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Church robbers and reformers in Germany, 1525-1547 [electronic resource] : confiscation and religious purpose in the Holy Roman Empire / by Christopher Ocker.

By: Ocker, Christopher.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions: v. 114.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xx, 338 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 9789047409984 (electronic bk.); 9047409981 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Luther, Martin, 1483-1546. Schmalkaldischen Artikel | Reformation | Church property | Holy Roman Empire -- Church history -- 16th century | Luther, Martin, 1483-1546 | RELIGION -- Christianity -- History | Reformatie | Secularisatie (onteigening van kerkelijke goederen) | Kerk en staat | Duitsland | Luther, Martin | Schmalkaldische Artikel | Konfiskation | Kirchenpolitik | S�akularisation | Reformation | Kirchengut | DeutschlandGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Church robbers and reformers in Germany, 1525-1547.DDC classification: 274.3/06 Other classification: 15.70 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Church property -- Church robbers -- The League of Schmalkalden and the Imperial Chamber Court -- Theological advice -- Toward a common position -- The Schmalkald recommendation of 1540 -- The colloquies, the war, and the peace -- Dominions -- Prospect/Retrospect.
Summary: This is a study of the religious controversy that broke out with Martin Luther, from the vantage of church property. The controversy eventually produced a Holy Roman Empire of two churches. This is not an economic history. Rather, the book shows how acceptance of confiscation was won, and how theological advice was essential to the success of what is sometimes called a crucial if early stage of confessional state-building. It reviews the character of sacred property in the late Middle Ages, surveys confiscations in Reformation Germany on illustrative examples, summarizes the League of Schmalkalden's defense of confiscations, systematically studies theological memoranda that shaped a common policy in the League, and shows the role of that common position in religious politics.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-329) and index.

Church property -- Church robbers -- The League of Schmalkalden and the Imperial Chamber Court -- Theological advice -- Toward a common position -- The Schmalkald recommendation of 1540 -- The colloquies, the war, and the peace -- Dominions -- Prospect/Retrospect.

This is a study of the religious controversy that broke out with Martin Luther, from the vantage of church property. The controversy eventually produced a Holy Roman Empire of two churches. This is not an economic history. Rather, the book shows how acceptance of confiscation was won, and how theological advice was essential to the success of what is sometimes called a crucial if early stage of confessional state-building. It reviews the character of sacred property in the late Middle Ages, surveys confiscations in Reformation Germany on illustrative examples, summarizes the League of Schmalkalden's defense of confiscations, systematically studies theological memoranda that shaped a common policy in the League, and shows the role of that common position in religious politics.

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