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Beliefs and the dead in Reformation England

Author: Peter Marshall
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press, 2002.
Series: Oxford Scholarship Online
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : [Online-ausg.]

A study of one of the most important aspects of Reformation in England: its impact on the status of the dead. This book explores attitudes towards the dead in pre-Reformation religious culture, and  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Marshall
ISBN: 9780198207733 0198207735
OCLC Number: 604718712
Notes: Gesehen am 22.02.2010.
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg. Oxford Oxford Univ. Press, 2010. online-Ressource.
Awards: Winner of Shortlisted for the Longman/History Today award 2003.
Description: xi, 344 S. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. The Presence of the Dead: Memory and Obligation before the Reformation ; 2. Debates over the Dead: Purgatory and Polemic in Henrician England ; 3. 'Rage against the Dead': Reform, Counter-Reform, and the Death of Purgatory ; 4. The Regulation of the Dead: Ritual and Reform in the English Church, c.1560-1630 ; 5. The Estate of the Dead: The Afterlife in the Protestant Imagination ; 6. The Disorderly Dead: Ghosts and their Meanings in Reformation England ; 7. Remembering the Dead: Commemoration and Memory in Protestant Culture ; Conclusion ; Bibliography of Printed Primary Sources ; Index
Series Title: Oxford Scholarship Online
Responsibility: Peter Marshall.


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