Sixteenth Century Essays & Studies, Vol. 18
This book, honoring Gerald Strauss, one of the foremost historians of early modern Germany, is divided into three parts: Intellectual Life, Society, and Politics. The essays offer interesting and helpful perspectives from senior scholars on the intersection of social and political developments with ecclesiastical and ideological concerns in the early modern period. There are thirteen essays in all.
The Antichrist in the Early German Reformation: Reflections on Theology and Propaganda
Hans J. Hillerbrand
Discovery of Hebrew ad Discrimination against the Jews: The Veritas Hebraica as Double-Edged Sword in Renaissance and Reformation
Heiko A. Oberman
Radical Religion and the Age of Reason
Andrew C. Fix
Haug Marschalck: Lay Supporter of the Reform
Miriam Usher Christman
First Impressions in the Strasbourg Press
Mark U. Edwards Jr.
Alternatives to the Lutheran Reformation and the Rise of Lutheran Identity
Kinder, Küche, Kirche: Social Ideology in the Sermons of Johannes Mathesius
Success and Failure of the Reformation: Popular “Apologies” from the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Between State and Community: Religious and Ethnic Minorities in Early Modern Germany
R. Po-chia Hsia
Ideology Meets the Empire: Reformed Convents and the Reformation
Merry E. Wiesner
Some Peculiarities of German Histories in the Early Modern Era
Thomas A. Brady Jr.
Curious Georgics: The German Nobility and Their Crisis of Legitimacy in the Late Sixteenth Century
H. C. Erik Midelfort
The Social Role of Seventeenth-Century German Territorial States
Richard L. Gawthrop
This volume belongs in every college, university, and seminary library.
—Robert A. Kolb, Religious Studies Review
These articles are exemplary of the extraordinary quality of present day Reformation studies, both in level of scholarship and variety of topics covered.
—Kyle C. Sessions, Catholic Historical Review