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Joel Van Amberg
This book explores Eucharistic conflicts in Augsburg, Germany during the first decade of the Protestant Reformation. The symbolic interpretation of the Eucharist formed part of a broader anti-mediational ideology that its supporters applied to the political, economic, and religious realms.
Stephen A. Chavura
This study examines themes in the political ideas of Episcopalian, Puritan, and Separatist authors from the reign of Edward VI until the death of Elizabeth I. Cosmic harmony, providentialism, natural law, absolutism, and government by consent are examined in the context of the theological, ...
Andrew L. Thomas
This book examines the intersection between religious belief, dynastic ambitions, and late Renaissance court culture within the main branches of Germany's most storied ruling house, the Wittelsbach dynasty. Their influence touched many shores from the "coast" of Bohemia to Boston.
Herausgegeben und bearbeitet von Berndt Hamm, Reinhold Friedrich und Wolfgang Simon in Zusammenarbeit mit Matthieu Arnold
Lesley K. Twomey
Drawing on scholastic defence of the Immaculate Conception and on liturgies in medieval Iberia, this book examines how poets took apocryphal stories and biblical figures, like Eve confronting the serpent, to express how Mary was preserved from original sin.
Edited by Richard Newhauser
These essays examine the seven deadly sins as cultural constructions in the Middle Ages and beyond, focusing on the way concepts of the sins are used in medieval communities, the institution of the Church, and by secular artists and authors.
Herausgegeben und bearbeitet von Reinhold Friedrich, Berndt Hamm, Wolfgang Simon und Matthieu Arnold in Zusammenarbeit mit Christian Krieger
Edited by Zweder von Martels and Arjo Vanderjagt
This book contains eleven essays on Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (1405-1464), humanist, author, courtier, inveterate traveller, conciliarist and then papalist, priest, bishop and finally pope under the name Pius II (1458-1464), urban architect of Pienza, grand patron of the arts, and would-be ...
Edited by Thomas M. Lennon
A dozen papers by internationally known scholars explore questions largely unthinkable without Richard Watson’s classic Downfall of Cartesianism: Descartes in Holland, Descartes and Simon Foucher, and issues raised by Descartes for philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, translation and ...
Edited by Stephen Gersh and Bert Roest
This collection of essays explores in an innovative way the humanist aspects of medieval and post-medieval intellectual life and their multifarious appropriation during the early modern and modern period.
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