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Ablasskampagnen des Spätmittelalters

Luthers Thesen von 1517 im Kontext

[Late Medieval Campaigns against the Sale of Indulgences: Luther’s 1517 Theses in Context]

Ed. by Rehberg, Andreas

Series:Bibliothek des Deutschen Historischen Instituts in Rom 132

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    Publication Date:
    May 2017
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    Aims and Scope

    Martin Luther’s Theses against indulgences (1517) provided the impetus for the Reformation. This volume examines the context of this epochal moment against the backdrop of the extensive campaigns against indulgences that had roiled Church life over the previous two centuries. The essays explore theological, canonical, societal, economic, and cultural aspects of the sale of indulgences in the Late Middle Ages.


    24.0 x 17.0 cm
    xviii, 712 pages
    24 Fig.
    German, English, Italian
    Type of Publication:
    Reformation; Piety; Trade of Indulgences; Martin Luther
    Academics (Theology and Religious Studies, Church Law, Cultural History)

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    Andreas Rehberg, Deutsches Historisches Institut in Rom, Italy.


    "Die Beiträge umfassen Themen zu Rechtskonzepten des Gewissens und ihrer Umsetzung in den Lehren vom öffentlichen Recht, vom Kirchenrecht aus theologie-, rechts- und philosophiegeschichtlichen Perspektiven. Die Lektüre lässt den Leser bereichert zurück."
    Prof. Dr. Michael Droege in: fachbuchjournal 5 (2017), S. 67

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