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Offering a systematic analysis of texts produced between the court of Burgundy in the 1470s and the court of the Austrian Habsburgs in the early 1700s, this book traces the development of the idea of successful and competent political behaviour as seen through the eyes of court historians ...
Edited by Clare Copeland and Jan Machielsen
This volume explores individual responses to the problem of discernment of spirits, and the adjacent problem of true and false holiness in the period following the European Reformations.
Kathrin Zickermann, University of the Highlands and Islands
In Across the German Sea: Early Modern Scottish Connections with the Wider Elbe-Weser Region Zickermann analyses the commercial, maritime and military relations between Scotland and cities located alongside the lower parts of the rivers Elbe and Weser.
Simon J.G. Burton
Drawing on Baxter’s medieval and early modern sources, this study examines the roots and manifold ramifications of his Trinitarian, exemplaristic logic, placing him within a scholastic paradigm of ‘faith seeking understanding’ and demonstrating his indebtedness to Scotist and Nominalist thought.
Edited by Ilana Zinguer, Abraham Melamed, and Zur Shalev
This collection of essays offers a fresh look into Christian-Jewish cultural interactions during the Renaissance and beyond. Christian scholars, it is shown, were deeply immersed in a variety of Hebrew sources, while their Jewish counterparts imbibed the culture of Humanism.
Édité par Cornelia M. Ridderikhoff et Hilde de Ridder Symoens, avec la collaboration de Chris L. Heesakkers
The third register with reports of the presidents of the German Nation of the law University of Orléans for the years 1567-1587 offers a unique account of how students perceived a dramatic period in French and European history.
A far-reaching analysis of Clément Marot’s poetry (mainly his Psalm paraphrases) shows that this poet was much more than a frivolous court poet; he was touched by the humanist yearning to restore old texts (in this case the Jewish Psalter) to their original glory. In his translations he was ...
Edited by Jitse M. van der Meer and Scott Mandelbrote
These volumes describe how the development of the different styles of interpretation found in reading scripture and nature have transformed ideas of both the written word and the created world.
Focussing on an anomaly - highly controverisal, but at face value useless privileges granted to the university of Louvain -, this book explores the entanglement of material, political, religious and intellectual interests nurtured by early modern academics in the Confessional Age.
Adriaan C. Neele
This book is a first monograph on the life and work of Petrus van Mastricht (1630-1706). Expanding the new interest in Protestant scholasticism this book portrays Mastricht as a post-Reformation reformed theologian, philosopher and Christian Hebraist. The result provides a fresh appraisal, in ...
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