From the October, 2002 issue of Touchstone
A Cautionary Tale by Louis R. Tarsitano

A Cautionary Tale

The Voices of Morebath: Reformation and Rebellion in an English Village
by Eamon Duffy
New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2001
(208 pages; $22.50, cloth)

reviewed by Louis R. Tarsitano

There are, it seems to me, two arguably reasonable perspectives on the English Reformation. The one is that it was a bad thing that ought not to have happened; the other that it was a good thing that ought not to have been necessary. For the sake of full disclosure, Eamon Duffy, Reader in Church History at the University of Cambridge and President of Magdalene College, belongs to the former school of thought, and I to the latter.

But from either point of view, The Voices of . . .


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