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Published: 25 April 2021

176 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780197266939

Bookseller Code (06)

Metaphysics in the Reformation

The Case of Peter Martyr Vermigli

Silvianne Aspray

British Academy Monographs

  • The first book to consider the implied metaphysics of the Reformation, connecting Reformation studies with discourses about metaphysical shifts in the development of modernity.
  • Argues that the metaphysics of the Reformation is complex and acquits the Reformation (and Protestantism) of the charge that it is a 'carrier' or promotor of a full-blown univocity of being.
  • Suggests a new methodology to consider the metaphysical commitments of historical texts which are not explicitly metaphysical. This method can be fruitfully applied to other similar sources in the history of theology.
  • Offers a substantive contribution to scholarship on Peter Martyr Vermigli, considering all major aspects of Vermigli's work and the relevant secondary literature and can therefore serve as an introduction to Vermigi's work to those not familiar with it.