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The second edition of The World of Catholic Renewal offers an updated synthesis of the vast scholarship on the history of Catholicism from the Council of Trent in the middle of the sixteenth century to the suppression of the Society of Jesus in the eighteenth century. Professor Hsia discusses the doctrinal and ecclesiastical renewal after Trent and the progress of Catholic reconquest in various lands. He analyses the social composition of the Tridentine clergy and the papal curia and studies the making of early modern sainthood and the enclosure of religious women. Encompassing art and architecture, Ronnie Hsia attempts to understand Catholic renewal as a vast historical development that shaped European civilization and also explores its expansion and encounter with non-Christian cultures in America, Africa, and Asia. The new edition of this acclaimed textbook offers an additional chapter on The Catholic Book as well as an updated bibliography.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521841542
ISBN-10: 0521841542
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 284
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 12-May-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - R. Po-chia Hsia

Ronnie Po-Chia Hsia is Professor of History in Pennsylvania State University. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including Trent 1415: Stories of a Ritual Murder Trial (1992) and Blackwell Companion to the World of the Reformation (ed. 2002).

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