Item description for The Formation of Clerical and Confessional Identities in Early Modern Europe (Dutch Review of Church History, 85) by Wim Janse...
The 24 essays in this volume (Volume 85 of the Dutch Review of Church History series) explore the formation of clerical and confessional identities in early modern Europe from three angles. The first part of the book focuses on education and theological training, the second on the interpretation of Scripture and preaching, and the third on the construction of clerical and communal expectations and self understandings. The interdisciplinary discussion intersects with the confessionalization debate and proceeds from comparative perspectives, confessionally, geographically, and dimensionally, local and (inter)national. What is especially innovative is the rich portrait of the complexities of identities and the sources used to determine them. An extensive introduction offers a detailed, systematic overview and lays the foundation for discussions of the volume's refreshing findings. A book review section is annexed.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.7" Width: 6.6" Height: 1.5" Weight: 2.6 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2005
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004149090 ISBN13 9789004149090