Encyclopedia Of The Reformed Faith / Edition 1

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Over 200 international scholars from a variety of demoninations have contributed to this outstanding, one-volume, comprehensive, reference book. Stressing the importance of events, persons, and theological concepts that have been significant to the Reformed tradition, these articles provide authoritative summaries and stimulating discussion.

Over 200 international scholars from a variety of demoninations have contributed to this outstanding, one-volume, comprehensive, reference book. Stressing the importance of events, persons, and theological concepts that have been significant to the Reformed tradition, these articles provide authoritative summaries and stimulating discussion.

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This is a good one-volume encyclopedia of the Reformed tradition. Short, signed articles by over 200 scholars cover major events, persons, and theological issues. It is especially useful for thumbnail biographies of less well-known figures like Thomas Manton or John Field. The articles are cross referenced. The reader must be aware, however, that ``Reformed'' here means strictly the faith rooted on John Calvin. Much of Protestantism, from Lutheranism on one side to Wesleyanism and the holiness movements on the other, receive little attention or are approached from a decidedly Calvinist perspective. Within these self-imposed limits, however, this is a good, quick reference book. Recommended for academic and public libraries.-- C.R. Nixon, MLS, Lafayette, Ind.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780664218829
  • Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication date: 2/19/1992
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 440
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Meet the Author


Donald K. McKim is Executive Editor for Westminster John Knox Press. McKim has served as Academic Dean and Professor of Theology at Memphis Theological Seminary and as Professor of Theology at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary in Iowa. He is the author or editor of over twenty-five books.
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