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The Protestant Clergy of Early Modern Europe

Editors: Dixon, C., Schorn-Schütte, Luise (Eds.)

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The Protestant Clergy of Early Modern Europe provides a comprehensive survey of the Protestant clergy in Europe during the confessional age. Eight contributions, written by historians with specialist research knowledge in the field, offer the reader a wide-ranging synthesis of the main concerns of current historiography. Themes include the origins and the evolution of the Protestant clergy during the age of Reformation, the role and function of the clergy in the context of early modern history, and the contribution of the clergy to the developments of the age (the making of confessions, education, the reform of culture, social and political thought).

About the authors

JAY GOODALE Assistant Professor of History, Bucknell University BRUCE GORDON Reader in Modern History and Deputy Director of the Reformation Studies Institute, University of St. Andrews IAN GREEN Professor of Early Modern History, Queen's University, Belfast MARK GREENGRASS Researcher, University of Sheffield SUSAN C. KARANT-NUNN Professor of History and Director of the Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies, University of Arizona THOMAS KAUFFMANN Professor of Church History, Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany R. EMMET MCLAUGHLIN Associate Professor of History, Villanova University R. N. SWANSON Professor of Medieval Ecclesiastical History, University of Birmingham

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'Taken together, the essays in this book focus our attention on a fascinating aspect of the Reformation community...There are all sorts of good things in this book and it is to be commended. - David Hoyle, Journal of Theological Studies


Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Introduction: The Protestant Clergy of Early Modern Europe

    Dixon, C. Scott (et al.)

    Pages 1-38

  • Before the Protestant Clergy: The Construction and Deconstruction of Medieval Priesthood

    Swanson, R. N.

    Pages 39-59

  • The Making of the Protestant Pastor: The Theological Foundations of a Clerical Estate

    McLaughlin, R. Emmet

    Pages 60-78

  • The Emergence of the Pastoral Family in the German Reformation: The Parsonage as a Site of Socio-religious Change

    Karant-Nunn, Susan C.

    Pages 79-99

  • The Clergyman between the Cultures of State and Parish: Contestation and Compromise in Reformation Saxony

    Goodale, Jay

    Pages 100-119

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Protestant Clergy of Early Modern Europe
Editors
  • C. Dixon
  • Luise Schorn-Schütte
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-51887-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230518872
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-91776-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-42322-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 245
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