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The Reformation: History in an Hour

HarperPress, 2011

Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour. The Reformation was a long struggle of ideas between the established Catholic Church and the questioning of faith brought about by the Renaissance in Western Europe. Started by Martin Luther in 1517, religious dissidence spread across Europe throughout the sixteenth century, causing wars, migration and disunity. By 1648 Henry VIII’s desire for divorce led him to break with the Catholic ...
  
  











  



  
A History of the Reformation (Vol. 1 of 2), 2012

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The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society
Brad S. Gregory

Belknap Press, 2012

In a work that is as much about the present as the past, Brad Gregory identifies the unintended consequences of the Protestant Reformation and traces the way it shaped the modern condition over the course of the following five centuries. A hyperpluralism of religious and secular beliefs, an absence of any substantive common good, the triumph of capitalism and its driver, consumerism—all these, Gregory argues, were long-term effects of a ...
  
  











  



  
Luther and the Reformation: The Life-Springs of Our Liberties, 2011

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Origins: Reformation

Key Move Publications, LLC, 2013

Book 3 in the Origins series “When darkness comes keep an eye on the light, no matter how far away it seems.” These wise words are put to the ultimate test as time moves forward into the Middle Ages for the Lazarus crew. Hastelloy recalls for his therapist mankind’s fall from the Golden Age of Rome into a darkness that humanity was powerless to escape for a thousand years. Evils both alien and human, near and far conspire against ...
  
  











  



  
The Protestant Reformation
Hans J. Hillerbrand

Perennial, 2009

Originally published more than forty years ago, this important collection brings together the works and writings of the revolutionary minds behind the Protestant Reformation—and it remains a major resource for teachers, students, and history buffs alike. Over the decades, however, modern scholarship has shed new light on this tumultuous period, raising probing questions and providing new connections that have radically changed our ...
  
  











  



  
The Reformation
Diarmaid MacCulloch

Penguin Books, 2005

The National Book Critics Circle Award–winning history of the Reformation—from the New York Times bestselling author of Christianity and Silence At a time when men and women were prepared to kill—and be killed—for their faith, the Protestant Reformation tore the Western world apart. Acclaimed as the definitive account of these epochal events, Diarmaid MacCulloch's award-winning history brilliantly re-creates the ...
  
  











  



  
A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2), 2012

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The Reformation: How a Monk and a Mallet Changed the World
Stephen J. Nichols

Crossway, 2007

Mention history and some might struggle to stifle a yawn. But when presented as a narrative it can often be compelling reading. Stephen J. Nichols takes a key period in time, the Reformation, and presents its major players in a fresh way. From Martin Luther, a simple monk who wielded the mallet, to kings and queens, this book goes behind the scenes to uncover the human side of these larger-than-life Reformers. Along the way readers meet Luther, ...
  
  











  



  
A Reformation Reader: Primary Texts With Introductions
Denis Janz

Fortress Press, 2008

Although deeply political, economic, and social, the European Reformations of the sixteenth century were at heart religious disputes over core Christian theological issues. Denis Janz's A Reformation Reader is unabashed in its generous selection of key theological and related texts from five distinct Reformation sites. Along with plenty on the late-medieval background, the Lutheran, Calvinist, Radical, English, and Catholic Reformations are all ...
  
  











  



  
Reformation Time Line
Rose Publishing

Rose Publishing, Inc., 2006

Reformation Sunday is October 29. It commemorates the day that Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses to the door of the church in Wittenberg. A good opportunity to know more about reform, revival, and the importance of the Bible. This concise guide to the Reformation shows a time line of key people and events. Gain deeper insights into the rise of Protestantism, and the influence of people such as Martin Luther, John Calvin, William Tyndale, and ...
  
  











  



  
The Reformation: A History (Modern Library Chronicles)
Patrick Collinson

Modern Library, 2006

“No revolution however drastic has ever involved a total repudiation of what came before it .” The religious reformations of the sixteenth century were the crucible of modern Western civilization, profoundly reshaping the identity of Europe’s emerging nation-states. In The Reformation , one of the preeminent historians of the period, Patrick Collinson, offers a concise yet thorough overview of the drastic ecumenical revolution of the ...
  
  











  



  
The European Reformations
Carter Lindberg

Wiley-Blackwell, 2009

Combining seamless synthesis of original material with updated scholarship, The European Reformations 2nd edition , provides the most comprehensive and engaging textbook available on the origins and impacts of Europe's Reformations - and the consequences that continue to resonate today. A fully revised and comprehensive edition of this popular introduction to the Reformations of the sixteenth century Includes new sections on the Catholic ...
  
  











  



  
The Age of Reform, 1250-1550: An Intellectual and Religious History of Late Medieval and Reformation Europe
Steven Ozment

Yale University Press, 1981

History-Religion Winner of the 1981 Philip Schaff Prize of the American Society of Church History. The Age of Reform, 1250-1550 An intellectual and religion history of late medieval and reformation europe.
  
  











  



  
The Reformation: A Very Short Introduction
Peter Marshall

Oxford University Press, 2009

The Reformation was a seismic event in European history, one which left an indelible mark on the modern world. In this Very Short Introduction, Peter Marshall illuminates the causes and consequences of this pivotal movement in western Christianity. The Reformation began as an argument about what Christians needed to do to be saved, but rapidly engulfed society in a series of fundamental changes. This book provides a lively and up-to-date guide ...
  
  











  



  
The Pulpit Of The Reformation, Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4., ..., 2011

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John Knox and the Reformation, 2011

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The Reformation (The Penguin History of the Church) (v. 3)
Owen Chadwick

Penguin Books, 1990

Owen Chadwick stands out as the trustsed authority on Reformation history. Not only is his scholorly knowledge outlined with enough precision to impress any aspiring historian, but Chadwick also manages to convey the facts with a level of underlying passion.
  
  











  



  
Reformation Thought: An Introduction
Alister E. McGrath

Wiley-Blackwell, 2012

Reformation Thought , 4th edition offers an ideal introduction to the central ideas of the European reformations for students of theology and history. Written by the bestselling author and renowned theologian, Alister McGrath, this engaging guide is accessible to students with no prior knowledge of Christian theology. This new edition of a classic text has been updated throughout with the very latest scholarship Includes greater coverage of ...
  
  











  



  
The Unquenchable Flame: Discovering the Heart of the Reformation
Michael Reeves

B&H Academic, 2010

Burning pyres, nuns on the run, stirring courage, and comic relief: the Protestant Reformation is a gripping tale, packed with drama. But what motivated the Reformers? And what were they really like? The Unquenchable Flame , a lively, accessible, and fully informative introduction to the Reformation by Michael Reeves, brings to life the movement’s most colorful characters (Martin Luther, Ulrich Zwingli, John Calvin, The Puritans, etc.), ...
  
  











  








   



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