Salvation at Stake: Christian Martyrdom in Early Modern Europe

@inproceedings{Gregory1999SalvationAS,
  title={Salvation at Stake: Christian Martyrdom in Early Modern Europe},
  author={Brad S. Gregory},
  year={1999}
}
Thousands of men and women were executed for incompatible religious views in 16th-century Europe. The meaning and significance of those deaths are studied here comparatively, providing an argument for the importance of martydom as both a window onto religious sensibilities, and a crucial component in the fomation of divergent Christian traditions and indentities. Brad Gregory explores Protestant, Catholic and Anabaptist martyrs in a sustained fashion, addressing the similarites and differences… 
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