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31 - Early Modern Christianity and Idolatry

from Part IV - The Religious Question

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  14 November 2019

R. Ward Holder
Affiliation:
Saint Anselm College, New Hampshire
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Idolatry is a fighting word, feisty and judgmental, freighted with disapproval. After all, to call any sacred object an idol is to question its legitimacy.

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John Calvin in Context , pp. 267 - 277
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2019

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