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The Reception of Continental Reformation in Britain

Polly Ha and Patrick Collinson


This book brings together reformation and reception studies by exploring the relationship between reformations on the European continent and in Britain. The eleven chapters discuss familiar associations, draw attention to under-explored relationships, and identify how British reception in turn contributed to continued reform on the continent. Different aspects of reception, from biblical translation and book history to popular politics and theological polemic, are addressed. The book also prompts further questions regarding British integration and the perception (and invention) of Britain’s ‘e ... More

Keywords: reformation studies, reception studies, Europe, Britain, biblical translation, book history, popular politics, theological polemic, British integration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780197264683
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197264683.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Polly Ha, editor
Research Fellow, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge

Patrick Collinson, editor
Regius Professor Emeritus of Modern History, University of Cambridge; Fellow of the British Academy