By Marc R. Forster
This e-book seeks to provide an explanation for the origins of the Catholic identification of the inhabitants of southwest Germany among 1550 and 1750. Many reports of this topic credits rulers and church leaders with growing and implementing spiritual identification in Germany "from above." against this, this examine argues that there have been very important neighborhood and non secular the explanation why humans got here to think about themselves dependable Catholics; and so as to comprehend the origins of Catholic identification, it examines the character of "Baroque Catholicism"--including the importance of pilgrimages, processions, confraternities, and different spiritual ceremonies.
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