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Counter-Reformation

Overview page. Subjects: History — Literature.

A revival in the Roman Catholic Church between the mid-16th and mid-17th centuries. It had its origins in reform movements which were independent of the Protestant Reformation, but it...

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Counter-Reformation Theologians

Michael Moriarty.

in Disguised Vices

September 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 17033 words.

The chapter discusses the handling of these questions by Roman Catholic theologians of the Counter-Reformation. In general, their position is shown to be broadly equivalent to that of...

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Counter-Reformation

Overview page. Subjects: History — Literature.

A revival in the Roman Catholic Church between the mid-16th and mid-17th centuries. It had its origins in reform movements which were independent of the Protestant Reformation, but it...

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A Counter‐Reformation Childhood

Stephen Haliczer.

in Between Exaltation and Infamy

September 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 7832 words.

Families during the Counter‐Reformation were characterized by intense piety and harsh discipline. Frequently motivated by economic restraints, parents subjugated children to a home life...

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Mariology in the Counter Reformation

Robert Fastiggi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mary

August 2019; p ublished online September 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Religion in the Ancient World. 7099 words.

This chapter discusses the Marian doctrine and devotion of the Counter-Reformation (c. 1550–1700), which is also called the Post-Tridentine era, the Baroque age, or the early modern period....

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Theologies of Salvation in the Reformation and Counter-Reformation

Edited by Frank A. James III.

in Christian Theologies of Salvation

October 2017; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 3510 words.

This overview chapter for the third part of the book covers the theologies of salvation in the Reformation and Catholic Counter-Reformation. It covers both the theology of the Reformers, in...

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 The Cross in the Catholic Reformation and Counter‐Reformation

Richard Viladesau.

in The Triumph of the Cross

May 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 39029 words.

The theology of the passion in the Catholic Counter‐Reformation is examined in the decress of the Council of Trent and in the Catechism written by Robert Bellarmine. The art of the early...

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Theologies of Sacraments in the Reformation and Catholic Counter-Reformation

Michael S. Horton.

in Christian Theologies of the Sacraments

July 2017; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 5002 words.

This overview chapter for the second part of the book contrasts the theologies of the sacraments in the Reformation era with those of the Catholic Counter-Reformation. Salvation in the...

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The Counter-Reformation at Local Level

Regina Pörtner.

in The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe

September 2001; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 16309 words.

Ferdinand's facile political victory over the Inner Austrian estates during his reign was not matched by equally swift progress of the Counter-Reformation in the villages and...

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The Limits of the Counter-Reformation

Regina Pörtner.

in The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe

September 2001; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 17982 words.

Ferdinand II successfully terminated a Counter-Reformation campaign that had received its first impetus from the meeting of Habsburg and Wittelsbach princes in Munich in October 1579, but...

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The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe

Regina Pörtner.

September 2001; p ublished online January 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 324 pages.

This is an account of religious belief and conflict in the strategically important province of Inner Austria between 1580 and 1630. It shows how Protestantisation in the first half of the...

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Counter-Reformation

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 241 words.

A revival in the *Roman Catholic Church between the mid-16th and mid-17th centuries. It had its origins in reform movements which were independent of the Protestant ...

Counter-Reformation

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 231 words.

The revival of the RC Church in Europe, usually considered as extending from the middle of the 16th cent. to

Counter-Reformation

in The Oxford Companion to Architecture

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 278 words.

The term refers to the offensive mounted by the Church of Rome against the advance of the Protestant Reformation in

Counter-Reformation

Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray and Peter Murray.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 143 words.

Sometimes also called Catholic Reform, this was the reaction of the Roman Church to the late 15th-century demands for reform which culminated in the Lutheran and Calvinist movements from ...

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Counter-Reformation

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 74 words.

the reform of the Church of Rome in the 16th and 17th centuries which was stimulated by the Protestant Reformation. Measures to oppose the spread of the Reformation were resolved on at the...

Counter-Reformation

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 832 words.

The revival of the RC Church in Europe, usually considered as extending from about the middle of the 16th cent. to the period of the ...

Counter-Reformation

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 358 words.

The movement of Catholic renewal represented in the Council of Trent has long been seen as a reaction to the

Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

Simone Laqua-O'Donnell.

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 240 pages.

Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster examines how women from different social backgrounds encountered the Counter-Reformation. The focus is on Münster, a city in the...

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Confessional Mobility and English Catholics in Counter-Reformation Europe

Liesbeth Corens.

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); History of Religion. 256 pages.

In the wake of England’s break with Rome and gradual reformation, English Catholics took root outside of the country, in Catholic countries across Europe. Their arrival and the foundation...

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Sound, Pilgrimage, and the Spiritual Geography of Counter-Reformation Bavaria

Alexander J. Fisher.

in Music, Piety, and Propaganda

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music Theory and Analysis. 19107 words.

Chapter 6 reflects on the soundscapes of Catholic pilgrimage in Counter-Reformation Bavaria, tracing significant sounds at various stages of a pilgrim’s journey, from departure to return....

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