The Reception of Continental Reformation in Britain

Hardcover | November 28, 2010

EditorPolly Ha, Patrick Collinson

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This volume brings together reformation and reception studies by exploring the relationship between reformations on the European continent and in Britain. The 11 papers shed new light on familiar associations, draw attention to under-explored relationships, and identify how British reception in turn contributed to continued reform on the continent. Different aspects of reception from biblical translation and book history to popular politics andtheological polemic are addressed. The volume also prompts further questions regarding British integration and the perception (and invention) of England's 'exceptional' status.

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This volume brings together reformation and reception studies by exploring the relationship between reformations on the European continent and in Britain. The 11 papers shed new light on familiar associations, draw attention to under-explored relationships, and identify how British reception in turn contributed to continued reform on ...

Dr. Polly Ha is Research Fellow, Clare Hall at the University of Cambridge. Patrick Collinson is Regius Professor Emeritus of Modern History at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of the British Academy.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:280 pagesPublished:November 28, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Polly Ha: Reformation and the Uses of ReceptionPatrick Collinson: The Fog in the Channel Clears: The Rediscovery of the Continental Dimension to the British ReformationBruce Gordon: The Authority of Antiquity: England and the Protestant Latin BibleElisabeth Leedham-Green: Unreliable WitnessesJohn S. Craig: Erasmus or Calvin? The politics of book purchase in the early modern English parishCarl R. Trueman and Carrie Euler: The Reception of Martin Luther in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century EnglandTorrance Kirby: Peter Martyr Vermigli's political theology and the Elizabethan ChurchJane E. A. Dawson: John Knox, Christopher Goodman and the 'Example of Geneva'Anthony Milton: The Church of England and the Palatinate, 1566-1642Nicholas Thompson: Martin Bucer and Early Seventeenth-Century Scottish IrenicismHoward Hotson: 'A Reformation of Common Learning': Educational reform in Reformed central Europe and its reception in the English-speaking world, c. 1642Andrew Pettegree: Afterword