View All Book Series

BOOK SERIES


Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700: Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700


42 Series Titles

Per Page
Sort

Display
The Pilgrims' Complaint: A Study of Popular Thought in the Early Tudor North

The Pilgrims' Complaint: A Study of Popular Thought in the Early Tudor North

1st Edition

Michael Bush
June 10, 2019

The Pilgrimage of Grace, a popular uprising in the north of England against Henry VIII's religious policies, has long been recognised as a crucial point in the fortunes of the English Reformation. Historians have long debated the motives of the rebels and what effects they had on government policy....

Fealty and Fidelity: The Lazarists of Bourbon France, 1660-1736

Fealty and Fidelity: The Lazarists of Bourbon France, 1660-1736

1st Edition

Seán Alexander Smith
June 10, 2019

The career of the French saint Vincent de Paul has attracted the attention of hundreds of authors since his death in 1660, but the fate of his legacy - entrusted to the body of priests called the Congregation of the Mission (Lazarists) - remains vastly neglected. De Paul spent a lifetime working...

A Cloister on Trial: Religious Culture and Everyday Life in Late Medieval Hungary

A Cloister on Trial: Religious Culture and Everyday Life in Late Medieval Hungary

1st Edition

Gabriella Erdélyi
June 06, 2019

In 1517, the usually tranquil friary in the Hungarian town of Körmend found itself at the centre of controversy when its Augustinian friars, charged with drunkenness, sexual abuses and liturgical negligence, were driven out and replaced with observant Franciscans. The agent of change in this...

Purgatory and Piety in Brittany 1480–1720

Purgatory and Piety in Brittany 1480–1720

1st Edition

Elizabeth C. Tingle
May 31, 2017

The concept of Purgatory was a central tenet of late-medieval and early-modern Catholicism, and proved a key dividing line between Catholics and Protestants. However, as this book makes clear, ideas about purgatory were often ill-defined and fluid, and altered over time in response to particular...

Reforming Reformation

Reforming Reformation

1st Edition

Thomas F. Mayer
May 25, 2017

The Reformation used to be singular: a unique event that happened within a tidily circumscribed period of time, in a tightly constrained area and largely because of a single individual. Few students of early modern Europe would now accept this view. Offering a broad overview of current scholarly...

Jesuit Civil Wars: Theology, Politics and Government under Tirso González (1687-1705)

Jesuit Civil Wars: Theology, Politics and Government under Tirso González (1687-1705)

1st Edition

Jean-Pascal Gay
May 24, 2017

Founded in 1540, the Society of Jesus quickly established itself as one of the most dynamic, influential but divisive orders within early-modern Catholicism. Yet whilst the order's role in combating Protestantism, reforming the Catholic Church and advising rulers during its first century has been...

The Society of Jesus in Ireland, Scotland, and England, 1589–1597: Building the Faith of Saint Peter upon the King of Spain's Monarchy

The Society of Jesus in Ireland, Scotland, and England, 1589–1597: Building the Faith of Saint Peter upon the King of Spain's Monarchy

1st Edition

Thomas M. McCoog, S.J.
May 22, 2017

English Catholic voices, once disregarded as merely confessional, are now acknowledged to provide important perspectives on Elizabethan society. Based on extensive archival research, this book builds on previous studies for the first thorough investigation of the Jesuit mission to England during a...

Forbidden Prayer: Church Censorship and Devotional Literature in Renaissance Italy

Forbidden Prayer: Church Censorship and Devotional Literature in Renaissance Italy

1st Edition

Giorgio Caravale
May 22, 2017

This book delineates the attempt, carried out by the Congregations of the Inquisition and the Index during the sixteenth and early seventeenth century, to purge various devotional texts in the Italian vernacular of heterodox beliefs and superstitious elements, while imposing a rigid uniformity in...

Juan de Valdés and the Italian Reformation

Juan de Valdés and the Italian Reformation

1st Edition

Massimo Firpo
March 18, 2016

Juan de Valdés played a pivotal role in the febrile atmosphere of sixteenth-century Italian religious debate. Fleeing his native Spain after the publication in 1529 of a book condemned by the Spanish Inquisition, he settled in Rome as a political agent of the emperor Charles V and then in Naples,...

Catholic Renewal and Protestant Resistance in Marian England

Catholic Renewal and Protestant Resistance in Marian England

1st Edition

Vivienne Westbrook, Elizabeth Evenden
October 28, 2015

Mary Tudor's reign is regarded as a period where, within a short space of time, an early modern European state attempted to reverse the religious policy of preceding governments. This required the use of persuasion and coercion, of propaganda and censorship, as well as the controversial decision to...

Catholic Reformation in Protestant Britain

Catholic Reformation in Protestant Britain

1st Edition

Alexandra Walsham
August 18, 2014

The survival and revival of Roman Catholicism in post-Reformation Britain remains the subject of lively debate. This volume examines key aspects of the evolution and experience of the Catholic communities of these Protestant kingdoms during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Rejecting an...

Franciscan Spirituality and Mission in New Spain, 1524-1599: Conflict Beneath the Sycamore Tree (Luke 19:1-10)

Franciscan Spirituality and Mission in New Spain, 1524-1599: Conflict Beneath the Sycamore Tree (Luke 19:1-10)

1st Edition

Steven E. Turley
January 02, 2014

Franciscans in sixteenth-century New Spain were deeply ambivalent about their mission work. Fray Juan de Zumárraga, the first archbishop of Mexico, begged the king to find someone else to do his job so that he could go home. Fray Juan de Ribas, one of the original twelve 'apostles of Mexico' and a...

AJAX loader