Preaching during the English Reformation

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This study of the religious culture of sixteenth-century England is concerned with the competing forms of evangelism promoted by humanists of the Roman Catholic Church and emerging forms of Protestantism. The book shows how Protestant reformers adopted "preaching Christ" as their strategy to promote new doctrine, and explores shifts in political power toward Protestantism. It also offers new perspectives on fifteenth- and sixteenth-century figures such as John Rotheram, John Colet, Hugh Latimer, and Anne Boleyn.
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"All academic libraries supporting religious or English history should acquire this fascinating, nicely illustrated and wonderfully footnoted study." Catholic Library World

"An insightful work and an important addition to the historiography of the field." Renaissance Quarterly

"This well-researched volume is a welcome contribution to the study of early modern English religious history." The Historian

"In this short, elegant, and meticulously researched volume, Susan Wabuda has made an important contribution to studies of the English Reformation, helping to place its early stages within a broader context of late medieval devotional and humanist trends, as well as providing insight into the origins of the uniqueness of English Protestantism." Anglican and Episcopal History

"A fine study." Bibliotheque d'humanisme et Renaissance

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Meet the Author

Susan Wabuda is Assistant Professor of History at Fordham University, New York. With Caroline Litzenberger, she edited Belief and Practice in Reformation England: A Tribute to Patrick Collinson from his Students.
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Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. For all Christian souls; 2. Pulpit men; 3. Flocking companies of friars; 4. The name of Jesus; Bibliography.
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