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Divided by faith : religious conflict and the practice of toleration in early modern Europe

Author: Benjamin J Kaplan
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Can people coexist in peace when their basic beliefs are irreconcilable? Kaplan responds by taking us back to early modern Europe, when the issue of religious toleration was no less pressing than it  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Church history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin J Kaplan
ISBN: 9780674034730 0674034732 9780674024304 0674024303
OCLC Number: 728839787
Awards: Winner of Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion 2008
Nominated for Best First Book in the History of Religions Award 2008
Nominated for Roland H. Bainton Book Prize 2008
Nominated for Charles Tilly Award 2008
Nominated for Leo Gershoy Award 2008
Nominated for George L. Mosse Prize 2008
Description: viii, 415 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Obstacles --
A holy zeal --
Christian piety in the confessional age --
Corpus christianum --
The community as religious body --
Flashpoints --
The events that triggered violence --
One faith, one law, one king --
How religion and politics intersected --
Arrangements --
The gold coin --
Ecumenical experiments --
Crossing borders --
Traveling to attend services --
Fictions of privacy --
House chapels --
Sharing churches, sharing power --
Official pluralism --
Interactions --
A friend to the person --
Individual and group relations --
Transgressions --
Conversion and intermarriage --
Infidels --
Muslims and Jews in Christian Europe --
Changes --
Enlightenment --
The "rise of toleration" reconsidered.
Responsibility: Benjamin J. Kaplan.
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Divided by Faith is a work of erudition and broad vision that may best be compared to a large canvas of vivid scenes, a textual Brueghel. It offers us historical lessons for our own age, threatened Read more...

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