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  • The Search for Authority in Reformation Europe

    By Elaine Fulton

    Edited by Helen Parish

    The 'problem of authority' was not an invention of the Protestant Reformation, but, as the essays contained in this volume demonstrate, its discussion, in ever greater complexity, was one of the ramifications (if not causes) of the deepening divisions within the Christian church in the sixteenth…

    Hardback – 2014-01-10

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

    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

  • Monks, Miracles and Magic

    Reformation Representations of the Medieval Church

    By Helen L. Parish

    Helen L. Parish presents an innovative new study of Reformation attitudes to medieval Christianity, revealing the process by which the medieval past was rewritten by Reformation propagandists. This fascinating account sheds light on how the myths and legends of the middle ages were reconstructed,…

    Paperback – 2005-01-18

  • Clerical Marriage and the English Reformation

    Precedent Policy and Practice

    By Helen L. Parish

    This volume is an examination of the debate over clerical marriage in Reformation polemic, and of its impact on the English clergy in the second half of the sixteenth century. Clerical celibacy was more than an abstract theological concept; it was a central image of mediaeval Catholicism which was…

    Hardback – 2000-08-10
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

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