Emden And The Dutch Revolt: Exile And The Development Of Reformed Protestantism

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Emden and the Dutch Revolt: Exile and the Development of Reformed Protestantism

The German town of Emden was, in the sixteenth century, the most important haven for exiled Dutch Protestants. In this book, based on unrivalled knowledge of the contemporary archives, Pettegree explores the role of Emden as a refuge, a training center and, above all, as the major source of Dutch Protestant propaganda. He also provides a unique and invaluable reconstruction of the output of Emden's famous printing presses. The emergence of an independent state in the Netherlands was accompanied by a transformation in the status of Protestantism from a persecuted sect to the dominant religious force in the new Dutch republic. Pettegree shows how the exile churches, the nurseries of Dutch Calvinism, provided military and financial support for the armies of William of Orange and models of church organization for the new state. This book is a major scholarly contribution to our understanding of the origins of the Dutch Republic and the place of Calvinism in the European Reformation.

Specifications of Emden and the Dutch Revolt: Exile and the Development of Reformed Protestantism

GENERAL
AuthorAndrew Pettegree
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Edition1
ISBN-100198227396
ISBN-139780198227397
PublisherClarendon Press
Number Of Pages368
Publication Date1992-07-23
DIMENSIONS
Height8.81 inch.
Length5.75 inch.
Width1.12 inch.
Weight1.36 pounds.

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