Historical Dictionary of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements ; 100)

Historical Dictionary of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements ; 100)


The Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century has characteristically been considered as marking the onset of modernity in Europe. It ultimately broke up the federal Christendom of the center a while, less than the management of the papacy and substituted for it a continent of self reliant and nationwide states, autonomous of Rome.

The Historical Dictionary of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation presents a finished account of 2 chains of events―the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Counter-Reformation―that have left an everlasting imprint on Europe, the USA, and the area at huge. this is often performed via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over three hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on folks, locations, international locations, associations, doctrines, principles, and occasions.

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