Confession and Community in Seventeenth-century France: Catholic and Protestant Coexistence in Aquitaine

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University of Pennsylvania Press, 1993 - Religion - 312 pages

Examines the tolerance between Catholics and Protestants in a period when vicious sectarian strife was the rule of the day. Tolerance here means more than mere coexistence, but a daily interaction between people without regard for their faith.

 

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Contents

Vivre en union et concorde unanimement
17
The Institutional Community
39
Conflict and Arbitration
73
Sociability and Community
91
Chapters Calvinism from Established Church to Sect
119
Folk Devotion and the CounterReformation
152
The Nature of Confessional Ambiguity
193
Religious Identity and Competing Reference
224
European Dimensions of Confessional Coexistence
262
Sources
281
Bibliography
287
Index
307
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Page 294 - Acees du Colloque du millenaire de la Fondation du prieure de La Reole. Bordeaux, 1980.

About the author (1993)

Gregory Hanlon is University Research Professor at Dalhousie University.

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