Beyond Calvin: The Intellectual, Political and Cultural World of Europe's Reformed Churches, C. 1540-1620

Beyond Calvin: The Intellectual, Political and Cultural World of Europe's Reformed Churches, C. 1540-1620

by Graeme Murdock
     
 

This book considers the Reformed churches of Europe in an international and comparative context from around 1540 to 1620. Graeme Murdock discusses how Calvinism operated as an international movement by looking at links between Reformed churches, communities, and states, and then goes on to explain what Calvinist churches across Europe stood for. Murdock focuses on

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Overview

This book considers the Reformed churches of Europe in an international and comparative context from around 1540 to 1620. Graeme Murdock discusses how Calvinism operated as an international movement by looking at links between Reformed churches, communities, and states, and then goes on to explain what Calvinist churches across Europe stood for. Murdock focuses on how Calvinists sought to purify the practice of Christian religion, and to renew European politics, society and culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333691380
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Series:
European History in Perspective
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.64(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.67(d)

Meet the Author

Graeme Murdock is Senior Lecturer in Modern History at the University of Birmingham.

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