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Tabitta van Nouhuys
This volume on the Netherlandish tracts about the comets of 1577 and 1618 shows how scholars managed to adapt their traditional, Aristotelian world views to novel cosmological developments, and investigates the close connections between cosmological ideas and political developments.
Edited by Ilana Zinguer and Heinz Schott
This volume provides important aspects of the history of paracelsism in Europe which were not yet studied and recognized.
Challenging readings of Renaissance culture as an increasingly secular one, this work proposes instead that sacred symbols and practices still powerfully organized the English moral imagination, and that many ideas outlawed or forgotten by Protestant reformers shared a vital afterlife.
Edited by Ole Peter Grell
This volume offers a revisionist interpretation of Paracelsus and Paracelsianism. It points to the need for a new historiographical approach to the man and his ideas, while demonstrating the value of seeing them in their totallity, as well as in their proper historical text.
This study, drawing extensively upon manuscript sources, provides the first comprehensive account of how Rome's humanist community coped with the 1527 sack of the city, an event traditionally viewed as signaling the transition from the Renaissance to the Catholic Reformation.
Edited by Victor Houliston
This critical edition of an early Jesuit devotional text by the leading Elizabethan exile Robert Persons provides important evidence of recusant spirituality and prose style. A detailed additional apparatus shows how it was adapted by a contemporary Protestant editor.
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.
Elsie Anne McKee
This source publication of the complete writings of an outstanding woman reformer of the early Reformation sheds new light on the appropriation of Protestantism by "ordinary" urban laity, and demonstrates their contributions to the theology and practice of religious reform.
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