The Imaginative World of the Reformation by Peter Matheson

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In this small gem of Reformation research, Peter Matheson offers a rich view of the Reformation as it appeared in pamphlets and sermons, woodcuts and paintings, poetry and song, correspondence and the contours of daily life. The popular media he explores evince the Reformation's novel use of images and metaphors, its deep effects on personal and family life and spirituality, heightened civic engagement, great utopian dreams and experiments, as well as its nightmarish excesses.
 

About Peter Matheson

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Matheson is Professor of Church History at Knox Theological Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand.
 
Published July 1, 2001 by Fortress Press. 168 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Travel. Non-fiction

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