Lest We Be Damned: Practical Innovation & Lived Experience Among Catholics in Protestant England, 1559-1642

Lest We Be Damned: Practical Innovation & Lived Experience Among Catholics in Protestant England, 1559-1642

by Lisa McClain
     
 
Through compelling personal stories and in rich detail, McClain reveals the give-and-take interaction between the institutional church in Rome and the needs of believers and the hands-on clergy who provided their pastoral care within England. In doing so, she illuminates larger issues of how believers and low-level clergy push the limits of official orthodoxy in order

Overview

Through compelling personal stories and in rich detail, McClain reveals the give-and-take interaction between the institutional church in Rome and the needs of believers and the hands-on clergy who provided their pastoral care within England. In doing so, she illuminates larger issues of how believers and low-level clergy push the limits of official orthodoxy in order to meet devotional needs.

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'Her detailed investigations into some of the remoter by-ways of ecclesiastical and social history make fascinating reading.' – New Directions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415865098
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/08/2015
Series:
Religion in History, Society and Culture Series
Pages:
410
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Lisa McClain is Assistant Professor of History and Director of Women's Studies at Boise State University. She studies popular religion during the Reformation era, and has authored articles in journals such as the Sixteenth Century Journal and the Journal of Religious History.

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