278 pages. Pencil annotations throughout but mainly in outer margins and also on the rear end papers. Hardback with a dust jacket. (Discourses of Martyrdom in English Literature, 1563-1694). N° de ref. de la librería
Sinopsis: Representations of persecution and martyrdom in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England helped shape a lasting ideal of Protestant heroism. This book shows how Protestant writers tried to recreate a drama of suffering learned from the Bible and from accounts of the primitive Church. It examines John Foxe's Acts and Monuments (the Book of Martyrs), second only to the Bible in importance for English Protestants of the period, revealing the subversive potential of the work by exploring how it furnished a discourse of martyrdom for those wishing to resist the authority of the Church. Professor Knott also traces Milton's complex negotiations with Foxe and ideas of martyrdom, and engages with the work of the Elizabethan Separatists, William Prynne, John Bunyan, the Quaker leader George Fox, and the hymn-writer Isaac Watts. This is an extensive treatment of the literature of persecution in Renaissance England.
Book Description: Representations of persecution and martyrdom in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England helped shape a lasting ideal of Protestant heroism by recreating a drama of suffering learned from the Bible. This book examines the subversive potential of John Foxe's Acts and Monuments (the Book of Martyrs), alongside the work of Milton, Bunyan, George Fox and others.
Título: Discourses of Martyrdom in English ...
Editorial: Cambridge University Press
Año de publicación: 1993
Condición del libro: acceptable/read description
Descripción Cambridge University Press, 1993. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Nº de ref. de la librería GRP83667951
Descripción Cambridge University Press - CANTO, Cambridge, 1993. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: Fine. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Fine. First Edition.. FIRST EDITION : 1993. Hardback. Black cloth, gilt lettered spine. In black and orange pictorial dust-jacket - now in an archival quality clear protective sleeve. Bright, tight and clean. No owner name or internal markings. FINE in near fine jacket. Notes: 'The Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer prize essay of the American Society of Church History' - title-page verso. (xii), 198 pages. Includes bibliographical references and index. **Book now in an archival quality clear protective jacket**. [ Rosley Books for Antiquarian books, Literature, Theology and History. ] CONTENTS: List of tables; Introduction; 1. The social and geographic recruitment of pastors; 2. The education of pastors; 3. The material conditions of pastors; 4. Popular religious practices; 5. The reformation of society; Conclusion; Appendices: A. Parishes and filials in Tubingen and Tuttlingen districts, 1581-1621; B. Tubingen clerical families; C. School attendance in Tubingen district, 1601; D. Money and measures in sixteenth-century Wurttenberg; Notes; Glossary; References cited; Index. SUMMARY: Recent research on the impact of the Reformation on popular religious life in Germany, has challenged the traditional assumption that Protestantism had a deep and lasting effect on all levels of sixteenth-century life. Using the Wurttemberg Reformation Church as a case study, this book examines how the Reformation really worked at the ground level. It analyzes the attitudes and behaviour surrounding popular religious practices, and evaluates the church's attempts to reform and regulate family life and social mores. Using previously neglected archival sources, the author examines the social and cultural nature of the pastorate as a professional group, areas of conflict and agreement between representatives of the official church and the parishioners, the nature of the church visitations, and the standards and expectations of the visitors concerning lay religious life and discipline. .**Jacket now in an archival quality clear protective sleeve**. Lg.8vo. **Will be well-packed for posting/shipping**. [ Rosley Books for Antiquarian books, Cumberland, Everyman, Keswick, Inklings, Literature, MacDonald, Rarities, Theology and History. ] Size: 8vo 0.0. Nº de ref. de la librería 0029237
Descripción Cambridge [etc.]: Cambridge University Press, 1993. Hardback with dustjacket, (xv) 278 p. ISBN: 0521433657. Nº de ref. de la librería 32971
Descripción Cambridge University Press, 1993. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Used: Good. Nº de ref. de la librería SONG0521433657
Descripción Cambridge University Press, 1993. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0521433657