Item description for Peace in the Post-Reformation (The Birkbeck Lectures, 1995) by John Bossy...
Christians are supposed to love their neighbours, including their enemies. This is never easy. When feud and honour are common realities, it is even harder than usual. This book sketches the history of peace-making between people (not countries) as an activity of Churches or of Christianity, between the Reformation and the 18th century. The story is recounted in four countries (Italy, France, Germany, and England) and in several religious settings (including Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Church of England, and Calvinist). Each version is a variation upon a theme: what the author calls a moral tradition which contrasts, as a continuing imperative, with the novelties of theory and practice introduced by the 16th-century reformers.
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Studio: Cambridge University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.97" Width: 6.01" Height: 0.34" Weight: 0.36 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2010
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0521646057 ISBN13 9780521646055
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More About John Bossy
Bossy is emeritus professor of history at the University of York.
John Bossy has an academic affiliation as follows - University of York.
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