The English “Post‐Reformation”?*

  title={The English “Post‐Reformation”?*},
  author={J. Spurr},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  pages={101 - 119}
  • J. Spurr
  • Published 2002
  • History
  • The Journal of Modern History
  • A new term is infiltrating the lexicon of historians of early modern English religion. What was once neutral shorthand for an indeterminate period after the English Reformation is acquiring greater significance. Its initial uses were adjectival: “the patchwork of beliefs” to be found in England by 1600 “may be described as distinctively ‘post-Reformation,’ but not thoroughly ‘Protestant,’” concluded Tessa Watt; “we are beginning to see the outlines of a religious culture which if not thoroughly… CONTINUE READING
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