“In the Choir with the Clerics”: Secularism in the Age of Inquisition

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
Title“In the Choir with the Clerics”: Secularism in the Age of Inquisition Author(S)Seth Kimmel (Author)
Abstract  This essay argues that the effort to define and police the shifting boundaries of Christianity in early modern Spain produced a counter-intuitive peninsular logic of secularization. Hoping to stem the extension of ecclesiastical power over everyday cultural life, New Christians and religious reformers defended the authority of civic tribunals to regulate the social conditions of faith. ...Paginationp 285-305
SubjectLiteratureDescriptorsLiterature, Comparative
Journal TitleComparative Literature  
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