TITLE

"Impudent and Abdominable Fictions": Rewriting Saints' Lives in the English Reformation

AUTHOR(S)
Parish, Helen L.
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
Sixteenth Century Journal;Spring2001, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article explores the growth of polemical controversy over the nature of the English church and its history in the 16th century. Works of Protestant history writers of the time; Treatment of medieval ecclesiastical history; Shift in perceptions of holiness during the period; Efforts to rewrite the history of the church by reassessing the reputations of its heroes.
ACCESSION #
4860463

 

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