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Reformation of the Dead (Early Modern History: Society and Culture)

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Koslofsky examines the human encounter with death in Germany from the eve of the Reformation to the rise of Pietism. The Protestant Reformation transformed the funeral more profoundly than any other ritual of the traditional church. Luther's doctrine of salvation 'by faith alone' made the foundation of the traditional funeral, intercession for the dead in Purgatory, obsole ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published October 21st 1999 by Palgrave Schol, Print UK
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