The Reformation Theologians: An Introduction to Theology in the Early Modern Period / Edition 1

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Overview

The Reformation Theologians introduces the theological context, thought, and contributions of selected theologians of the sixteenth-century Reformations to students and scholars of the theology and history of Christianity. The selection intends to provide as inclusive a range of theologians as possible within the limits of a single text of reasonable length.

  • An ideal introduction to the ideas and contribution of key theologians of the sixteenth-century Reformation.
  • Explores a wide range of ideas and theologians within just one volume.
  • The contributors to this volume are internationally established scholars in the fields of historical and systematic theology.
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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"The Reformation Theologians is a very timely return to the individuals and the ideas at the heart of the evangelical movement. It is a valuable collection, written by the leading scholars in the field, and it will prove a very useful addition to Reformation Studies - both as a resource and as a compendium for the classroom." C. Scott Dixon, The Queen's University of Belfast

"This interesting volume of biographical sketches brings together a heterogeneous group of theological bed-fellows, important and not-so-important. It demonstrates superbly the powerful richness of the theological discourse in the sixteenth century. The anthology is a splendid introduction to the theological turbulence of that age." Hans Hillerbrand, Duke University

"This book, as well as the rest of the volumes in this series [The Great Theologians] rely on careful scholarship in producing a book which stands apart." ATLA Reference Review

"The 25 biographical sketches with excellent notes, by an international group of authors, are all well written and cover the theological spectrum." Choice

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631218395
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/31/2001
  • Series: Great Theologians Series , #6
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 412
  • Sales rank: 1,324,319
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.75 (h) x 1.16 (d)

Meet the Author

Carter Lindberg is Professor of Church History in the School of Theology at Boston University. His recent publications include The European Reformations (1995) and accompanying European Reformations Sourcebook (1999), both for Blackwell.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Notes on Contributors.

Abbreviations.

Introduction: Carter Lindberg.

Part I: Humanist Theologians:.

1. Jacques Lefevre d'Etaples (c. 1460-1536): Guy Bedouelle, OP (University of Fribourg).

2. Desiderius Erasmus (1469-1536): J Laurel Carrington (St Olaf College, Minnesota).

Part II: Lutheran Theologians:.

3. Martin Luther (1483-1546): Oswald Bayer (University of Tubingen).

4. Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560): Heinz Scheible (Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften).

5. Matthias Flacius (1520-1575): Oliver K Olson (Marquette University).

6. Argula von Grumbach (c. 1490-c. 1564): Peter Matheson (University of Melbourne).

7. Urbanus Rhegius (1489-1541): Scott Hendrix (Princeton Theological Seminary).

8. Johannes Brenz (1499-1570): Hermann Ehmer (University of Tubingen).

9. Martin Chemnitz (1522-1586): Robert Kolb (Concordia Seminary, St Louis).

Part III: Reformed Theologians:.

10. Huldrych Zwingli (1484-1531): Gregory J Miller (Malone College, Ohio).

11. Heinrich Bullinger (1504-1575): Bruce Gordon (University of St Andrews).

12. John Calvin (1509-1564): Randall C Zachman (University of Notre Dame).

13. Peter Martyr Vermigli (1499-1562): Frank A James III (Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando Centre for Reformation Research, Oxford).

14. Theodore Beza (1519-1605): Richard A Muller (Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids).

15. Katherina Schultz Zell (1498-1562): Elsie Anne McKee (Princeton Theological Seminary).

16. Thomas Cranmer (1489-1556): Peter Newman Brooks (Cranmer Theological House, Shreveport, USA and Robinson College, Cambridge UK).

17. Richard Hooker (1554-1600): Daniel Eppley (McMurry University, Texas).

Part IV: Roman Catholic Theologians:.

18. Thomas se Vio Cajetan (1469-1534): Jared Wicks, SJ (Gregorian University, Rome).

19. Thomas More (1477/78-1535): Ralph Keen (University of Iowa School of Religion).

20. Ignatius of Loyola (1491?-1556): John W O'Malley, SJ (Weston Jesuit School of Theology).

21. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582): Gillian TW Ahlgren (Xavier University).

Part V: "Radical" Theologians:.

22. Andreas Bodenstein von Karlstadt (1486-1541): Alejandro Zorzin (Iglesia Evangelica del Rio de la Plata, Argentina).

23. Thomas Muntzer (c. 1490-1525): Gottfried Seebass (University of Heidelberg).

24. Caspar von Schwenkfeld (1489-1561): Andre Seguenny (University of Strasbourg).

25. Menno Simons (1496-1561): Sjouke Voolstra (Mennonite Seminary, Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam).

Trajectories of Reformation Theologies: Carter Lindberg (Boston University).

Glossary.

Index.

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