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Cultures of Calvinism in Early Modern Europe

Crawford Gribben and Graeme Murdock


Calvinism has been associated with distinctive literary cultures, with republican, liberal, and participatory political cultures, with cultures of violence and vandalism, with enlightened cultures, with cultures of social discipline, with secular cultures, and with the emergence of capitalism. Despite these many associations, this volume recognizes that Reformed Protestantism did not develop as a uniform tradition with straightforward social, cultural, or political implications. This book assesses the complex character and impact of Calvinism in early modern Europe. It analyzes the ways in whi ... More

Keywords: Calvinism, theology, education, philosophy, literature, theater, visual culture, identity, war, discipline

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Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190456283
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190456283.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Crawford Gribben, editor
Long Room Hub Senior Lecturer in Early Modern Print Culture, Trinity College, Dublin

Graeme Murdock, editor
Associate Professor in European History, Trinity College, Dublin

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Crawford Gribben and Graeme Murdock

Part I Cultures of the Word

5 Calvinism and Literature

Mark S. Sweetnam

Part II Visual and Performing Cultures

Part III Cultures of Behavior

9 Calvinism and War

Christine Kooi

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