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Piety and modernity
Third volume in the series Dynamics of Religious Reform. Piety and Modernity examines the dynamics of religious reform from the point of view of piety and devotional life between 1780 and 1920 in Britain, Ireland, Scandinavia, Germany, and the Low Countries. The 'long' nineteenth century saw the introduction of devotional organizations as a means of channeling popular religion. This era also witnessed the translation and publication of devotional books, journals, and pamphlets on a massive scale....
Engels, 336 pagina's (PDF, 44 MB), Universitaire Pers Leuven, Leuven, 2017
Andrea Alciati Andreae Alciati contra vitam monasticam epistula
Criticism of monastic life by one of Europe's major Renaissance figures. In his letter Against Monastic Life (1514-17) Andrea Alciato, an Italian jurist and writer famous for his Emblemata, urges his friend Bernardus Mattius to reconsider his choice of monastic life. Alciato makes his argument by criticizing religious superstition, the Church's hierarchy, and monastic practices, particularly the Franciscans' hypocrisy, wealth, and divisiveness. Instead, he defends a stoic, civic humanism. Due to...
Latijn, Engels, 144 pagina's (PDF, 2 MB), Universitaire Pers Leuven, Leuven, 2017