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Council of Trent - 1545 to 1563: Secondary Sources

The Council of Trent was the council of the Roman Catholic Church that met between 1545 and 1563 at Trent in S Tyrol. Reacting against the Protestants, it reaffirmed traditional Catholic beliefs and formulated the ideals of the Catholic Reformation.


This page lists books pertaing to the history of the Council of Trent as well as providing background information of events leading to the Council, etc.  Most of the books are in English.

Related Readings

This page lists books relating to the Council of Trent regarding individuals who attended the council, reform, and various perspectives such as Lutheran; all of which convey the influence of Council of Trent in Church History.  The books are in English, French, or German.

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