Luther's Legacy: Salvation and English Reformers, 1525-1556

Luther's Legacy: Salvation and English Reformers, 1525-1556

by Carl R. Trueman
     
 

This book is the first major and exclusive study of the Christian idea of salvation as seen through the eyes of five sixteenth-century English reformers—John Frith, John Hooper, Robert Barnes, John Bradford, and the famous Bible translator, William Tyndale. The author sets their views in context, both historically and intellectually, before engaging in a

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This book is the first major and exclusive study of the Christian idea of salvation as seen through the eyes of five sixteenth-century English reformers—John Frith, John Hooper, Robert Barnes, John Bradford, and the famous Bible translator, William Tyndale. The author sets their views in context, both historically and intellectually, before engaging in a detailed and clear examination of all the relevant aspects of their thought, from election and justification to the relationship between sacraments and salvation.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"An intense and careful study."—Theological Studies

"...Trueman's clear and thoughtful presentation of the complex relationship of English reformers to Luther, Melanchthon, and the broader Continental Reformation traditions is a needed corrective."—The Journal of Religion

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198263524
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.96(d)
Lexile:
1460L (what's this?)

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University of Nottingham

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