Sin and Confession on the Eve of the Reformation

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Although John Calvin often likened sacramental confession to butchery, the Council of Trent declared that for those who approached it worthily, it was made easy by its "great benefits and consolations." Thomas Tentler describes and evaluates the effectiveness of sacramental confession as a functioning institution designed "to cause guilt as well as cure guilt," seeing it in its proper place as a part of the social fabric of the Middle Ages. The author examines the institution of confession in practice as well as in theory, ...

Sin and Confession on the Eve of the Reformation 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691643823

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Sin and Confession on the Eve of the Reformation 2015, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691616568

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Sin and Confession on the Eve of the Reformation 1977, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

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