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Author Ramsey, Ann W., 1950-

Title Liturgy, politics, and salvation : the Catholic League in Paris and the nature of Catholic reform, 1540-1630 / Ann W. Ramsey.

Published Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  282.443610903 RAMS    AVAILABLE
Physical description pages cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: League Piety: Definitions and Concepts -- Pt. 1. Catholic Militancy and Religious Reform: Tensions between Tradition and Innovation. 1. The Historical Context: Politics, Religion, and the Emergence of the Catholic League in Paris -- Pt. 2. Calvin, the Council of Trent, and Zealous Catholicism. 2. Calvin and the Critique of Performativity. 3. Sacred Performance and the Tasks of Tridentine Reform. 4. Leaguer Zeal and Politique Rationality: Gesture and Competing Visions of Authority -- Pt. 3. Immanence and Sacred Performance in League Piety. 5. The Quantitative Analysis of Symbolic Behavior. 6. Paris Ligueur, 1590: The Fusion of the Civic and the Sacred. 7. The League and the Definition of Catholic Reform: An Experiential Approach. 8. The Boundaries of Community and the Body of Christ: Cultural Meaning in the Ascendancy of Five over Thirteen -- Conclusion: Economies of Salvation ca. 1540-ca.1630: The Nature of the Sacred and the Power to Make Meaning.
Epilogue: The Triumph of Transcendence: Science and Homo Religiosus on the Eve of the Enlightenment -- App. A. Genealogical Table of the Houses of Valois and Bourbon -- App. B. Genealogical Table for the Chief Catholic Princely Houses of Guise and Lorraine -- App. C. Eight Variables to Analyze Performativity -- App. D. Leaguers: Criteria for Identification and Basic Testator Data, 1590 -- App. E. Master Notary Chart, 1590 -- App. F. Overall Performativity Ranking for Notaries, 1590 -- App. G. The World of Leaguer Preachers and Clerics -- App. H. Testator Members of the University Milieu -- App. I. Twenty-One Testators Using Service-Related Number Symbolism, 1590 -- App. J. Fourteen Testators Using Symbolic Numbers in Bequests to the Poor, 1590 -- App. K. The Coding of a Will -- App. L. Comparison of Leaguers with a Reference Population of Non-Leaguers, 1590; Comparison with Testator Populations of 1543-44 and 1630.
Subject Sainte Ligue (1576-1593)
Religion and politics -- France -- Paris -- History -- 16th century.
Calvinism -- France -- Paris -- History.
Paris (France) -- Church history -- 16th century.
France -- History -- Wars of the Huguenots, 1562-1598.
ISBN 1580460313 (alk. paper)