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The Counter Reformation

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Published by Rowman and Littlefield in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English


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StatementG. W. Searle.
LC ClassificationsBR430 .S42 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5234569M
ISBN 100874715288, 0874715296
LC Control Number75305055

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The Counter- Reformation edited by David Luebke is one of the premier books on this subject It is suited to both lecturer and student alike. It begins with a seminal article by Hubert Jedin and this sets the tone for the remainder of this text.5/5(2). This was on display in the Catechism of the Council of Trent, the best-known book of the Counter-Reformation () and the framework for the more recent Catechism of the Catholic Church. The following are great Counter-Reformation books, not because they were written during that time (most were not), but because they contain valuable information that shares in the spirit of that : Trent Beattie. Counter Reformation, 16th-century reformation that arose largely in answer to the Protestant Reformation; sometimes called the Catholic Reformation. Although the Roman Catholic reformers shared the Protestants' revulsion at the corrupt conditions in the church, there was present none of the tradition breaking that characterized Protestantism. Summary: The reform of the Catholic Church in the sixteenth century was historically as important as the contemporary Protestant Reformation. Though never committed solely to fighting Protestantism, it inevitably also became a Counter Reformation, since it soon faced the .

  The book is timely as we recognize the th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation in ; it looks at the Catholic response to the Reformation by choosing ten Saints who ministered during the Catholic Counter-reformation. The importance of this book is that it not just a historical book, but rather a book where we can look at these Saints. This book examines the promotion of the sensuous as part of religious experience in the Roman Catholic Church of the early modern period. During the Counter-Reformation, every aspect of religious and devotional practice was reviewed, including the role of art and architecture, and the invocation of the five senses to incite devotion became a hotly contested topic. The Counter-Reformation served to solidify doctrine that many Protestants were opposed to, such as the authority of the pope and the veneration of saints, and eliminated many of the abuses and problems that had initially inspired the Reformation, such as the sale of indulgences for the remission of sin. This book comprises ten key articles on the Counter-Reformation, introduced and contextualized for the student reader. Author Bio David Martin Luebke is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Oregon, where he teaches on the history of Germany and early modern :

Pope Paul III (–) is considered to be the first pope of the Counter-Reformation, and also initiated the Council of Trent (–), a commission of cardinals tasked with institutional reform, addressing contentious issues such as corrupt bishops and . Explore our list of Counter-Reformation Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.   Answer: The Counter-Reformation was Roman Catholicism’s response to the Protestant Reformation. In the late 15th and early 16th centuries, Christians began to openly criticize the Roman Catholic Church for teaching things contrary to the Bible. The Counter-Reformation The Council of Trent was the ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church that convened from to In response to the Protestant Reformation, key statements and clarifications regarding church doctrine, teaching, and practice were prepared.