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Burning to Read

English Fundamentalism and Its Reformation Opponents

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674046122

Publication Date: 05/01/2010

Short

368 pages

3 halftones

Belknap Press

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Two Hundred Years of Biblical Violence
  • 2. Good Bible News
  • 3. Salvation, Reading, and Textual Hatred
  • 4. The Literal Sense and Predestination
  • 5. Bible Reading, Persecution, and Paranoia
  • 6. History as Error
  • 7. Thomas More and Textual Trust
  • 8. The Tragic Scene of Early Modern Reading
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Finalist, 2008 Independent Publisher Book Awards, Religion Category
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