By Benjamin J. Kaplan
Cunegonde’s Kidnapping tells in shiny aspect the tale of this hitherto unknown clash. Drawing characters, scenes, and discussion immediately from a physique of outstanding basic resources, it's the first microhistorical research of non secular clash and toleration in early smooth Europe. In it, Benjamin J. Kaplan explores the dilemmas of interfaith marriage and the exact personality of spiritual lifestyles in a borderland, the place spiritual dissenters get pleasure from specified freedoms. He additionally demanding situations assumptions in regards to the effect of Enlightenment proposal and means that, on a favored point, a few components of eighteenth-century Europe would possibly not have witnessed a “rise of toleration.”
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Cunegonde's Kidnapping: A Story of Religious Conflict in the Age of Enlightenment (The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-C) by Benjamin J. Kaplan