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Author Reid, Steven J.

Title Humanism and Calvinism : Andrew Melville and the universities of Scotland, 1560-1625 / Steven J. Reid
Published Farnham, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 328 pages) : illustrations
Series St. Andrews studies in Reformation history
St. Andrews studies in Reformation history.
Contents Between Reformation and reform : the Scottish universities, 1560-74 -- Humanism and Calvinism : Melville's education, 1545-74 -- The first foray into reform : Melville and the "ancient" universities, 1574-84 -- Reform and reaction at St Andrews, 1579-88 -- The rise and fall of "Melvillian" St Andrews, 1588-97 -- The rise of "the moderates" in St Andrews, 1597-1606 -- "Godly" humanism, civic control : Scotland's Protestant arts colleges, 1582-c.1606 -- The Scottish universities post-Melville, c. 1606-25 -- Conclusion -- Appendix : student matriculations and graduations, 1559-1625
Summary This book surveys the transformation of Scotland's medieval and Catholic university system into a greatly-expanded Protestant one in the decades following the Scottish Reformation of 1560. It also assesses the contribution of religious reformer Andrew Mel
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Melville, Andrew, 1545-1622.
University of St. Andrews -- History.
Education, Higher -- Scotland -- History -- 16th century.
Education, Higher -- Scotland -- History -- 17th century.
Reformation -- Scotland.
Universities and colleges -- Scotland -- History -- 16th century.
Universities and colleges -- Scotland -- History -- 17th century.
Scotland -- Intellectual life -- 16th century.
Scotland -- Intellectual life -- 17th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010041851
ISBN 0754698467 (e-book)
1409400050 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9780754698463 (e-book)
9781409400059 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)