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The Stripping of the Altars: Traditional Religion in England, 1400-1580 [Hardcover]

Eamon Duffy
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Table of Contents

Part 1 The structures of traditional religion: seasons and signs - the liturgical year; the mass; lewd and learned - the laity and the primers; the devotions of the primers; charms, pardons and promises; how the plowman learned his Pater Noster; corporate Christians; last things; the pains of purgatory; the saints. Part 2 The stripping of the altars: the attack on traditional religion; the impact of reform - the parishes; the impact of reform - Wills; Mary; Elizabeth.

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