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  • Revisioning Christology

    Theology in the Reformed Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Oliver D. Crisp

    Constructive contemporary theology requires serious engagement with the theologians of the past. This book offers a series of studies in the Christology of key representatives in the Reformed tradition engaging their thought for contemporary dogmatics. Thinkers from each of the five centuries in…

    Paperback – 2011-08-28

  • Communities of Devotion

    Religious Orders and Society in East Central Europe, 1450–1800, 1st Edition

    By Maria Craciun

    Edited by Elaine Fulton

    Between the later middle ages and the eighteenth century, religious orders were in the vanguard of reform movements within the Christian church. Recent scholarship on medieval Europe has emphasised how mendicants exercised a significant influence on the religiosity of the laity by actually shaping…

    Hardback – 2011-07-28
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

  • Commemorating the Polish Renaissance Child

    Funeral Monuments and their European Context, 1st Edition

    By Jeannie Labno

    The study of funeral monuments is a growing field, but monuments erected to commemorate children have so far received little attention. Whilst the practice of erecting monuments to the dead was widespread across Renaissance Europe, the vast majority of these commemorated adults, with children…

    Hardback – 2011-05-28

  • Walsingham and the English Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Gary Waller

    Drawing on history, art history, literary criticism and theory, gender studies, theology and psychoanalysis, this interdisciplinary study analyzes the cultural significance of the Shrine of our Lady of Walsingham, medieval England's most significant pilgrimage site devoted to the Virgin Mary, which…

    Hardback – 2011-05-16

  • The Divisions of French Catholicism, 1629-1645

    'The Parting of the Ways', 1st Edition

    By Anthony D. Wright

    For much of the sixteenth-century, France was wracked with religious strife, as the Wars of Religion pitted Catholic against Protestant. Whilst the conversion of Henri IV to Catholicism ended much of the conflict, the ensuing peace highlighted the fractious nature of French Catholicism and the many…

    Hardback – 2011-04-28
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

  • Early French Reform

    The Theology and Spirituality of Guillaume Farel, 1st Edition

    By Jason Zuidema, Theodore Van Raalte

    Reminding us that the Genevan Reformation does not begin and end with John Calvin, this book provides an introduction to Guillaume Farel (1489-1565), one of several important yet often overlooked French-speaking reformers. Born in 1489 near Gap, France, Farel was an important first-generation…

    Hardback – 2011-03-28

  • The Senses and the English Reformation

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Milner

    It is a commonly held belief that medieval Catholics were focussed on the 'bells and whistles' of religious practices, the smoke, images, sights and sounds that dazzled pre-modern churchgoers. Protestantism, in contrast, has been cast as Catholicism's austere, intellective and less sensual rival…

    Hardback – 2011-03-18

  • Humanism and Calvinism

    Andrew Melville and the Universities of Scotland, 1560–1625, 1st Edition

    By Steven J. Reid

    Across early-modern Europe the confessional struggles of the Reformation touched virtually every aspect of civic life; and nowhere was this more apparent than in the universities, the seedbed of political and ecclesiastical society. Focussing on events in Scotland, this book reveals how established…

    Hardback – 2011-01-28
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • Radical Pastoral, 1381–1594

    Appropriation and the Writing of Religious Controversy, 1st Edition

    By Mike Rodman Jones

    From William Langland's Piers Plowman, through the highly polemicized literary culture of fifteenth-century Lollardy, to major Reformation writers such as Simon Fish, William Tyndale and John Bale, and into the 1590s, this book argues for a vital reassessment of our understanding of the literary…

    Hardback – 2010-12-28

  • Heinrich Heshusius and Confessional Polemic in Early Lutheran Orthodoxy

    1st Edition

    By Michael J. Halvorson

    Heinrich Heshusius (1556-97) became a leading church superintendent and polemicist during the early age of Lutheran orthodoxy, and played a major role in the reform and administration of several German cities during the late Reformation. As well as offering an introduction to Heshusius's writings…

    Hardback – 2010-09-28

  • Commonwealth and the English Reformation

    Protestantism and the Politics of Religious Change in the Gloucester Vale, 1483–1560, 1st Edition

    By Ben Lowe

    Whilst much recent research has dealt with the popular response to the religious change ushered in during the mid-Tudor period, this book focuses not just on the response to broad liturgical and doctrinal change, but also looks at how theological and reform messages could be utilized among local…

    Hardback – 2010-07-28
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • Clerical Celibacy in the West: c.1100-1700

    1st Edition

    By Helen Parish

    The debate over clerical celibacy and marriage had its origins in the early Christian centuries, and is still very much alive in the modern church. The content and form of controversy have remained remarkably consistent, but each era has selected and shaped the sources that underpin its narrative,…

    Hardback – 2010-07-28
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

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