Publisher: Springer; 1981 edition (February 26, 1982)
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The topic selected for the 7th convention of Dutch and British historians - kin among Church and country within the international locations because the Reformation - can't faux to any originality. an issue so germane to the background of Europe, and certainly of these elements of the area colonized through Europeans and evangelized through the Christian church buildings, has certainly attracted the eye of diverse students. the actual appeal of this examine of the motion and response of Church and country in Britain and the Netherlands lies within the scope it bargains historians and political scientists for making comparisons be tween states, either one of which counseled the Protestant Reformation whereas rejecting absolutism. however the dissimilarities are fairly as impressive. within the Netherlands the Reformed Church got here to carry a interestingly equivocal place, being neither a longtime Church within the English feel nor an autonomous sect. but even after the formal separation of Church and kingdom in 1796 and the increase to political prominence of Dutch Catholicism, ties of sentiment endured to hyperlink the Dutch country and the Reformed Church for your time to return. inside England the Anglican Church maintained its constitutional status because the confirmed Church and its social place because the Church of the 'Establishment', even though it needed to realize a non-episcopal estab lished Church of Scotland and settle for its disestablishment in eire and Wales.