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Broken Idols of the English Reformation

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Broken Idols of the English Reformation - Aston, Margaret
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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 ...

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Broken Idols of the English Reformation 2020, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781108744201

Trade paperback

Broken Idols of the English Reformation 2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521770187

Hardcover