Charitable hatred : tolerance and intolerance in England, 1500-1700 (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Charitable hatred : tolerance and intolerance in England, 1500-1700

Author: Alexandra Walsham
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2006.
Series: Politics, culture, and society in early modern Britain.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Charitable hatred offers a challenging new perspective on religious tolerance and intolerance in early modern England. Setting aside traditional models that chart a linear path from persecution to toleration, it emphasises instead the complex interplay between these two impulses in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The book examines the intellectual assumptions that underpinned attitudes towards religious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Walsham
ISBN: 0719052394 9780719052392 9780719052408 0719052408
OCLC Number: 62533086
Description: xv, 364 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Fraternal correction and holy violence: the pursuit of uniformity and the enforcement of religious orthodoxy --
3. Godly zeal and furious rage: prejudice, persecution and the populace --
4. Living amidst hostility: responses to intolerance --
5. Loving one's neighbours: tolerance in principle and practice --
6. Coexisting with difference: religious pluralism and confessionalisation.
Series Title: Politics, culture, and society in early modern Britain.
Responsibility: Alexandra Walsham.
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Offers a thematic overview of sixteenth and seventeenth-century religious history, focusing on the history of religious dissent and its treatment. This book treats dissenting groups comparatively  Read more...

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