By Gerald Cerny
The nature of Seventeenth-Century French Protestantism and where of the Huguenot safe haven following the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes Thirty-seven years in the past the overdue Emile-G. Leonard regretted that there have been so few old reviews of seventeenth-century French Protestantism and no common 1 historic synthesis for the interval as a complete. on the time Leonard's statement used to be exact. Seventeenth-century French Protestantism often remained a questionable and challenging topic for historians. All too usually historians missed it in desire of emphasizing its origins within the second-half of the 16th century and its renascence because the French Revolution. while the infrequent historian broke his silence and thought of French Protestantism within the seventeenth-century, was once meager and customarily ambivalent or unfavourable. The historiographer his therapy of seventeenth-century French Protestantism may well purely cite the phenomenal works of Jean Pannier and Orentin Douen, which taken jointly emphasised the recent pre eminence of Parisian Protestantism within the 17th century, and the real works of synthesis via John Vienot and Matthieu Lelievre, which back needed to be put aspect through facet in an effort to whole assurance of the entire of the 17th 2 century. the single actual highbrow background of seventeenth-century French Protestantism used to be the research via Albert Monod, which, in spite of the fact that, handled the second-half of the century and, then, basically within the vast context of either Protestant three and Catholic idea responding to the problem of contemporary rationalism.
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