Prophecy as a religious language in the Radical Reformation. The prophetic role and authorial voice of HN and his Family of Love

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Pietsch, Andreas;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Institut du Monde Anglophone
  • Journal: Etudes Epistémè (issn: 1634-0450)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.4000/episteme.1713
  • Subject: dissent | D | French literature - Italian literature - Spanish literature - Portuguese literature | Radical Reformation | PQ1-3999 | langage religieux | prophétisme | Réforme radicale | dissidence | prophecy | Family of Love | religious language | History (General) and history of Europe

The close relationship between prophecy and dissent is clear and well-researched. The example of the sixteenth-century charismatic Hendrik Niclaes, who wrote prophetical texts under the cryptonym HN, simply seems to be another case in point. Yet a close analysis of his ... View more
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