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Author Brink, Gijsbert van den, 1963-

Title Calvinism and the Making of the European Mind
Published Leiden : BRILL, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (274 pages)
Series Studies in Reformed Theology ; v. 27
Studies in Reformed theology.
Contents Calvinism and the Making of the European Mind -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Introduction -- Calvin, the Reformed Tradition and Modern Culture -- PART 1: Calvinism's Transformative Spirituality -- 1 The Inner Dynamics of Calvinism: Why Calvin's Theology Fostered a Spirituality of Participation Over Imitation -- 2 Dynamics of Dutch Calvinism: Early Modern Programs for Further Reformation -- 3 The Dynamics of the Reformed Reformation: German Reformed Church Orders in the 16th Century
10 Calvinism and the European Mind: Pitfalls and Prospects in Contemporary Research -- Bibliography -- Index of Names -- Index of Subjects
4 Calvinists vs. Libertines: A New Look at Religious Exile and the Origins of 'Dutch' Tolerance -- PART 2: Calvinism and the Rise of Modern Culture -- 5 European Calvinists and the Study of Nature: Some Historical Patterns and Problems -- 6 Hot Protestants: Predestination, the Freedom of the Will and the Making of the Modern European Mind -- 7 Predestination and Political Liberty -- 8 Weber Revisited: Critical Perspectives from Calvinism on Capitalism in Economic Crisis -- 9 Calvinism and the Making of the Modern European Economic Mind: A Comment and Call for More Research -- Conclusion
Summary Calvinism and the Making of the European Mind traces the interplay between Calvinism's transformative spirituality and the rise of modern Europe. How did the Reformed tradition affect the sciences, economic practices, views on religious toleration and the constitution of European polities?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564 -- Influence.
Christianity and culture -- Europe.
Europe -- Civilization.
Form Electronic book
Author Höpfl, Harro.
ISBN 9004280057