Hatred in Print: Catholic Propaganda and Protestant Identity During the French Wars of Religion

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Catholic polemical works, and their portrayal of Protestants in print in particular, are the central focus of this work. In contrast with Germany, French Catholics used printing effectively and agressively to promote the Catholic cause. In seeking to explain why France remained a Catholic country, the French Catholic response must be taken into account. Rather than confront the Reformation on its own terms, the Catholic reaction concentrated on discrediting the Protestant cause in the eyes of the Catholic majority. This ...

Hatred in Print: Catholic Propaganda and Protestant Identity During the French Wars of Religion 2002, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754602842

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