Description - The Protestant Clergy of Early Modern Europe by C. Scott Dixon
"The Protestant Clergy of Early Modern Europe" provides a comprehensive survey of the Protestant clergy in Europe during the confessional age. Eight contributions, written by historians with specialist research knowledge in the field, offer the reader a wide ranging synthesis of the main concerns of current historiography. Themes include the origins and the evolution of the Protestant clergy during the age of Reformation, the role and function of the clergy in the context of early modern history, and the contribution of the clergy to the developments of the age (the making of confessions, education, the reform of culture, social and political thought).
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Author Biography - C. Scott Dixon
C. SCOTT DIXON is Senior Lecturer in European History at the Queen's University of Belfast. His publications include The Reformation and Rural Society: The Parishes of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Kulmbach, 1528-1603 (Cambridge, 1996), (editor) The German Reformation: The Essential Readings (Oxford, 1999) and The Reformation in Germany (Oxford, 2002). - LUISE SCHORN-SHUTTE is Professor of Modern History at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Her publications include Evangelische Geistlichkeit in der Fruhneuzeit. Deren Anteil an der Entfaltung fruhmoderner Staatlichkeit und Gesellschaft (Gutersloh, 1996), Die Reformation: Vorgeschichte - Verlauf - Wirkung (Munchen, 1996), and (editor with W. Sparn) Evangelische Pfarrer: zur sozialen und politischen Rolle einer burgerlichen Gruppe in der deutschen Gesellschaft des 18 bis 20 Jahrhunderts (Stuttgart, 1997).