Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 January 2003

256 Pages | 5 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719061585

Bookseller Code (06)


Religion and superstition in Reformation Europe

Helen Parish and William G. Naphy

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Early Modern European History MUP

  • Challenges the assumptions that Catholic piety was innately superstitious, while Protestantism was rational, and suggests that the early modern concept of 'superstition' needs more careful treatment by historians
  • Demands the terminology and presuppositions of historical discourse on the Reformation be altered to remove lingering sectarian polemic

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