Italian Benedictine Scholars and the Reformation: The Congregation of Santa Giustina of Padua

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European history from 1480 to 1570 was a period of turbulent change, political upheaval, profound moral questioning, and urgent philosophical speculation. This book explores the intriguing role of the almost-forgotten Congregation of Benedictine monks of Italy and southern France in the events of these tumultuous years. From archival and published records, the picture emerges of a closely-knit order of humanist scholars whose religious and philosophical studies later put them in a unique position to understand the Reformers ...

Italian Benedictine Scholars and the Reformation: The Congregation of Santa Giustina of Padua 1986, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198229346

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