The reformation of the Decalogue: religious identity and the Ten Commandments in England, c.1485-c.1625

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The reformation of the Decalogue : religious identity and the Ten Commandments in England, c.1485-c.1625. / Willis, Jonathan.

Cambridge University Press, 2017. 404 p. (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History).

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Willis, Jonathan. / The reformation of the Decalogue : religious identity and the Ten Commandments in England, c.1485-c.1625. Cambridge University Press, 2017. 404 p. (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History).

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