Catholic Reforms and "Confessionalization"
Lecture no. 46 from the course: The Foundations of Western Civilization
Taught by Professor Thomas F. X. Noble | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Beginning around 1550, the Catholic Church undertook a reformation of its own, founding new institutions and launching new religious orders. At the same time, "confessional" lines were hardening on the religious map of a permanently divided Europe.