Item description for The Zurich Connection and Tudor Political Theology (Studies in the History of Christian Thought) by Torrance Kirby...
Should students of Tudor political thought be interested in a feisty Swiss republican who hardly set foot outside his home canton of Zurich, and a Florentine aristocrat who spent just five years of his career in England? This book presents the case for including two leading lights of the Schola Tigurina - Heinrich Bullinger and Peter Martyr Vermigli - among the chief architects of the protestant religious and political settlement constructed under Edward VI and consolidated under Elizabeth I. Through study of selected texts of their political theology, this book explores crucial intellectual links between England and Zurich which came to exert a significant influence on the institutions of the Tudor church and commonwealth.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5" Weight: 1.5 lbs.
Release Date Aug 30, 2007
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004156186 ISBN13 9789004156180
Availability 0 units.
More About Torrance Kirby
W.J. Torrance Kirby, DPhil in Modern History, Oxford University, is Professor of Church History at McGill University. He has published on various aspects of Reformation thought. His most recent books are The Zurich Connection and Tudor Political Theology (2007) and Richard Hooker, Reformer and Platonist (2005). He previously edited another collection of essays on Hooker titled Richard Hooker and the English Reformation (2003).