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The Anabaptists

Author: Hans-Jürgen Goertz
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
Series: Christianity and society in the modern world.
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The Anabaptists were at the radical, utopian edge of the Reformation, ruthlessly repressed by Catholic, Lutheran and secular authorities alike. Hans-Jurgen Goertz gives a comprehensive account of their political and religious significance, their views and their social setting within the wider context of the Reformation. Particular attention is paid to the role and experience of women and of 'ordinary' Anabaptists in
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans-Jürgen Goertz
ISBN: 0415082382 9780415082389 041547910X 9780415479103
OCLC Number: 34410638
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: xviii, 215 pages ; 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 --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Christianity and society in the modern world.
Other Titles: Täufer.
Responsibility: Hans-Jürgen Goertz ; translated into English by Trevor Johnson.
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