The Uses Of Reform

Author: Michael F. Graham
Editor: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004102613
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This work examines the social impact of Reformed protestantism through a study of the workings of the network of disciplinary courts created in Scotland during the second half of the sixteenth century.
The Uses of Reform
Language: en
Pages: 373
Authors: Michael F. Graham
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: BRILL

This work examines the social impact of Reformed protestantism through a study of the workings of the network of disciplinary courts created in Scotland during the second half of the sixteenth century.
The Uses of Reform: 'Godly Discipline' and Popular Behavior in Scotland and Beyond, 1560-1610
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: M.F. Graham
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-11 - Publisher: BRILL

This work examines the social impact of Reformed protestantism through a study of the workings of the network of disciplinary courts created in Scotland during the second half of the sixteenth century.
Bonagratia Von Bergamo
Language: de
Pages: 424
Authors: Eva Luise Wittneben
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: BRILL

The study examines the activity of the layman Bonagratia in the Franciscan controversy with the Spirituals and in their debate on the poverty of Christ. This detailed study of his writings demonstrates that Bonagratia elaborated important parts of his Order's arguments in this crucial conflict.
Blasphemies of Thomas Aikenhead
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Michael F Graham
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-20 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

This is the first modern book-length study of the case of Thomas Aikenhead, the sometime University of Edinburgh student who in 1697 earned the unfortunate distinction of being the last person executed for blasphemy in Britain.
Scottish Witches and Witch-Hunters
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: J. Goodare
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-31 - Publisher: Springer

This book brings together twelve studies that collectively provide an overview of the main issues of live interest in Scottish witchcraft. As well as fresh studies of the well-established topic of witch-hunting, the book also launches an exploration of some of the more esoteric aspects of magical belief and practice.