World of Catholic Renewal, 1540-1770 (New Approaches to European History Series) / Edition 2

World of Catholic Renewal, 1540-1770 (New Approaches to European History Series) / Edition 2

by R. Po-Chia Hsia
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521602416

ISBN-13: 9780521602419

Pub. Date: 05/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This second edition features an updated synthesis of the vast scholarship on the history 0f Catholicism from the Council of Trent in the middle of the sixteenth century to the suppression of the Society of Jesus in the eighteenth century. The book covers the doctrinal and ecclesiastical renewal after Trent and the progress of Catholic reconquest in various lands.

Overview

This second edition features an updated synthesis of the vast scholarship on the history 0f Catholicism from the Council of Trent in the middle of the sixteenth century to the suppression of the Society of Jesus in the eighteenth century. The book covers the doctrinal and ecclesiastical renewal after Trent and the progress of Catholic reconquest in various lands. It also analyses the social composition of the Tridentine clergy and the papal curia and studies the making of early modern sainthood and the enclosure of religious women. An additional chapter on The Catholic Book as well as an updated bibliography are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521602419
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Series:
New Approaches to European History Series, #30
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Council of Trent; 2. The new religious orders; 3. The triumphant church; 4. The militant church; 5. The martyred church; 6. The papal curia; 7. Bishops and priests; 8. Counter-reformation saints; 9. Holy women, beatas, demoniacs; 10. Art and architecture; 11. The Catholic book; 12. The Iberian church and empires; 13. The Catholic mission in Asia; 14. From triumph to crisis.

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