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Violence and religion

attitudes towards militancy in the French civil wars and the English Revolution

by Judy Sproxton

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • Great Britain,
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564.,
    • Militarism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History of doctrines.,
    • Christian sociology -- Reformed Church -- History.,
    • Christian sociology -- Europe -- History.,
    • France -- History -- 16th century.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [98]-100) and index.

      StatementJudy Sproxton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBT736.2 .S63 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination103 p. ;
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1100246M
      ISBN 100415076811
      LC Control Number94025049

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