One of the major challenges faced by the emergent Protestant faith was how to establish itself in a hitherto Catholic world. This study explores the life and works of one of the earliest and most influential Protestant historians, Johann Sleidan to reveal how history was used to consolidate the new confession and the states which adopted it.
Alexandra Kess is an editor of the correspondence of Heinrich Bullinger at the Institute for Swiss Reformation History at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date of Publication
Christian History & Denominations
St Andrews Studies in Reformation History
Country of Publication
Ashgate Publishing Limited
Includes 4 b&w illustrations
Series Edited by
Professor Euan Cameron,Professor Bruce Gordon,Dr. Bridget Heal,Professor Roger A. Mason,Professor Amy Nelson Burnett,Dr. Andrew Pettegree,Professor Kaspar Von Greyerz,Professor Alec Ryrie,Dr. Felicity Heal