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Author Boute, Bruno.

Title Academic interests and Catholic confessionalisation : the Louvain privileges of nomination to ecclesiastical benefices / by Bruno Boute
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 683 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Education and society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance ; v. 35
Education and society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance ; v. 35
Contents Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Prologue; Part One The Weight of the World; Chapter One The Appeal of Logic; Chapter Two The Dross of the Earth. Benefices and Academics in the Early Modern Period; Chapter Three The Jewels among Academic Privileges. The Louvain Privileges of Nomination to Ecclesiastical Benefices; Part Two Assembling Academia; Chapter Four Flashbacks: Performances of Academia 1588-98; Chapter Five The City of Grace. Academics at the Corte Di Roma 1598-1612; Chapter Six The Brabant University. Academics and Reform 1607-17
Summary Focussing on an anomaly - highly controverisal, but at face value useless privileges granted to the university of Louvain -, this book explores the entanglement of material, political, religious and intellectual interests nurtured by early modern academic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Catholic Church -- Belgium -- Clergy -- Appointment, call, and election -- History
Université de Louvain (1425-1797)
Université de Louvain (1425-1797) -- Administration -- History.
Université de Louvain (1425-1797) -- Finance -- History.
Benefices, Ecclesiastical -- Belgium -- Louvain.
Benefices, Ecclesiastical.
Catholic universities and colleges -- Privileges and immunities.
Catholic universities and colleges -- Belgium -- Louvain -- Privileges and immunities.
Clergy -- Belgium -- Appointment, call, and election -- History
Counter-Reformation -- Belgium.
Genre/Form History.
Privileges and immunities.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1282952633
9004189394 (electronic bk.)
9789004189393 (electronic bk.)