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Humanism and Calvinism : Andrew Melville and the universities of Scotland, 1560-1625

Author: Steven J Reid
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Co., ©2011.
Series: St. Andrews studies in Reformation history.
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This book surveys the transformation of Scotland's medieval and Catholic university system into a greatly expanded Protestant one in the decades following the Scottish Reformation of 1560. It also  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Andrew Melville; Andrew Melville; Andrew Melville
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven J Reid
ISBN: 9781409400059 1409400050 9780754698463 0754698467
OCLC Number: 667990383
Description: xiv, 328 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Between Reformation and reform : the Scottish universities, 1560-74 --
Humanism and Calvinism : Melville's education, 1545-74 --
The first foray into reform : Melville and the "ancient" universities, 1574-84 --
Reform and reaction at St Andrews, 1579-88 --
The rise and fall of "Melvillian" St Andrews, 1588-97 --
The rise of "the moderates" in St Andrews, 1597-1606 --
"Godly" humanism, civic control : Scotland's Protestant arts colleges, 1582-c.1606 --
The Scottish universities post-Melville, c. 1606-25 --
Conclusion --
Appendix : student matriculations and graduations, 1559-1625.
Series Title: St. Andrews studies in Reformation history.
Responsibility: Steven J. Reid.
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