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Concluding chapter 8. Churches and religious culture
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1. “Christianity” and “churches”

This subject area is not called simply “Christianity” but has the more complex title “Churches and Religious Culture.” Clearly it was intended to present the early modern history of Christianity, one of the great transformations of the early modern period. For centuries, Christianity affected all areas o…

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Sparn, Walter, “Concluding chapter 8. Churches and religious culture”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 23 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_031257>
First published online: 2023
First print edition: 20230627



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