Essays in Honor and Memory of Bodo Nischan
John M. Headley, Hans J. Hillerbrand
Contents: Tribute to Bodo Nishan, Anthony J. Papalas; The bibliography of Bodo Nischan, Anthony J. Papalas; Introduction, John M. Headley. Historical definitions: Confessionalization: the career of a concept, Thomas A. Brady, Jr.; Confessionalization: historical and scholarly perspectives of a comparative and interdisciplinary paradigm, Heinz Schilling; Problems of term and concept 'second reformation': memories of a 1980s debate, Harm Klueting. Confessionalization in German Lands: 'Founding a new church...': the early ecclesiology of Martin Luther in the light of the debate about confessionalization, Markus Wriedt; The Braunschweig resolution: the Corpus Doctrinae Prutenicum of Joachim Mrlin and Martin Chemnitz as an interpretation of Wittenberg theology, Robert Kolb; Johann Pfeffinger's treatises of 1550 in defense of Adiaphora: 'high church' Lutheranism and confessionalization in Albertine Saxony, Luther D. Peterson; 'Christians' mourning and lament should not be like the heathens' ': the suppression of religious emotion in the reformation, Susan C. Karant-Nunn; Astrology and the confessions in the empire, c. 1550-1620, Robin B. Barnes; Confessionalization and the campaign against prenuptial coitus in 16th-century Germany, Terence McIntosh; 'The queen of evidence': the witchcraft confession in the age of confessionalism, Thomas Robisheaux; 'The second Bucer': John Dury's mission to the Swiss reformed churches in 1654-55 and the search for confessional unity, Bruce Gordon; Catholic confessionalism in Germany after 1650, Marc Forster. Confessionalization beyond the Germanies: Fashioning reformed identity in Early Modern France, Raymond A. Mentzer; Confessionalization beyond the Germanies: the case of France, Mack P. Holt; Reconstructing the context for confessionalization in Late Tudor England: perceptions of reception, then and now, Peter Iver Kaufman; The formation of the pious soul: trans-alpine demand for Jesuit devotional texts, 1548-1615, Lance Lazar.