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Chadwick offers a fresh look at the formative years of the European Reformation and the origins of Protestant faith and practice. He arranges his material thematically, tracing the origins and development of each topic throughout the history of the western Church and providing an authoritative, accessible, and informative account.

Could a Pope ever consent to be the subject of a political power? Chadwick presents an analysis of the causes and consequences of the end of the historic Papal State, and the psychological pressures upon old Rome as it came under attack from the Italian Risorgimento; and not only from Italy, but from liberal movements in Germany, France, Spain, and Portugal, as well as Tsarist Russia as it oppressed its Polish subjects. If a united Italy was to be... more...