Results of the Reformation: Ritual, Doctrine and Religious Conversion

Wickersham, Jane
October 2003
Seventeenth Century;Autumn2003, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p266
Academic Journal
Discusses the Inquisition trials of reconverts to Catholicism in the 17th century based on records found in Florence and Rome, Italy. Details of the trial procedure; Prohibition on the communication between Protestants and Catholics by religious denominations during trials; Roles of inquisitors; Reasons of Protestants for converting into Catholics; Appeal of Catholic's unity, history and traditions to converts.


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