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Edited and introduced by Ulrich L. Lehner
Despite the importance the monks had as carriers of programmatic Enlightenment ideas, few of their original texts are available in modern editions. This edition contributes to filling this lacuna by publishing Dom Beda Mayr’s (1742–1794) ecumenical Catholic theology.
Edited by Arjan van Dixhoorn and Susie Speakman Sutch
This volume questions the present-day assumption holding the Italian academies to be the model for the European literary and learned society, by juxtaposing them to other types of contemporary literary and learned associations in several Western European countries.
The sources and applied work processes in Heinrich Bullinger’s Reformation History are analyzed in the context of the theological assumptions and methodological claims of Bullinger’s historiography, which are classified against the background of early modern humanist and confessional ...
Edited by Sarah Blick & Laura D. Gelfand
Medieval and Renaissance viewers demanded art and architecture that provoked emotional and/or performative interactivity. The authors of these essays explore the history of this call and response from the view of both artists and devotees.
Based on an analysis of the most important polemics of the Investiture Contest, this book outlines the characteristics of the public sphere during the Contest and how these characteristics relate to the particular arguments used by the polemical writers.
Christopher Dowd OP
Based on extensive archival research, this study shows how, in the age of ultramontanism, nineteenth-century Australian Catholicism was shaped by successive Roman interventions in local conflicts, sometimes ill-informed and harsh but tending towards a judicious balance of forces.
Jonathan A. Reid
This study establishes the existence of a network of reformers led by the French king’s sister, Marguerite of Navarre, and traces their monumental, and ultimately stymied, attempt from 1520 to 1550 to renew the French church along evangelical (Protestant) lines.
Edited by Luca Baschera and Christian Moser
Girolamo Zanchi’s De religione christiana fides offers an insight into his mature theology and reflects the development of Reformed dogmatics and polemic more generally in the late 16th century. It therefore provides an interesting picture of the theology of a whole era.
Hermann von Kerssenbrock, translated with introduction and notes by Christopher S. Mackay
This is the only accurate translation of the main historical source for the Anabaptist kingdom of Münster (1534-35). The author’s conceptions have had a profound influence on later interpretation of one of the most unusual events of the German Reformation.
Focusing on the medieval reception of Book Zeta of Aristotle’s Metaphysics, Volume One of this work offers an unprecedented and philosophically oriented study of medieval ontology against the background of the current metaphysical debate on the nature of material objects. Volume Two makes ...
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