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The Reformation of the Sixteenth Century / Edition 2
     

The Reformation of the Sixteenth Century / Edition 2

by Roland Bainton, Jaroslav Pelikan
 

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ISBN-10: 0807013013

ISBN-13: 9780807013014

Pub. Date: 09/28/1985

Publisher: Beacon Press

With a new foreword and bibliography by Jaroslav Pelikan

Bainton presents the many strands that made up the Reformation in a single, brilliantly coherent account. He discusses the background for Luther's irreparable breach with the Church and its ramifications for 16th Century Europe, giving thorough accounts of the Diet of Worms, the institution of the Holy

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With a new foreword and bibliography by Jaroslav Pelikan

Bainton presents the many strands that made up the Reformation in a single, brilliantly coherent account. He discusses the background for Luther's irreparable breach with the Church and its ramifications for 16th Century Europe, giving thorough accounts of the Diet of Worms, the institution of the Holy Commonwealth of Geneva, Henry VIII's break with Rome, and William the Silent's struggle for Dutch independence.

"Would that we had more history like this, so well-proportioned in its emphasis, and so pertinent to the understanding of history now in the making."
--The Annals of the American Academy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807013014
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Publication date:
09/28/1985
Edition description:
None
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)

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