Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation

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Yale University Press, 2017 - HISTORY - 652 pages
Cover page -- Halftitle page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- PLATES -- PREFACE -- Images -- PART I Reformations before Reformation -- 1 THE IMITATION OF CHRIST -- Before the Rood -- To Be a Christian -- The Living and the Dead -- Print, Piety and Pilgrimage -- Humanists and Barbarians -- Colleges, Trojans and Greeks -- 2 LIGHTS OF THE WORLD -- Like People, Like Priest -- Princes and Paupers -- Dumb Dogs and Pulpit Men -- The State of the Regulars -- Bishops, Legate and Reform -- Observance and Imitation -- The Cloister and the World -- 3 HEAD AND MEMBERS -- The Body of Christ -- Popes and People -- Crown and Tiara -- Tax and Benefice -- Cardinal Legate -- Common Law and Canon Law -- Benefit of Clergy -- Richard Hunne, Heretic -- Whose Reform? -- 4 MARVELLOUS FOOLISHNESS -- Choosing to be Wrong -- Heresy and Reformation of the Church -- The Inner Worlds of Lollardy -- Lollards and their Neighbours -- Heresy and Orthodoxy -- PART II Separations -- 5 CONVERTS -- Assertions against Heresy -- Tyndale's Testament -- Abjuration -- Pathways to Conversion -- Justification -- Contagion and Containment -- Exile and Return -- Factious Labels -- 6 MARTYRS AND MATRIMONY -- Anne and Catherine -- Leviticus and the Legates -- Praemunire and Parliament -- Heresy and the Court -- The Determinations of the Universities -- The Lion's Strength -- Raising the Stakes -- Submission -- Matters of Opinion -- 7 SUPREMACY -- Pulpit Wars -- Security and Succession -- Vicegerency, Visitation and Vengeance -- Superstition and Sodomy -- The Fall of a Queen -- Articles of Faith -- 8 PILGRIMAGE ENDS -- Follow the Cross -- Sugar and Mustard -- Things Tending to Idolatry -- PART III New Christianities -- 9 MUMPSIMUS AND SUMPSIMUS -- Extirpation of Diversities -- A Climax of Evils -- The Advancement of True Religion -- Refrigerate Charity -- 10 JOSIAH
 

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Contents

PART II Separations
121
PART III New Christianities
267
PART IV Unattainable Prizes
417
POSTSCRIPT
574
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
580
NOTES
582
INDEX
631
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About the author (2017)

Peter Marshall is professor of history at the University of Warwick, winner of the Harold J. Grimm Prize for Reformation History, and author of numerous books, including The Reformation: A Very Short Introduction. His book Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation was the winner of the 2018 Wolfson History Prize. He lives in Leamington Spa, UK.

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