Religion and the People from the Middle Ages Through the Counter-Reformation
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Religion and the People from the Middle Ages Through the Counter-Reformation Studies in the History of Popular Religious Beliefs and Practices by James Obelkevich

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Published by Univ of North Carolina Pr .
Written in English


  • Christian sociology,
  • Europe,
  • Religious life and customs

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages341
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Open LibraryOL11294063M
ISBN 10080781332X
ISBN 109780807813324

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  The Counter-Reformation was a period of spiritual, moral, and intellectual revival in the Catholic Church in the 16th and 17th centuries, usually dated from (the opening of the Council of Trent) to (the end of the Thirty Years' War).While it is normally seen as a reaction to the Protestant Reformation, the Counter-Reformation has roots going back to the 15th century, and is therefore. In his book The Waning of the Middle Ages, he argued that the Renaissance was a period of decline from the High Middle Ages, destroying much that was important. He saw in the Renaissance the emergence of the modern spirit of individuality, which the Middle Ages had stifled. Potter, G.R. ed. The New Cambridge Modern History: Volume 1: The. The Reformation Era In the middle ages, the church was the main picture of society. People were living life not through how they truly wanted, but by how they thought the church would accept their ways of life. By the sixteenth century people were beginning to see flaws in the church. Spanish religion was deepened by the Carmelite reforms of St. Theresa of Ávila and by St. John of the Cross. In France the Counter Reformation took root later, after the accession and conversion to Catholicism of Henry IV; the great French figures were St. Francis de Sales and St. Vincent de Paul.