Book æ Faith on the Margins Catholics and Catholicism in the Dutch Golden Age 331 pages Ñ Charles h parker

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Book æ Faith on the Margins Catholics and Catholicism in the Dutch Golden Age 331 pages Ñ Charles h. parker Ñ In the wake of the 1572 revolt against Spain the new Dutch Republic outlawed Catholic worship and secularized all church property Calvinism prevailed as Action between clergy and laity reveals a picture that differs sharply from the standard account of the Counter Reformation's clerical dominance and imposition of church reform on a reluctant populaceThere were few places in early modern Europe where a proscribed religious minority was so successful in remaining a permanent fixture of society Faith on the Margins casts light on the relationship between religious minorities and hostile environmen

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Do with the traditional Dutch reputation for tolerance A keen sense of persecution combined with a vigorous program of reform shaped a movement that imparted meaning to Catholics in a Protestant republic A pastoral organization known as the Holland Mission emerged to establish a vigorous Catholic presence A chronic shortage of priests enabled laymen and women to exercise an exceptional degree of leadership in local congregations Increased inter

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Faith on the Margins Catholics and Catholicism in the Dutch Golden AgeIn the wake of the 1572 revolt against Spain the new Dutch Republic outlawed Catholic worship and secularized all church property Calvinism prevailed as the public faith yet Catholicism experienced a resurgence in the first half of the seventeenth century with membership rivaling that of the Calvinist church In a wide ranging analysis of a marginalized yet vibrant religious minority Charles Parker examines this remarkable revivalIt had little to