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Catholic revival in the age of the baroque [electronic resource] : religious identity in southwest Germany, 1550-1750 / Marc R. Forster.

By: Forster, Marc R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: New studies in European history: Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 268 p.) : 4 maps.ISBN: 0511018762 (electronic bk.); 9780511018763 (electronic bk.); 0521780446; 9780521780445; 0511050097; 9780511050091; 0511034849 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511034848 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 0511118589 (electronic bk.); 9780511118586 (electronic bk.); 9780511496493 (electronic bk.); 0511496494 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Catholic Church -- Germany, Southern -- History -- 16th century | Germany, Southern -- Church history -- 16th century | Catholic Church -- Germany, Southern -- History -- 17th century | Germany, Southern -- Church history -- 17th century | Catholic Church -- Germany, Southern -- History -- 18th century | Germany, Southern -- Church history -- 18th century | Catholic Church. -- Germany, Southern -- History -- 16th century | Catholic Church. -- Germany, Southern -- History -- 17th century | Catholic Church. -- Germany, Southern -- History -- 18th century | �Eglise catholique -- Allemagne (Sud) -- Histoire -- 16e si�ecle | �Eglise catholique -- Allemagne (Sud) -- Histoire -- 17e si�ecle | �Eglise catholique -- Allemagne (Sud) -- Histoire -- 18e si�ecle | Allemagne (Sud) -- Histoire religieuse -- 16e si�ecle | Allemagne (Sud) -- Histoire religieuse -- 17e si�ecle | Allemagne (Sud) -- Histoire religieuse -- 18e si�ecle | RELIGION -- Christianity -- Catholic | Rooms-Katholieke Kerk | Hervormingen | Religieuze gebruiken | Culturele identiteit | Katholizismus | Katholische Kirche | Religi�ose Identit�at | Konfessionalit�at | Katholische Erneuerung | Volksfr�ommigkeit | S�udwestdeutschlandGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Catholic revival in the age of the baroque.DDC classification: 282/.434/0903 Other classification: 15.70 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Counter-Reformation offensive, 1550-1650. Confessionalization under Austrian leadership. Tridentine reform in the Bishopric of Constance. Catholic reform under local leadership -- The sacral landscape and pilgrimage piety. The sacral landscape. Pilgrimage piety -- Religious practice. The liturgical year and everyday religious experience. The rise of individual devotion -- Clericalism in the villages. Clericalism and communalism. Clericalism and anti-clericalism. The professionalization of the parish clergy -- The communal church in German Catholicism. The communal church. The priest in the village -- Reformers and intermediaries, 1650-1750. Reform and confessionalization. Intermediaries. Popular Catholicism, local religion and regional patterns.
Summary: Many studies of the subject of 'Catholic identity' seek to credit rulers and church leaders with creating and enforcing religious identity in Germany 'from above'. In contrast, this study argues that there were important and specific local and religious reasons why people came to consider themselves loyal Catholics.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-256) and index.

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Many studies of the subject of 'Catholic identity' seek to credit rulers and church leaders with creating and enforcing religious identity in Germany 'from above'. In contrast, this study argues that there were important and specific local and religious reasons why people came to consider themselves loyal Catholics.

1. The Counter-Reformation offensive, 1550-1650. Confessionalization under Austrian leadership. Tridentine reform in the Bishopric of Constance. Catholic reform under local leadership -- 2. The sacral landscape and pilgrimage piety. The sacral landscape. Pilgrimage piety -- 3. Religious practice. The liturgical year and everyday religious experience. The rise of individual devotion -- 4. Clericalism in the villages. Clericalism and communalism. Clericalism and anti-clericalism. The professionalization of the parish clergy -- 5. The communal church in German Catholicism. The communal church. The priest in the village -- 6. Reformers and intermediaries, 1650-1750. Reform and confessionalization. Intermediaries. Popular Catholicism, local religion and regional patterns.

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Catholic revival in the age of the baroque by Forster, Marc R. ©2001
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