Melanchthon and Calvin on confession and communion : early modern protestant penitential and eucharistic piety
Part 1. Piety in the late Middle Ages and the early modern era. Penance and confession in the late medieval period -- Man, freedom, and the church: how to serve God freely, within or outside the power of the church -- The Eucharist as a mysterious representation of Christ -- Part 2. Melanchthon'...
Göttingen ; Bristol, CT, U.S.A.
: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
|Series:||Refo500 academic studies
volume 14 |
|Related Items:||Rezensiert in:
Melanchthon and Calvin on Confessionand Communion. Early Modern Protestant Penitential and Eucharistic Piety. Preface by A. van de Beek and P. J. J. van Geest|
|Author Notes:||Herman A. Speelman|
|Summary:||Part 1. Piety in the late Middle Ages and the early modern era. Penance and confession in the late medieval period -- Man, freedom, and the church: how to serve God freely, within or outside the power of the church -- The Eucharist as a mysterious representation of Christ -- Part 2. Melanchthon's turn and contribution. Melanchthon: church renewal through visitation and instruction -- Melanchthon's contribution to innovating the evangelical understanding of penance -- Melanchthon and Calvin on confession, contrition, and penitence: daily practices of life and death -- Part 3. Calvin's turn and contribution. The importance of being well-prepared for participation in Holy Communion in Calvin's Geneva -- Calvin on confession: his struggle for a new form of discipline and our struggle to understand his view -- 'One with Christ': Calvin's short treatise on the Lord's Supper -- Part 4. The turn and contribution of subsequent generations of Protestants. Calvinism and the origins of religious plurality in Europe -- Developments in the penitential and eucharistic piety of Protestant churches|
|Physical Description:||362 Seiten|