Trent: What Happened at the Council

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Harvard University Press, Jan 15, 2013 - Religion - 349 pages
Trent, the Catholic Church’s attempt to put its house in order after the Reformation, has long been praised and blamed for things it never did. This one-volume history, the first in modern times, explores the volatile issues that pushed several Holy Roman emperors, kings and queens of France, five popes, and all of Europe to the brink of disaster.

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Jesuit historian O’Malley (theology, Georgetown Univ.; What Happened at Vatican II) goes beyond the myths to study what actually happened at the Council of Trent (1545–63), at which the Catholic ... Read full review

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John W. O’Malley is University Professor at Georgetown University.

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