Catholic Resistance in Elizabethan England (Catholic by Victor Houliston

By Victor Houliston

Among ecclesiastical historians, there was elevated curiosity in English Catholicism during the last 20 years end result of the second look of spiritual conflicts in early smooth England, specially the function of the Jesuits. hypothesis approximately Shakespeare's Catholicism has centred the eye of literary students at the event of Elizabethan Catholics. This publication bridges the space among historic and political reviews of the occupation of the Jesuit Robert folks at the one hand and literary reports of Shakespeare and different authors, by means of targeting people' contribution as a author to the polemical tradition of the past due 16th and early 17th centuries. providing a examine of the writing profession of Robert people, chief of the Elizabethan Jesuits, visible as an apostolate in addition to a polemical contestation, this publication relates people' interventions in quite a few controversies in the course of the interval 1580-1610 to the formative reasons of the "Christian listing" (1582), his recognized and phenomenally winning paintings of devotion. This ebook was once initially referred to as the "Book of Resolution", which additionally refers to folks' indefatigability as a author. The examine makes an important contribution to our figuring out of the polemical context of post-Reformation Catholicism in England, and to the Jesuit proposal of the 'apostolate of writing'.

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Peter Holmes, ‘The Authorship of “Leicester’s Commonwealth” ’, Journal of Ecclesiastical History 33 (1982): 424–30. It is attributed to Charles Arundell in ARCR II 31. 42 John Mush, A Dialogue betwixt a Secular Priest, and a Lay Gentleman. Being an abstract of the most important matters that are in controversie betwixt the priests and the Spanish or Jesuiticall faction (London, 1601), p. 107; William Watson, A Decacordon of Ten Quodlibeticall Questions concerning Religion and State (London, 1602), p.

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