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The Italian Reformers and the Zurich Church, C.1540-1620

The Italian Reformers and the Zurich Church C Recently scholars have become increasingly aware of Zurich s role as an intellectual and cultural centre of the European Reformation This study focuses on a little known aspect of the Zurich church s

  • Title: The Italian Reformers and the Zurich Church, C.1540-1620
  • Author: Mark Taplin
  • ISBN: 9780754609780
  • Page: 249
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Recently scholars have become increasingly aware of Zurich s role as an intellectual and cultural centre of the European Reformation This study focuses on a little known aspect of the Zurich church s international activity its relationship with Italian speaking evangelicals during the period 1540 1620 The work assesses the importance of Zwinglian influences within the eRecently scholars have become increasingly aware of Zurich s role as an intellectual and cultural centre of the European Reformation This study focuses on a little known aspect of the Zurich church s international activity its relationship with Italian speaking evangelicals during the period 1540 1620 The work assesses the importance of Zwinglian influences within the early Italian evangelical movement and Zurich s contribution to the spread of the Reformation in Italian speaking territories such as Locarno and southern GraubA1 4nden It shows how, following the establishment of the Roman Inquisition in July 1542, senior Zurich churchmen emerged as important points of contact for Italian reformers in exile A central concern of the study is the threat to the integrity of the Zwinglian settlement posed by religious radicals within the Italian exile community Although the radicals were relatively few in number, their activities had a profound influence on the way in which the community as a whole came to be perceived by the Swiss and other Reformed churches In Zurich, the turning point was a series of doctrinal disputes during the mid sixteenth century, which culminated in the dissolution of the city s Italian church in November 1563 The alliance forged in the course of those disputes between the leadership of the Zurich church and theologically conservative Italian exiles became the basis for close co operation in subsequent decades Drawing heavily on unpublished sources from Swiss archives, the volume sheds light on the processes by which the boundaries of Reformed orthodoxy came to be defined In particular, it demonstrates the importance of theological controversy and polemic as catalysts for the systematisation of doctrine during this period.

    Italian Radicals The Italian Radicals Italian Radicali Italiani are a political party in Italy, which describes itself as a liberale, liberista e libertario, where liberista denotes economic liberalism and libertario a form of cultural liberalism concerning moral issues. From to the party intended to be the Italian section of the Transnational Radical Party TRP , that is to say the Erasmus Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus d z d r i s r z m s October July , known as Erasmus or Erasmus of Rotterdam, was a Dutch Christian Humanist who was the greatest scholar of the northern Renaissance Originally trained as a Catholic priest, Erasmus was an important figure in classical scholarship who wrote in a pure Latin style. CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA Italy NEW ADVENT In ancient times Italy had several other names it was called Saturnia, in honour of Saturn Enotria, wine producing land Ausonia, land of the Ausonians Hesperia, land to the west of Greece Tyrrhenia, etc The name Italy, which seems to have been taken from vitulus, to signify a land abounding in cattle, was applied at first to a very limited territory Lecture Renaissance Portraits The History Guide The IDEA OF THE RENAISSANCE is complicated and full of problems of interpretation and definition The expression Renaissance is a value charged expression because it carries with it a whole series of connotations that go beyond just the simple meaning of rebirth. Italian states before A N World Statesmen Italian states before , rulers, history Lordship of Castiglione delle Stiviere

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