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The Reformation: A Brief History / Edition 1
     

The Reformation: A Brief History / Edition 1

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by Kenneth G. Appold
 

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ISBN-10: 1405117508

ISBN-13: 9781405117500

Pub. Date: 05/17/2011

Publisher: Wiley

The Reformation: A Brief History is a succinct and engaging introduction to the origins and history of the Protestant Reformation. 

  • A rich overview of the Reformation, skillfully blending social, political, religious and theological dimensions
  • A clearly and engagingly written narrative which draws on the latest and best

Overview

The Reformation: A Brief History is a succinct and engaging introduction to the origins and history of the Protestant Reformation. 

  • A rich overview of the Reformation, skillfully blending social, political, religious and theological dimensions
  • A clearly and engagingly written narrative which draws on the latest and best scholarship
  • Includes the history of the Reformation in Scandinavia and Eastern Europe, areas that are rarely covered in any detail
  • The Reformation is placed in the context of the entire history of Christianity to draw out its origins, impetus, and legacy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405117500
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/17/2011
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion Series , #39
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
669,983
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.

1. The Different Paths of Medieval Christianization.

Christianity Among the Rural Poor.

Two Sides of Medieval Christianization.

The Rise of the Papacy: Centralization and Reform.

The Papacy's Decline.

The Mendicant Critique of Wealth and Property.

Conclusion.

Bibliography.

2. The Luther Phenomenon.

Luther's "Ninety-Five Theses".

Rome's Response.

Luther the Reformer.

Luther's Theology.

Bibliography.

3. Reformation Reforms.

The Politics of Reform.

Zurich, Zwingli, and the Cities.

Rural Revolution of the 'Common Man'.

The Anabaptist Alternative.

Bibliography.

4. The Reformation's Establishment.

The Princes Take Charge.

Reformation Beyond the Empire.

Calvin and Geneva.

Catholic Reform and Counter-Reformation.

Bibliography.

Epilogue: The Reformation's Legacy.

Index.

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