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Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800 by Kasper von Greyerz

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christianity,
  • History of religion,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Europe - General,
  • History,
  • Religion / History,
  • Europe,
  • Religion and culture,
  • Religious life and customs

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10135193M
ISBN 100195327667
ISBN 109780195327663

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In the pre-industrial societies of early modern Europe, religion was a vessel of fundamental importance in making sense of personal and collective social, cultural and spiritual exercises. Developments from this era had immediate impact on these societies, much of 4/5(1). In the pre-industrial societies of early modern Europe, religion was a vessel of fundamental importance in making sense of personal and collective social, cultural, and spiritual exercises. Developments in this era had immediate impact on these societies, many of . "Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe, –" published on by Oxford University Press. Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe, Kasper von Greyerz. In the pre-industrial societies of early modern Europe, religion was a vessel of fundamental importance in making sense of personal and collective social, cultural and spiritual exercises.

When I wrote the foreword to the original German edition of this book in March , I took the secularized social and cultural climate in which Europeans live today as a reason for reminding the reader of the special effort he or she had to make in order to grasp the central role of religion in the cultures and societies of early modern Europe. Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe: By Kaspar von Greyerz. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. $ Article PDF AvailableAuthor: John Roney.   Synopsis. In the pre-industrial societies of early modern Europe, religion was a vessel of fundamental importance in making sense of personal and collective social, cultural and spiritual exercises. Developments from this era had immediate impact on these societies, much of which resonates to the present day.4/5(1). History of Europe - History of Europe - The emergence of modern Europe, – The 16th century was a period of vigorous economic expansion. This expansion in turn played a major role in the many other transformations—social, political, and cultural—of the early modern age. By the population in most areas of Europe was increasing after two centuries of decline or stagnation.

Introduction Introduction. Religion and Culture: Popular Culture and Religiosity. Chapter: (p.3) Introduction Source: Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe, – Author(s): Kaspar Von Greyerz Thomas Dunlap Publisher: Oxford University Press. Book review by John B. Roney. Greyerz, Kaspar von. Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe: Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, Author: John B. Roney. Abstract and Keywords. This article discusses the volatile changes in Europe, as the urban revival of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, signalled by the rise of capital cities in all regions and the foundation of hundreds of new market towns, gave way to urban stagnation or by: 2. Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe, Kasper von Greyerz In the pre-industrial societies of early modern Europe, religion was a vessel of fundamental importance in making sense of personal and collective social, cultural and spiritual exercises.