The reformation of suffering : pastoral theology and lay piety in late medieval and early modern Germany / Ronald K. Rittgers.
This text examines the genesis of Protestant doctrines of suffering among the leading reformers and then traces the transmission of these doctrines from the reformers to the common clergy. It also examines the reception of these ideas by lay people.
New York :
Oxford University Press,
|Series:||Oxford studies in historical theology.
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