal order. The period 1520-1640 affords notable examples in the context of renascence and reform, as the emerging territorial states…

    Hardback – 1997-10-30
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Renaissance Cardinals and their Worldly Problems

    1st Edition

    By D.S. Chambers

    The worldly affairs of holders of high ecclesiastical office in the Renaissance period have a fascination not merely due to scandals and notoriety, but because they are so charged with ambiguity and because, from the 13th to the 17th centuries, porporati had so much more power and influence in the…

    Hardback – 1997-03-06
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Luther and German Humanism

    1st Edition

    By Lewis W. Spitz

    The particular interest of Professor Spitz has been the close relationship and synergy between humanism and religious reform in the transformation of European culture in the 16th century. Within the general cultural and intellectual context of the Renaissance and Reformation movements, the present…

    Hardback – 1996-11-21
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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