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Edited by Wim Janse and Barbara Pitkin
This rich volume by an interdisciplinary group of American and European scholars offers an innovative portrait of the complex formation of clerical and confessional identities within the context of the radically changed religious and political situations in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe.
Edited by Wim Janse
Edited by Theo Clemens and Wim Janse
From earliest times the Western Church has fiercely debated questions about the place of the ministry within the Church and Church government. What requirements should be met by candidates for holy orders and what do we expect of priests and ministers: personal holiness, training for their ...
Edited by Bruno Boute and Thomas Småberg
A collection of case-studies on Ritual and Performance spanning four continents, this book offers an insightful travel guide through a thick forest of approaches and methods in a field that has increasingly weighed on the research agenda in the Humanities and the Social Sciences.
Studying the presence of grace in Augustine's sermones ad populum preached during the period of the Pelagian controversy, this book eplores the anthropological-ethical perspective of his doctrine of grace and indicates the continuity in his reflections on grace and human freedom.
Based on a small corpus of enigmatic satirical prints, so far ignored by art historians and historians of religion, this book traces covert debates on the shortcomings of early modern religious culture, and directions for reform, in the Dutch Republic.
Calvin lectured on the Minor Prophets during the late-1550s. This book offers a comprehensive analysis of these lectures, their context, audience, and aims, through which it endeavors to shed light on Calvin's prophetic work to re-establish the Christian Church.
Edited by Aza Goudriaan and Fred van Lieburg
The Synod of Dordt (1618-1619), the international assembly which ended the years-long dispute between Arminians and Calvinists, was a defining event in Dutch history. This collected volume presents new facts and analyses concerning the Synod, its context, and its legacy.
Charles D. Gunnoe, Jr.
Utilizing Erastus’s correspondence, this book offers a synthetic treatment of Erastus’s career in the Palatinate including his role in the territory’s conversion, the Heidelberg Catechism, the church discipline controversy, as well as his refutation of Paracelsus and Johann Weyer.
Keith D. Stanglin
This book presents for the first time 36 previously uncollected public disputations of Jacobus Arminius. In addition to summaries in English, the texts are preceded by an introduction to disputations in general and an examination of the question of authorship.
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