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Journeymen-Printers, Heresy, and the Inquisition in Sixteenth-Century Spain

Clive Griffin’s study is a major and exciting contribution to the burgeoning field of the history of the book. Journeymen-Printers, Heresy, and the Inquisition in Sixteenth-Century Spain provides us with many histories wrapped up in one book: a history of printing and reading; a social and cultural history of the skilled foreign craftsmen who workedContinue reading “Journeymen-Printers, Heresy, and the Inquisition in Sixteenth-Century Spain”

The Jesuits and the Thirty Years War: Kings, Courts, and Confessors

Professor Robert Bireley SJ in his study The Jesuits and the Thirty Years War: Kings, Courts, and Confessors proposes to answer three closely interrelated questions. First, what influence Jesuits and Jesuit confessors in particular had on the policies of war at the courts of Vienna, Munich, Paris, and Madrid during the period of tangled conflictsContinue reading “The Jesuits and the Thirty Years War: Kings, Courts, and Confessors”