By R. Po-chia Hsia

ISBN-10: 0631220178

ISBN-13: 9780631220176

ISBN-10: 1405143002

ISBN-13: 9781405143004

This quantity brings jointly 29 new essays by way of best foreign students, to supply an inclusive evaluation of modern paintings in Reformation historical past.

  • Presents Catholic Renewal as a continuum of the Protestant Reformation.
  • Examines Reformation in japanese and Western Europe, Asia and the Americas.
  • Takes a wide, inclusive procedure – masking either conventional issues and state of the art components of discussion.

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116). However, even as early as the thirteenth century, Waldenses allegedly found ways to wriggle out of the prohibition, or to justify minimal cooperation with the judicial oath; a similarly equivocal or balanced approach is found among some Lollards (Cameron, Waldenses, pp. ; Hudson, Premature Reformation, pp. 371–4). By the late fifteenth century, the Waldenses of Provence, beyond question, swore oaths to make contracts and verify legal documents. Their Alpine cousins even took oaths from each other to preserve the secrecy of the movement (Audisio, Vaudois du Luberon, pp.

The Acts and Monuments of John Foxe, ed. Josiah Pratt, 8 vols. London: The Religious Tract Society [1877]. Fudge, T. , The Magnificent Ride: The First Reformation in Hussite Bohemia. Aldershot: Ashgate, 1998. Heymann, F. , John Zˇ izˇka and the Hussite Revolution. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1955. Heymann, F. , George of Bohemia, King of Heretics. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1965. , The Premature Reformation: Wycliffite Texts and Lollard History. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988.

The first members of the Unity were expected by their founding fathers to renounce all attributes of worldly power entirely; yet as the movement grew toward the end of the fifteenth century, and attracted more well-born adherents, it proved necessary to attenuate the primitive founders’ ideals. The “major Unity” from the 1490s onwards dispensed with these strict prohibitions, and their theologian Lukas of Prague justified their doing so (Lambert, Medieval Heresy, pp. 352, 355; Brock, Political and Social Doctrines).

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