The Confessionalization of Humanism in Reformation Germany

The Confessionalization of Humanism in Reformation Germany

by Erika Rummel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195137124

ISBN-13: 9780195137125

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book deals with the impact of the Reformation debate in Germany on the most prominent intellectual movement of the time: humanism. Although it is true that humanism influenced the course of the Reformation, says Erika Rummel, the dynamics of the relationship are better described by saying that humanism was co-opted, perhaps even exploited, in the religious

Overview

This book deals with the impact of the Reformation debate in Germany on the most prominent intellectual movement of the time: humanism. Although it is true that humanism influenced the course of the Reformation, says Erika Rummel, the dynamics of the relationship are better described by saying that humanism was co-opted, perhaps even exploited, in the religious debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195137125
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Series:
Oxford Studies in Historical Theology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1400L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction 3(6)
Humanists and Reformers as Allies: A Constructive Misunderstanding?
9(21)
Humanists and Reformers as Foes: Humanistic Studies and Confessional Formation
30(20)
No Room for Skeptics
50(25)
Humanists and Confessionalization: Fear, Equivocation, and Withdrawal
75(27)
The Nicodemism of Men of Letters
102(19)
The Idea of Accommodation: From Humanism to Politics
121(29)
Epilogue 150(3)
Notes 153(38)
Selected Bibliography 191(14)
Index 205

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