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Published: 09 June 2011

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780199765935

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Reading Augustine in the Reformation

The Flexibility of Intellectual Authority in Europe, 1500-1620

Arnoud S. Q. Visser

Oxford Studies in Historical Theology

  • Systematically grounds Augustine's theological reception in the history of reading and the material culture of books and manuscripts
  • Not restricted to a particular confessional party or specific geographic boundaries, but offers a cross-confessional account of Augustine's appropriation in early modern Europe
  • Contributes to a more advanced understanding of the nature of intellectual authority in the early modern period