9781848933880

John Bale and Religious Conversion in Reformation England

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  • ISBN13:

    9781848933880

  • ISBN10:

    1848933886

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2015-07-21
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Focusing on the life and work of the evangelical reformer John Bale (1485-1563), Wort presents a study of conversion in the sixteenth century. Bale wrote several accounts of his conversion over a twenty-year period. Through a scrupulous examination of these published and unpublished works, Wort reinterprets Bale's conversion, moving away from standard assumptions of a 'clean break' towards a gradual metamorphosis where both aspects of Bale's character and beliefs can be seen to coexist. Wort uses this case study to offer new insights into the English Reformation, even providing a new vocabulary for its discussion.

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