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Dixon, C. Scott

Protestants: A History from Wittenberg to Pennsylvania 1517 - 1740

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Protestants: A History from Wittenberg to Pennsylvania, 1517-1740 presents a comprehensive thematic history of the rise and influence of the branches of Christianity that emerged out of the Protestant Reformation.

  • Represents the only English language single-volume survey of the rise of early modern Protestantism from its Lutheran beginnings in Germany to its spread to America

  • Offers a thematic approach to Protestantism by tracing its development within the social, political, and cultural context of early modern Europe

  • Introduces innovative argument that the central dynamic of Protestantism was not its struggle with Catholicism but its own inner dynamic

  • Breaks from traditional scholarship by arguing that the rise of Reformation Protestantism lasted at least two centuries

  • Unites Old World and New World Protestant histories

Keywords: Protestants, Lutherism, Calvinism, Anglicanism, Catholicism

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
304 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444328110
Printed ISBN
9781405150842

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