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R. W. Scribner, edited by Lyndal Roper
These most recent essays of the late Bob Scribner show his original and provocative views as a historian on the German Reformation. Subjects covered include popular culture, art, literacy, Anabaptism, witchcraft, Protestantism and magic.
A new interpretation - including a revaluation of Galileo's first "trial"- of Roman censorship is offered in this book. Based on unpublished sources from the archives, which it edits and interprets for the first time, The Saint as Censor will alter our understanding of the Roman Inquisition and ...
Scott M. Manetsch
This volume presents a fascinating account of the political strategies, religious attitudes, and resistance activities of Theodore Beza and other French Protestant leaders between the Saint Bartholomew's Day massacres (1572) and the Edict of Nantes (1598).
Larissa Juliet Taylor
Through the examination of over 250 sermons by the most popular preacher in Paris before the Religious Wars, François Le Picart (1504-1556), this book offers a close look at religious mentalités in the French capital in these critical years and offers insight into changing definitions of ...
Ronald G. Witt
Denis De Lucca
This book sheds light on the role of Jesuit mathematicians in the widespread dissemination of ideas about military architecture in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, by means of teaching, writings and consultancy activities aimed at assisting Catholic leaders in their wars against ...
J. Jeffery Tyler
This volume provides a new perspective on civic history by focussing on the precarious position and power of the German bishop. While the author explores the decline of episcopal power, culminating in physical expulsion, he also sheds light on the bishop's remarkable survival through the ...
Marjorie O'Rourke Boyle
Senses of Touch anatomizes the uniquely human hand as a rhethorical figure for dignity and deformity in early modern culture. It features new interpretations of Michelangelo's fresco of the Creation of Adam and Calvin's doctrine of election.
Curtis V. Bostick
This study examines apocalyptic ideologies in Late Medieval and Reformation England. Focussing on Wycliffite vision of the end, this work analyzes Lollard apocalyptic rhetoric and probes the cultural and social impacts of apocalyptic ideas.
Thomas A. Brady, Jr.
This volume brings together studies of communities, politics, religion, gender, and social conflict in the Holy Roman Empire, with special reference to the city of Strasbourg, during the late Middle Ages and the Reformation era. Also included are interpretations of early modern German history ...
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