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Author Ninness, Richard J.

Title Between opposition and collaboration : nobles, bishops, and the German Reformations in the prince-bishopric of Bamberg, 1555-1619 / by Richard J. Ninness
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 224 pages)
Series Studies in Central European histories, 1547-1217 ; v. 53
Studies in Central European histories ; v. 53
Contents Lay of the land -- The Protestant Reformation and aristocratic control of Bamberg -- The aristocratic church and resistance to reform -- Protestant officials as agents of the Counter-Reformation -- The Counter-Reformation and the alienation of the imperial knights, 1594-1599 -- Confession and the limits of cooperation -- Conclusion : the prince-bishopric of Bamberg and the imperial knights
Summary This study of the Catholic Prince-Bishopric of Bamberg and its largely Protestant aristocracy tells the complicated story of Lutheran nobles and their relatives in the Catholic Church and their struggle to cooperate in the Reformation era
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Church and state -- Germany -- Bamberg (Ecclesiastical principality) -- History.
Counter-Reformation -- Germany -- Bamberg (Ecclesiastical principality)
Knights and knighthood -- Germany -- Bamberg (Ecclesiastical principality) -- History.
Reformation -- Germany -- Bamberg (Ecclesiastical principality)
Bamberg (Ecclesiastical principality) -- Church history.
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1283270722
9004211918 (electronic bk.)
9789004211919 (electronic bk.)