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Female Monasticism in Early Modern Europe: An Interdisciplinary View

Female Monasticism in Early Modern Europe: An Interdisciplinary View

1st Edition

Cordula van Wyhe
November 28, 2008

This volume of twelve interdisciplinary essays addresses the multifaceted nature of female religious identity in early modern Europe. By dismantling the boundaries between the academic disciplines of history, art history, musicology and literary studies it offers new cross-cultural readings...

Italian Reform and English Reformations, c.1535–c.1585

Italian Reform and English Reformations, c.1535–c.1585

1st Edition

M. Anne Overell
November 27, 2008

This is the first full-scale study of interactions between Italy's religious reform and English reformations, which were notoriously liable to pick up other people's ideas. The book is of fundamental importance for those whose work includes revisionist themes of ambiguity, opportunism and...

Thomas White and the Blackloists: Between Politics and Theology during the English Civil War

Thomas White and the Blackloists: Between Politics and Theology during the English Civil War

1st Edition

Stefania Tutino
November 13, 2008

This is the first book-length study of the political and theological views of Thomas White (alias Blacklo) and his followers the Blackloists. It both complements and opens up new lines of inquiry in the context of the current scholarship in two main areas. On the one hand, historians of early...

Saint Cicero and the Jesuits: The Influence of the Liberal Arts on the Adoption of Moral Probabilism

Saint Cicero and the Jesuits: The Influence of the Liberal Arts on the Adoption of Moral Probabilism

1st Edition

Robert Aleksander Maryks
August 14, 2008

In this commanding study, Dr Maryks offers a detailed analysis of early modern Jesuit confessional manuals to explore the order's shifting attitudes to confession and conscience. Drawing on his census of Jesuit penitential literature published between 1554 and 1650, he traces in these works a...

Vittoria Colonna and the Spiritual Poetics of the Italian Reformation

Vittoria Colonna and the Spiritual Poetics of the Italian Reformation

1st Edition

Abigail Brundin
May 21, 2008

Vittoria Colonna was one of the best known and most highly celebrated female poets of the Italian Renaissance. Her work went through many editions during her lifetime, and she was widely considered by her contemporaries to be highly skilled in the art of constructing tightly controlled and...

Church, State and Dynasty in Renaissance Poland: The Career of Cardinal Fryderyk Jagiellon (1468–1503)

Church, State and Dynasty in Renaissance Poland: The Career of Cardinal Fryderyk Jagiellon (1468–1503)

1st Edition

Natalia Nowakowska
September 28, 2007

This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of the career of Fryderyk Jagiellon (1468-1503) arguably the most powerful churchman in medieval or early modern Central Europe. Royal prince, bishop of Kraków, Polish primate, cardinal, regent and brother to the rulers of Hungary, Poland,...

Catholic Resistance in Elizabethan England: Robert Persons's Jesuit Polemic, 1580–1610

Catholic Resistance in Elizabethan England: Robert Persons's Jesuit Polemic, 1580–1610

1st Edition

Victor Houliston
September 28, 2007

During his lifetime, the Jesuit priest Robert Persons (1546-1610) was arguably the leading figure fighting for the re-establishment of Catholicism in England. Whilst his colleague Edmund Campion may now be better known it was Persons's tireless efforts that kept the Jesuit mission alive during the...

Law and Conscience: Catholicism in Early Modern England, 1570–1625

Law and Conscience: Catholicism in Early Modern England, 1570–1625

1st Edition

Stefania Tutino
August 28, 2007

This book examines the Catholic elaboration on the relationship between state and Church in late Elizabethan and Jacobean England. Among the several factors which have contributed to the complex process of state-formation in early modern Europe, religious affiliation has certainly been one of the...

Juan de Mariana and Early Modern Spanish Political Thought

Juan de Mariana and Early Modern Spanish Political Thought

1st Edition

Harald E. Braun
June 06, 2007

The Jesuit Juan de Mariana (1535-1624) is one of the most misunderstood authors in the history of political thought. His treatise De rege et regis institutione libri tres (1599) is dedicated to Philip III of Spain. It was to present the principles of statecraft by which the young king was to abide....

The Theology and Spirituality of Mary Tudor's Church

The Theology and Spirituality of Mary Tudor's Church

1st Edition

William Wizeman
April 28, 2006

Few areas of early modern English history have roused such passions and interpretations as the rule of Mary Tudor and her efforts to return the country to Catholicism following the reigns of her father and brother. In this book, Dr Wizeman explores Catholic theology and spirituality according to...

The Church of Mary Tudor

The Church of Mary Tudor

1st Edition

Eamon Duffy, David Loades
January 13, 2006

The reign of Queen Mary is popularly remembered largely for her re-introduction of Catholicism into England, and especially for the persecution of Protestants, memorably described in John Foxe's Acts and Monuments. Mary's brief reign has often been treated as an aberrant interruption of England's...

Redefining Female Religious Life: French Ursulines and English Ladies in Seventeenth-Century Catholicism

Redefining Female Religious Life: French Ursulines and English Ladies in Seventeenth-Century Catholicism

1st Edition

Laurence Lux-Sterritt
November 28, 2005

This short study offers a contribution to the flourishing debate on post-Reformation female piety. In an effort to avoid excessive polarization condemning conventual life as restrictive or hailing it as a privileged path towards spiritual perfection, it analyses the reasons which led early-modern...

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