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Gains essays that offer an outline of labor in Reformation heritage. those articles current the Catholic Renewal as a continuum of the Protestant Reformation, and concentrate on the workings of spiritual reform in a variety of parts of Latin Christendom. This booklet comes in handy to scholars historians. Contents; checklist of members; creation: The Reformation and its Worlds; half I: at the Eve of the Reformation; 1: Dissent and Heresy; 2: Society and Piety; half II: The Reformation within the Holy Roman Empire; three: Martin Luther and the German state; four: The Peasants' conflict; five: Radical Religiosity within the German Reformation; 6: The Reformation in German-Speaking Switzerland; half III: the ecu Reformation; 7: Calvin and Geneva; eight: Reform within the Low nations; nine: The Reformation in England to 1603; 10: The spiritual Wars in France; eleven: The Italian Reformation. 12: The Reformation in Bohemia and Poland13: previous and New religion in Hungary, Turkish Hungary, and Transylvania; half IV: Catholic Renewal and Confessional Struggles; 14: The Society of Jesus; 15: girl spiritual Orders; sixteen: The Inquisition; 17: The Thirty Years' struggle; 18: Spain and Portugal; 19: Parish groups, Civil conflict, and spiritual clash in England; half V: Christian Europe and the area; 20: faith and the Church in Early Latin the US; 21

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Sometimes, especially in early fourteenth-century French and German Waldensianism, followers stubbornly (and potentially suicidally) refused to swear when urged to do so before ecclesiastical judges (Limborch, Liber Sententiarum, pp. 289–91; Cameron, Waldenses, p. 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.

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