A Companion to the Reformation World / Edition 1

A Companion to the Reformation World / Edition 1

by R. Po-chia Hsia
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405149620

ISBN-13: 9781405149624

Pub. Date: 04/03/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This volume brings together 29 new essays by leading international scholars, to provide an inclusive overview of recent work in Reformation history.

  • Presents Catholic Renewal as a continuum of the Protestant Reformation.
  • Examines Reformation in Eastern and Western Europe, Asia and the Americas.
  • Takes a broad,

Overview

This volume brings together 29 new essays by leading international scholars, to provide an inclusive overview of recent work in Reformation history.

  • Presents Catholic Renewal as a continuum of the Protestant Reformation.
  • Examines Reformation in Eastern and Western Europe, Asia and the Americas.
  • Takes a broad, inclusive approach – covering both traditional topics and cutting-edge areas of debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405149624
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/03/2006
Series:
Blackwell Companions to European History Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
596
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors viii

Introduction: The Reformation and its Worlds xii
R. Po-chia Hsia

Part I On the Eve of the Reformation

1 Dissent and Heresy 3
Euan Cameron

2 Society and Piety 22
Larissa Taylor

Part II The Reformation in the Holy Roman Empire

3 Martin Luther and the German Nation 39
Robert Kolb

4 The Peasants’ War 56
Tom Scott

5 Radical Religiosity in the German Reformation 70
Hans-Jurgen Goertz

6 The Reformation in German-Speaking Switzerland 86
Kaspar von Greyerz

Part III The European Reformation

7 Calvin and Geneva 105
Robert M. Kingdon

8 Reform in the Low Countries 118
Joke Spaans

9 The Reformation in England to 1603 135
Christopher Haigh

10 The Religious Wars in France 150
Barbara B. Diefendorf

11 The Italian Reformation 169
Massimo Firpo

12 The Reformation in Bohemia and Poland 185
James R. Palmitessa

13 Old and New Faith in Hungary, Turkish Hungary, and Transylvania 205
Istvan Gyorgy Toth

Part IV Catholic Renewal and Confessional Struggles

14 The Society of Jesus 223
John O’Malley

15 Female Religious Orders 237
Amy E. Leonard

16 The Inquisition 255
William Monter

17 The Thirty Years’ War 272
Johannes Burkhardt

18 Spain and Portugal 291
Jose Pedro Paiva

19 Parish Communities, Civil War, and Religious Conflict in England 311
Dan Beaver

Part V Christian Europe and the World

20 Religion and the Church in Early Latin America 335
Kevin Terraciano

21 Compromise: India 353
Ines G. Zupanov

22 Promise: China 375
R. Po-chia Hsia

23 A Mission Interrupted: Japan 393
Michael Cooper

Part VI Structures of the Reformation World

24 The New Parish 411
Bruce Gordon

25 Making Peace 426
Olivier Christin

26 Magic and Witchcraft 440
James A. Sharpe

27 Martyrs and Saints 455
Brad S. Gregory

28 Jews in a Divided Christendom 471
Miriam Bodian

29 Coexistence, Conflict, and the Practice of Toleration 486
Benjamin J. Kaplan

Bibliography 506

Index 553

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