Religious Authority in the Spanish Renaissance by Lu Ann HomzaReligious Authority in the Spanish Renaissance by Lu Ann Homza

Religious Authority in the Spanish Renaissance

byLu Ann Homza

Paperback | January 21, 2004

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In Religious Authority in the Spanish Renaissance, Lu Ann Homza rejects the traditional view of the Spanish Renaissance as a battle of strict opposites in favor of a more nuanced history. Through analyses of Inquisition trials, biblical translations, treatises on witchcraft, and tracts on the episcopate and penance, Homza illuminates the intellectual autonomy and energy of Spain's ecclesiastics, exploring the flexibility and inconsistency in their preferences for humanism or scholasticism, preferences which have long been thought to be steadfast.

Lu Ann Homza is an associate professor of history at the College of William and Mary.
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Title:Religious Authority in the Spanish RenaissanceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.73 inPublished:January 21, 2004Publisher:Johns Hopkins University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0801879043

ISBN - 13:9780801879043

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Meticulous and engaging scholarship... The challenges [Homza poses to questions of periodization and categorization should be a model for future studies of the religious, cultural, and intellectual currents of sixteenth-century Europe.