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Nîmes: A Sixteenth-Century City

Allan A. Tulchin

in That Men Would Praise the Lord: The Reformation in Nimes, 1530-1570

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736522
eISBN:
9780199866229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736522.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter begins by discussing Nîmes’s political and human geography, focusing on the province of Languedoc. It then discusses the town’s major institutions, including the présidial court, ... More


Introduction

Andrew D. Brown

in Popular Piety in Late Medieval England: The Diocese of Salisbury 1250-1550

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198205210
eISBN:
9780191676550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205210.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

In 1465, during the month of May, Sir Edmund Leversedge of Frome, a ‘wretched and sinful creature’, was struck down with ‘the plage of pestylence’. His face turned black as coal, his swollen tongue ... More


Suffering and the Theology of the Cross

Ronald K. Rittgers

in The Reformation of Suffering: Pastoral Theology and Lay Piety in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199795086
eISBN:
9780199950171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795086.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the development of Luther’s theology of the cross and discusses the place of human and divine suffering within it, demonstrating how Luther parted significantly from traditional ... More


Cornerstones: Iconoclasm and the Making of the Prayer Wall

Yuliya Komska

in The Icon Curtain: The Cold War's Quiet Border

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226154190
eISBN:
9780226154220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226154220.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Religion, a key Cold War weapon, laid the first cornerstones of the “prayer wall.” Along the border, evidence of faith’s breakdown in the East became manifest when religious images from ... More


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