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Review of Church robbers and reformers in Germany, 1525-1547. Confiscation and religious purpose in the Holy Roman Empire. by Christopher Ocker.
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This study is valuable not only as an overview in English of a very complicated area of ecclesiastical law which had significant economic ramifications, but also for its implications for understanding the rise of the territorial state in early modern Germany.
Published in The Journal of Ecclesiastical History, Volume 58, Issue 4 (October 2007), pp. 763–763; doi: 10.1017/S0022046907002047. Copyright © 2007 Cambridge University Press. Used by permission.