Politics and the Reformation

  • R. W. Scribner
  • C. Scott Dixon
Part of the Studies in European History book series (SEURH)


From the very beginning, the question of religious reform was so inextricably linked to political issues that it could never give rise to an unpolitical Reformation. Politics created complications at three levels, most of which overlapped: ecclesiastical, communal, and territorial-imperial politics.


Sixteenth Century Town Council Equal Citizen Popular Movement Communal Movement 
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