Christianity and Violence in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period

Perspectives from Europe and Japan

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Fernanda Alfieri, Takashi Jinno
Studies in Early Modern and Contemporary European History
  • Berlin: 
    De Gruyter
    , March
     203 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


The volume explores the relationship between religion and violence in Europe from the Middle Ages to the Early modern period, involving European and Japanese scholars. It investigates the ideological foundations of the relationship between violence and religion and their development in a varied corpus of sources (political and theological treatises, correspondence of missionaries, pamphlets, and images).

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Fernanda Alfieri, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, and University of Bologna, Italia

Jinno Takashi, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.



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