Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research articles and book reviews covering all areas of the history of Christianity and its cultural contexts in all places and times, including its non-Western expressions. Specialists and historians of Christianity in general find Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture an international publication regularly cited throughout the world and an invaluable resource.
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The journal of Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture, is proud to announce its special issue for December 2017 issue (volume 86, issue 4):
Material Culture in the Reformation: Art, Objects, and Ideas
The Reformation was about ideas and power – those two invisible, intangible, omnipresent forces in human society. Yet it also expressed itself through physical objects: physical things served as the means to embody, to communicate, to remember, and as vehicles for beliefs and ideas. In this special issue scholars examine the intimate entanglement of beliefs with the material and the aesthetic, and vice versa. The Reformation offers an opportunity to reflect on the relationship between ideas and matter. The essays in this special issue do this in various interconnecting and illuminating ways.
This issue features an introduction by Euan Cameron alongside the following original articles:
This issue also contains book reviews and a list of books received. For more information about this issue, see https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/church-history/latest-issue