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The Zurich connection and Tudor political theology /
by W.J. Torrance Kirby.
imprint
Leiden : Brill, 2007.
description
xi, 283 p. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
9004156186 (hbk.), 9789004156180 (hbk.)
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imprint
Leiden : Brill, 2007.
isbn
9004156186 (hbk.)
9789004156180 (hbk.)
catalogue key
6009937
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
W. J. Torrance Kirby is Professor of Church History in the Faculty of Religious Studies, McGill University.
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
Through study of selected texts of their political theology, this book explores crucial intellectual links between England and Zurich which came to exert a significant influence on the institutions of the Tudor church and commonwealth.
Description for Reader
Scholars of Reformation and Renaissance thought, students of English Reformation history, Church history, and early-modern political thought, students of Protestant scholasticism and of sixteenth-century philosophy and theology.
Long Description
Should students of Tudor political thought be interested in a feisty Swiss republican who hardly set foot outside his home canton of Zurich, and a Florentine aristocrat who spent just five years of his career in England? This book presents the case for including two leading lights of the Schola Tigurina-Heinrich Bullinger and Peter Martyr Vermigli-among the chief architects of the protestant religious and political settlement constructed under Edward VI and consolidated under Elizabeth I. Through study of selected texts of their political theology, this book explores crucial intellectual links between England and Zurich which came to exert a significant influence on the institutions of the Tudor church and commonwealth.
Main Description
Should students of Tudor political thought be interested in a feisty Swiss republican who hardly set foot outside his home canton of Zurich, and a Florentine aristocrat who spent just five years of his career in England? This book presents the case for including two leading lights of the Schola Tigurina Heinrich Bullinger and Peter Martyr Vermigli among the chief architects of the protestant religious and political settlement constructed under Edward VI and consolidated under Elizabeth I. Through study of selected texts of their political theology, this book explores crucial intellectual links between England and Zurich which came to exert a significant influence on the institutions of the Tudor church and commonwealth.
Main Description
The book investigates and interprets the influence of the political theology of Heinrich Bullinger and Peter Martyr Vermigli in mid-Tudor England and especially on the theory, implementation, and consolidation of the Elizabethan constitutional and religio
Title Summary
"Should students of Tudor political thought be interested in a feisty Swiss republican who hardly set foot outside his home canton of Zurich, and a Florentine aristocrat who spent just five years of his career in England? This book presents the case for including two leading lights of the Schola Tigurina - Heinrich Bullinger and Peter Martyr Vermigli - among the chief architects of the Protestant religious and political settlement constructed under Edward VI and consolidated under Elizabeth I. Through study of selected texts of their political ideology, this book explores crucial intellectual links between England and Zurich which came to exert a significant influence on the institutions of the Tudor church and commonwealth."--BOOK JACKET.
Table of Contents
Abbreviationsp. vii
Acknowledgementsp. ix
Illustrationsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
'Cura religionis': the prophetical office and the civil magistratep. 25
Text: Bullinger, Of the office of the Magistrate (1552)p. 43
'The Godly Prince': the union of civil and ecclesiastical jurisdictionp. 59
Text: Vermigli, Of ciuill and ecclesiasticall power (1561)p. 75
'Synne and Sedition': penitence and the duty of obediencep. 121
Text: Vermigli, A Sermon concernynge the tyme of rebellion (1549)p. 149
'A holy Deborah for our times': a panegyric to Elizabethp. 181
Text: Vermigli, Epistle to the Princess Elizabeth (1558)p. 193
'Relics of the Amorites': the civil magistrate and religious uniformityp. 203
Text: Bullinger, Concerning thapparel of ministers (1566)p. 221
Appendicesp. 235
'Vermilius Absconditus': the Zurich portraitp. 235
Text: Vermigli, An Epistle to the Duke of Somerset (1550)p. 245
Bibliographyp. 259
Indexp. 273
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