Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 March 2018

208 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198808497

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Remembering the Reformation

An Inquiry into the Meanings of Protestantism

Thomas Albert Howard

  • Explores various meanings attributed to Protestantism by examining past Reformation commemorations
  • Argues that Reformation and Protestant identity has functioned as a crucial ritual of memory, a prophylactic against group forgetfulness and the dissipation of identity
  • Draws on interdisciplinary literature on the social and cultural memory to distinguish between the actual and the remembered past, focusing on the latter