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Ways of Lying

Dissimulation, Persecution and Conformity in Early Modern Europe

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674866379

Publication Date: 09/25/1990

337 pages


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  • 1. Dissimulation in Historical Context
  • 2. Sources
  • 3. The Marranos and Crypto-Judaism
  • 4. Calvin and Nicodemism
  • 5. Nicodemism in Italy
  • 6. Nicodemism: Controversialists, Sectarians, Familists
  • 7. Nicodemism and Catholic Recusancy in England
  • 8. Casuistry, Mental Reservation, and Dr. Navarrus
  • 9. England and the Controversy over Mental Reservation
  • 10. Casuistry and Dissimulation in English Protestantism
  • 11. Occultism and Dissimulation
  • 12. Libertinism, Unbelief, and the Dissimulation of Philosophers
  • Index

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