The reformation of charity : the secular and the religious in early modern poor relief /

This work shows that early modern Europe witnessed changes in the social, political, and ecclesiastical structures supporting poor relief, but notions that sharp fault lines divide rationalized, secular poor relief from morally and spiritually motivated ecclesiastical charity need rethinking.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Safley, Thomas Max
Format: eBook
Published: Boston : Brill Academic Publishers, 2003.
Series:Studies in Central European histories.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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