Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to
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History of the Church: Early Modern Times - Notre Dame




Short List of Books


From Which More Detailed Information Can be Obtained



  1. I. GENERAL CHURCH HISTORY (See Part II.).  
     
  2. RELIGIOUS REVOLT ON THE CONTINENT.
    • Janssen: L'Allemagne et la Reforme (3 vols.; also in English).
    • Pastor: History of the Popes.
    • Crdtineau Joli: Histoire des Jesuites (6 vols.).
    • Nameche: Histoire Nationale—Belgique (5 vols.).
    • Drane: History of France.
    • Various Pamphlets in Catholic Truth Society Series.
    • Stone: Reformation and Renaissance. 
       
  3. CATHOLIC REACTION
    • Stewart Rose: St. Ignatius Loyola.
    • Hughes, S.J.: Loyola.
    • Great Educators Series. Blessed Petre Favre. Blessed Pierre Canisius. Vies de Ribadeneira, Salmeron le Jay, etc.
    • Capecelatro: St. Philip Neri.
    • Healy Thompson: Life of Monsieur Olier. St. Francis of Sales.
    • Coleridge, S.J.: St. Teresa.
    • Miss A. M. Clarke: St. Francis Borgia. 
  4. FOREIGN MISSIONS
    • Coleridge, S.J.: St. Francis Xavier.
    • Procter, O.P.: St. Lewis Bertrand.
    • Helps: Las Casas.
    • Sir James Marshall: Foreign Missions. Father Isaac Jogues.
    • Englehardt: Franciscans in California. St. Peter Claver and Others. Canada. Story of the Empire Series.
    • Hughes: History of the Society of Jesus in North America.
    • Missiones Catholicm, Propaganda, Rome. 
       
  5. RELIGIOUS REVOLT IN THE BRITISH ISLES
    • Phillips: Extinction of the Catholic Hierarchy.
    • Dom A. Gasquet, O.S.B.: Old English Bible , and other Essays.
    • Dom A. Gasquet, O.S.B.: Henry VIII and Monasteries.
    • Dom A. Gasquet, O.S.B.: Eve of the Reformation.
    • Rev. Ethelred Taunton: English Black Monks.
    • Dom Bede Camm: A Benedictine Martyr.
    • Lingard: History of England.
    • Hendricks: London Charterhouse.
    • Mrs. Hope: First Divorce of Henry VIII.
    • Life of a Conspirator, by one of his Descendants.
    • Gerard, S.J.: What was the Gunpowder Plot?
    • Bridgett, C.SS.R.: . True Story of the British Hierarchy Deposed by Elizabeth. Blessed Thomas More. Blessed John Fisher.
    • Morris, S.J.: Troubles of our Catholic Forefathers.
    • Autobiography of Father Gerard, S.J.
    • Pollen, S.J.: Acts of English Martyrs.
    • Simpson: Blessed Edmund Campion.
    • Thaddeus, O.S.F.: Franciscans in England.
    • Stone: Faithful unto Death.
    • Challoner: Missionary Priests.
    • Cobbett: History of the Protestant Reformation.
    • Various Pamphlets of Catholic Truth Society.
    • Numerous Publications of Societe St. Augustin. Records of the English Province of the Society of Jesus.
    • Stone: Mary the First, Queen of England.
    • Courson: Condition of Catholics under Charles II.  
       
  6. MISCELLANEOUS
    • The Turks: Cardinal Newman's Lectures.
    • Miss Drane's Works.
    • Bishop Brownlow: Slavery and Serfdom in Europe.
    • The St. Nicholas Series: Blessed Thomas More; Blessed Edmund Campion, Cardinal Pole; Cardinal Allen.
    • Lady Amabel Kerr: Christopher Columbus. 
       

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