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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
125 words

Religious movement in Europe at the end of the Middle Ages. Although there were differences in the interpretation of scripture ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
236 words

Sixteenth-century European movement that sought reform of the Catholic Church and resulted in the development of Protestantism. More than ...

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The Oxford Companion to Scottish History

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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3,517 words

For generations of Scots, 1560 was the most important year in Scottish history. It has a sense of inevitability about ...

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
152 words

Between Luther's protest of 1517 and the Roman Inquisition's reconstitution in 1542, Italians were free to accept or ...

Reformation, Die

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The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
782 words

the 16th-c. Reformation which affected the whole of Europe, emanated from Germany. Attempts at reforms within the Roman Church had ...

Reformation, The

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
1,482 words

(La Réforme). The course of the Reformation in France before the outbreak of the Wars of Religion in ...

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,268 words

The European Reformation of the 16th century was an immensely complex phenomenon. Beginning in 1517 as Martin Luther's theological challenge ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
Length:
2,163 words

In modern historiography the term Reformation is customarily applied to a series of religious protests and reforms that swept Europe ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
Length:
788 words

The religious reform movement of the early sixteenth century which began with the reform of abuses in the Catholic Church ...

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The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
Length:
1,815 words

The Protestant Reformation of the English Church began in 1534 with Henry VIII's decision to renounce papal supremacy and ...

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