The Stripping Of The Altars : Traditional Religion in England 1400-1580. Eamon Duffy.

The Stripping Of The Altars : Traditional Religion in England 1400-1580

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992. Softcover. Used. Good. Item #13507

This prize-winning account of the pre-Reformation church recreates lay people’s experience of religion in fifteenth-century England. Eamon Duffy shows that late medieval Catholicism was neither decadent nor decayed, but was a strong and vigorous tradition, and that the Reformation represented a violent rupture from a popular and theologically respectable religious system. For this edition, Duffy has written a new Preface reflecting on recent developments in our understanding of the period.

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