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Calvinism was the most dynamic and disruptive religious force of the later sixteenth century. Its emergence on the international scene shattered the precarious equilibrium established in the first generation of the Reformation, and precipitated three generations of religious warfare. This collection of essays probes different aspects of this complex phenomenon at a local level. This work traces the emergence from the second half of the 16th century, of the new force of Calvinism, which offered the Reformation a "second wind" after the Evangelical movement had begun to flag. It covers the career of Calvin in Geneva and elsewhere, and the spread of Calvinism in Europe. -- . : Calvinism in Europe, A Collection of Documents. ix + pages. This is a book of extracts from original sources, and is, somewhat confusingly, a different book to the editors' "Calvinism in Europe: " which is a collection of essays by a variety of modern Range: $ - $ An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Calvinism in Europe, a collection of documents Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

Scholars have associated Calvinism with print and literary cultures, with republican, liberal, and participatory political cultures, with cultures of violence and vandalism, enlightened cultures, cultures of social discipline, secular cultures, and with the emergence of capitalism. Reflecting on these arguments, the essays in this volume recognize that Reformed Protestantism did not develop as.   Free Online Library: Calvinism in Europe: by "Renaissance Quarterly"; Humanities, general Literature, writing, book reviews Book reviews Books Printer Frien, articles and books. This book assesses the complex character and impact of Calvinism in early modern Europe. It analyzes the ways in which Calvinism related to the multi-confessional cultural environment that prevailed in Europe after the Reformation, while also considering the objectives, as well as the unintended and unexpected consequences, of the cultures of. This is an excellent book, but I have to take issue with its subtitle. By Calvinism was no longer a majority opinion in Geneva, at least, not the orthodox variety that had made Geneva synonomous with s: 1.

  Calvinism in Europe, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Calvinism was the most dynamic and disruptive religious for 3/5(4). Calvinism in Europe, 1, Paperback by Pettegree, Andrew (EDT); Duke, Alastair C. (EDT); Lewis, Gillian (EDT), ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US An interesting collection of essays probing the different aspects of international Calvinism. Crawford Gribben teaches history at Queen's University Belfast. He is the author of books on the history of puritanism and evangelicalism, including John Owen and English Puritanism. Graeme Murdock teaches history at Trinity College Dublin. His research has focused on the impact of the Reformation in Central Europe and on Calvinist communities in sixteenth-century : Get this from a library! Cultures of Calvinism in early modern Europe. [Crawford Gribben; Graeme Murdock;] -- "Scholars have associated Calvinism with print and literary cultures, with republican, liberal, and participatory political cultures, with cultures of violence and vandalism, enlightened cultures.