Case of Michael Servetus (1511-1553) - the Turning Point in the Struggle for Freedom of Conscience

Case of Michael Servetus (1511-1553) - the Turning Point in the Struggle for Freedom of Conscience

by Marian Hillar
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773485723
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
Texts and Studies in Religion
Pages:
444

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
Pt. IInstitutionalized Repression of Freedoms: Religion, Thought, and Conscience, From Constantine to Vatican II and Beyond11
Ch. 1The Establishment of Christianity: from its Beginnings to the Council of Nicaea13
Ch. 2The Establishment of Roman Catholic Religious Rule: from the IVth Century to the Xth45
Ch. 3The Establishment of Roman Catholic Religious Rule: from the Pseudo-Isodorian Decretals to Modern Times81
Ch. 4The Principle of Religious Intolerance: from the Early Christian Writers to Augustine137
Ch. 5The Principle of Religious Intolerance: from Thomas Aquinas to Modern Times161
Pt. IIMichael Servetus: Intellectual Giant, Humanist, and Martyr for the Freedom of Conscience181
Michael Servetus Chronology183
Ch. 1From Villaneuva to Basel: De Trinitatis erroribus and Dialogorum de Trinitate187
Ch. 2Alias Michel de Villeneuve: Editor and Docteur en Medecine215
Ch. 3Vienne and Christianismi restitutio241
Ch. 4Exposure and the Trial at Vienne265
Ch. 5The Trial in Geneva285
Ch. 6Sentence and Martyrdom307
Pt. IIIThe Significance of Servetus' Extreme Sacrifice, the Bankruptcy of Post-Nicaean Christianity and the Struggle for Freedom of Conscience315
Ch. 1The Logic of Religious Persecution317
Ch. 2Sebastian Castellio and the Struggle for Freedom of Conscience341
Ch. 3From Servetus to Socinianism: the Early Antitrinitarianism365
Ch. 4Epilogue393
Appendix407
Selected Bibliography411
Index417

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