Imaginative World of the Reformation
Bloomsbury Academic, Nov 2, 2000 - Religion - 153 pages
The stirrings of the Reformation sweeping through Europe caught the imagination of whole peoples.
While the Reformation has traditionally been understood in terms of changes in social and political structures and history of doctrine, Peter Matheson argues that the underlying shift was in the very perception of reality. It replaced the 'enchanted world' of the medieval church with a different imaginative world, and it is this shift which in turn accounted for the radical nature and extent of the Reformation itself.
A most important and fascinating work of original research and analysis - by one of the world's leading Reformation historians. Comprehensively illustrated.
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