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Madness, Religion and the State in Early Modern Europe

A Bavarian Beacon (New Studies in European History)

by David Lederer

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Mental Illness,
  • Psychology,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • Europe - General,
  • History / Europe / General,
  • Christianity,
  • Germany,
  • History,
  • History, 17th Century,
  • Mental Disorders

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7766786M
    ISBN 100521853478
    ISBN 109780521853477

    BOOK REVIEW: Davids, Karel. Religion, Technology, and the Great and Little Divergences. Book Review: David Lederer () Madness, Religion and the State in Early Modern Europe. A Bavarian Author: Ivo Carneiro de Sousa. Book Review: "The Disciplinary Revolution: Calvinism and the Rise of the State in Early Modern Europe" by Philip S. Gorski. Article in Sociology of Religion 68(3) September with

    The State Church in Early-Modern far the most important development in the history of European Christianity during the early modern age was the emergence of the state church. A series of measures pioneered in France, England, and Spain during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries had anticipated its development. Source for information on The State Church in Early-Modern. THE CULTURAL CONSTRUCTION OF MADNESS. The Transformation of Popular Religion in Medieval and Early-Modern Europe. Trans. Singerman. Ed. with the growth of the state in Europe.

    Midelfort, renowned for his monographs on madness and witchcraft in early modern Germany, has written on a variety of topics throughout his career and, as the title suggests, this book attempts to bring together some of the work he has done on witchcraft, madness, society and religion. —History: Reviews of New Books "This is the best book I have ever read on the border between cultural and social history in early modern Europe." —Thomas A. Brady, Jr., University of California, Berkeley "The best book yet on madness in history.


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"David Lederer's Madness, Religion and the State in Early Modern Europe sheds new light on the interaction of politics. religion, and society in early modern Europe and raises challenging questions about the origins of modern mental health care."Cited by: madness, religion and the state in early modern europe From the ideological crucible of the Reformation emerged an embittered contest for the human soul.

In the care of souls, the clergy zealously dispensed spiritual physic – for countless early modern Europeans, the first echelon of mental health care. - Madness, Religion and the State in Early Modern Europe - A Bavarian Beacon - by David Lederer Excerpt.

CHAPTER 1. On the soul. And, if it be said, that the cure of men’s minds belongs to sacred divinity, it is most true; but yet moral philosophy may be preferred unto her as a wise servant and humble handmaid.

In the care of souls, the clergy zealously dispensed spiritual physic; for countless early modern Europeans, the first echelon of mental health care.

During its heyday, spiritual physic touched the lives of thousands, from penitents and pilgrims to demoniacs and mad people. Madness, Religion and the State in Early Modern Europe: A Bavarian Beacon. New Studies in European History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, xx + pp. index. illus. tbls.

map. bibl. $ ISBN: 0–––8. Professor Lederer’s focus is spiritual physic — religious. Madness, Religion and the State in Early Modern Europe by David Lederer,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3).

They also relate these prosecutions to the Catholic and Protestant reformations, the introduction of new forms of criminal procedure, medical and scientific thought, the process of state-building, profound social and economic change, early modern patterns of gender relations, and the wave of demonic possessions that occurred in Europe at the same time.

This challenging book makes a significant contribution to the study of madness in early-modern Europe, an area of rising scholarly interest of late; it provides [End Page ] as well a suggestive examination of the links between early-modern psychology and the emergence of the modern medical discipline of psychiatry, a lineage long identified by psychological practitioners, including Freud.

Madness, Religion and the State in Early Modern Europe: A Bavarian Beacon. New Studies in European History. New Studies in European History. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, xx + pp.

Ill. $ (ISBN ; ISBN. H.C. Erik Midelfort has carved out a reputation for innovative work on early modern German history, with a particular focus on the social history of ideas and religion. This collection pulls together some of his best work on the related subjects of witchcraft, the history of madness and psychology, demonology, exorcism, and the social history Format: Hardcover.

Review: Madness, Religion and the State in Early Modern Europe: A Bavarian Beacon, by Mark Lederer. New York: Cambridge University Press, Students of the history of psychiatry have usually been uncomfortable writing about the early modern period because the categories used to describe mental states were often religious rather than secular.

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