Reformation in Britain and Ireland

Reformation in Britain and Ireland

by Felicity Heal
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199280150

ISBN-13: 9780199280155

Pub. Date: 05/12/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This is an innovative volume which studies the coming of reform in the sixteenth century more broadly than do traditional national narratives of religious change. It argues for an interactive and comparative understanding of this crucial dimension of British and Irish history. Through the examination of political choices, of ecclesiastical structures, and of

Overview

This is an innovative volume which studies the coming of reform in the sixteenth century more broadly than do traditional national narratives of religious change. It argues for an interactive and comparative understanding of this crucial dimension of British and Irish history. Through the examination of political choices, of ecclesiastical structures, and of individual religious attitudes, it seeks to explain the success or failure of Protestantism in these islands.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199280155
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/12/2005
Series:
Oxford History of the Christian Church Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
584
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Part 1: The Traditional Order Authority and Control
2. The State of the Clergy
3. Communities and Beliefs
4. Part 2: The Coming of Reformation The Politics of Reform, 1530-1558
5. The Clergy in the Years of Change
6. Responses to Change: the Laity and the Church
7. Part 3: Word and Doctrine The Word Disseminated
8. Theology and Worship
9. Part 4: Reformations Established and Contested Cuius Regio, Eius Religio? The Churches, Politics, and Religious Identities, 1558-1600
10. Reforming People and Community: Church, Clergy, and Laity, 1558-1600

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