By Marc R. Forster
This ebook seeks to provide an explanation for the origins of the Catholic id of the inhabitants of southwest Germany among 1550 and 1750. Many experiences of this topic credits rulers and church leaders with developing and imposing spiritual id in Germany ''from above.'' by contrast, this research argues that there have been very important neighborhood and spiritual the explanation why humans got here to think about themselves unswerving Catholics; and for you to comprehend the origins of Catholic identification, it examines the character of ''Baroque Catholicism''--including the importance of pilgrimages, processions, confraternities, and different spiritual ceremonies.
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87–89. ⁵⁵ TLA Ferd. 178(1) (Visitations Handlungen), 1565, 20 December. ⁵⁶ TLA Ferd. 178(1) (Visitations Handlungen), 1570, 20 July, letter from Constance oﬃcials to Archduke Ferdinand in Innsbruck; subsequent letter from Amtleute in Stockach to regime in Innsbruck. ⁵⁷ By the 1590s, however, church and state oﬃcials were working together to improve clerical incomes. ⁵⁹ It is a sign of the congruence of state and church interests that he submitted his ﬁnal report both to the bishop and to Archduke Ferdinand.
TLA Ferd. 178(1) (Visitations Handlungen), 1570, 20 July, letter from Constance oﬃcials to Archduke Ferdinand in Innsbruck; subsequent letter from Amtleute in Stockach to regime in Innsbruck. ⁵⁷ By the 1590s, however, church and state oﬃcials were working together to improve clerical incomes. ⁵⁹ It is a sign of the congruence of state and church interests that he submitted his ﬁnal report both to the bishop and to Archduke Ferdinand. Pistorius tried to balance the interests of the bishop, such as a concern for the conditions of the original endowment and the maintenance of episcopal authority, with the pastoral needs of the people, which secular oﬃcials tended to emphasize.
73–79. ² For a discussion of these issues and for extensive bibliography: Marc R. Forster, ‘‘With and Without Confessionalization: Varieties of Early Modern German Catholicism’’ Journal of Early Modern History 1,4 (1998), pp. 315–343. 18 The Counter-Reformation oﬀensive 19 was the local population, parish priests, or local oﬃcials, actively engaged these reform measures, supporting some, altering some, and rejecting others. For such measures to have any lasting impact on local religious practices, they had to be embraced at the local level.