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Author Coornhert, D. V. (Dirk Volkertszoon), 1522-1590.

Title Synod on the freedom of conscience : a thorough examination during the gathering held in the year 1582 in the city of Freetown / D.V. Coornhert ; translated, edited, annotated by Gerrit Voogt.

Publication Info. Amsterdam [Netherlands] : Amsterdam Univ. Press, [2008]


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Description 1 online resource (240 pages).
Series Bibliotheca dissidentium Neerlandicorum
Amsterdamse Gouden Eeuw reeks, 1875-9599
Bibliotheca dissidentium Neerlandicorum.
Amsterdam studies in the Dutch golden age.
Note This volume is jointly published with the Amsterdam Center for the Study of the Golden Age.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Contents First Session. Whether or Not the True Visible Church of Christ May Err -- Second Session. Proofs based on Antiquity, Customs, and Traditions -- Third Session. Rules and Ceremonies not Based on Scripture -- Fourth Session. The Credibility of the Patristic Writings -- Fifth Session. Proofs taken from Councils and Consensus -- Sixth Session. Proofs Based on Examples from Ecclesiastical Histories.
Summary The first complete English translation of Dirck Coornhert's 1630 Synod on the Freedom of Conscience, one of the most elaborate and powerful pleas for religious tolerance published in early modern Europe.
Language Transl. from the Dutch.
Subject Freedom of religion -- Netherlands -- History -- 16th century.
History of Western philosophy.
Western philosophy: Medieval and Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600.
Religion and beliefs.
Freedom of religion. (OCoLC)fst00934030
Netherlands. (OCoLC)fst01204034
Chronological Term 1500-1599
Indexed Term Multi-User.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Voogt, Gerrit, 1954-
Amsterdams Centrum voor de Studie van de Gouden Eeuw.
Other Form: Print version: Coornhert, D.V. (Dirk Volkertszoon), 1522-1590. Synod on the freedom of conscience. Amsterdam [Netherlands] : Amsterdam Univ. Press, ©2008 9789089640826 9089640827 (OCoLC)299027491
ISBN 9789048507993 (electronic bk.)
9048507995 (electronic bk.)
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