The Beginnings of English Protestantism / Edition 1

The Beginnings of English Protestantism / Edition 1

by Peter Marshall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521003245

ISBN-13: 9780521003247

Pub. Date: 05/28/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Focusing on the early years of the Reformation under Henry VIII, Edward VI, and Mary I, nine scholars from the UK and the U.S. examine the establishment and growth of the movement which became English Protestantism. Specific themes addressed include conversion and martyrdom, political and polemical engagement and activism, printing and propaganda, rethinking of social

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Focusing on the early years of the Reformation under Henry VIII, Edward VI, and Mary I, nine scholars from the UK and the U.S. examine the establishment and growth of the movement which became English Protestantism. Specific themes addressed include conversion and martyrdom, political and polemical engagement and activism, printing and propaganda, rethinking of social and gender roles, and the identification and elimination of dissent. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521003247
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; List of abbreviations; Introduction: Protestantisms and their beginnings Peter Marshall and Alec Ryrie; 1. Evangelical conversion in the reign of Henry VIII Peter Marshall; 2. The friars in the English Reformation Richard Rex; 3. Clement Armstrong and the godly commonwealth: radical religion in early Tudor England Ethan H. Shagan; 4. Counting sheep, counting shepherds: the problem of allegiance in the English Reformation Alec Ryrie; 5. Sanctified by the believing spouse: women, men and the marital yoke in the early Reformation Susan Wabuda; 6. Dissenters from a dissenting Church: the challenge of the Freewillers, 1550–1558 Thomas Freeman; 7. Printing and the Reformation: the English exception Andrew Pettegree; 8. John Day: master printer of the English Reformation John N. King; 9. Night schools, conventicles and churches: continuities and discontinuities in early Protestant ecclesiology Patrick Collinson; Index.

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