By R. Po-chia Hsia

ISBN-10: 0631220178

ISBN-13: 9780631220176

This quantity brings jointly 29 new essays via major foreign students, to supply an inclusive evaluate of modern paintings in Reformation heritage.

  • Presents Catholic Renewal as a continuum of the Protestant Reformation.
  • Examines Reformation in jap and Western Europe, Asia and the Americas.
  • Takes a vast, inclusive procedure – masking either conventional issues and state of the art parts of discussion.

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The only later medieval heretics who appear to have rebaptized those who joined them from the ranks of 12 euan cameron Catholicism were some of the Unity of Brethren; and they gradually abandoned the practice in the early sixteenth century (Cameron, Waldenses, p. 239; Lambert, Medieval Heresy, p. 385). Though rebaptism was a red herring, it raises the important issue of how dissenting groups perceived themselves as social entities. Most late medieval heretics evinced some unease at participation in the messy and bloody business of everyday politics and government.

M. : East European Monographs and Columbia University Press, 1986). Frantisˇek Sˇmahel, La Révolution hussite: Une anomalie historique (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1985) offers a short introduction in French. T. A. Fudge’s The Magnificent Ride is particularly valuable on the cultural and visual aspects of Hussite literature. The best discussion in English of the theological underpinning of Hussite thought remains that in older works, especially the papers in R. R. Betts, Essays in Czech History.

If societies demand rituals, then changing societies will produce changing rituals” (Muir, Ritual, p. 274). As historians have come to terms with their own biases, they have recognized the need to try to understand the medieval past on its own terms (Gregory, Salvation, pp. 11, 13, 15). The quotations that began this chapter demonstrate that we need only scratch the surface of modern life to see both likeness and difference. The images, statues, and rituals so dear to medieval people and beyond cannot be reduced to “art” (Wandel, Voracious Idols, pp.

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