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Broken idols of the English Reformation, Margaret Aston

Label
Broken idols of the English Reformation
Title
Broken idols of the English Reformation
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Aston
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Why were so many religious images and objects broken and damaged in the course of the Reformation? Margaret Aston's magisterial new book charts the conflicting imperatives of destruction and rebuilding throughout the English Reformation from the desecration of images, rails and screens to bells, organs and stained glass windows. She explores the motivations of those who smashed images of the crucifixion in stained glass windows and who pulled down crosses and defaced symbols of the Trinity. She shows that destruction was part of a methodology of religious revolution designed to change people as well as places and to forge in the long term new generations of new believers. Beyond blanked walls and whited windows were beliefs and minds impregnated by new modes of religious learning. Idol-breaking with its emphasis on the treacheries of images fundamentally transformed not only Anglican ways of worship but also of seeing, hearing and remembering"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aston, Margaret
Dewey number
246.0942
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BR 377 .A88 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reformation
  • Iconoclasm
  • Idols and images
  • Religious articles
  • Offenses against religion
  • Social change
  • Christianity
  • England
  • England
  • Christianity
  • Iconoclasm
  • Idols and images
  • Offenses against religion
  • Reformation
  • Religion
  • Religious articles
  • Social change
  • Social conditions
  • England
Label
Broken idols of the English Reformation, Margaret Aston
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I -- 1. The call to destroy -- 2. Answering the call -- 3. Steps to the temple -- Part II -- 4. Saints popular and unpopular : St Thomas of Canterbury and St George -- 5. Reforming sound : bells and organs -- 6. Images of the Trinity -- Part III -- 7. Windows -- 8. The cross -- 9. Word against image -- Conclusion
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvii, 1109 pages
Isbn
9780521770187
Lccn
2014041692
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)905666767
  • (OCoLC)ocn905666767
Label
Broken idols of the English Reformation, Margaret Aston
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I -- 1. The call to destroy -- 2. Answering the call -- 3. Steps to the temple -- Part II -- 4. Saints popular and unpopular : St Thomas of Canterbury and St George -- 5. Reforming sound : bells and organs -- 6. Images of the Trinity -- Part III -- 7. Windows -- 8. The cross -- 9. Word against image -- Conclusion
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvii, 1109 pages
Isbn
9780521770187
Lccn
2014041692
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)905666767
  • (OCoLC)ocn905666767

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