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Download PDF by Jonathan Willis: The Reformation of the Decalogue: Religious Identity and the

By Jonathan Willis

ISBN-10: 1108416608

ISBN-13: 9781108416603

The Reformation of the Decalogue tells very important yet formerly untold tales: of the way the English Reformation reworked the which means of the 10 Commandments, and of the ways that the 10 Commandments helped to form the English Reformation itself. Adopting a thematic constitution, it contributes new insights to the historical past of the English Reformation, overlaying subject matters akin to monarchy and legislation, sin and salvation, and Puritanism and renowned faith. It comprises, for the 1st time, a finished research of surviving Elizabethan and Early Stuart 'commandment forums' in parish church buildings, and offers a chain of ten case experiences at the Commandments themselves, exploring their moving meanings and value within the fingers of Protestant reformers. Willis combines background, theology, artwork historical past and musicology, along literary and cultural reports, to discover this unusually missed yet major subject in a piece that refines our realizing of British historical past from the 1480s to 1625.

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