The Reformation: The Response of the Holy Roman Empire

The History of Christianity

by Dr Henry Cohn. Produced by Simon Brown, 12th August 2015

State Control, Division and War

In this podcast Dr Henry Cohn of Warwick University takes you through the importance of relations with the state for the survival and growth of Protestantism, division and the Peasants War, the rise of state control over the Church, the response of the Emperor and the limitations of imperial power, Protestant division, the rise of the counter-reformation and the Treaty of Westphalia.

The importance of relations with the state for the survival and growth of Protestantism.
Division and the Peasants War: How the war almost derailed the Reformation in the HRE.
The rise of state control over the church.
The response of the Emperor and the limitations of imperial power.
Protestant division, the Counter-Reformation and the Treaty of Westphalia.
Conclusion


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