Hometown Religion Hardback

Regimes of Coexistence in Early Modern Westphalia

by David M. Luebke;


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Hometown Religion

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The pluralization of Christian religion was the defining fact of cultural life in sixteenth-century Europe. Everywhere they took root, ideas of evangelical reform disturbed the unity of religious observance on which political community was founded. By the third quarter of the sixteenth century, one or another form of Christianity had emerged as dominant in most territories of the Holy Roman Empire.In "Hometown Religion: Regimes of Coexistence in Early Modern Westphalia, " David Luebke examines a territory that managed to escape that fate the prince-bishopric of Munster, a sprawling ecclesiastical principality and the heart of an entire region in which no single form of Christianity dominated. In this confessional "no-man's-land," a largely peaceable order took shape and survived well into the mid-seventeenth century, a unique situation, which raises several intriguing questions: How did Catholics and Protestants manage to share parishes for so long without religious violence? How did they hold together their communities in the face of religious pluralization? Luebke responds by examining the birth, maturation, old age, and death of a biconfessional "regime" a system of laws, territorial agreements, customs, and tacit understandings that enabled Roman Catholics and Protestants, Lutherans as well as Calvinists, to cohabit the territory's parishes for the better part of a century.In revealing how these towns were able to preserve peace and unity in the Age of Religious Wars "Hometown Religion" attests to the power of toleration in the conduct of everyday life."

Hometown Religion by David M. Luebke was published by University of Virginia Press in February 2016. The ISBN for Hometown Religion is 9780813938400.

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Page last updated 19th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherUniversity of Virginia Press (February 2016)
Weight590g
Number of Pages328
Thickness25 mm
Height235 mm
Width156 mm
ISBN9780813938400
ISBN-100813938406
Product Code4451147
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