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‘The Standard-bearer of the Roman Church’: Lorenzo da Brindisi (1559-1619) and Capuchin Missions in the Holy Roman Empire

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This thesis examines the missionary work of the Italian Capuchin Lorenzo da Brindisi. Renowned in his own day as a preacher, Bible scholar, missionary, chaplain, and diplomat, as well as vicar general of his Order, Lorenzo led the first organised, papally-commissioned Capuchin mission among the non-Catholics of Bohemia in the Holy Roman Empire from 1599 to 1602, and returned there, again under papal mandate, from 1606 to 1613. This thesis examines Lorenzo’s evangelistic and polemical activ...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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