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|ISBN:||0415082382 9780415082389 041547910X 9780415479103|
|Language Note:||Translated from the German.|
|Description:||xviii, 215 p. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Anabaptist alternatives --
Anticlericalism and moral improvement --
Baptism as public confession of faith --
Congregation, government and the new kingdom --
Simple brothers and self-confident sisters --
Heretics, rebels and martyrs --
|Series Title:||Christianity and society in the modern world.|
|Responsibility:||Hans-Jürgen Goertz ; translated into English by Trevor Johnson.|
This English edition includes a new introduction which considers the historiographical context of the book. The opening chapter has also been expanded to include a section on the emergence of Anabaptism in England. The Anabaptists has been fully revised since its publication in German, and takes account of the most recent historiography on the subject. It also includes a selection of primary sources together with a full listing of important Anabaptist works.