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Completed Dissertations

David Y. Neufeld, "Marginal Coexistence: Anabaptists between Persecution and Toleration in Reformed Zurich, 1585-1650,"
     2018.

Adam G. Hough, "The Meckhart Confession: Moderate Religion in an Age of Militancy," 2017. Dissertation revised and 
     published as The Peace of Augsburg and the Meckhart Confession: Moderate Religion in an Age of Militancy 
     
(London/New York: Routledge, 2019).

Elizabeth M. Ellis-Marino, "Politics, Nobility, and Religion in an Ecclesiastical State: Baronial Families in Paderborn 1568-1661,"
     2015.

Paul A. Buehler, "So That The Common Man May See What Kind of Tree Bears Such Harmful Fruit: Defamation, Dissent, and
     Censorship in the Holy Roman Empire, ca. 1555-1648," 2015.

Amy M. Newhouse, "Outside the Walls: Civic Belonging and Contagious Disease in Sixteenth-Century Nuremberg," 2015.

Sean E. Clark, "Protestants in Palestine: Reformation of Holy Land Pilgrimage in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries,"
     2013.

Thomas A. Donlan, "The Reform of Zeal: François de Sales and Militant Catholicism during the French Wars of Religion," 2011.
     Dissertation revised and published as The Reform of Zeal: François de Sales and Militant Catholicism, (St Andrews: Centre for
     French History and Culture of the University of St Andrews, 2018).

Julie H. Kim, "Winning the Catholic Reformation Through the Conversion of Female Protestants: The Education of Les
     Nouvelles Catholiques in Seventeenth-Century France," 2010.

Brandon Hartley, "War and Tolerance: Catholic Polemic in Lyon During the French Religious Wars," 2007.
     
James J. Blakeley, "Negotiating the 'Reformation from Without': Popular Responses to Religious Change in the Pays de
     Vaud," 2006.

Victoria Christman, "Drama, Death, and Dissent: Inquisition in the Early Modern Low Countries," 2005. Dissertation revised
     and published as Pragmatic Toleration: The Politics of Religious Heterodoxy in Early Reformation Antwerp, 1515-1555
     
(Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2015).
     
Joshua L. Rosenthal, "The Sword That Divides and Bonds That Tie: Faith and Family in the French Wars of Religion,"
     2005.

Robert J. Christman, "Heretics in Luther's Homeland: The Controversy over Originial Sin in Late Sixteenth-Century
     Mansfeld," 2004. Dissertation revised and published as Doctrinal Controversy and Lay Religiosity in Late Reformation
     
Germany: The Case of Mansfeld (Leiden: Brill, 2012).

Joel Van Amberg, "A Real Presence: Religious and Social Dynamics of the Eucharistic Controversies in Early Modern
     Augsburg, 1520-1530," 2004. Dissertation revised and published A Real Presence: Religious and Social Dynamics of the
     
Eucharistic Conflicts in Early Modern Augsburg, 1520-1530 (Leiden: Brill, 2012).

Michael W. Bruening, "Bern, Geneva, or Rome? The Struggle for Religious Conformity and Confessional Unity in Early
     Reformation Switzerland," 2002. Revised edition published as Calvinism's First Battleground: Conflict and Reform in  
     
the Pays de Vaud, 1528-1559, Studies in Early Modern Religious Reforms 4 (Dordrecht: Springer, 2006).

Jonathan A. Reid, "King's Sister—Queen of Dissent: Marguerite of Navarre, 1492-1549, and her Evangelical Network,"
     2001.  Published under the same title, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions 139 (Leiden, Boston: E.J. Brill, 2009).

John Frymire, "Pestilence and Reformation: Catholic Preaching and a Recurring Crisis in Sixteenth-Century Germany,"
     2001.  Published as The Primacy of the Postils: Catholics, Protestants, and the Dissemination of Ideas in Early
     
Modern Germany, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions 147 (Leiden, Boston: E. J. Brill, 2009).

Peter A. Dykema, "Conflicting Expectations: Parish Priests in Late Medieval Germany," 1998.
     
Scott M. Manetsch, "Between Geneva and Paris: Theodore de Beza and the Pacification of the Reformed Movement in
     France," 1997. Published as Theodore Beza and the Quest for Peace in France, 1572-1598, Studies in Medieval and
     Reformation Traditions 79 (Leiden, Boston: E.J. Brill, 2000).

Michael D. Milway, "The Burden and the Beast: An Oracle of Apocalyptic Reform in Early Sixteenth-Century Salzburg," 1997.
     
J. Jeffery Tyler, "Banishing the Bishops: The 'Episcopus Exclusus' in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany," 1995.
     Published as Lord of the Sacred City: The 'Episcopus Exclusus' in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany, Studies
     in Medieval and Reformation Thought 72 (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1999).

Robert J. Bast, "Honor Your Fathers: The Emergence of a Patriarchal Ideology in Early Modern Germany," 1993.
     Revised edition published as Honor Your Fathers: Catechisms and the Emergence of a Patriarchal Ideology in
     
Germany, 1400-1600, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Thought 63 (Leiden, New York: E.J. Brill, 1997).

Curtis V. Bostick, "The Antichrist and the Lollards: Apocalypticism in Late Medieval and Reformation England," 1993.
     Published under the same title, Studies in Medieval and Reformation Thought 70 (Leiden, Boston: E.J. Brill, 1998).

Andrew C. Gow, "The Red Jews: Apocalypticism and Anti-Semitism in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany," 1993.
     Revised edition published as The Red Jews: Anti-Semitism in an Apocalyptic Age, 1200-1600, Studies in Medieval
     and Reformation Thought 55 (Leiden, New York: E.J. Brill, 1995).

Sigrun Haude, "The Rule of Fear: The Impact of Anabaptist 'Terror,' 1534-1535," 1993. Revised edition published as In the
     
Shadow of Savage Wolves: Anabaptist Muenster and the German Reformation during the 1530s, Studies in Central
     European Histories (Boston: Humanities Press, 2000).

Eric L. Saak, "Religio Augustini: Jordan of Quedlinburg and the Augustinian Tradition in Late Medieval Germany,"
     1993. Revised edition published as High Way to Heaven: The Augustinian Platform Between Reform and
     
Reformation, 1292-1524 , Studies in Medieval and Reformation Thought 89 (Boston: E.J. Brill, 2002).

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