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Counsels of perfection and reformation political thought

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The debate over counsels of perfection was a crucial aspect of the formation of political and ethical thought in the sixteenth century. It led both Protestants and Catholics to consider the status of law and to consider how far it obliged human beings, rather than simply permitting particular actions. From Luther onwards, Protestants came to see God's standards for human beings in absolute terms, rejecting any suggestion that there were good works which were merely counselled rather than comm...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1017/S0018246X18000225

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Christ Church
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Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Historical Journal Journal website
Volume:
62
Issue:
2
Pages:
311-330
Publication date:
2018-09-27
Acceptance date:
2018-06-04
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EISSN:
1469-5103
ISSN:
0018-246X
Pubs id:
pubs:859623
URN:
uri:4aa05520-286d-454a-b764-f0573115f01b
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uuid:4aa05520-286d-454a-b764-f0573115f01b
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pubs:859623

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